Oxford United in a spot of bother after being sunk by controversial penalty

The Oxford Times: Ryan Williams sums up the mood around the Kassam Stadium as he misses a good chance in the second half as Oxford United lost 1-0 to fellow play-off hopefuls York City

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

OXFORD United felt hard done by as their crunch meeting with fellow play-off hopefuls York City was decided by a hotly-contested penalty.

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

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6:51pm Friday 18th April 2014

Josh's joy at new Oxford United deal

The Oxford Times: Josh Ruffels has agreed a new contract with Oxford United

9:30am Friday 18th April 2014

JOSH Ruffels was thrilled to sign a lengthy new contract at Oxford United after admitting his first season at the club had exceeded expectations.

Memories stick for Constable during Oxford United's run-in

The Oxford Times: James Constable controls the ball as Josh Ruffels looks on in Saturday’s win at Plymouth

9:20am Friday 18th April 2014

A RANDOM find in the back of a drawer this week has given James Constable added inspiration ahead of today’s game.

Clarke hoping for a quiet game after having a hand in Oxford United win

The Oxford Times: Ryan Clarke shouts instructions at Plymouth Argyle, where he made vital saves last weekend  Picture: David Fleming

9:10am Friday 18th April 2014

AFTER taking centre stage last weekend with one of the best saves of his career, Oxford United goalkeeper Ryan Clarke would be happy to be out of the spotlight this afternoon.

Oxford United's boss wants a 'very Good Friday'

The Oxford Times: Deane Smalley

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

GARY Waddock has called on Oxford United to back up last weekend’s fine performance with another against York City as he targets a ‘very Good Friday’ today (3).

Kitson tips Oxford United's O'Dowda for a big future

The Oxford Times: Dave Kitson (centre) celebrates his goal at Plymouth with Callum O’Dowda and David Hunt Picture: David Fleming

8:50am Friday 18th April 2014

DAVE Kitson is convinced Callum O’Dowda has a big future after the way the youngster dealt with a miss last weekend.

York City looking to repeat Fratton exploits at Oxford United

The Oxford Times: Michael Coulson

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington believes their victory at Fratton Park last month was good preparation for this afternoon’s clash against Oxford United.

FOOTBALL: Gee urges Millers to keep up pressure

The Oxford Times: North Leigh boss Mark Gee says his side can still make the Division 1 South & West, though admits it will be a Herculean task

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

North Leigh manager Mark Gee has backed his side to keep up the heat on their Calor League Division 1 South & West play-off rivals as they entertain struggling Clevedon Town tomorrow.

FOOTBALL: Ford expects City to turn on style and secure survival

The Oxford Times: Jamie Cook is back in the Oxford City squad for their Easter programme

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Oxford City boss Mike Ford won’t allow his side to be distracted by events elsewhere as they host promotion-chasing Hednesford Town in Skrill North tomorrow afternoon, writes Matthew Bruce.

Oxford United youngster wins award

The Oxford Times: Oxford United youngster wins award

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

SAMI Khawaja will be presented with the Kevin Durham Memorial Trophy before kick-off today.

Oxford United reach out to lapsed fans as season ticket prices announced

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7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

OXFORD United are contacting the 2,000 supporters who have slipped away over the last four years in a bid to win them back.

Ruffels signs long-term contract at Oxford United

The Oxford Times: Pictures from the U's 3-0 lose at Chesterfield

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JOSH Ruffels has signed a new contract which could keep him at Oxford United until 2018.

FOOTBALL: Wantage eye up cup glory as Ardley bid to go top

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5:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Wantage Town take a break from their Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division promotion campaign for a trip to Ascot United in the semi-final of the Bluefin Sports Challenge Cup tomorrow.

FOOTBALL: Oxon Senior Cup date revealed

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3:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The all-Uhlsport Hellenic League Oxfordshire Senior Cup final between Ardley United and Kidlington will be staged at the Kassam Stadium on Thursday, May 1 (7.45pm)

FOOTBALL: No justice as Oxford City fall to promotion-chasers

The Oxford Times: City's Andy Ballard heads just over

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

OXFORD City felt hard done by as they went down 2-1 to Altrincham at Marsh Lane last night.

FOOTBALL: Evangelinos clinches it for Banbury

The Oxford Times: football generic

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A SPLENDED 67th-minute goal from Nick Evangelinos earned Banbury all three Calor League Premier Division points with a 1-0 victory from their trip to Weymouth last night.

