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U's get to grips with new sponsor

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Tyre firm Black ‘n’ Rounds have agreed to become Oxford United’s home shirt sponsor next season.

Junior joins United's ranks

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Michael Appleton was thrilled Oxford United’s pat-ience paid off after they finally clinched the signing of Junior Brown last night.

Oxford United sign Fleetwood winger

Bicester Advertiser:

6:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

OXFORD United have strengthened their attacking options by signing Junior Brown on a 12-month deal.

Oxford United unveil new shirt sponsor

Bicester Advertiser:

12:34pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TYRE firm Black n Rounds have signed up to become Oxford United's home shirt sponsor this season.

Meades aiming to stake his claim at Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

JON Meades is loving every second of pre-season as the midfielder looks to put his injury nightmare firmly in the past.

No bye for Oxford United in JPT

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6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

OXFORD United will be in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy first round draw next month after missing out on a bye.

Appleton's closing in on striker for Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

8:50am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Michael Appleton says Oxford United are “super close” to signing a striker to boost a side which lacked a cutting edge in a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves last night.

POLL: Which Oxford United signing impressed the most against Wolves?

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10:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxford United fall to Clarke strike

Bicester Advertiser:

9:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxford United suffered their first setback of pre-season as Leon Clarke's strike gave Wolverhampton Wanderers a narrow victory at the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford Utd v Wolves - updates

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7:07pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

All the latest news from Oxford United's first home friendly of pre-season, against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Live Test United blog

4:06pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

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Riley signing is worth the risk - Oxford United boss

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Signing Joe Riley for Oxford United was a “no-brainer” according to head coach Michael Appleton, despite the full back’s injury record.

Appleton hungry for Wolves test

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Michael Appleton is hoping Oxford United can continue their pre-season progress as Wolverhampton Wanderers visit the Kassam Stadium tonight (7.45).

Oxford United sign Bolton full back Joe Riley on loan

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10:59am Monday 28th July 2014

OXFORD United have signed Bolton Wanderers full back Joe Riley on loan until January.

FOOTBALL: Appleton's hopeful of imminent new signing for United

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6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

At least one new face is expected at Oxford United training this morning as Michael Appleton looks to strengthen ahead of tomorrow’s home friendly with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Oxford United beat Fulham youngsters in pre-season friendly

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1:51pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OXFORD United confidently swept aside Fulham's development side 3-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Roman Way.

United loan stopper Long aiming to play for keeps

Bicester Advertiser:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

George Long is looking forward to a battle with Max Crocombe to become Oxford United’s first-choice goalkeeper after joining on loan yesterday.

Oxford United sign loan deal for England Under 21 goalkeeper George Long

Bicester Advertiser:

12:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have signed highly-rated goalkeeper George Long on loan from Sheffield United until January.

Abingdon Town 1 Oxford United 10

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9:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SAM Long scored a hat-trick as Oxford United's development side ran out 10-1 winners at Abingdon Town.

Oxford United seal trio of deals for shirt sponsorship

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7:20am Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have agreed deals for three new shirt sponsors this season.

Crocombe striving to be spot-on at Oxford United

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Max keeping it simple in order to impress

Oxford United boss sets deadline for new signings

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEAD coach Michael Appleton wants to get most of Oxford United’s summer signings completed before they face Wolverhampton Wanderers next week.

Oxford United try out Slovakian goalkeeper

Bicester Advertiser:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Brighton and Swindon goalkeeper Peter Brezovan has joined up with Oxford United’s training camp at Bisham Abbey.

Oxford United striker Kitson calls time on career

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

8:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DAVE Kitson has called time on his career after agreeing to leave Oxford United by mutual consent.

Appleton cool on Gillett link

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Michael Appleton says Simon Gillett is not a transfer target despite the midfielder being spotted watching Oxford United this week.

Oxford United expect quartet to play part at Didcot

Bicester Advertiser: Josh Ruffels says Oxford United want to finish on a good note for the fans in the final home game of the regular season against Accrington

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Oxford United have almost a clean bill of health as their build-up to the new season continues this afternoon with a friendly at Didcot Town (3).

Oxford United get fitness boost but new signing "unlikely" before weekend

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11:24am Friday 18th July 2014

A TRIO of Oxford United players are set to make their first appearances of pre-season tomorrow, but head coach Michael Appleton rates the prospects of a new signing arriving before the game as slim.

