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    greengarden wrote:
    Richard Wickson wrote:
    I am speechless, too stunned to speak any more than this, at the moment, utterlly ridiculous that so many can be total failures when the season got tough but can be kept. What planet is Waddock on? Certainly not earth, he's as mad as they come. Waddock out now!
    you really are an idiot aren't you!!!

    and where does the money come from to replace the entire play squad??

    we are where we are and until a money bags owner comes in, you and many others need a serious reality check.

    ....and you think Waddock is the problem - please get real Mr Wickson, you have absolutely no idea of the budget and strings that have been applied to his rebuild job.

    I'm just stunned with comments like this from people like you and many others on this board.
    Let's wait and see if i am proved to be an idiot. On his showing since he joined the club Waddock will have us relegated next season. We have a bigger budget than most of the clubs above us. Look at the clubs wages bills etc. Rochdales budget was half of ours but they had the players and manager that had a hunger. Most of our players have been quoted as saying they never expected us to drop out of the play offs, it's an admission they almost gave up. I don't expect us to compete with teams with bigger budgets but do expect us to be better than we have been for most of this season. We haven't scored enough goals once again, we haven't had a forward coach and just concentrated on defence. Also Waddock criticised most of the squad when he came in so undermined what fragile confidence they had after the collapse under Lewis and Melville, he suggested most of the squad would go and now gets rid of just three. That's not leadership.Wilder at least ground out dour results but had a level of confidence in his players, Waddock has shown none."
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Constable offered new contract as Oxford United release three

Constable offered new contract as Oxford United release three

James Constable has been Oxford United's top scorer for the last six seasons

James Constable has been Oxford United's top scorer for the last six seasons

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The Oxford Times: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Sports Reporter covering Oxford United. Follow us on twitter: @oxfordmailoufc. Call me on 01865 425458

James Constable has been offered the chance to stay at Oxford United following contract talks with the squad at the Kassam Stadium this morning.

The U's have also taken up the 12-month option on skipper Jake Wright's contract, but Deane Smalley, Sean Rigg and Scott Davies have been released.

Tom Newey will meet with head coach Gary Waddock tomorrow to discuss his future.

Wayne Brown, who was on a player/coach contract, will not be offered playing terms, but talks will follow about a coaching role.

Michael Raynes, whose original contract expired this summer, will stay after making enough appearances this season to activate a clause keeping him at the club for an additional 12 months.

Loan trio Ryan Williams, David Connolly and Nicky Wroe have all returned to their parent clubs.

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