Oxford United

Oxford United vs Swindon Town: Previewing the A420 derby

Oxford United and Swindon Town share an intense rivalry that is equal in intensity to many of the traditional rivalries higher up the footballing ladder. Despite both clubs having been around for a long while, the first competitive game between them was as late as 1965. Since then the two clubs have met 50 times in the league, with Swindon …

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How have Oxford United risen to prominence?

With the promotion back to League football in 2010, Oxford United have proved a stable; if uninspiring, outfit. Narrowly missing out on the play-off positions on a number of occasions, United have become League Two regulars. However, the appointment of Michael Appleton has sparked a fire for Oxford. They are sitting comfortably in the automatic promotion places, five points behind second-placed …

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Why the League Two title race could go down to the wire?

Plymouth Argyle, Northampton Town, Oxford United and Portsmouth. If you picked any of these names out of a hat in an office sweepstake, you wouldn’t be left disappointed no matter who you had chosen. Embed from Getty Images That shows just how close and just how competitive the League Two season has been so far as we approach the halfway …

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