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Supporters met Oxford United’s players after the open training session at the Kasssam Stadium yesterday. Back row (from left): Ollie Holsman, Ryan Smewin, Conor Belcher and Spencer Bustin with Danny Rose (front left) and Danny Hylton Pictures: Steve Whe

Oxford United chairman eyes regular open training sessions for supporters to watch

Ryan Taylor was restricted to an exercise bike in training at the Kassam Stadium yesterday   Picture: Steve Wheeler

Ryan Taylor upbeat on fitness return in time for Oxford United opener

Katie Nutt, centre with ski, on top of the podium

WATER SKIING: Katie Nutt receives last-minute GB call-up

Alexis Canter won in straight sets

TENNIS: Alexis Canter makes into main draw in Egypt

North Oxford's assistant pro Robbie Nicholson with his trophy

GOLF: Nicholson given North Oxford's assistant pro role

SWR’s Jordan Albert won the second race at Brands Hatch Picture: Jakob Ebrey Photography

MOTORSPORT: Jordan Albert sets sights on Formula 4 title fight after second victory

DARTS: Darren Allen hits highest finish of Summer League season with 170 check out

DARTS: Darren Allen hits highest finish of Summer League season with 170 check out

Elliot Harvey, from Didcot, finished third in the MSA Kartmasters British Kart Grand Prix at Trent Valley

MOTORSPORT: Elliot Harvey books spot at IAME International Final

Ryan Taylor in action before picking up an ankle injury on Saturday

Oxford United are ready, says boss Michael Appleton

Mickey Lewis

Mickey Lewis returns to coaching a month after leaving Oxford United

Danny Hylton blazes his penalty over the bar in Oxford United’s 0-0 draw against Coventry City at Nuneaton on Saturday

Danny Hylton could pay the penalty after spot-kick miss

Josh Ruffels in action during last season's first round defeat at Cheltenham Town

Oxford United receive bye in the JPT

FOOTBALL: Oxford City lose in final pre-season friendly

FOOTBALL: Oxford City lose in final pre-season friendly

Kemar Roofe shields the ball against Coventry City Picture: David Fleming

Oxford Utd 0, Coventry City 0

George Baldock says Oxford united will benefit from stiff test

Confident Oxford United ready to step up for Coventry test

Kemar Roofe models Oxford United's new away strip

Oxford United revert to red and black away strip for new season

Terry Russell (left) in action

BOXING: Terry Russell eyes title defence

SAILING: Magdalen College School claim bronze in world team challenge

ANGLING: Peter Oliver nets more joy on River Thames

Rosie Bancroft is targeting Rio 2016

SWIMMING: City of Oxford's Rosie Bancroft sets her sights on making Rio Olympics

Valtteri Bottas celebrates on the podium after driving his Grove-prepared Williams to third place behind Lewis Hamilton (left|) in this year’s Canadian Grand Prix

MOTOR RACING: Bottas insists he is focused only on winning for Williams

Tania Franklin on her way to victory in the South Midlands Championships

POWERLIFTING: Bicester's Franklin is thrilled to land her first title

Kemar Roofe models the new away kit

Oxford United launch new away kit

Ryan Taylor (left) and Danny Hylton have started together up front in all Oxford United’s main pre-season friendly matches Picture: David Fleming

Oxford United boss: We've got nothing to hide from first League Two opponents

Liam Sercombe

Liam Sercombe gives Oxford United a new dimension, says Danny Rose

PIGEON RACING: Latest results

PIGEON RACING: Latest results

ROWING: Joel Cassells and Jamie Copus top medal treble for Oxford Brookes University

ROWING: Joel Cassells and Jamie Copus top medal treble for Oxford Brookes University

Oxon’s women, who beat South of Scotland 5-4 in their final Aegon Summer County Cup game

TENNIS: Oxfordshire women show fighting spirit to end on a high note

CRICKET: Oxford reach Bernard Tollett Cup final

CRICKET: Oxford reach Bernard Tollett Cup final

Mark Farmer

CRICKET: Mark Farmer appointed OCB performance cricket manager

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton

Former Monaco youth player on trial at Oxford United

Callum O’Dowda goes up against Jack Midson in the 2-0 at Eastleigh on Saturday, when the winger came on as a second-half substitute Picture: David Fleming

Callum O'Dowda prepared to wait for starts in stronger Oxford United side

FOOTBALL: McEachran ruled out with foot injury

FOOTBALL: McEachran ruled out with foot injury

BOWLS: Triumphant Oxfordshire Under 25s see title tilt dashed

BOWLS: Triumphant Oxfordshire Under 25s see title tilt dashed

BOWLS: Bicester bite the dust to suffer relegation

BOWLS: Bicester bite the dust to suffer relegation

Banbury Central’s Caroline Campion with the Oxfordshire ladies’ singles trophy after her 21-6 win over Oxford City & County’s Katherine Hawes

BOWLS: Caroline Campion cruises in to wreck Katherine Hawes's bid for 14th crown

Andy Gardiner at home club Cherwell Edge after his tenth ace

GOLF: Amputee celebrates tenth hole-in-one in five years

Conor McDonagh (left) scored twice for Didcot Town

FOOTBALL: Mukendi nets winner for Oxford City at Banbury United

Kirtlington’s Josh McEachran during his time at Stamford Bridge

FOOTBALL: Injury sees McEachran ruled out of Oxford United tie

Jez Hicks, who captained Witney for eight years, has decided to stop playing due to a torn tendon in his right shoulder – ending a 15-year stint in the first team

RUGBY UNION: Shoulder injury forces Witney’s Jez Hicks to call it a day

Paula Owen won gold in the W35 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the British Masters Championships in Birmingham

ATHLETICS: Radley ace Paula Owen hurdles to double gold at British Masters Championships

BAR BILLIARDS: Mark Trafford shines in Oxford triumph

BAR BILLIARDS: Mark Trafford shines in Oxford triumph

Alexis Canter lost 6-4, 6-2 to Riccardo Bonadio in the first round of the Soho Square Egypt F24 Men’s Future

TENNIS: Alexis Canter beaten by Riccardo Bonadio in Egypt test

Eddie Pepperell passes on tips on how to improve bunker shots to the BB&O juniors at Frilford Heath               Picture: Steve Wheeler

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell hopes to inspire and help youngsters take up the game

Chris Allen

Allen: There will be Oxford United players unlucky to miss out

Patrick Hoban, pictured against Eastleigh on Saturday, netted twice against Thame to open his pre-season account  Picture: David Fleming

Thame Utd 0, Oxford Utd 4

Nathan Douglas has struggled with injuries

ATHLETICS: Nathan Douglas not surprised at omission from World Championship team

Dick Walsh secured victory for Six Bells C Kidlington against Black Prince A

AUNT SALLY: Craig Greenough stars but fails to spark Garsington Sports A win

Keith Bull hit a sixer in a 13-doll haul for Florence Park Club A in Section 2

AUNT SALLY: Rose Hill Club A knocked off top spot in Section 2

Former Witney captain Jez Hicks has hung up his boots due to a shoulder injury

RUGBY UNION: Jez Hicks calls time after 15 years at Witney

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