FOOTBALL: OFA back 'flexible' game

The Oxford Times: football generic

6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

The Oxfordshire FA are promoting ‘Flexible Football’, a form of the game, which allows teams to use rolling substitutions with no limit on squad numbers A ‘Flexible Football’ event will be held at Horspath Sports Ground on November 2 from 1pm, when players can take part in a 60-minute game.

FOOTBALL: McEachran moves abroad on loan from Chelsea

The Oxford Times: Josh McEachran has returned to Chelsea. Picture: Holly Cant

1:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

JOSH McEachran will spend this season playing in the Netherlands after agreeing a loan from Chelsea.

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Wallingford wonders savour trophy delight

7:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Wallingford School won the Oxfordshire Girls’ Under 14 Schools’ Cup with a 3-1 win over Lord Williams’s School, Thame, in the final at Oxford City’s 3G pitch.

Mentors sought for football teams

3:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE Football Association has said it is looking for new “club mentors” to train coaches at its community clubs.

Pitch in to shirt appeal

The Oxford Times: Oxford City fc logo

6:30am Friday 14th March 2014

Football fans are being urged to support a charity helping children in poverty-striken areas of Brazil.

Footie shirts gift for cup city poorest

The Oxford Times: Mark Heelis and his dad David Heelis watching England at the World Cup in 2010 in South Africa

4:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

MOST people are excited about the 2014 World Cup to see England’s fate, but an Oxford City coach has another reason.

FOOTBALL: Ex-Quarry youngster making his mark at Leeds

The Oxford Times: Gboly Ariyibi congratulates Matt Smith after he scored for Leeds against Blackburn     Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe/Yorkshire Post

9:30am Wednesday 8th January 2014

GBOLY Ariyibi is determined to build on his first taste of professional football, but says he will always remember his Oxfordshire grounding.

FOOTBALL: Now it's time to get serious, says Michael Duberry

The Oxford Times: Speed merchant: Harry Kewell

6:00pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

The first game of the season is nearly upon us, the anticipation is over and we have our football back.

Banbury United chairman may have to relinquish role

3:09pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

Banbury United chairman Jed McCrory may have to relinquish control of the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division club, if a consortium he is heading completes their takeover of npower League One outfit Swindon Town.

Banbury United chairman said to be involved in takeover of Swindon Town

1:30pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

SWINDON Town is understood to have been taken over by a consortium led by Banbury United owner Jed McCrory.

Muamba quits football

The Oxford Times: Fabrice Muamba has retired from professional football

4:08pm Wednesday 15th August 2012

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba has spoken of his devastation at being forced to retire from football due to the heart attack he suffered in March.

John Terry trial - Live

10:08am Monday 9th July 2012

Chelsea captain John Terry is accused of shouting a racist obscenity at QPR player Anton Ferdinand during a match last year. Follow the trial live...

EURO 2012: Hodgson picks Terry 'for footballing reasons'

3:45pm Wednesday 16th May 2012

Roy Hodgson focused on footballing matters as he explained the selection of John Terry and the omission of Rio Ferdinand in his England squad for this summer's European Championship.

Kenny Dalglish out as Liverpool manager

4:38pm Wednesday 16th May 2012

KENNY DALGLISH is leaving his post as Liverpool manager.

Football player avoids jail for attack

The Oxford Times: Jamie Debanks during a Rover Cowley v AFC Hinksey game last month

10:30am Monday 5th March 2012

A footballer who repeatedly punched an opponent in the face during a pre-season friendly has been spared jail.

Trouble sours derby win

The Oxford Times: Police keep a close eye on fans

9:30am Monday 5th March 2012

Football bosses will today be assessing damage to the Kassam Stadium after trouble during the game against Swindon Town.

Brave Mid Oxon beaten in final

9:20am Friday 20th May 2011

MID Oxon suffered extra-time heartbreak as their bid to land the ESFA Under 15 Trophy ended in a 2-1 defeat against Dacorum (Herts) in the final at the Kassam Stadium on Thursday night.

FOOTBALL: Hill quits Witney for a second time

2:11pm Wednesday 11th May 2011

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FOOTBALL: Crucial win for Hinksey

The Oxford Times: On an otherwise great afternoon, a rare low point for Hinksey sees Luke Bremner left flailing by a run from Garsington’s Jelroy Constant

10:50am Wednesday 9th February 2011

SEAN Flaherty bagged a brace as Hinksey took a giant stride towards landing the Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division crown with a 3-0 victory over title rivals Garsington.

CAPELLO: Decision in two weeks' time

The Oxford Times: Fabio Capello

1:49pm Monday 28th June 2010

FABIO CAPELLO has said he wants to stay as England manager but the FA will make a decision on his future within the next two weeks.

FOOTBALL: City's FA Cup heartbreak

5:10pm Sunday 8th November 2009

Oxford City suffered FA Cup heartbreak with a goal six minutes into injury time giving Burton Albion a dramatic 3-2 win in their first round clash at the Pirelli Stadium on Sunday.

FOOTBALL: Banbury bow out of Trophy

8:32am Wednesday 4th November 2009

Banbury United’s FA Carlsberg Trophy hopes ended with a 3-1 defeat in last night’s second qualifying round replay against Godalming Town at Spencer Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Banbury finding it tough going

10:25pm Sunday 18th January 2009

The 3-1 scoreline does not do justice to the complete control that Cambridge had in their British Gas Business Southern League Premier Division clash against Banbury United at the City Ground on Saturday.