Kitson out to end on a high

The Oxford Times: Dave Kitson salutes the fans after Oxford United’s welcome 2-0 win at Plymouth on Saturday when he scored

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dave Kitson has added incentive to help Oxford United finish in the play-offs as he looks to end his career on a high.

United women stung by Bees in opener

The Oxford Times: Oxford United walk out for the first time to play in the Women’s Super League

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Oxford United’s Women's Super League debut ended in disappointment as they lost to London Bees.

FOOTBALL: We need to finish the job, says Ford

The Oxford Times: Andy Ballard battled alone up front for City

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Oxford City manager Mike Ford warned his players against complacency as they host fourth-placed Altrincham in Skrill North tonight, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

VIDEO: Highlights and reaction from Oxford United's win at Plymouth

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11:44am Monday 14th April 2014

OXFORD United bounced back to form in style with a 2-0 win at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

Waddock hails Oxford United as win reignites play-off hopes

The Oxford Times: Oxford United boss Gary Waddock celebrates with the travelling fans after his side won 2-0 at Plymouth on Saturday

9:30am Monday 14th April 2014

GARY Waddock hailed an outstanding display from Oxford United as they bounced back into the play-off places with a 2-0 win at Plymouth Argyle.

Sheridan blasts Plymouth's poor display

The Oxford Times: James Constable fires in to make it 2-0

8:50am Monday 14th April 2014

JOHN Sheridan slammed Plymouth Argyle’s performance as he acknowledged Oxford United deserved maximum points.

Sahara aims high as Oxford United women are set for kick-off

The Oxford Times: Sahara Osborne-Ricketts

8:10am Monday 14th April 2014

SAHARA Osborne-Ricketts believes few other teams will approach the season with as much confidence as Oxford United when their FA Women’s Super League campaign gets under way tonight.

FOOTBALL: Ford blames fatigue for hammering

The Oxford Times: Oxford City's Lee Henderson is all over this Gainsborough opponent at a corner

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Oxford City boss Mike Ford felt his side’s gruelling run of games has left them physically and mentally exhausted as they went down to a heavy 6-0 defeat at Gainsborough Trinity in Skrill North on Saturday, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

FOOTBALL: Melledew's treble helps Wantage go top

The Oxford Times: Wantage's Richie Claydon hit a hat-trick

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Tom Melledew hit a hat-trick as Wantage Town took advantage of Ardley United not having a game by thrashing hosts Holyport 6-0 to go top of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division by two points.

Callum ends difficult week on a real high

The Oxford Times: Callum O'Dowda in action at Plymouth

7:50am Monday 14th April 2014

CALLUM O’Dowda was thrilled to take his opportunity with both hands as a disappointing week for the teenager ended on a high.

FOOTBALL: Banbury fail to cash in as hosts take command

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7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Banbury United dropped to fourth from bottom of the Calor League Premier Division after a 2-0 defeat at Hardenhuish Park on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Deadly duo put Millers in frame

The Oxford Times: Morgan Williams netted a double in North Leigh's 7-0 win at Guildford City

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Morgan Williams and Mark Bell scored doubles as North Leigh boosted their Calor League Division 1 South & West play-off hopes with a thumping 7-0 victory at the basement boys.

FOOTBALL: Super Didcot extend their terrific run

The Oxford Times: Didcot Town's Jack Longford sees his header kept out by the Godalming keeper

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Didcot Town increased their unbeaten run in Calor League Division 1 South & West to seven matches with a hard-fought 2-0 victory at the Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: City's five-game unbeaten run is smashed for six

The Oxford Times: Gainsborough Trinity's Greg Young rises highest above a static Oxford City defence to head his side into the lead

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Oxford City’s five-game unbeaten run in Skrill North was brought to an emphatic end as they were crushed at Gainsborough Trinity on Saturday, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

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

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5:57pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Oxford midfielder Ruffels ready for huge test

The Oxford Times: Oxford United’s Josh Ruffels, seen being challenged by Fleetwood Town’s Nathan Pond during last Saturday’s 2-0 defeat, says Oxford have it all still to play for

9:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Josh Ruffels says Oxford United need to deliver as they face a massive test at Plymouth Argyle this afternoon.

U's are waiting on Whing fitness

The Oxford Times: Andy Whing is hoping to be back in training by early March

8:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Andy Whing’s fitness is the main concern for Oxford United head coach Gary Waddock today.

Oxford United boss: We're not play-off long-shots

The Oxford Times: Gary Waddock

9:20am Friday 11th April 2014

OXFORD United may be playing catch-up on the top seven for the first time this season, but Gary Waddock does not believe his side are outsiders to make the Sky Bet League Two play-offs.

