Howard's Way is lift for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Brian Howard is aiming for a dream debut tonight as he attempts to help Oxford United kick-start their season against Accrington Stanley.

Collins keen to crank up pressure on teammates

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Michael Collins says Oxford United should put themselves under pressure in a bid to claim their first win of the league season tonight.

Brian Howard signs for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

1:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

BRIAN Howard has signed a short-term contract with Oxford United after a successful trial.

Oxford United hoping to complete a signing today

Witney Gazette:

10:50am Monday 15th September 2014

OXFORD United could have a new face in the squad against Accrington Stanley tomorrow night as they close in on a signing.

Appleton urges Oxford United's senior players to lead the way + WATCH match highlights

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Monday 15th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton was critical of Oxford United’s senior players as their winless start to the league season stretched to seven games with a 1-1 draw at fellow strugglers Exeter City.

EQUESTRIAN: Whittington's Blenheim joy

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Monday 15th September 2014

Francis Whittington claimed his biggest career win after holding off world No 1 William Fox-Pitt to land the Blenheim International Horse Trials CCI three-star title yesterday.

Callum's delight at breaking Oxford United duck + WATCH his goal

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

SCORING for Oxford United was the realisation of a boyhood dream for Callum O’Dowda, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Exeter City 1 (Cummins pen 4), Oxford Utd 1 (O'Dowda 15)

Witney Gazette: oxford united logo 1200pix

4:58pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE wait for a win goes on for Oxford United and Exeter City after the pair shared the points at St James Park.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Exeter?

Witney Gazette: oxford united logo 1200pix

5:48pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOOTBALL: Rose backs United to have edge over fellow strugglers Exeter

Witney Gazette: Danny Rose has been impressed with Matt Bevans' form

9:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

Danny Rose believes last weekend’s results will give Oxford United a psychological edge as they visit fellow winless side Exeter City this afternoon.

EQUESTRIAN: Fox-Pitt has three-pronged challenge at Blenheim

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

World No 1 William Fox-Pitt is poised for a major assault on this weekend’s Blenheim International title after mounting an impressive triple challenge.

Ambitious Oxford United unveil scouting blueprint

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Friday 12th September 2014

OXFORD United are poised to launch an ambitious plan which chief executive Mark Ashton believes will eventually set the club apart from their rivals.

Recruitment drive begins as Oxford United go scouting for answers

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Friday 12th September 2014

FOR many clubs in the lower reaches of the Football League, player recruitment is largely based on gut feeling, calling in favours and luck.

Appleton backs Barnett to make a big difference for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:10am Friday 12th September 2014

OXFORD United head coach Michael Appleton is confident new signing Tyrone Barnett will be worth the wait as the striker prepares to make his debut at Exeter City tomorrow.

Long is my No 1 keeper - Oxford United boss

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

GEORGE Long remains first choice for Oxford United, with head coach Michael Appleton admitting he does not understand criticism of the goalkeeper.

EQUESTRIAN: King leads way at the Palace

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

EMILY King took an early lead as the Blenheim International Horse Trials got under way yesterday.

Tisdale unfazed by league table ahead of basement clash with Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

8:20am Friday 12th September 2014

LIKE Oxford United, tomorrow’s hosts Exeter City are also still waiting for their first win of the Sky Bet League Two season.

Striker Barnett delighted to seal Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

TYRONE Barnett insisted he was always interested in joining Oxford United as a loan deal went through yesterday – a week after a move collapsed on transfer deadline day.

Jakubiak thrilled to be playing a starting role with Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

8:50am Friday 12th September 2014

ALEX Jakubiak is delighted he has forced his way into Oxford United’s starting line-up and is keen to keep the run going tomorrow.

Sidelined Hoskins suffers 'freak' injury

Witney Gazette:

7:50am Thursday 11th September 2014

WILL Hoskins’ groin tear was a “freak” injury which had nothing to do with his past fitness problems, according to Oxford United chief executive Mark Ashton.

EQUESTRIAN: Champion Clark ruled out of Blenheim

Witney Gazette: Middle Barton's Aoife Clark holds her nerve during the showjumping at Blenheim Park

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

DEFENDING champion Aoife Clark will miss this weekend’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials due to injury, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Tyrone Barnett makes loan move to Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

3:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

OXFORD United have moved to boost their goalscoring options by signing Tyrone Barnett on a 93-day loan.

Will Hoskins ruled out until January through injury

Witney Gazette:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Oxford United have been dealt a huge blow after Will Hoskins was ruled out until January.

Appleton grateful for blank midweek

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is planning to make the most of Oxford United’s first blank midweek of the season, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

CRICKET: Lord's agony for Tew

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DAVIDSTOW VILLAGE CUP

WATER SKIIING: Nutt finishes seventh for Britain

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Standlake's Katie Nutt finished seventh for Great Britain in the Junior European & African Championships at Sesena, Spain.

