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Michael Appleton on the importance of Oxford United hitting their targets

Bicester Advertiser:

9:20am Friday 28th August 2015

ON the final whistle tomorrow Oxford United will know without consulting the league table whether they are ahead of schedule, or playing catch-up.

Oxford United upbeat over Sam Long's injury

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 28th August 2015

OXFORD United are cautiously optimistic ahead of the results from a scan on Sam Long’s injured ankle today.

Alex MacDonald searching for a sparkle after frustrating start to season

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 28th August 2015

ALEX MacDonald is working on making improvements in his game after admitting he is suffering a frustrating start to the season with Oxford United.

Josh Ruffels playing the waiting game to regain Oxford United place

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 28th August 2015

JOSH Ruffels believes the increased competition in midfield has made him a better player, even though he is not getting in the side.

Oxford United sponsors secure FanZone return

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 28th August 2015

THE marquee bar at the Kassam Stadium will return for four games in the first half of the season, starting tomorrow.

Call for Oxford United fans to go retro for the day

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Friday 28th August 2015

OXFORD United supporters are being encouraged to dig out shirts from the back of their wardrobe to take part in retro day.

Michael Collins scores as Oxford United's development side lose at Bournemouth

Bicester Advertiser:

5:30pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

MICHAEL Collins scored a late consolation as Oxford United's development team lost 4-1 at Bournemouth.

Oxford United's Callum O'Dowda gets Ireland Under 21 call-up

Bicester Advertiser:

12:11pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

OXFORD United winger Callum O'Dowda has been selected by Republic of Ireland Under 21s for two games next month.

Oxford United unbeaten run ended by Sheffield Wednesday in League Cup

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 26th August 2015

OXFORD United felt they had cause for complaint over the goal which knocked them out of the Capital One Cup at Sheffield Wednesday last night.

Sheffield Wed 1 (Nuhiu 54), Oxford Utd 0

Bicester Advertiser:

9:42pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

OXFORD United's 13-game unbeaten run came to an end as they bowed out of the Capital One Cup against Sheffield Wednesday.

Updates - Sheffield Wed v Oxford Utd

Bicester Advertiser:

7:09pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

All the news from Oxford United's trip to Hillsborough in the Capital One Cup.

Michael Appleton expects chances will come against Sheffield Wednesday

Bicester Advertiser:

9:20am Tuesday 25th August 2015

MICHAEL Appleton expects Oxford United to create chances after watching Sheffield Wednesday’s recent games.

Oxford United striker Ryan Taylor aiming to silence Owls

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Tuesday 25th August 2015

RYAN Taylor has added incentive to open his Oxford United goalscoring account tonight as the striker takes on boyhood team Sheffield Wednesday.

Oxford United fans' chat

Bicester Advertiser:

11:58am Monday 24th August 2015

Have your say on the main talking points at Oxford United in our 60-minute interactive discussion.

We must stop going behind, says Johnny Mullins

Bicester Advertiser:

2:30pm Monday 24th August 2015

OXFORD United have work to do on the training ground to solve their unwanted habit of conceding the opening goal, according to centre back Johnny Mullins.

Keeping our cool was key, says Danny Rose

Bicester Advertiser:

7:40am Monday 24th August 2015

DANNY Rose praised Oxford United for keeping their discipline in a fractious finish to the 1-1 draw at Mansfield Town.

Oxford United boss unhappy with sloppy start in Mansfield draw

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 24th August 2015

MICHAEL Appleton admitted Oxford United rode their luck after a “rubbish” start, but was pleased with another gritty comeback to earn a 1-1 draw at Mansfield Town.

Mansfield Tn 1 (Westcarr 2), Oxford Utd 1 (Roofe pen 59)

Bicester Advertiser:

5:04pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

KEMAR Roofe's penalty ensured Oxford United remain unbeaten this season as they claimed a breathless 1-1 draw at Mansfield Town.

Updates - Mansfield Tn v Oxford Utd

Bicester Advertiser:

2:05pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

All the news from Oxford United's trip to Mansfield Town in Sky Bet League Two.

Oxford United players full of confidence with unbeaten run, says Danny Hylton

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 22nd August 2015

OXFORD United’s longest unbeaten run as a Football League club in more than two decades is helping to get more out of the players, according to Danny Hylton.

Kemar Roofe banned from extra training by Oxford United boss

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 21st August 2015

KEMAR Roofe’s appetite for improvement has landed the Oxford United forward with an unusual punishment – he has been banned from doing extra work after training.

Danny Hylton delighted to share his big moment with Oxford United fans

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 21st August 2015

DANNY Hylton came up with a novel way to thank Oxford United’s fans for their backing after scoring in midweek.

Rose and Sercombe enjoy finding the right wavelength in Oxford United's engine room

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 21st August 2015

WHILE Oxford United’s forwards have caught the eye this season, the team’s promising start owes much to a blossoming partnership in midfield.

Jake Wright eyes first Oxford United goal - after 250 games

Bicester Advertiser:

2:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

JAKE Wright reaches a milestone for Oxford United tomorrow and a change in tactics have boosted his chances of finally opening his goalscoring account.

Field Mill memories show Oxford United's progress under Michael Appleton

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 21st August 2015

IF Michael Appleton needed a reminder of how far both he and Oxford United have come in 12 months, then tomorrow’s visit to Field Mill should do the trick.

Adaptable Oxford United goalkeeper explains reason behind ball skills

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Friday 21st August 2015

SAM Slocombe has revealed the reason behind his ability to comfortably deal with back-passes on either foot – he used to play up front.

