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Deadline day drama

January 31, 2013 - Added by Dan Church

Dan Church Oxford United finalised three deals on January’s transfer window deadline day, with two additions to the squad and one departure. The Us have signed goalkeeper Luke McCormick and striker Justin Richards until the end of the season, whilst young Oxford forward Tyrone Marsh has been loaned out to Staines Town. McCormick joins from  more ]

Beano is back but Burton leave with a point

January 29, 2013

James Constable returned from suspension with a goal but Oxford United were held to a draw by promotion-chasing Burton Albion. Conditions were difficult on a blustery night in Oxfordshire and Burton looked to put débutante goalkeeper Max Crocombe under pressure whenever possible. The young New Zealander survived a first half that saw Michael Duberry taken  more ]

Fan’s View

January 27, 2013 - Added by Paul Beasley

WINTER BREAK After a fortnight with no game I was mad for it. I need Oxford United. We’d been on a great run and with Beano having only one game of his scandalously unjust suspension to serve it should have been optimism all the way. GOAL DOWN BROWN But it wasn’t. There was a massive  more ]

O’Brien agrees new deal

January 23, 2013 - Added by Dan Church

Oxford United have extended the stay of defender Luke O’Brien until the end of the season. The 24-year-old left-back will remain at the Kassam Stadium until May after agreeing a contract extension. The former Bradford City full-back was initially brought in until January, mainly to cover the absence of Liam Davis due to a long-term  more ]

Crocombe called up

January 22, 2013

Oxford United goalkeeper Max Crocombe has been included in the New Zealand Under 20 World Cup Qualifying squad. Despite having not made his senior debut for the Us, the 19-year-old has been named amongst the 26-man shortlist for the Oceania Football Confederation tournament. The youngster, who signed a professional contract last year, has made numerous  more ]

Clarke sidelined

January 15, 2013 - Added by Dan Church

Oxford United goalkeeper Ryan Clarke has been ruled out for up to 10 weeks. The Us fear the goalie could be sidelined for the rest of the season, after boss Chris Wilder revealed the 30 year-old requires double shoulder surgery. Wayne Brown deputised for the Yellows during their impressive 2-1 away victory at Bradford City  more ]

Fan’s View

January 13, 2013

Paul Beasley Only the JPT The words on everyone’s lips at half – time were, “that was entertaining”. At only a tenner to get in that was possibly the best vfm we’ve had all season. I don’t know how a crowd of under 3,000, created one of the better recent atmospheres, but we did. Probably  more ]

Thank Leven for that! United win in Yorkshire

January 13, 2013

  Bradford City 1 Oxford United 2 Jack Shoemark United made it four straight League Two victories after coming back from a goal down to beat Bradford City at the Coral Windows Stadium. Peter Leven continued his impressive record from the penalty spot with a last minute effort after Sean Rigg had drawn the U’s  more ]

Marsh nets first goal before United bow out in shoot-out

January 9, 2013

Oxford United 3 Southend United 3 (Southend won 5-3 on penalties) George Dugdale Oxford United’s JPT run came to an end as Southend United proved the cooler from the spot after a highly entertaining draw. Barry Corr gave the visitors a lead, but goals from Tyrone Marsh and Tom Craddock gave United a half-time lead.  more ]

United duo up for awards

January 8, 2013

Dan Church Oxford United’s Sean Rigg and Chris Wilder have been nominated for individual nPower League Two awards. Winger Rigg and boss Wilder are shortlisted for the honour of player and manager of the month awards for December. Rigg, a summer signing from Port Vale, has contributed highly to United’s unbeaten run through the Christmas  more ]