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Oxford United chief Darryl Eales: I wish we had got in sooner

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 4th July 2015

Darryl Eales says the only big regret of his first year in charge at Oxford United was the takeover was not completed sooner.

Ian Lenagan: Oxford United are in good hands a year after takeover

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 3rd July 2015

A YEAR on from stepping down as Oxford United chairman, Ian Lenagan is convinced he did the right thing in selling a controlling stake to Darryl Eales.

Update: Ryan Clarke on his Oxford United departure

Bicester Advertiser:

4:14pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

RYAN Clarke has admitted it is a sad day but he leaves Oxford United with "amazing memories" after six years at the club.

Stewart Donald invests more than £500k to buy Oxford United stake

Bicester Advertiser:

1:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

OXFORD United have received a major financial injection with lifelong supporter Stewart Donald set to acquire a ten per cent stake in the club.

George Baldock buzzing at Oxford United return

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 1st July 2015

GEORGE Baldock described the decision join Oxford United as a “no-brainer” given the determination the club had shown to bring him back.

George Baldock joins Oxford United on season-long loan

Bicester Advertiser:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

GEORGE Baldock has agreed to return to Oxford United on a season-long loan deal from MK Dons.

Oxford United players get ready to make a flying start at RAF Benson

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Oxford's United’s squad will visit RAF Benson tomorrow for a two-day team bonding trip aimed at testing them physically and mentally.

Long-serving keeper Clarke is set to leave Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

10:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Ryan Clarke looks certain to be leaving Oxford United, with head coach Michael Appleton expecting the goalkeeper to depart this week.

Oxford United eye training base next to Kassam Stadium

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 29th June 2015

OXFORD United are looking into the feasibility of setting up a purpose-built training ground on fields opposite the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford United insist Crocombe won't miss-out following call-up for New Zealand Under 23s

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

Max Crocombe’s international call-up will not put him at a disadvantage when it comes to Oxford United’s pre-season, according to the club’s goalkeeping coach Wayne Brown.

Oxford United goalkeeper gets New Zealand call-up

Bicester Advertiser:

2:12pm Friday 26th June 2015

MAX Crocombe has been named in the New Zealand Under 23 squad for the Pacfic Games next month.

Oxford United's Easter fixture with Stevenage changed

Bicester Advertiser:

10:24am Friday 26th June 2015

OXFORD United's home game against Stevenage over the Easter weekend has been brought forward by 24 hours.

Oxford United boss Appleton just can't wait as the players return

Bicester Advertiser:

10:30am Friday 26th June 2015

Michael Appleton says he is in the best position he has been as a coach ahead of Oxford United’s players reporting back for pre-season duty today.

Sam targets Long Oxford United career after signing new contract

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 24th June 2015

SAM Long has his sights set on taking the next step and becoming an Oxford United regular after signing a new contract.

Ticket prices lowered for Oxford United's cup trip to Brentford

Bicester Advertiser:

3:15pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

THE date for Oxford United's Capital One Cup tie at Brentford has been confirmed, with the clubs agreeing to lowering ticket prices.

Sam Long agrees new Oxford United contract

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

SAM Long has agreed a new contract which will keep him at Oxford United until 2017.

Eager Oxford United to miss out on Alfie Mawson

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Oxford United are hoping to finalise one more signing before pre-season training begins this time next week – but it will not be Alfie Mawson.

Kemar Roofe eyes early opportunity for Oxford United to show their promotion credentials

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 18th June 2015

KEMAR Roofe views Oxford United’s tricky start to the season as an opportunity for the side to put down a marker as Sky Bet League Two promotion contenders.

Oxford United fixtures: 2015-16

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 17th June 2015

OXFORD United will kick off the new Sky Bet League Two season at home for the second season in a row, beginning the 2015-16 campaign against Crawley Town on August 8.

Michael Appleton's focus on early-season clashes

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 17th June 2015

Michael Appleton’s focus will be on Oxford United’s opening fixtures when the Sky Bet League Two programme is announced today as he aims to avoid a repeat of last season’s costly slow start.

Oxford United given Championship test in Capital One Cup

Bicester Advertiser:

10:00am Tuesday 16th June 2015

OXFORD United have been handed a trip to Brentford in the Capital One Cup first round.

Oxford United still hoping to sign George Baldock

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 9th June 2015

Oxford United have not given up hope of bringing George Baldock back to the club as they look for the final pieces of Michael Appleton’s jigsaw for next season.

Oxford United winger Callum O'Dowda bids to impress for Ireland

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 5th June 2015

Callum O’Dowda will be going all out to make an impression against Harry Kane and company during a match against England Under 21s today.

Callum O'Dowda relishing Republic of Ireland matches

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 1st June 2015

WHILE the rest of the Oxford United squad have their feet up, Callum O’Dowda has been happily putting in extra training sessions ahead of two games for Republic of Ireland Under 21s this week, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Oxford United pitch is dug up to be replaced by a state-of-the-art surface

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Monday 1st June 2015

DIGGERS will rip into the outdated playing surface at the Kassam Stadium today to make way for a completely new pitch.

