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PREVIEW Cambridge United v Oxford United

10 October 2014

A full guide to Saturday's game at Cambridge United

  • Oxford and Cambridge both looking to impress live on Sky Sports
  • Jake Wright ruled out through injury
  • Tyrone Barnett suspended
  • Hylton favourite for first goal
  • Hear the whole game LIVE in Yellow Player 


Full Match Pack
We look ahead to Saturday lunchtime as United head for Cambridge United in Sky Bet League 2. 

TEAM NEWS
United captain Jake Wright is set to miss out on the trip to Cambridge United on Saturday. (12.15pm)

The defender has been undergoing treatment this week after pulling out of training last Thursday with a knee problem that subsequently ruled him out of the win over Newport on Saturday. With Tyrone Barnett also ruled out due to suspension after his sending off against Newport, United will also have to reshuffle further forward. Carlton Morris stands by to take his place in the starting line up.

See a full interview with Michael Appleton plus a superb Preview Show featuring video interviews with Johnny Mullins, Michael Raynes and Manor Ground legend John Shuker – all in Yellow Player right now.

THE OPPOSITION
Having beaten leaders Burton in their last game Cambridge have made a very encouraing start on their return to the Football League. Experienced manager Richard Money believes that one good run can push any side close to the promotion places in League 2 this season .

"It looks to be the type of league where one win gets you looking at the top end of the table and one defeat keeps you looking over your shoulder," said Money. "If you can put two, three or four results together you can see the significant jump that you can make in this type of table.That has to be our aim in the short term. In the long term we're still finding out exactly where we think we can finish, but let's hope we can have a season that gives us some stability if nothing else."

Money is aware that the Yellows have had a decent run of their own in recent weeks:

"Michael's worked at good levels in the game, as has Derek Fazackerley, who works with him, and they are very modern in their philosophy," said Money. Their results recently have been particularly good and what looked a difficult start suddenly becomes some real green shoots of promise, and they've played particularly well in recent games.

"They're trying to play football all over the pitch, so that in itself presents a challenge which we have to really make sure we meet in the right way."

Tom Naylor serves the last of his three-game ban, but Luke Chadwick might be in contention to return to the home squad

TICKETS
Sky Bet League 2, Saturday 11th October, kick-off 12:15pm live on Sky Sports 
The R Costings Abbey Stadium, Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8LN 

U’s fans have been allocated unreserved seating behind the goal in the south stand for the game.

Advanced price tickets are on general sale and will remain on sale until 3:00pm today,  Friday 10th October.

Prices are as follows: 

Seating            ADVANCE    ON THE DAY 

Adult                £19.00         £21.00 
Over 62           £13.00         £15.00 
Under 17        £9.00            £11.00 
Student        £13.00            £15.00 
17-21            £13.00           £15.00 

Wheelchair and Ambulant disabled supporters £13.00 (includes free carer). 

TRAVEL

Cambridge Fans United have produced THIS GUIDE for away fans

SAT NAV POSTCODE REFERENCE CB5 8LN

LONDON ROAD CLUB COACHES 

Departure Time: 
Stadium 8.15am 

Fares: 
Adult member £15.00 
Adult non-member £17.00 
Junior member £13.00 
Junior non-member £15.00  

MATCH DAY COVERAGE 
If you aren’t making the trip at the weekend, then log onto Yellow Player where there will be live, full match commentary, plus video interviews with all the key men and match highlights for you all to see. There will also be a full match report on the website at the final whistle. Yellow Player is the ONLY place you can hear the match live on the internet so don’t miss out! You can also follow the match on Twitter: @OUFClive. 

BETTING
There are plenty of great odds on offer for the match. 

Oxford to win 3-0 is on offer at 33/1, or United to win 2-0 is on offer at 14/1, or a 2-2 draw is on offer at 12/1.

There are also further fantastic odds on offer for potential Oxford goal scorers. 

Brian Howard is at 14/1 as the first goal scorer, or Danny Hylton is at 11/2 to score last.

 The prize draw for the Sky Bet Transfer Fund will be made in December 2014, all United fans need to remember to do, is to link their account with the club to be in with a chance of winning the prize of £5,000 plus £250,000 for the club. 

Click HERE for all the odds on Saturday's game  


OFFICIAL WEBSITE
www.oufc.co.uk is the perfect place to follow all the action. 
The official website will have: 
•    Full team news 
•    Stats, text commentary and team line ups throughout the match 
•    Read a full match report the second the final whistle is blown 
•    See a full photo gallery of all the key moments during the match 
•    See highlights and video interviews with the manager and key players only in Yellows player 
•    SMS message subscribers will get all the action straight to their mobiles 

Or follow the club official twitter feed @OUFClive for all the minute-by-minute action. 


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