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United draw

November 2, 1999

United draw Another depressing home game as United could only draw with bottom club Colchester in what was perhaps one of the most depressing footballing spectacles seen at the Manor for a long time. United were unchanged from Saturday's starting line-up and had a dream start when Jamie Lambert scored after just 17 seconds. However  more ]

Former U’s

November 1, 1999

Former U's Dean Windass score the opening goal for Bradford City at Anfield tonight, but the Bantams still went down 3-1. He was later booked. Rage Online next manager poll In the Rage Online new manager poll Nigel Spackman won with 23% of the vote. Second was Jim Smith with 19%, third was Colin Todd  more ]

Yet another name has entered the frame for new manager at United. Another former player (alth …

October 29, 1999

Yet another name has entered the frame for new manager at United. Another former player (although this time without the reputation of Shotts) who has some managerial experience (at Conference outfit Stevenage): Richard Hill. If Oxford could take on everyone who has shown interest in the post it would more than double the size of  more ]

Mickey Lewis has announced that former Centre of Excellence supremo Les Taylor is to be his nu …

October 28, 1999

Mickey Lewis has announced that former Centre of Excellence supremo Les Taylor is to be his number two whilst he is caretaker manager. Presumably this is why there is a coaching gap which has been filled this week by ticket office maestro Rage On Sponsored Darren Bowler, passing on his Oxford Exiles Sunday League talent  more ]

United’s reserves tonked Gillingham’s stiffs 5-0 this evening with goals from Jamie Cook, Ben …

October 27, 1999

United's reserves tonked Gillingham's stiffs 5-0 this evening with goals from Jamie Cook, Ben Abbey and Jon Shepheard in the first half followed by second half strikes by Dean Whitehead and a spectacular (some might say flukey) scissors kick by Simon Weatherstone. The team also included Phil Whelan and Jamie Lambert, but no sign of  more ]

Things just keep on happening at this crazy football club of ours! Today’s news sees the end o …

October 26, 1999

Things just keep on happening at this crazy football club of ours! Today's news sees the end of Pentith Developments' and British Rail Property Board's attempts to seek a Judicial Review over the granting of planning permission for the Minchery Farm multiplex. Judge Jowitt decided this morning that there was no case to answer and  more ]

SHOTTONOUT[/B][/h1] Yes it’s true! First item at today’s Annual General Meeting was a …

October 25, 1999

SHOTTONOUT Yes it's true! First item at today's Annual General Meeting was an announcement by Firoz Kassam to the effect that at a meeting earlier today Malcolm Shotton and Mark Harrison handed in their resignations. Whilst we are all absorbing this piece of news the first question that springs to mind is “Did they jump  more ]

Another defeat, another 90 minutes without scoring, and Oxford are in their lowest league posi …

October 23, 1999

Another defeat, another 90 minutes without scoring, and Oxford are in their lowest league position since before Robert Maxwell appeared on the scene (21st, fourth from bottom, in the relegation zone). Mickey Lewis was drafted into the team in a vain attempt to shore up the defence, with Steve Anthrobus relegated to the bench. Neil  more ]

According to the official Oxford United site a mystery club is poised to make an offer for Mar …

October 22, 1999

According to the official Oxford United site a mystery club is poised to make an offer for Mark Watson. Hardly surprising as he must be one of the best central defenders in the division, although it would almost certainly spell disaster for United if the club was forced to sell him, especially given United's reputation  more ]

Oxford lost to a last minute goal from Guy Ipouah at Scunthorpe last night. This was United’s …

October 20, 1999

Oxford lost to a last minute goal from Guy Ipouah at Scunthorpe last night. This was United's first defeat in Scunthorpe, they had previously won one and drawn three. The only change from Saturday's line-up was that Jamie Lambert started and Peter Fear was on the bench. Fear replaced Derek Lilley in the second half  more ]