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Two cheers for democracy

September 7, 1999

Rage Online feels that the City Council have got its agreement with Firoz Kassam over the new stadium exactly right. We’ve said before that we felt they should not back down over allowing Kassam to start the multiplex development before the football stadium is completed, but that Firoz should be allowed to build his hotel […]

Call in the pooper

July 29, 1999

So the CVA was agreed, as anticipated. And the Rex Newman winding up petition was thrown out, as expected. And Unipart negotiated a new sponsorship deal, which was nice. And we’ve had a fine close-season so far, climaxing with the convincing win over a less than competitive Derby side. But, without wishing to be a […]

From the horse’s mouth

July 22, 1999

On Wednesday evening, whilst the lads were kicking pieces out of St Mirren, members of the FOUL committee met with United’s owner, Firoz Kassam, for a debrief and to ask some (we hoped) penetrating questions. Some of the responses were given under the understanding of confidentiality, which was fair enough seeing as these referred either […]

Names and numbers

July 17, 1999

This is the second Raging Comment of Rage Online, written to coincide neatly with our second week online. The past week has seen the arrivals of South African goalie Andre Arendse and Icelandic striker Stefan Thodorsson (or something) on trial. Rarely can two players from so close to opposite poles have been involved in the […]

Welcome to Rage Online

July 11, 1999

Welcome to the first Raging Comment of Rage Online. It is hoped that this page will be updated regularly, as events surrounding Oxford United continue to unfold. Normally during the close-season us footy fans can chill out, take it easy, relax. The only time the monotony is broken is for the occasional transfer rumour, or […]