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PREVIEW Oxford United v Scunthorpe United

A full guide to Good Friday's Sky Bet League 1 game at the Kassam Stadium

29 March 2018

Karl Robinson takes charge at home for the first time against play-off chasing Scunthorpe, who themselves had a change of

TEAM NEWS

United welcome back Joe Rothwell after injury plus Isaac Buckley-Ricketts and Canice Carroll after their international call ups. Rothwell made a cameo appearance as a sub at Portsmouth last week and Robinson must decide between him and Josh Ruffels to replace the suspended Alex Mowatt.

Gino van Kessel picked up a hamstring injury while away with Curacao and will be unavalable while Rob Hall and Curtis Nelson remain sidelined with longer term injuries.

See Karl Robinson and Joe Rothwell previewing the game, all in iFollow right now.

TICKETS

Tickets are on sale online at www.oufctickets.co.uk 24/7 and from the ticket office in person and by phone (01865 337533).

THE PROGRAMME

The award winning matchday programme features the thoughts of Tiger and Karl and Curtis Nelson plus a great interview with Malachi Napa and guest of honour Peter Hucker. We also go On the Road to Northampton and we have news and views from all areas of the club. Remember, you can always read the programme on your phone, tablet or laptop. Each issue is available at matchdayfix.com/oufc/

DOUBLE HEADER

Don't forget that United's youth team also play at the Kassam Stadium this weekend. The under 18s are at home to Luton Town in the Southern League Cup Final on Saturday with kick off at 11am. See coach Leon Blackmore-Such talking about the game in this week's Preview Show in iFollow.

FOLLOW IT LIVE

iFollow has the whole game live - hear it if you are in the UK, see it if abroad. You can sign up game by game or for the whole season, and we have full 90 minute reruns of every game.

@OUFCOfficial will be tweeting throughout the game and the match centre on this site gives you full stats and text commentary throughout the match. 

The official report goes live with a full gallery right here on the final whistle.

 HALF TIME

The JT's Golden Ticket half time draw offers a first prize of up to £750. Second prize is a £100 voucher for the Oxford United club shop, while third prize is a VIP package at JT’s Cocktail Bar.

Look out too for the Racehut Challenge at half time.

GETTING HERE

Parking

  • East Stand car park - this will open to supporters ahead of the Forum
  • A car park steward will count vehicles in and the car park will be closed when it is full.
  • Another car park steward will direct drivers to a bay to ensure spaces are filled up systematically; drivers are no longer allowed to park outside of the marked bays.
  • A tweet will go out from @OUFCOfficial to update supporters when the car park is full to allow them to make alternative arrangements.

Additional parking is available on Grenoble Road and in Sandford on Thames.

CLUB SHOP

The club shop has a training kit sale now on. Call in before or after the game or visit oufcshop.co.uk

FAMILY ROOM

The Family Room is open to young fans from all stands. There are games and activities for all ages plus visits from first team players. Join the fun in the corner of the East and North stands from 11.30pm.

 

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