OXFORD United are targeting 5,000 season ticket sales after reaching a milestone today.

They passed the 2,500 mark, which the club say is an increase of more than 300 on the same point last season.

That is despite a quiet start to the summer transfer market, with only teenagers Kevin Berkoe and Sam Allardyce signing so far.

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United finished the 2018/19 campaign with 4,500 season ticket holders, but buoyed by the figures this time around chairman Sumrith 'Tiger' Thanakarnjanasuth is aiming higher.

He told the club's website: "Usually people buy as the season progresses but to get 5,000 before the season kicks off would be incredible.

"Season tickets are the single most important income for Oxford United and fans know that the more we sell the more chance of success next season: not just because it boosts Karl’s budget but also because of the noise, passion and atmosphere that we can generate at home games.”