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Oxford United line up West Ham and Cardiff City in pre-season
11:00am Tuesday 29th May 2012 in Oxford Utd
Chris Wilder’s men kick-off their pre-season games on July 17, when they entertain what is expected to be a strong Hammers side preparing for a return to the Premier League.
A trip to Didcot Town follows before the U’s cross the Atlantic for three games in a tour to the USA.
Cardiff City, beaten finalists in the Carling Cup this season, are due to send their full first-team squad on August 4 in United's final home friendly.
Trips to Eastleigh (August 7) and Oxford City (August 10) wrap up the pre-season ahead of the first competitive game of the campaign - a Carling Cup first round tie on August 14.
The npower League Two season begins on Saturday, August 18.
United’s pre-season schedule:
Tuesday, July 17: West Ham United (H)
Friday, July 20: Didcot Town (A)
Tuesday, July 24: Seacoast United Mariners (USA tour)
Friday, July 27: Seacoast United Phantoms (USA tour)
Monday, July 30: Jim Dedeus XI (USA tour)
Saturday, August 4: Cardiff City (H)
Tuesday, August 7: Eastleigh (A)
Friday, August 10: Oxford City (A)