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United went down 2-0 at Tranmere in the 3rd round of the Worthington Cup. Matt Murphy missed …

October 12, 1999

United went down 2-0 at Tranmere in the 3rd round of the Worthington Cup. Matt Murphy missed a penalty in first half injury time before Steve Yates put the home side ahead. Six minutes later a shot from Tony Grant, on loan from Peter Johnson's other club Everton, went through Arendse's hands to wrap up  more ]

It is almost certain that Pentith Developments’ and Rail Properties Ltd’s application for a Ju …

October 11, 1999

It is almost certain that Pentith Developments' and Rail Properties Ltd's application for a Judicial Review will be heard this week. Rage Online has learnt that the papers are currently with a High Court judge and that it is a “paper application” which means that neither party will be present at the hearing. Further news  more ]

Phil Whitehead has claimed that he left West Brom because he was hounded out by a section of ” …

October 10, 1999

Phil Whitehead has claimed that he left West Brom because he was hounded out by a section of “small-minded” supporters, which probably covers most Baggies fans.

United fell to their heaviest home defeat of the season to a fairly average Millwall side regi …

October 9, 1999

United fell to their heaviest home defeat of the season to a fairly average Millwall side registering their first away win of the season. Oxford went in 1-0 down at halftime when Paul Shaw pounced on a poor headed backpass from Les Robinson and rifled the ball past Lundin. Shaw scored again in the second  more ]

According to today’s Oxford Mail one of the resolutions to be discussed at the forthcoming sha …

October 8, 1999

According to today's Oxford Mail one of the resolutions to be discussed at the forthcoming shareholders meeting (see Wednesday's news) is that shareholders should forfeit their 10% discount on season tickets. No-one should have a problem with that, should they?Danny Cullip is on the verge of making his loan move from Brentford to Brighton permanent.  more ]

Former United goalkeeper Phil Whitehead has moved from West Brom to Reading for £250,000, the …

October 7, 1999

Former United goalkeeper Phil Whitehead has moved from West Brom to Reading for £250,000, the same fee that WBA paid for him when Oxford were forced to sell him on the cheap almost a year ago. Bristol City were also interested in him, unsurprisingly after Saturday's performance by Steven Phillips.United have released triallists Frankie Bennett  more ]

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  more ]

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  more ]

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  more ]

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  more ]