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Full Preview as United welcome Rotherham

4 March 2013

We look forward to the U's against the Millers

We look ahead to tonight's big home match against Rotherham United.

Team News
United have no new injury or illness worries to contend with as they welcome the Millers to the Kassam Stadium (7:45pm).

After beating the leaders at Gillingham a week ago and then following that up with a win over second-placed Port Vale on Saturday, the U's are in confident mood and will be looking to avenge a 3-1 defeat at Rotherham earlier in the season where Sean Rigg scored the U's goal.

Manager Chris Wilder must decide whether to change a winning line-up, with top scorers James Constable and Tommy Craddock both on the bench for the last two games. Alfie Potter, with two goals in those two games, is in good form while Michael Raynes will be out to impress against his former club.

See Mickey Lewis, Alfie Potter and Deane Smalley previewing the game in Yellow Player. 

The Opposition 
Rotherham have gone five games unbeaten, but last-minute equalisers against York and Southend have kept that run going over the last two games. Johnny Mullins, who spent the earlier part of the season on loan with the U's, scored the late goal at Southend three days ago and Assistant Manager Paul Raynor believes that those last-gasp strikes show the character of the side:

“You aim to come into good form when it matters,” said Raynor. “There’s a real belief in the squad and the fact that we’ve come back late in games shows a lot of character, a lot of spirit and a lot of desire from the boys to nick valuable points.”

A win could lift the Miller back into the automatic promotion places.

“It’s a game in hand that we’ve been targeting and focusing on and if we win it there’s a great chance to be back in the top three, and that’s a great incentive,” said Raynor. 

Tickets
Tickets are available at advanced prices 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 for next Tuesday night's home game against Barnet at the same time to save time and money.

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...

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.

Tonight's magazine features all the usual winning content plus the chance to win the new album by the Lumineers and tickets for a home game.

The spines are building up into a great collector's item if you have the whole set...

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 highlights and 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

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.


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