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PREVIEW Bristol Rovers v Oxford United

We look ahead to Saturday's game against the Gas

13 October 2017

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Match Previews

PREVIEW Bristol Rovers v Oxford United

We look ahead to Saturday's game against the Gas

13 October 2017

Oxford United look to build on back to back wins as they travel to in-form Bristol Rovers on Saturday in Sky Bet League 1 (3pm)


Jon Obika and Dwight Tiendalli have both trained all week, with Rob Hall joining in for the last two days as well to give Pep Clotet some interesting choices.United have beaten Peterboorugh and AFC Wimbledon in emphatic style and Pep must decide whether to bring the trio back into the group or allow them extra recovery time ahead of home games against Charlton and Rotherham next week.

Gino van Kessel did not join the Curacao squad for their game in Qatar after damaging his hamstring last weekend. The forward will be assessed today but Canice Carroll returns to the squad after playing two of the Republic of Ireland under 19 side's three games last week.


This game is ALL TICKET (home and away fans) and tickets remain on general sale but are no longer available online.

Tickets can be purchased by telephone (01865 337533) and to personal callers at the ticket office, subject to availability.

Please note there were under 50 tickets remaining of our allocation as of 10am on Friday

Tickets purchased by phone that cannot be collected from the Oxford United ticket office can be collected from the away turnstiles at Bristol Rovers from 2pm on Saturday.


Away South Stand seating: SOLD OUT

Visitors terrace: adults: £18; 16-21: £14; 65+ and U16: £10

Wheelchair bays (uncovered in front of away South Stand): Adults: £11; 65+: £9; U16: £8; carer free of charge.

Ambulant disabled (Away South Stand Row A): Adults £11; 65+: £9; U16: £8; carer free of charge.

London Road coaches
Depart Stadium: 11.30am prompt

Adult member: £15
Adult non-member: £17
U18 member: £13
U18 non-member: £15

U14s must be accompanied by an adult
No alcohol is permitted on the coaches

Call 01865 337533 or visit to book

Travel Advice

We have been informed that the M4 Westbound will be closed from junction 12 to 13 on Saturday. Although most United fans will join the motorway further along (The Chieveley junction is 13) fans travelling from London may wish to make different travel plans.

Due to electrification works which were called at short notice there will be no trains through Reading Station on Saturday. Trains from Oxford will run to Didcot, and fans can change there for Bristol, but Oxford station is expected to be very busy 

More info here

United's under 18 game at home to AFC Bournemouth on Saturday has been postponed due to illness in the United squad.


iFollow's live video streaming service for fans overseas is available and can be bought on a yearly, monthly or match by match basis. The audio commentary from our friends at BBC Oxford is available to all subscribers, home and away, and we will have video interviews with all the key people.

There will be a report and gallery right here at the final whistle and live tweets throughout the game from @OUFCOfficial.

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