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Fan’s View 18/19 – no.26 – Rochdale at home

November 28, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

ROCHDALE AT HOME North stand five minutes before kick-off Pre-match worrying We could lose to Rochdale and end up back in the bottom four. We could then follow that up four days later by getting knocked out of the FA Cup by a side even lower than us. That would be rather disastrous and if  more ]

Fan’s View 18/19 – no.25 – Bradford away

November 25, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

BRADFORD AWAY The state of Bradford City FC Last season Bradford’s average attendance, 19,787 was the highest in L1. This impressive figure is largely incredibly cheap season tickets and of course a ground that can accommodate such numbers and still have room to spare. The capacity is just over 25,000. This season the price of  more ]

Fan’s View 18/19 – no.24 – F.A. Cup Round One replay

November 21, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

FA Cup First Round Replay It’s one o’clock on match day. In a couple of hours I’ll be heading to Nailsworth. The BBC weather forecast informs that the temperature will feel like -1 degree. It’s not a place where a visitor is spoilt for choice of pubs, although to be fair the same can be  more ]

Fan’s View -no.23 – Gillingham at home

November 18, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

GILLINGHAM AT HOME Military Day. Photo Simon Jaggs My pre-match thinking but is it pessimistic or realistic? This season to date has been a very dark and depressing one. Whilst I can only genuinely speak for myself it isn’t that difficult to pick up the mood of fellow supporters in and around the Kassam and  more ]

Fan’s View – no.22 – F.A Cup Round One

November 11, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

A WEEK OF CUP FOOTBALL My indifference to the Checkatrade Trophy lessened just enough that I listened to the beginning of the game on Radio Oxford and also most of the second half. I’d be fibbing if I said I wasn’t pleased we’d won. Although I’ve vowed not to return to this tournament in its  more ]

Fan’s View – no.21 – Scunthorpe away

November 4, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

SCUNTHORPE AWAY Our opponents and their form Scunthorpe had for some time been planning to move away from Glandford Park, a ground they only moved to in 1988, to one very close by, just the other side of the A18. That aim was ditched a year ago when chairman Peter Swann, who owns 87.5% of  more ]

Fan’s view – no.20 – Shrewsbury at home

October 28, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

SHREWSBURY TOWN AT HOME Some OUFC legends 125 YEARS AND COUNTING … THE HOURS TO OUR NEXT GAME There’s so much that goes to make up a football club. It is what it is at any one time but within that it has a fair bit of how it got there, its history including the  more ]

Fan’s View 18/19 – no.19 – Charlton away

October 24, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

CHARLTON AWAY Pre-match mode I often slip into pre-match mode for our next fixture just hours after I’ve heard a final whistle. This is particularly so when we’re playing twice a week so after Bristol Rovers I was soon pondering how we’d do at the Valley. In the Rover’s FV I said I was hard  more ]

Fan’s View 18/19 – no.18 – Bristol Rovers away

October 21, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

BRISTOL ROVERS AWAY Oxford United: An everyday story of football folk On Monday 15th Oct OxVox members were informed of discussions with Tiger, Club MD Niall McWilliams and Club Director Zaki Nuseibah. The following day Tiger issued a general update for all fans. Anyone who read my previous FV will realise I very much welcome  more ]

Fan’s View 18/19 – no.17 – Plymouth at home

October 14, 2018 - Added by Paul Beasley

Plymouth Argyle at the Kassam Stadium Feelings in the week prior to the game Track 13 on “No-One Cares About Your Creative Hub So Get Your Fuckin’ Hedge Cut” by Half Man Half Biscuit is exactly what I do when it comes to that irritating competition we had to play in on Tuesday night. If  more ]