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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  more ]

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  more ]

The City Council’s Strategy and Resources Committee will meet in special session on Tuesday 28 …

September 23, 1999

The City Council's Strategy and Resources Committee will meet in special session on Tuesday 28th September to discuss and hopefully approve the final financial settlements of the land deal. This could in turn lead to an agreement with Thames Water over their covenant on the Minchery Farm site. This just leaves the Full Council meeting  more ]

United beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park, thanks to a Joey Beauchamp goal after quarter of an …

September 22, 1999

United beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park, thanks to a Joey Beauchamp goal after quarter of an hour, the first time the U's have ever won there. Arendse returned to goal and Steve Davis returned to the defence. Anthrobus was replaced by Lilley towards the end of the game. A match report gives a bit  more ]

Voting closed today in theRage Onlin “Shotton: should he stay or should he go?” poll. …

September 21, 1999

Voting closed today in the Rage Online “Shotton: should he stay or should he go?” poll. The final count was quite close, but a small majority feel that it is time for United to be managed by someone else. The full results are as follows: Shotts should stay 42% Shotts should resign 36% Shotts should  more ]

It would appear that United have eventually made an offer to Crawley Town for striker Ben Abbe …

September 20, 1999

It would appear that United have eventually made an offer to Crawley Town for striker Ben Abbey, thought to be in the region of £45,000, based on number of appearances. Oxford are in competition with Exeter City for his signature, which the receiver (Crawley are in administration) won't decide until Thursday, which rules out Abbey  more ]

United lost 1-0 at Wrexham, the Robins goal coming from Ian Stephens after just four minutes. …

September 18, 1999

United lost 1-0 at Wrexham, the Robins goal coming from Ian Stephens after just four minutes. Mickey Lewis made his first league start for over three years and Neil McGowan started in place of Steve Davis, who suffered an injury in the morning and Pål Lundin was in goal as Andre Arendse was off with  more ]

Two former United players were on the move today. Howard Forinton left Birmingham City to joi …

September 17, 1999

Two former United players were on the move today. Howard Forinton left Birmingham City to join Peterborough for £250,000, and Danny Cullip (currently at Brentford) has joined Brighton on loan. In addition Andy Townshend has joined West Brom from Middlesbrough for a nominal fee (believed to be around £50,000) thus scotching the rumours that he  more ]

A vastly, unrecognisably, better performance against Everton in the second round first leg of …

September 14, 1999

A vastly, unrecognisably, better performance against Everton in the second round first leg of the Worthington Cup. United took the lead through Matt Murphy and Everton equalised shortly afterwards through Danny Cadamarteri. Jamie Cook came on for Derek Lilley and Rob Folland was replaced by Neil McGowan. Mickey Lewis made his first start of the  more ]