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In a radio interview United director Ashwini Tawakley revealed that there is to be a sharehold …

October 6, 1999

In a radio interview United director Ashwini Tawakley revealed that there is to be a shareholders meeting on Monday October 25th. One of the purposes of the meeting is to ask the shareholders to ratify the current structure of the board (Firoz Kassam as chair, plus Fenton Higgins and Tawakley). It was confirmed that this […]

The City Council at 10.30 last night ratified the land deal with Kassam (see below) leaving th …

October 5, 1999

The City Council at 10.30 last night ratified the land deal with Kassam (see below) leaving the way open for work to recommence on the building of the new stadium. There are still three potential (known) stumbling blocks before everything can proceed smoothly: Thames Water need to agree the amount paid by the club for […]

The Oxford City Council meeting to ratify the land deal between the Council and the football c …

October 4, 1999

The Oxford City Council meeting to ratify the land deal between the Council and the football club was held today. It started at 4.00pm and United were the last item on the agenda. Bearing in mind that these Councillors can talk for ages about nothing of any substance it is quite possible that nothing has […]

Oxford beat Bristol City 3-0 in a bizarre match at the Manor. United went in at half time with …

October 2, 1999

Oxford beat Bristol City 3-0 in a bizarre match at the Manor. United went in at half time with a two goal lead courtesy of two strikes by Joey Beauchamp, both following errors from City goalkeeper Steve Phillips. Derek Lilley completed the scoring midway in the second half again following a goalkeeping mistake. Jamie Cook […]

Andre Arendse played for South Africa against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh in the second leg of the …

October 1, 1999

Andre Arendse played for South Africa against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh in the second leg of the Afro-Asian Nations Cup. The game finished 0-0 and Arendse was star of the show for SA. Check out this brief match report if you don't believe it.Dean Windass has been linked with a move from Bradford City to […]

Still no sign of the promised press release from Nick Pentith, who is also refusing to reveal …

September 29, 1999

Still no sign of the promised press release from Nick Pentith, who is also refusing to reveal his grounds for seeking a Judicial Review. Apparently he is within his rights to do so, and he can also apply to seek leave for the JR without the other sides putting their cases, increasing his chances of […]

In a reversal of Saturday’s result Oxford United reserves, including triallists Stephane Léoni …

September 28, 1999

In a reversal of Saturday's result Oxford United reserves, including triallists Stephane Léoni and Frankie Bennett beat Luton reserves 4-2. United's goals were scored by Derek Lilley from the penalty spot (after Bennett had been fouled by the Luton 'keeper), Simon Weatherstone, Jamie Lambert and Jamie Cook. Ben Abbey didn't play due to his contract […]

In the draw for the third round of the Worthington Cup United have been drawn to play Tranmere …

September 26, 1999

In the draw for the third round of the Worthington Cup United have been drawn to play Tranmere away, week commencing 11th October. The winners will play the winners of the tie between Bradford City and Barnsley.

United lost 4-2 at Luton, after being 3-0 down at half time. Liam George scored the first and …

September 25, 1999

United lost 4-2 at Luton, after being 3-0 down at half time. Liam George scored the first and third (suspiciously offside, in first half injury time), with Stuart Fraser grabbing the second, his first for Luton, after Arendse flapped at a cross. Paul Powell scored Oxford's first with a cross that went in off the […]

Following a FOUL press release calling on developer Nick Pentith to come clean about his inten …

September 24, 1999

Following a FOUL press release calling on developer Nick Pentith to come clean about his intentions to seek a Judicial Review against the City Council and GOSE regarding the planning permission for a multiplex cinema at Minchery Farm, Pentith called Thames Valley FM and told them that it was his intention to proceed with the […]