Oxford United off to Bisham Abbey for pre-season

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6:30am Friday 18th July 2014

Michael Appleton is looking forward to getting to know his players better after Oxford United arranged a last-minute training camp at Bisham Abbey.

Appleton aiming to improve Oxford United's recruitment

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton remains hopeful of making another signing before the weekend, but the Oxford United head coach admits improvements need to be made to their recruitment strategy.

New signing Michael Collins swayed by Oxford United ambition

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

OXFORD United’s ambition and the prospect of more transfer activity was enough to convince Michael Collins to walk out on a trial with a League One club and sign up.

Oxford City 0 Oxford Utd 1

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10:14pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TYRONE Marsh penalty ensured Oxford United saw off Oxford City to make it two wins out of two outings in pre-season.

Oxford United game selected for television

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3:48pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

OXFORD United's trip to Cambridge United has been moved to a lunchtime kick-off after being selected for television.

Get ready for the Wright stuff

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Jake Wright is hoping a full recovery from the injuries which blighted his performances in the spring will see him return to top form when the new season begins.

Appleton hails Josh Ashby as Oxford United youngster makes big impression in friendly win + match highlights

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 14th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton reserved special praise for Josh Ashby after the teenager finished off an impressive week by scoring the winner for Oxford United on Saturday.

Watch: Farnborough 1 Oxford United 2 + extended highlights

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4:16pm Saturday 12th July 2014

TEENAGERS James Roberts and Josh Ashby were on target to get Oxford United off to a winning start in pre-season.

Oxford United's players are out to impress

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

Oxford United begin their pre-season fixtures this afternoon (2) with head coach Michael Appleton urging the players to keep it simple.

Oxford boss Appleton targets minimum of four new signings

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

Reinforcements are on the way for Oxford United, with Michael Appleton targeting a minimum of four signings before the start of the season.

Michael Appleton closing in on first Oxford United signings

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1:18pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is hoping his first Oxford United signing could be completed before Saturday's opening pre-season game at Farnborough.

Oxford United must play with no fear, says new boss

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton used his first meeting with Oxford United’s players to call for them to stick to their strengths and play without fear.

AUNT SALLY: History made as Lyon and Cox hit maximums

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A DRAMATIC night of high-scoring action saw several records tumble in the Greene King Oxford & District League.

Calling Oxford United's wavering fans

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Oxford United have reopened their earlybird season ticket offer for a further week.

Appleton has thirst to succeed

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Michael Appleton says time out of the game following a turbulent start to his managerial career has given him a real hunger to succeed at Oxford United.

Appleton keen to bolster U's 'young' squad

Bicester Advertiser:

8:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

New Oxford United head coach Michael Appleton is looking to sign players with nous and experience to bolster the squad he has inherited.

New Oxford United boss Michael Appleton in no rush to recruit a coach

Bicester Advertiser:

2:50pm Monday 7th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton says he has no immediate plans to make changes to Oxford United’s coaching staff.

Michael Appleton a perfect fit for Oxford United, says new chief executive

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Monday 7th July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton officially starts work at Oxford United today, with the man who made the appointment comparing him to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

Strengthening Oxford United squad is new chief executive Mark Ashton's priority

Bicester Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

HELPING to recruit the right players to improve the Oxford United squad will dominate Mark Ashton’s first weeks as chief executive – with attacking players top of the agenda.

New Oxford United chairman tells fans: My door is open

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

NEW Oxford United chairman Darryl Eales has a simple solution for any supporters sceptical of his intentions – just ask him.

Decision to axe Waddock as Oxford United boss was 'difficult'

Bicester Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

WHILE many details which emerged at Oxford United had already been hinted at over the past week, the biggest surprise came with news of Gary Waddock’s exit.

Oxford United ready to unveil new strips

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7:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

OXFORD United’s new home and away kits will be officially unveiled next week. The club are holding a launch next Tuesday evening, where the strips will be seen for the first time. United’s home kit will be used throughout pre-season, while the away strip will be on display in the friendly against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Kassam Stadium on Tuesday, July 29.

So quiet as Oxford United return to training

Bicester Advertiser:

9:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

GARY Waddock’s search for new players continues, but as Oxford United returned for pre-season training yesterday, the head coach admitted no signings were imminent.

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