U's to honour the work of the armed services this Saturday
This Saturday, 14th November, will see Oxford United salute the work of the armed forces with the home game against Cambridge United chosen as our annual Military Day.
The U’s return to home Sky Bet League 2 action at the Kassam Stadium and there will be a fantastic range of activities and events on offer before kick-off and at half time.
Representatives of the Army, Navy and RAF will be here and helping add to the day with plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Military vehicles and equipment will be on display, there will be turbo training and assault courses, a giant screen and stands and demonstrations from all branches of the military from 12pm.
Shortly before kick off the ball will be presented to the match referee by members of a local regiment and a fly past is also scheduled. A collection will be held to help raise funds for five leading military charities, while guests in the matchday restaurant will have a chance to chat with officers and personnel. Local serving personnel will be offered free tickets through the club’s Community Trust.
Half time will see a special ’Crossbar Challenge’ - who will come out on top - Army, Navy or RAF?
The Liontrust Heroes Fanzone will be open for this game in front of the South Stand and tickets are available for the game from www.oufctickets.co.uk and 01865 337533.