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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 ]

Oxford lost again, this time going down 2-0 at Brentford with two second half goals from Owusu …

October 16, 1999

Oxford lost again, this time going down 2-0 at Brentford with two second half goals from Owusu and Powell. Mark Watson returned from injury to shore up the defence, with Les Robinson moving to right back and Rob Folland being rested. Second half substitutions were Jamie Lambert coming on for Peter Fear and Ben Abbey  more ]

Danny Cullip today completed his £50,000 move from Brentford to Brighton following a successfu …

October 14, 1999

Danny Cullip today completed his £50,000 move from Brentford to Brighton following a successful loan period. When at Fulham Cullip was often called the Matty Elliott of Division Two, now he's presumably the Mark Watson of Division Three?Apparently Pentith's application for a Judicial Review is likely to be determined by Justice Jowitt over a weekend,  more ]

United’s reserves went down 2-0 at home to Millwall tonight in a display as dire as the first …

October 13, 1999

United's reserves went down 2-0 at home to Millwall tonight in a display as dire as the first team's recent exploits. Included in the team were Ben Abbey, Neil McGowan and Jamie Cook but the best player, somewhat worryingly, was Mickey Lewis when he came on as substitute.The BIG news of the day, though, is  more ]