TICKETS for Oxford United’s trip to Bristol Rovers go on sale this afternoon.

Season ticket holders can buy online after 4.30pm, or can purchase from the ticket office from 9.30am on Friday.

Rovers have allocated just under 1,150 away tickets for the usually lively Sky Bet League One clash on Saturday, August 24.

United are likely to sell out at the Memorial Stadium, having taken a similar number to Sunderland last weekend.

Rob Dickie was blown away by their commitment in what was, at more than 500 miles, the longest round trip of the season.

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The defender, who starred in the 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light, said: “The fans were amazing, even in a stadium like that we heard them all the way through.

“They really do carry us through, especially in these away games where we know they’ve gone through the effort of travelling miles and miles.

“Ultimately we do it for them, they’re a massive part of the club, obviously.”