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Mighty Murph, Power Ranger

November 30, 1999

Mighty Murph, Power Ranger United completed the month of November undefeated after a narrow and undeserved victory over Shrewsbury Town, thanks to two goals from Matt Murphy in the second halves of normal and extra time. Shrewsbury went ahead in the first half with a well taken goal from Jagielka. Paul Powell had come in  more ]

Open sesame

November 29, 1999

Open sesame Firoz Kassam is to hold an open meeting for United supporters at the Manor's Supporters Lounge on Wednesday 8th December, to commence at 7.30pm. This will be an opportunity firstly for Kassam to address the supporters and secondly for the supporters to question United's owner. The doors open at 7.00 so arrive early  more ]

Nothing to write home about

November 27, 1999

Nothing to write home about United fought out a dire 0-0 draw in Chesterfield in a game which exposed just how toothless the Oxford strike force really is as all decent efforts on goal came from midfielders. The starting line-up was the same as for the Notts County game, but midway into the second half  more ]

All the threes

November 26, 1999

All the threes John Tanner has announced that he expects the full legal agreement with Firoz Kassam will be signed in about three weeks. This deal will ratify the land transfer from the City Council to Kassam's companies, including the new Stadium Company which will own the stadium and conference centre, the hotel company and  more ]

Heads we win

November 25, 1999

Heads we win Firoz Kassam and John Tanner today signed the heads of agreement for the deal which would transfer land from the City Council's ownership to that of Kassam for the completion of the leisure development, multiplex cinema and hotel at the Minchery Farm site. This is a significant step towards United playing football  more ]

Megson’s signing off attempts

November 24, 1999

Megson's signing off attempts Neil Warnock and the former Huddersfield manager Peter Jackson are the early candidates to take over at Sheffield United. Let's hope Warnock is more interested in the Blades than Oxford (and vice-versa). Former Stoke boss Gary Megson has applied for the job at Oxford according to press reports. Former U's Everton  more ]

Warren pisser!

November 23, 1999

Warren pisser! Oxford achieved their second successive away win at Notts County thanks to a late own goal from former United loanee Mark Warren, whose back pass was totally fluffed by County 'keeper Darren Ward. Mickey Lewis brought in Steve Davis to the defence with Les Robinson pushed into midfield and Jamie Lambert reduced to  more ]

FOUL deeds afoot

November 22, 1999

FOUL deeds afoot Check out the Latest News page on the FOUL website for the lowdown on recent meetings with Firoz Kassam and also City Council and Nick Pentith updates. Highlights include Kassam's promise to hold an open meeting and that there is going to be a new construction company completing work on Minchery Farm.

Axa silly question

November 21, 1999

Axa silly question Should Oxford overcome Shrewsbury in Tuesday week's Manor replay then a trip to Nottingham Forest awaits in the third round on December 11th. Should Shrewsbury win then it's possible that Villa Park will be the venue, as Aston Villa get to face the lucky loser which replaces Manchester United.

Shrews news

November 20, 1999

Shrews news In the FA Cup 2nd round United scraped a 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury Town. Second half goals from Matt Murphy and Rob Folland rescued Oxford, who were 2-0 down after 55 minutes thanks to two goals from Steve Kerrigan. United's starting line-up was the same as for the Bury game, with second half  more ]