Oxford United Women sign Beth Lumsden before Wolves defeat The U’s, who announced the signing of midfielder Beth Lumsden from Charlton Athletic before the game, had a mountain to climb after going in at half-time 2-0 down. They pulled a goal back three minutes after the restart through Daisy McLachlan, but could not find a leveller at Court Place Farm.
Oxford United Women sign midfielder Sarah King The youngster joins the U's after two seasons at Cheltenham Town Ladies, who play a level below in FA Women's National League Division One South West. During her time in Gloucestershire she studied at Hartpury College and played for England Colleges in both campaigns, gaining international tournament experience in Italy.
Sam Long full of praise for young defender Luke McNally WITH Oxford United’s players in Bournemouth for pre-season, one player who has caught the eye so far is Luke McNally. Twenty-one-year-old McNally has yet to make his U’s debut since joining in January from League of Ireland Premier Division side St Patrick’s Athletic on a three and a half year deal, for an undisclosed fee.
By James Roberts Senior sports reporter OXFORD United's Carabao Cup first round tie with Burton Albion will take place on Wednesday, August 11 (7.45pm). The U's visit the Pirelli Stadium four days after their Sky Bet League One opener at Cambridge United. Ticket details will be released once the two clubs have received guidance from the relevant authorities.
By James Roberts Senior sports reporter OPINION He has not faced as much adversity as his great friend Sam Long, but Josh Ruffels showed similar determination during his Oxford United career. Joining his home town club aged 19 from Coventry City in 2013, he played 35 times during an encouraging first season.
Oxford United's odds to win League One promotion in 2021/22 OXFORD United's recent near-misses have put them among the front-runners for Sky Bet League One promotion next season - but only just. Sky Bet has the U's as joint-seventh favourites in the markets for winning the title, gaining promotion and finishing in the top six.
Oxford United’s Carly Johns wins two end of season awards CARLY Johns took home two of the four end of season awards for the Oxford United Women’s side. Johns was voted by her teammates as the Players’ Player of the Year, as well as being awarded Goal of the Year by the fans for her spectacular effort against AFC Wimbledon.
Oxford United Women draw 2-2 with Nottingham Forest OXFORD United Women gave their returning fans an entertaining afternoon as they drew 2-2 with Nottingham Forest to close out their 2020/21 campaign. The U’s were unable to claim a fifth straight win of their post-season friendly programme, but goals from Daisy McLachlan and Brogan Moore at least ensured they remained unbeaten.
Oxford United 2020/21 season review - December to February The manner of the loss to Swindon Town raised genuine fears a slow start would turn into something more, but Karl Robinson took heart from his first full season in charge. At the same stage in 2018/19, the U’s were second-bottom of Sky Bet League One and went on to finish 12th.
Oxford United Women beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 CARLY Johns made it three goals in two games as she struck Oxford United Women’s winner against West Bromwich Albion.The forward’s 26th-minute effort separated the sides in the post-season friendly and followed her double against Watford a week ago.
Oxford United's Brandon Barker fit for League One play-offs BRANDON Barker is raring to take part in Oxford United’s Sky Bet League One play-off campaign.The winger has featured just once since injuring his hamstring against Shrewsbury Town on April 13 and was an unused substitute for Sunday’s 4-0 win over Burton Albion.
Five crucial games in Oxford United's League One season OXFORD United’s journey from bottom of the Sky Bet League One table to a play-off semi-final has been a roller coaster.We picked out five matches that were key to their top-six finish.The last-minute defeat to their bitter rivals was undoubtedly the low point of United’s season, but it had quite an impact.
By James Roberts Senior sports reporter Breaking THE sanctions handed to Oxford United and Sunderland for their fiery Good Friday fixture have been revealed by the FA.Before the U's clash with Burton Albion today, it emerged that head coach Karl Robinson had been given a four-match touchline ban and fined £4,500 for his role in the flare-ups.
Karl Robinson hit with touchline ban for Sunderland flare-ups KARL Robinson will watch today's game from the stands as he begins a four-match touchline ban.The Oxford United head coach has also been hit with a £4,500 fine for his part in the flare-ups at Sunderland on Good Friday.
Oxford United wary of Burton Albion in League One decider OXFORD United are braced for a very different Burton Albion side to the one they faced just four months ago.On January 2, the U’s cruised to a 5-1 win at the Pirelli Stadium, with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink watching from the stands after being announced as Brewers boss the previous evening.
Karl Robinson to attend FA hearing over Sunderland charges KARL Robinson will attend an FA hearing today as the fallout from Oxford United’s Good Friday clash with Sunderland rumbles on.The U’s head coach is set to state his case over Zoom after the governing body handed him a second charge in relation to the fixture at the Stadium of Light.
By James Roberts Senior sports reporter OXFORD United will host their first online awards evening next week.With coronavirus restrictions still in place, the U's prizes for the 2020/21 season will be announced from 7pm next Tuesday.The event is available for free to season-ticket holders and will include contributions from chairman Sumrith 'Tiger' Thanakarnjanasuth and head coach Karl Robinson.
Oxford United Women can apply to FA for Championship place OXFORD United Women are understood to have applied for a place in the FA Women's Championship ahead of today's deadline.Clubs in tiers three to six have until midday to state their case for 'upward club movement' next season.
Oxford United's 3-2 win at Shrewsbury Town - verdict THE scoreline was inevitable, so the only question was who would step up to be Oxford United’s hero.With momentum in their favour and 3-2 wins at Shrewsbury Town in the last two seasons fresh in the memory, it was always likely history would repeat itself heading into the latter stages at Montgomery Waters Meadow.
Karl Robinson: Oxford United did not panic at Shrewsbury KARL Robinson was thrilled Oxford United stayed patient at Shrewsbury Town – even as time ran out to save their play-off challenge.The U’s began the second half 2-1 down, knowing a defeat coupled with Portsmouth winning at AFC Wimbledon would put a top-six finish in Sky Bet League One out of reach.