Fans keen to join Oxford United on their pre-season trip to Austria

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 30th May 2015

Oxford United’s pre-season preparations have been boosted by the confirmation of a training camp and a match in Austria.

Oxford United to hold pre-season training camp in Austria

Bicester Advertiser:

1:00pm Friday 29th May 2015

OXFORD United will spend a week in Austria as part of their pre-season preparations.

Ashton: Oxford United transfer success down to ambition, not cash

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 28th May 2015

OXFORD United’s ability to land their main targets this summer is down to selling players a vision for the future rather than offering the most money, according to chief executive Mark Ashton.

Ryan Taylor relishing fight for Oxford United starting role

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 27th May 2015

RYAN Taylor is relishing the prospect of battling for a place in Oxford United’s striking quartet next season after completing his move yesterday.

Ryan Taylor signs for Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

5:30pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

RYAN Taylor has become Oxford United's third signing of the summer after agreeing a two-year deal with the club.

Oxford United installed as third favourites for League Two title

Bicester Advertiser:

9:10am Tuesday 26th May 2015

Oxford United have been named as one of the favourites for the Sky Bet League Two title next season.

Liam Sercombe determined to chip in with goals for Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 25th May 2015

LIAM Sercombe is aiming to help solve Oxford United’s search for goals from midfield next season.

Oxford United stepping up interest in striker Ryan Taylor

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 22nd May 2015

Ryan Taylor remains firmly on Oxford United’s radar despite the signing of Kemar Roofe, according to head coach Michael Appleton.

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell reveals his crazy week ahead of launching Wentworth bid

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 21st May 2015

EDDIE Pepperell is hoping for a calm start to his BMW PGA Championship campaign today after an astonishing week, which has featured lost clubs, two unnecessary flights and a change of coach.

Ryan Clarke admits to uncertain Oxford United future

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 20th May 2015

RYAN Clarke admits he would listen if the right opportunity came up this summer after being told he would not be certain of being Oxford United’s No 1 goalkeeper next season.

Oxford United goalkeeper's shirt is up for grabs

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

Ryan Clarke has been told he will not be guaranteed to be Oxford United’s No 1 goalkeeper next season as head coach Michael Appleton keeps his options open.

Oxford United's pre-season to include games with Coventry City and Eastleigh

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Monday 18th May 2015

OXFORD United have announced their first pre-season fixtures, which include games against Eastleigh and Coventry City.

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell in the mood ahead of key month on European Tour

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 14th May 2015

EDDIE Pepperell says he has “good vibes” about the next month as the Abingdon golfer looks to kickstart his season with a series of events closer to home.

Patience pays off for Oxford United as Liam Sercombe signs

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9:30am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PATIENCE paid off for Oxford United as they made up for missing out on Liam Sercombe in January by signing him on a free transfer.

Liam Sercombe delighted to make Oxford United switch

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Wednesday 13th May 2015

LIAM Sercombe cannot wait to get stuck into a new challenge after becoming Oxford United’s second signing in as many days.

We had to be quick off the mark to sign Kemar Roofe, says Mark Ashton

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 12th May 2015

Oxford United had to move quickly or they would have risked missing out on Kemar Roofe’s signature, according to chief executive Mark Ashton.

Oxford United fans played a big role in my transfer from West Brom, says Kemar Roofe

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Tuesday 12th May 2015

Oxford United have made a statement about their intentions this summer by making Kemar Roofe the first signing of the close season.

Oxford United close to unveiling Kemar Roofe signing

Bicester Advertiser:

5:54pm Monday 11th May 2015

KEMAR Roofe is close to being announced as returning to Oxford United on a permanent basis, the Oxford Mail understands.

Callum O'Dowda set for England double with Republic of Ireland

Bicester Advertiser:

2:27pm Monday 11th May 2015

CALLUM O'Dowda will face two games against England teams next month after being called up by the Republic of Ireland Under 21s.

Defender Skarz is first out-of-contract player to sign new deal for Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

9:10am Friday 8th May 2015

Joe Skarz has become the first out-of-contract Oxford United player to resolve his future by signing a new long-term deal.

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell in Pro-Am field at Oxford

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 8th May 2015

EDDIE Pepperell will warm up for next week’s Spanish Open by playing at Oxford Golf Club today.

Hundreds of Oxford United supporters flock to buy new season tickets on first day

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 7th May 2015

OXFORD United sold 250 season tickets yesterday after supporters reacted enthusiastically to the club cutting prices.

Oxford United dismiss option of moving away supporters

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9:20am Wednesday 6th May 2015

AWAY supporters at the Kassam Stadium will not be moved next season after Oxford United considered a variety of alternatives.

Oxford United reduce season ticket prices for 2015/16 campaign

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Wednesday 6th May 2015

OXFORD United have taken the bold step of reducing prices for season tickets across the board when they go on sale this morning.

Michael Appleton optimistic Oxford United's form can be transferred to next season

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 5th May 2015

Michael Appleton is confident Oxford United’s strong form at the end of the season can be translated into prolonged success across the whole of the next campaign.

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