All posts tagged with: John Lundstram

Oxford United Season Preview: end of an era

Tidy football, shrewd recruitment, two Wembley finals, seven cup scalps, 205 goals, one promotion… oh, and a highest finish in 18 years. The last two seasons could not have gone much better for Oxford United, but the orchestrator of them, Michael Appleton, has now departed. Supporter George Elek of the excellent Not The Top 20 Podcast reflects on his… Read more →

Clinical finishing key at the Kassam

AFC Wimbledon’s ability to capitalize during the spells of pressure was the central factor behind their 3-1 win at Oxford on Sunday afternoon. After Tom Elliott’s opener, refereeing decisions perhaps went in their favour, before goals Darius Charles and Andy Barcham gave them a comfortable half-time lead. Charles’ own goal just after the break threatened… Read more →

Poor shooting at St Andrews

118 goalless minutes will never set the pulses racing, but the common assessment of Oxford’s 1-0 win at Birmingham as a dull game may be a touch unfair. The main issue for both teams was poor shooting, as much as a lack of creativity. Both teams got into some decent positions over the course of the… Read more →