All posts tagged with: Oxford United

Oxford v AFC Wimbledon: Payne the key

Jack Payne was a little unlucky not to get more game-time in the Championship with Huddersfield, but he has once again shown his class at this level with Oxford United. The ex-Southend number 10 excels at finding pockets of space in front of the defence to create openings. Although he didn’t score at Peterborough last week,… Read more →

League One Season Preview 2017-18

The last League One season saw Sheffield United secure the title, ending their six-year Championship exile as Bolton Wanderers cut short their own. The award for most dramatic promotion however, went to Millwall. Their fate was decided by two 85th minute winners: one to take the last play-off place on the final day, the other… Read more →

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 →

Peterborough v Oxford: play-off hopes over?

Recent defeats have effectively ended Peterborough and Oxford’s outside play-off hopes. Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony said in pre-season that anything other than promotion is a failure. Although this blog’s prediction of 17th is also some way off, most will classify this as another disappointing season. Peterborough United have failed to score in six of their last ten and controversially… Read more →