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Defender Jordan Evans and Scotland international Chris Maguire come on loan to Oxford United

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9:30am Friday 27th November 2015

Oxford United took measures to maintain their promotion form ahead of a busy December by making two loan signings from Sky Bet Championship clubs.

Oxford United have the quality to 'frighten' Hartlepool United - Ronnie Moore

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8:30am Friday 27th November 2015

RONNIE Moore says Oxford United’s players have the quality to “frighten the life” out of his Hartlepool United side tomorrow.

Oxford United assist author to go undercover and expose football's slave trade

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11:30am Friday 27th November 2015

A JOURNALIST who went undercover to expose football’s slave trade says his task would have been much more difficult without help from Oxford United.

Patrick Hoban enjoying change of fortune in front of goal for Oxford United

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9:00am Friday 27th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban says his sudden glut of goals is down to a change in fortune in front of goal rather than a change in approach.

Oxford United beat loan deadline to sign Chris Maguire as Ryan Taylor faces month out + VIDEO

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4:30pm Thursday 26th November 2015

CHRIS Maguire has become Oxford United’s second loan signing of deadline day.

Oxford United sign Fulham full back Jordan Evans on loan + VIDEO

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12:30pm Thursday 26th November 2015

OXFORD United have strengthened their squad ahead of today's loan deadline by signing defender Jordan Evans from Fulham.

Oxford United will send Ryan Taylor to specialist over ongoing groin injury

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10:40am Thursday 26th November 2015

RYAN Taylor is due to see a specialist next week as Oxford United bid to get to the root of his groin problem.

Oxford United hoping to seal loan signing ahead of deadline

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9:00am Thursday 26th November 2015

OXFORD United remain optimistic they will get at least one loan signing across the line before today’s deadline.

Patrick Hoban says Oxford United could not have done more to beat Newport County

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9:30am Wednesday 25th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban felt Oxford United could not have done more to beat Newport County after the visitors hung on for a 1-1 draw at the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford Utd 1 (Hoban 72), Newport County 1 (John-Lewis 43)

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11:00pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban expertly struck an equaliser as Oxford United came from behind to draw with Newport County at the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford Utd v Newport County - updates

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6:46pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

All the news from Oxford United's clash with Newport County at the Kassam Stadium in Sky Bet League Two.

George Baldock hungry for Oxford United to keep hammer down against Newport County

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9:30am Tuesday 24th November 2015

GEORGE Baldock says Oxford United are driven to keep the pressure on and extend their superb run for the visit of Newport County tonight (7.45).

Oxford United boss has plan to punish Newport County

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9:00am Tuesday 24th November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton predicts Oxford United’s players will see less of the ball this evening – but it could work to their advantage.

Oxford United boss concedes defeat over Jordan Graham loan return after Wolves debut

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5:48pm Monday 23rd November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton is not expecting to be able to bring Jordan Graham back on loan this week after the winger made his debut for Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.

Oxford United fans' chat

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11:59am Monday 23rd November 2015

Read our weekly interactive discussion for Oxford United supporters in full, as we look at the win over Dagenham, transfer interest from above and look ahead to this week's games.

Kemar Roofe delighted at winning goal but plays down speculation linking him with Newcastle United

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3:30pm Monday 23rd November 2015

KEMAR Roofe made it clear his sole aim for the season was to win promotion with Oxford United after he put a Premier League link to one side in style.

Oxford United's resolve delights head coach Michael Appleton

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8:30am Monday 23rd November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton thought the qualities shown by Oxford United in beating Dagenham & Redbridge 1-0 made it an even better result than their previous away game in Sky Bet League Two.

Benji Buchel full of praise for Oxford United's defenders

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8:00am Monday 23rd November 2015

BENJI Buchel praised Oxford United’s back four as the goalkeeper’s impressive run in the side continued with another clean sheet.

Kemar Roofe: I had to be persuaded to take Oxford United's match-winning free-kick

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12:22pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

KEMAR Roofe admitted he had to be talked into taking the free-kick from which he earned Oxford United a 1-0 win at Dagenham & Redbridge.

VIDEO: Highlights from Oxford United's win at Dagenham

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12:01pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

WATCH Kemar Roofe's stunning free-kick which earned Oxford United a hard-fought 1-0 win at Dagenham & Redbridge.

Dagenham & Redbridge 0, Oxford Utd 1 (Roofe 85)

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4:54pm Saturday 21st November 2015

KEMAR Roofe's sublime free-kick gave Oxford United a hard-fought victory to see off a fired-up Dagenham & Redbridge.

Updates - Dag & Red v Oxford United

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1:53pm Saturday 21st November 2015

All the latest news from Oxford United's trip to Dagenham & Redbridge in Sky Bet League Two.

Michael Appleton facing attacking selection dilemma ahead of trip to Dagenham

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6:20am Saturday 21st November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton’s biggest selection headache is which of his in-form attackers will not make the starting line-up for Oxford United’s trip to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Danny Hylton urges Oxford United to take advantage ahead of trip to Dagenham

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9:30am Saturday 21st November 2015

DANNY Hylton says Oxford United’s promotion ambitions mean they need to make the most of an opportunity against rock bottom Dagenham & Redbridge this afternoon.

Oxford United midfielder Liam Sercombe forced to set new goals target after stunning start to season

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9:30am Friday 20th November 2015

LIAM Sercombe has set a new aim of 15 goals for Oxford United this season after already surpassing his target for the whole campaign.