MOTORSPORT: Team boss Albers quits Caterham

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Christijan Albers has resigned as team principal and CEO of the Leafield-based Caterham team after just five races at the helm.

FOOTBALL: West Witney upset by Chippy

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WITNEY & DISTRICT FA

CRICKET: Simpson shatters Westbury title bid

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Minster Lovell all but ended Westbury’s OCA League Division 1 title defence after overwhelming them by eight wickets, writes David Quinn.

CRICKET: Shipton's spoilers

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SERIOUS CRICKET HOME COUNTIES PREMIER LEAGUE

CRICKET: Tew end with a win

Witney Gazette: n HIGH A delighted Matt Woods after claiming his final victim in his five-wicket haul

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CRICKET HOME COUNTIES PREMIER LEAGUE

CRICKET: Downs are relegated

Witney Gazette: Darryl Woods hit 57 in vain as Oxford Downs went down to a three-wicket defeat against Twyford

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Oxford Downs’ nine-year stay in Division 1 ended with a whimper when they were on the wrong end of a draw at home to Great Brickhill.

CRICKET: Tew powerless to halt Woodhouse

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Great & Little Tew’s dream trip to Lord’s ended in huge disappointment as they crashed to a ten-wicket defeat against Yorkshire’s Woodhouse Grange in the Davidstow Village Cup final, writes Kieren Bushnell.

AQUATHLON: Cardy in silver joy

Witney Gazette: Janette Cardy has fought back from a stroke to win a place with Team GB in next year's World Aquathlon in Canada. Picture: OX63436 Antony Moore

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WITNEY’S Janette Cardy won silver for Great Britain at the World Aquathlon Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

ATHLETICS: Reynolds on song

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

ALAN Reynolds was the third vet 50 man home in the Maidenhead Half Marathon.

FOOTBALL: Tower denied

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TOWER Hill Ladies were pegged back to a 2-2 draw at Marlow in Southern Region Women’s League Division 1.

GOLF: Cotswolds booster

Witney Gazette: golf generic

3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Cotswolds Club saw off Oxford City 2-1 in Section 2 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxon Foursomes League to lift their title hopes.

CRICKET: Shipton set sights on cup glory

Witney Gazette: cricket generic

2:52pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Shipton-under-Wychwood bid to dethrone holders Horspath in the Bernard Tollett Oxfordshire Cup final at Witney Mills on Sunday (2.30pm).

Oxford United boss eyes loan market

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Michael Appleton expects Oxford United to be busy when the loan window opens today, with the head coach aiming to have at least one deal completed before the weekend.

Oxford United boss eyes loan market

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Michael Appleton expects Oxford United to be busy when the loan window opens today, with the head coach aiming to have at least one deal completed before the weekend.

Allison goal keeps Oxford United Women heading in the right direction

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

LAUREN Allison’s first-half effort gave Oxford United Women only their second league win of the season as Millwall Lionesses went down 1-0 at Northcourt Road, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Appleton's half-time blast does the trick for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Monday 8th September 2014

DANNY Hylton revealed a half-time blast from Oxford United head coach Michael Appleton was the key to a vastly-improved performance as they hit back to claim a 1-1 draw at Southend United.

Appleton lauds Oxford United's second-half display

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Monday 8th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton rated the second half at Roots Hall as Oxford United’s best spell of the season so far, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Southend Utd 1 (Payne 36), Oxford Utd 1 (Hylton pen 67)

Witney Gazette: oxford united logo 1200pix

6:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

OXFORD United ground out a point in difficult circumstances as Danny Hylton's penalty saw them come from behind at Roots Hall.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Southend?

Witney Gazette: oxford united logo 1200pix

5:58pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Collins backs Oxford United to surprise

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

MICHAEL Collins is confident Oxford United will claim their first league win of the season today, even while admitting many people will see it as a “home banker” for Southend United.

Rose faces race against time for United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

SKY BET LEAGUE TWO

Oxford United boss seeks to find the right balance

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Friday 5th September 2014

OXFORD United head to Essex tomorrow still looking for lift-off to the Michael Appleton era, but the head coach is adamant the bumpy start will be worth it.

Oxford United boss open-minded as Howard starts training

Witney Gazette:

9:10am Friday 5th September 2014

BRIAN Howard began training with Oxford United yesterday – and head coach Michael Appleton is not ruling out a move.

Clarke back in the swing

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Ryan Clarke trained with the senior squad for the first time yesterday and the Oxford United goalkeeper is targeting a return within a matter of weeks.







Essential Links

Get Adobe Flash player

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree