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Oxford United v AFC Bournemouth Match Preview

1 August 2014

We look ahead to United's last pre-season game


Oxford United v Bournemouth preview

Oxford United are set to take on Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon in their last pre-season friendly before the start of the season.(3pm)

Johnny Mullins is an injury doubt with a dead leg that he picked up on Tuesday against Wolves but Alfie Potter is set return after recovering from his heel injury.

Junior Brown is also available for selection  after he put pen-to-paper late yesterday afternoon. For the full story on his signing Click HERE.

See Michael Appleton talking about the game in Yellow Player

The Opposition

Bournemouth finished tenth in their first season back in the Championship and Eddie Howe’s young side have a reputation for playing good football. Howe is back at the Cherries for a second spell after moving to Burnley and among the players available to him are former Everton and Newcastle striker Dan Gosling, and Yann Kermogant who scored both goals against The U’s for Charlton in the FA Cup replay last season. 

Ticket Details 

Advanced tickets are available for the game for just  £10 adults and £5 concessions. Prices on the day will rise to £12 and £7. Call 01865 337533 or visit 

In the Programme

Another shortened edition of our all new programme will be available to buy on the day for just £2 with Tuesday night's edition with Michael Appleton’s first programme notes still available to download for free HERE.


Coverage of the game will be LIVE in Yellow Player and updates will be forthcoming on our official Twitter feed @OUFCLive. 

A full time match report and photo gallery will be available on the final whistle at

Coming Up

United’s next game will see them welcome Burton Albion to the Kassam Stadium on Saturday 9th August for the opening game in Sky Bet League 2. 

It’s the Football league’s Wall of Colour game so grab a yellow shirt, dig out that yellow scarf and let’s get Michael Appleton’s side off to the perfect start.

Tickets are available from 01865 337533 or from

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