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22 February 2013

We look ahead to Saturday's big match at the Kassam Stadium

We look ahead to tomorrow's big home match against York City.

Team News

Alfie Potter and Tony Capaldi return to the squad after being struck down with an illness ahead of last week's win at Plymouth. The pair come back in to contention along with fit-again Michael Duberry who has recovered from a hamstring problem.

There was further good news this week with JP Pittman stepping up his recovery on the training ground. The striker hopes to be back in contention in two to three weeks after a dislocated shoulder.

See Chris Wilder and Michael Raynes previewing the game in Yellow Player. 

Military Day
We salute the work of our armed forces tomorrow with all military personnel who attend in uniform able to watch the game for free, and discounts for all serving personnel and their families who book in advance. There will be a flight simulator outside the ground for fans to try and our friends from SSAFA will be collecting around the ground for the families and dependents from those injured or killed in serving our country. The Abingdon Military Wives Choir will be singing and the Royal British Legion and Chelsea pensioners will form a guard of honour to welcome the players on to the pitch.

The Opposition 
York are on a poor run of form, not having won since New Year's Day. The Minstermen sank to 17th place after a 2-1 defeat at home to Barnet and are now without a victory in their last eight games. Former Oxford striker Oli Johnson is ruled out by injury.


Tickets
Tickets are available at advance prices, saving you time and money on the day, via the phones or via www.oufctickets.co.uk where you can pick your exact seat and see the approximate view from that seat. The phonelines are open on 01865 337533 or call in person at the Ticket Office. 

Book your seat and come and cheer the boys on.

Getting Here
Thinking of coming along and need to know more about parking, buses and public transport? Then click HERE

Be well Read...
Oxford United's award-winning programme will, of course, be in evidence again tomorrow  and once again it is packed with treats aplenty.

As well as the thoughts of chairman Ian Lenagan, manager Chris Wilder and captain Jake Wright, we visit Indonesia to see which club plays in Yellow and Blue there, guest columnist Thom Airs discusses formations and there's a full look ahead to Sunday's FAW Cup game between United and Newcastle United.

As if that wasn't enough, there's a unique opportunity to win 'Opposites', the latest album from Biffy Clyro, and we talk to Cyril Beavon about life with the U's 50 years ago. 

The Matchday Magazine is available from sellers around the ground for just £3 (with a free copy of today's Oxford Mail, while stocks last) or if you miss out you can order one direct from the club - email mbrodetsky@oufc.co.uk or call 01865 337523 for further details.

Coverage
If you can't be with us then try out Yellow Player, where we have commentary of the whole game live, plus video interviews with all the key men and match highlights for you to see.
Yellow Player is the ONLY place on the internet that you can hear the game online; join us for all the action.

Betting
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So what are you waiting for? Just click HERE to take a look

This Site
www.oufc.co.uk is the perfect place to follow all the action. The official website will have:
- Full team news
- Read a full match report the very second the final whistle blows
- See a full gallery of all the key moments
- See the manager and key players give their reactions in Yellow Player
- SMS subscribers get all the action straight to their mobiles.
- Or follow @OUFClive on Twitter for all the action wherever you are

Check out our new Match Live console on this site throughout the game

Fifty/50
Make sure you buy a Fifty-50 lottery ticket to be in with a chance of winning a big cash prize. Tickets are on sale all around the ground including from the concourse programme sellers, with the draw at half-time.
The result will appear right here as soon as it is made.

Sunday
Don't forget that the Oxford United Ladies are also in action at the Kassam Stadium this weekend. They take on Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon, kicking off at 1pm. Admission is just £5 for adults and £3 for over 65s and under 16s. Come along and cheer the girls on.


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