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24 March 2014

Match Previews

Southend Preview

24 March 2014

We look ahead as Oxford United head for Roots Hall

We look ahead to Oxford United's Sky Bet League 2 game at Southend United tonight.

Gary Waddock takes charge of Oxford United for the first time tonight as they head for Roots Hall and the SKY TV cameras.

United's new Head Coach can't wait to get started.

"It has been a busy weekend but I am really excited about the Southend game. I saw the win over Hartlepool on Friday night and the players did really well. A win and a clean sheet is a good base to start from."

Gary met the players for the first time yesterday and now can't wait for the match to come along. "At this stage it is all about results but it would be good to go out there and play decent attacking football. Everyone has made me feel really welcome and I would love get off to a winning start."

Ryan Williams is fit despite picking up a knock in the win over Hartlepool while Michael Raynes returns to the squad after a one game suspension. Tom Newey sits out the second of his three games through suspension.

Southend will be looking to repeat their 2-0 win at the Kassam Stadium earlier in the season but will again be without striker Barry Corr through suspension.

Luke Prosser is fit following a calf injury, while fellow defender Adam Thompson is close to returning from his own calf problem.

Sky Bet League 2, Monday 24th March, Kick-off 7.45pm

Roots Hall, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea SS2 6NQ

Oxford United fans have been allocated covered unreserved seating behind the goal in the North Stand for this fixture. Advanced priced tickets are now on general sale and will remain available until 2.00pm this afternoon.

Prices for this fixture are as follows:

                     ADVANCE              ON THE DAY
Adult            £19.00                     £21.00
Over 60        £13.00                      £15.00
17-21            £12.00                      £14.00
*Student        £12.00                      £14.00
16 & Under   £9.00                      £10.00
Under 8        £4.00                        £5.00

*ID Required

Ambulant disabled supporters prices as above (includes free carer)

Wheelchair supporters should call Southend United direct on 08444 770077 to book their tickets.

Please be aware that there is no parking available at the stadium but there are good local car parks within the vicinity. For more information please call 08444 770077

Departure Times: Ice Rink 3.30pm – Stadium 3.45pm

Fares:  Adult Member £15.00 Adult Non Member £17.00
             Junior Member £13.00 Junior Non Member £15.00

Coach tickets are now available by calling 01865 337533 or by calling in person at the ticket office during normal office hours.

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.

United are 5/2 to win with SKY BET where there are PRICE BOOSTS available on the game, being shown live on SKY TV

You can place your bet now by clicking HERE safe in the knowledge that every bet you place helps the U's. 

There are also 63  markets you can bet on, including:

Correct Score
Oxford 1-0   8/1
Oxford 2-0   16/1
Oxford 2-1   12/1
Oxford 3-0  50/1
Oxford 3-1  33/1

or how about these ideas:

£5 on James Constable to score first in a 2-0 win would get you £425
£5 on Josh Ruffels to score first in a 3-1 win would get you over £2000
Sean Rigg to score first at 12/1 - a price BOOSTED only in SKY BET

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

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