Appleton admits it's sheer relief for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admitted a weight had been lifted off Oxford United’s shoulders as they avoided an unwanted club record by beating Accrington Stanley 3-1 to claim their first league victory of the season.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against Accrington?

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11:04pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Oxford Utd 3 (Hylton 15, Collins 37, Barnett 71) Accrington Stanley 1 (Carver 17)

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9:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE was relief all round as Oxford United ended their long wait for a league win at the expense of ten-man Accrington Stanley at the Kassam Stadium.

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.

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)

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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?

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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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?

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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.

Selfless Raynes puts Oxford United first

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

FEW players are happy to settle for a place on the bench, but if Michael Raynes is left out of Oxford United’s starting line-up at Southend United tomorrow no-one will deal with it better.

Weston: I came very close to Oxford United move

Witney Gazette:

8:40am Friday 5th September 2014

SOUTHEND United striker Myles Weston is out to show Oxford United what they missed when they visit Roots Hall tomorrow.

Oxford United winger: Hard work is only way to recapture form

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

ALFIE Potter is focusing on putting in the hard yards as he attempts to rediscover his form.

Oxford United Women hit by late leveller

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8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Oxford United led for 86 minutes in their FA Women’s Super League 2 basement clash against London Bees at The Hive last night only to be held to a 1-1 draw, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Oxford United skipper not concerned with form yet

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Thursday 4th September 2014

JAKE Wright says Oxford United’s lack of form is not a source of worry – yet.

Appleton backs Meades to bounce back after night to forget for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton backed Jon Meades to learn from his mistake after the midfielder was sent off as Oxford United were knocked out of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy 2-0 at Cheltenham Town last night.

Peterborough chairman 'stunned' Oxford United failed to sign Tyrone Barnett

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6:30am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

OXFORD United had agreed a fee with Peterborough United for striker Tyrone Barnett on deadline day, but could not get the deal done in time.

Cheltenham Tn 2 (Marquis 45+1, Arthur 78), Oxford Utd 0

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9:44pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

OXFORD United endured a costly evening as they crashed out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at Cheltenham Town.

Oxford United foiled on deadline day

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Michael Appleton is determined to do his shopping earlier next summer after Oxford United were unable to land their top target before the transfer window shut last night.

Raynes sets sights on return in trophy tie

Witney Gazette: Michael Raynes is one of four U’s players to grow their hair to raise money for charity

8:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Michael Raynes is among the Oxford United players hoping to benefit from a run-out in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy at Cheltenham Town tonight (7.45).

Oxford United: Deadline day update

Witney Gazette:

12:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton says Oxford United are in advanced talks with their top target, but there are no guarantees a deal will be finalised before the deadline closes tonight.

Dagenham draw leaves Oxford United boss with mixed emotions

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Monday 1st September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admitted he had never seen a game so wide open as Oxford United got off the mark with a topsy-turvy 3-3 draw at home to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Two-goal Hylton feels right at home

Witney Gazette:

8:10am Monday 1st September 2014

DANNY Hylton says the warm welcome he has received at Oxford United has been key to his flying start to the season.

Oxford United boss hoping to bring in new face

Witney Gazette:

6:20am Monday 1st September 2014

OXFORD United will be working hard today in an effort to bring in a striker before the transfer window closes.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against Dagenham?

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5:46pm Saturday 30th August 2014






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