Ever-present Ruffels keen to make the most of Oxford United starts

The Oxford Times: Josh Ruffels shoots against Dagenham          Picture: Dan Westwell

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

JOSH Ruffels is hoping to continue his place on Gary Waddock’s teamsheet as the young midfielder aims to secure a new contract.

Oxford United ready for Women's Super League challenge

The Oxford Times: Oxford United Women's squad

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

WHILE the end of the season is in sight for Oxford United’s men, the club’s women’s side are about to embark into uncharted territory.

Title within reach for Oxford United's youngsters

The Oxford Times: Chris Allen

8:50am Friday 11th April 2014

OXFORD United could be celebrating a league title tomorrow as their under 18 team face a crunch clash at Bristol Rovers.

Isinglass put their shirt on Oxford United next season

The Oxford Times: Isinglass’s logo, as worn by Sean Rigg,  will remain for another year	 Picture: Dan Westwell

8:30am Friday 11th April 2014

ISINGLASS Consulting have agreed to extend their shirt sponsorship deal to cover next season.

FOOTBALL: Boss Stein says Banbury are buzzing again

The Oxford Times: Banbury manager Edwin Stein

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

BANBURY United manager Edwin Stein feels “the buzz is back” after seeing his side come from behind to beat Biggleswade 6-4 in midweek, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

FOOTBALL: Ardley make it an all-Hellenic final

The Oxford Times: Ryan Brooks netted Ardley's first goal

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

ARDLEY United booked their place in the Oxfordshire Senior Cup final with a 2-0 victory over a youthful Oxford City outfit at Thame last night.

FOOTBALL: Oxford City out to make it six games unbeaten

The Oxford Times: Oxford City boss Mike Ford was delighted with his side's last-gasp draw at Stalybridge

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

OXFORD City boss Mike Ford expects his side to be back to full strength for tomorrow’s Skrill North trip to fellow strugglers Gainsborough Trinity.

FOOTBALL: Kidlington look forward to final after scalping Oxford United

The Oxford Times: Kidlington’s players are mobbed by delighted supporters after beating Oxford United  Pictures: Darrell Fisher

9:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

THERE were a few sore heads in Kidlington yesterday after the Hellenic League side celebrated upsetting Oxford United in the Oxfordshire Senior Cup semi-final.

FOOTBALL: Oxford City boss makes Ardley favourites in cup semi

The Oxford Times: Oxford City boss Mike Ford was delighted with his side's last-gasp draw at Stalybridge

8:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

OXFORD City boss Mike Ford says he has no choice but to name a mixture of squad players and youngsters for tonight’s semi-final against Ardley United at Thame United, writes Nick Farrant.

FOOTBALL: Oxford City tame leaders as unbeaten run goes on

The Oxford Times: Tom Winters bagged City's crucial second goal

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

OXFORD City extended their unbeaten run in Skrill North to five games with an impressive 2-0 victory over leaders AFC Telford at Marsh Lane last night.

FOOTBALL: Banbury banish relegation fears with comeback win

The Oxford Times: Albi Skendi has impressed Banbury United boss Edwin Stein since he signed from Oxford City

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

BANBURY United cast aside their relegation worries by coming from 4-2 down to beat Biggleswade 6-4 at Spencer Stadium last night.

Waddock backs Oxford United to halt the slide

The Oxford Times: Gary Waddock applauds the United fans who made the trip to Dagenham & Redbridge last Saturday	 Picture: Dan Westwell

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Gary Waddock is hoping that dropping out of the play-offs will be the shock Oxford United’s players need to halt their slump.

FOOTBALL: City survival bid boosted by Vauxhall's resignation

The Oxford Times: Goalkeeper Mark Scott returns to the City squad following a back injury

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Oxford City’s Skrill North survival hopes have been given a huge boost with the Football Conference announcing they have accepted Vauxhall Motors’ resignation, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Oxford United bidding for final spot

The Oxford Times: Sean Rigg surges forward on his return to the U's side last weekend

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Sean Rigg, Danny Rose and Jon Meades are expected to be involved as Oxford United visit Kidlington tonight in the Oxfordshire Senior Cup semi-final (7.45).

Now it's time to get tough, says United boss Waddock

The Oxford Times: United midfielder Scott Davies’s reaction at the final whistle against Fleetwood Town sums up the club’s slump in the Sky Bet League Two promotion race

10:40am Monday 7th April 2014

Gary Waddock demanded Oxford United to be mentally stronger as their wretched run was extended by a 2-0 defeat at home to Fleetwood Town.



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