Max Crocombe set to leave Oxford United on loan

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Thursday 20th August 2015

OXFORD United are lining up a move for a goalkeeper which would allow Max Crocombe to go out on loan.

Oxford United teenager Canice Carroll agrees professional contract

Bicester Advertiser:

12:23pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

CANICE Carroll has become the latest homegrown youngster at Oxford United to agree terms on a professional contract.

LIFT-OFF! Callum O'Dowda likens Oxford United to Red Arrows after superb home win over Notts County

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 19th August 2015

CALLUM O’Dowda compared Oxford United’s attacking unit to the Red Arrows after they tore Notts County apart with some superb football in a 3-1 victory.

Oxford Utd 3 (O'Dowda 36, Roofe 49, Hylton 78), Notts County 1 (Audel 21)

Bicester Advertiser:

9:10am Wednesday 19th August 2015

OXFORD United claimed their first win of the Sky Bet League Two season as Notts County were blown away by some scintillating attacking football.

Live Oxford Utd v Notts County - updates

Bicester Advertiser:

6:46pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

All the news from Oxford United's home game against Notts County in Sky Bet League Two.

Michael Appleton urges Oxford United to show class

Bicester Advertiser:

7:20am Tuesday 18th August 2015

MICHAEL Appleton wants Oxford United to live up to their status as a scalp for teams in Sky Bet League Two by winning games at the Kassam Stadium.

Danny Rose determined Oxford United will flourish

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Tuesday 18th August 2015

DANNY Rose believes Oxford United will only have made a good start to the season if they beat Notts County tonight.

Oxford United fans' chat

Bicester Advertiser:

12:01pm Monday 17th August 2015

Have your say on the main talking points at Oxford United in our 60-minute interactive discussion for supporters from midday.

Patrick Hoban delighted to have the last laugh with injury-time equaliser at Luton

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 17th August 2015

STRIKER Patrick Hoban admitted his dramatic late equaliser for Oxford United was all the sweeter because it came against Luton Town.

Jake Wright praises Oxford United's bottle

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Monday 17th August 2015

JAKE Wright praised Oxford United’s “bottle” for the way they fought back from two goals down to take a point at Luton Town.

There's much more to come, says Oxford United boss Michael Appleton

Bicester Advertiser:

8:50am Monday 17th August 2015

MICHAEL Appleton is confident there is much more to come from his Oxford United side after they hit back to claim a point at Luton Town.

Luton Tn 2 (Wilkinson 43, McGeehan 69), Oxford Utd 2 (Roofe 81, Hoban 90+2)

Bicester Advertiser:

5:50pm Saturday 15th August 2015

PATRICK Hoban struck a stoppage-time equaliser as Oxford United came from two goals down to claim a point at Luton Town.

Updates - Luton Tn v Oxford Utd

Bicester Advertiser:

1:53pm Saturday 15th August 2015

All the news from Oxford United's visit to Luton Town in Sky Bet League Two.

Oxford United boss Appleton expects a real thriller at Luton

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 15th August 2015

Michael Appleton expects a “hell of a game” when his Oxford United side visit Kenilworth Road this afternoon.

Oxford United can't afford to dwell on cup win at Brentford, says keeper Slocombe

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 15th August 2015

Sam Slocombe says Oxford United must refocus quickly from their midweek cup upset if they are to get a positive result against fellow fancied side Luton Town today.

It's a hoot for U's as Oxford United handed away tie at Sheffield Wednesday

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 14th August 2015

OXFORD United’s reward for their Capital One Cup shock in midweek is a first clash away to Sheffield Wednesday for nearly two decades.

Oxford United drawn away to Sheffield Wednesday in Capital One Cup

Bicester Advertiser:

10:39pm Thursday 13th August 2015

OXFORD United's reward for beating Brentford 4-0 in the Capital One Cup is a second round tie away to Sheffield Wednesday.

John Lundstram relishing chance to settle at Oxford United after life on loan

Bicester Advertiser:

12:00pm Friday 14th August 2015

AFTER a nomadic start to his playing career, John Lundstram is excited at the prospect of having an opportunity to establish himself at Oxford United.

Tactical flexibility pleases Luton boss ahead of Oxford United clash

Bicester Advertiser:

8:20am Friday 14th August 2015

LUTON Town will keep Oxford United guessing about how they intend to line up tomorrow after experimenting with a variety of formations.

Donations flood in for ex-Oxford United striker's knee surgery

Bicester Advertiser:

7:30am Friday 14th August 2015

MORE than £8,000 has been raised in two days to pay for an operation needed by former Oxford United striker Scott Rendell.

New Oxford United signing pushes Michael Collins towards the exit

Bicester Advertiser:

8:30am Friday 14th August 2015

MICHAEL Collins looks to be heading out of Oxford United after John Lundstram’s arrival.

Oxford United deals hinge on question of character - Michael Appleton

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 14th August 2015

OXFORD United’s newest signing has a Premier League upbringing, England youth caps and a Football League promotion, but Michael Appleton was only convinced after getting the right answers to some searching questions.

Ex-Everton trainee John Lundstram completes move to Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

12:30pm Thursday 13th August 2015

OXFORD United have completed the permanent signing of former Everton midfielder John Lundstram.

View Oxford United's potential Capital One Cup opponents

Bicester Advertiser:

11:11am Thursday 13th August 2015

OXFORD United have discovered the list of opponents they could be paired with in tonight's Capital One Cup second round draw.

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