Oxford Utd 2, Salisbury City 0 (01/01)

The Oxford Times: Ricky Sappleton celebrates scoring on his United debut

5:00pm Thursday 1st January 2009

Oxford United's new centre forward Ricky Sappleton scored one and made one as Chris Wilder's men avenged their Boxing Day defeat in a scrappy and tempestuous New Year's Day derby at the Kassam Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Bartley's on fire for Didcot

3:38pm Wednesday 3rd October 2007

A Michael Bartley goal - his fifth in four games - proved decisive as Didcot Town continued their unbeaten run in Division 1 South & West at the Loop Meadow Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Rivals are handed early derby clash

10:55am Thursday 19th July 2007

Abingdon United will face county rivals Oxford City in a Division 1 South & West derby cracker on Tuesday, August 21 after the league fixtures were announced.

FOOTBALL: Robinson is raring to go

The Oxford Times: BACK IN THE FOLD: Marvin Robinson

9:34am Thursday 4th January 2007

Marvin Robinson is chomping at the bit to get back into action following his bad knee injury.

FOOTBALL: King's in the dark on Chippy future

9:32am Thursday 4th January 2007

Hellenic League secretary Brian King last night refuted claims that Chipping Norton Town had resigned from the league.

FOOTBALL: It's a Gray day for Charlton

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd January 2007

Steven Gray fired a double for Oxford University Press as they boosted their chances of escaping the drop with a 4-0 thrashing of Charlton United.

FOOTBALL: United youth team trio out for season

The Oxford Times: Ben Weedon

8:00am Wednesday 3rd January 2007

OXFORD United's youth team have also been hit by a spate of injuries, with three players ruled out for the season.

FOOTBALL: Basham waits on knee scan

The Oxford Times: Steve Basham limps off at Exeter

8:00am Wednesday 3rd January 2007

OXFORD United striker Steve Basham will today discover the full extent of the knee injury he picked up against Exeter on New Year's Day.

FOOTBALL: Crisis time for Smith?

The Oxford Times:

11:08am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

Jim Smith (pictured) was left cursing another game thrown away by Oxford United as 2007 got off to a miserable start.

FOOTBALL: Gardner's spot-on as Banbury take point

11:05am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

Banbury United had to settle for a share of the spoils in a dour Premier Division encounter against Halesowen at Spencer Stadium yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Concannon is Didcot's hero

11:02am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

Ian Concannon's second-half strike gave Didcot Town a 3-2 victory against Newport IoW at the Loop Meadow Stadium on Satur- day.

FOOTBALL: Durrant hits late winner for City

11:01am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

Adam Durrant hit a late winner as Oxford City extended their unbeaten run in British Gas Business Southern League Division 1 South & West to four games with victory against Marlow at Court Place Farm yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Hooky blow away Banbury

10:59am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

Hook Norton eased to a 3-0 victory against Banbury United Res in Division 1 West yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Avenell halts Witney run

10:54am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

A last-gasp equaliser from Carterton's Steve Avenell denied Witney the perfect start to 2007 in yesterday's Sport Italia Hellenic League Premier Division game at Marriotts Stadium.

DARTS: George hit back for shock win

10:52am Tuesday 2nd January 2007

There were two big shocks in the preliminary round of the Greene King ODDA Men's Seven-a-side Cup.

Losing start to year for United

3:48pm Monday 1st January 2007

OXFORD United began 2007 with a disappointing 2-1 defeat at Exeter after being ravaged by injuries.

FOOTBALL: Curtin strike caps comeback

The Oxford Times: Gary Wickens celebrates after putting Didcot Town into a 2-0 lead at Abingdon United

8:00am Monday 1st January 2007

RYAN Curtin fired a double for Abingdon United as they fought back in style to win a pulsating derby 4-2 against Didcot Town at Northcourt Road yesterday.

United knocked off the top

6:20pm Saturday 30th December 2006

Oxford United have been knocked off the top of the Nationwide Conference table for the first time since September 1 after they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Crawley Town on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Smith seeking to wheel and deal

8:00am Saturday 30th December 2006

Oxford United boss Jim Smith says he may look to wheel and deal next month if it would strengthen the side.

FOOTBALL: Injured Pettefer facing late check

The Oxford Times: Carl Pettefer

8:00am Saturday 30th December 2006

Carl Pettefer is likely to have a late fitness check on his calf injury to see whether he is fit to face Crawley Town today.

FOOTBALL: Hutchinson blow for U's

8:49am Friday 29th December 2006

EDDIE Hutchinson looks likely to be out for a month after the Oxford United midfielder hobbled off against Woking on Boxing Day.

FOOTBALL: City hit by Takriti injury

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 29th December 2006

Oxford City will be without Omar Takriti for at least six weeks after he suffered a broken arm against Didcot Town.

FOOTBALL: Brothers in arms for Wallingford

8:00am Thursday 28th December 2006

Chris and Andy Allum were both on target as Wallingford Athletic bounced back from their surprise loss at East Hendred to come from behind and beat Faingdon Town in North Berks League Division 1, writes ANDY WELLS.

FOOTBALL: Gilly warns U's rivals

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 28th December 2006

Skipper Phil Gilchrist is convinced Oxford United will give someone a hiding soon - if they can just get that all-important first goal.

FOOTBALL: Double blow for Abingdon

8:27am Wednesday 27th December 2006

ABINGDON United had to settle for a share of the spoils after letting slip a 2-0 lead in their 2-2 draw at Marlow in Division 1 South & West on Tuesday.

FOOTBALL: Banbury's away-day blues

8:25am Wednesday 27th December 2006

BANBURY battled back from a goal down, only to lose 3-2 in Tuesday's Premier Division thriller in the Black Country.

FOOTBALL: Goal-shy U's fail to impress

The Oxford Times: Andy Burgess misses a great chance

8:01am Wednesday 27th December 2006

OXFORD United's fans created a new Conference record with an 11,065 Boxing Day gate against Woking - but the team no longer strikes fear into their opponents in the league.

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