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11 April 2014

A full guide to Oxford United's game at Home Park in Sky Bet League 2

We look ahead to Oxford United's Sky Bet League 2 game at Plymouth Argyle.

TEAM NEWS
United look to get back to winning ways as they visit Home Park. Andy Whing came through training yesterday and could play a part after injury, while midfielder Jon Meades could be included after playing in the Oxfordshire Senior Cup at Kidlington on Tuesday night.

Alfie Potter and Johnny Mullins are ruled out, although Potter is hoping to return for the Easter games against York City and Scunthorpe.

See Gary Waddock discussing the game and a full Preview Show which has interviews with Tom Newey, Josh Ruffels, Trevor Hebberd, Peter Rhoades-Brown and Les Taylor.

The game will kick off at 3.07pm as a mark of respect to honour those who died at Hillsborough 25 years ago.

THE OPPOSITION
Plymouth boss John Sheridan believes his side can continue their push and pip United to the play-offs:

 “Someone is going to get in there and we have got to believe we can be that side," he said. “We know we’ve probably got to win four out of the five, if not win three and draw one. We’re still in with a chance and we’ve just got to make sure we look after ourselves.

“I don’t want us to worry about anyone else. We’ve just got to try to get three points from each game.”

Sheridan knows, however, that united remain dangerous opponents : “We have had them watched, and I have watched them myself on DVDs, and they have got good players for this division. They are still in a good position, but obviously the run of late has enabled other teams to catch them up. I was looking at their bench last week, and they are really strong.”

“Gary [Waddock] was in and around the Ireland squad when I was. He’s a little bit older than me.He was a very good player, and I’ve bumped into him a few times during my management time. Gary did a great job at Wycombe and I’ve always got on really well with him.

“He will be trying to get them [Oxford] back on track and will still believe they can get in the top seven.”

TICKET NEWS

Oxford fans are reminded that tickets are £2 cheaper if bought before 3pm on Friday.


These can still be purchased either in person from the Oxford United ticket office from 9.30am on Friday or by calling 01865 337533 from that time - tickets ordered by phone can be collected from Plymouth's ticket office on the day.


Full ticket and travel details:


Sky Bet League 2, Saturday 12th April, kick-off 3.07pm

Home Park, Plymouth PL2 3DQ

 

This match will kick-off at 3.07pm to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, that being the time that the Liverpool v Nottingham Forest FA Cup semi-final was abandoned as the Liverpool supporters escaped the crush on the Leppings Lane terrace.


Oxford United fans have been allocated covered seating in the Barn Park Stand for this game. 

 

Prices are as follows:

 

Adult: £19.00

Over-65: £14.00

Student: £14.00

Under-18: £6.00

 

Ambulant disabled supporters, prices as above (includes free carer).

Wheelchair supporters and their PAs must purchase their tickets in advance of the game by calling Plymouth direct on 0845 872 3335.

 

Please be aware that prices will increase by £2.00 on the day of the game.

 

FAMILY TICKET:

 

There is also an opportunity for fans to buy a “Family Ticket” in a shared supporters' area also in the Barn Park Stand.

The cost of this ticket is £23.00 which will admit one adult and one under-18 to the stadium.

 

Please be aware that these tickets will only be available by telephoning the Oxford United ticket office direct on 01865 337533 or by calling in person at the ticket office during normal office hours.

 

LONDON ROAD TRAVEL CLUB

 

Departure Times: Ice Rink 8.15am – Stadium 8.45am

 

Fares: Adult Member £21.00 Adult Non Member £23.00

            Junior Member £19.00 Junior Non Member £21.00

 Coach tickets are now available from the ticket office: 01865 337533


COVERAGE
If you can't be with us then listen to Yellow Player, where we have commentary of the whole game live, plus video interviews with all the key men, an On the Road report and match highlights for you to see.

BETTING
Find all the best odds on every United game with league sponsors Sky Bet, and remember that the club makes money from every new sign-up and subsequent bet placed. 
You can place your bet now by clicking HERE. The U’s are currently 21/10 to win but there are also 52 other markets you can bet on, including:
Correct Score
Oxford 1-0  13/2
Oxford 2-0  14/1
Oxford 2-1  10/1
Oxford 3-0  40/1
Oxford 3-1  28/1

First/Last Goalscorers
David Connolly                 6/1
James Constable              13/2
Deane Smalley                 7/1
Sean Rigg                       10/1
Ryan Williams                  14/1

Or how about Scott Davies to score in a 3-1 win: a fiver would get you £1,625!

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
- SMS subscribers get all the action straight to their mobiles.

- Or follow @OUFClive on Twitter for all the action wherever you are.

THE WALL
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