Joint Oxford United coaching roles working for Andy Whing and Leon Blackmore-Such

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2:00pm Friday 20th November 2015

MANAGERIAL partnerships do not have a terrific track record in football.

All Black star reveals role ex-Oxford United defender played in Rugby World Cup success

Banbury Cake: New Zealand's Dan Carter with the Webb Ellis Cup during the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, London. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

8:20am Friday 20th November 2015

A FORMER Oxford United defender played a role in New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup win last month, it has been revealed.

Sam Long raring for Oxford United return after 12 weeks out injured

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8:30am Friday 20th November 2015

SAM Long has made a welcome return to full training 12 weeks after being stretchered off at Hillsborough.

Staff's attention to detail key to Oxford United's strong run - Michael Appleton

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9:10am Friday 20th November 2015

PRAISE for Oxford United’s players has not been in short supply recently, but head coach Michael Appleton is keen for another group to receive their fair share of the credit.

Oxford United expect to do business before loan window shuts next week

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12:20pm Friday 20th November 2015

OXFORD United are optimistic at least one player will sign before the loan window closes next week.

Johnny Mullins expected to shake off dead leg in time for Oxford United's trip to Dagenham

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11:04am Thursday 19th November 2015

OXFORD United are optimistic Johnny Mullins will recover from a dead leg in time to face Dagenham & Redbridge on Saturday.

Oxford United boss happy to play two cup games in three days

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5:20pm Wednesday 18th November 2015

OXFORD United have chosen to play two cup games in three days next month in order to maximise their preparation for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Carlisle United.

Patrick Hoban delighted as two goals give Oxford United victory over Braintree Town

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9:30am Wednesday 18th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban admitted it meant a lot to fire Oxford United into the Emirates FA Cup second round with two goals in a 3-1 win against Braintree Town last night.

Oxford Utd 3 (Sercombe 42, Hoban 64 & pen 80), Braintree Tn 1 (Davis pen 33)

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9:00am Wednesday 18th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban hit a second-half brace to send Oxford United storming through in an eventful Emirates FA Cup first round replay against Braintree Town.

Oxford Utd v Braintree Tn - updates

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6:47pm Tuesday 17th November 2015

All the news from Oxford United's first round replay against Braintree Town in the Emirates FA Cup.

Michael Appleton hints at naming settled side for Oxford United's FA Cup replay

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9:10am Tuesday 17th November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton has hinted he will make fewer changes to the Oxford United side tonight than in the first Emirates FA Cup meeting with Braintree Town.

Oxford United seeking to cash in on FA Cup lifeline - Chey Dunkley

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9:30am Tuesday 17th November 2015

CHEY Dunkley has urged Oxford United to make the most of their second chance and beat Braintree Town in the Emirates FA Cup tonight.

Injured Jake Wright not expected back at Oxford United for another week

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6:10pm Monday 16th November 2015

JAKE Wright has been ruled out of at least Oxford United’s next two games as he recovers from a back injury.

Oxford United attack compared to "choreographed dance" by Braintree Town boss

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9:00am Tuesday 17th November 2015

OXFORD United’s fluid attacking football poses a huge challenge for Braintree Town tonight, according to manager Danny Cowley.

Oxford United fans' chat

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11:59am Monday 16th November 2015

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

Oxford United's John Lundstram undeterred by pain of broken toe

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8:00am Monday 16th November 2015

JOHN Lundstram was pleased a broken toe did not cause him too many problems as the midfielder played 90 minutes in Oxford United’s 1-0 win against Cambridge United.

Cambridge boss Shaun Derry tips Oxford United for promotion

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12:10pm Monday 16th November 2015

SHAUN Derry described Oxford United as a “stand-out” team in Sky Bet League Two after watching them beat his Cambridge United side 1-0 at the Kassam Stadium.

Ryan Taylor eager to continue hot streak in front of goal

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9:30am Monday 16th November 2015

A BUOYANT Ryan Taylor is in the mood to keep his hot streak going for as long as possible after netting the only goal in Oxford United’s win against Cambridge United.

Benji Buchel deserves his chance in goal, says Oxford United head coach Michael Appleton

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7:40am Monday 16th November 2015

BENJI Buchel will be given the chance to have an extended run as Oxford United’s goalkeeper, according to head coach Michael Appleton.

Oxford United showed their winning mentality to survive late scare - boss Michael Appleton

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1:51pm Sunday 15th November 2015

MICHAEL Appleton praised Oxford United's will to win as they put bodies on the line to secure a 1-0 win against Cambridge United.

VIDEO: Highlights from Oxford United's win over Cambridge United

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12:01pm Sunday 15th November 2015

WATCH the main moments from Oxford United's 1-0 home win against Cambridge United in Sky Bet League Two.

Oxford Utd 1 (Taylor 31), Cambridge Utd 0

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5:00pm Saturday 14th November 2015

RYAN Taylor's rich vein of goalscoring form continued as he bagged the winner in a hard-fought game for Oxford United at home to Cambridge United.

Oxford Utd v Cambridge Utd - updates

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1:56pm Saturday 14th November 2015

All the news as Oxford United return to Sky Bet League Two action, at home to Cambridge United.

Minute's silence to be held at Oxford United and across Football League after Paris attacks

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10:48am Saturday 14th November 2015

A MINUTE'S silence will be held at Oxford United this afternoon following the attacks in Paris last night.

Oxford United winger Callum O'Dowda hoping for double boost from Republic of Ireland

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9:30am Friday 13th November 2015

CALLUM O’Dowda will have a close eye on Republic of Ireland’s play-off tonight – because he wants to be on the plane to Euro 2016 if they beat Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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