Karl Robinson starts life as the new Head Coach at the U's with a trip to Portsmouth on Sunday in front of the SKY cameras. United's new boss looks for his side to win back to back games after the 2-1 win over Peterborough United last Saturday.
Robinson will be able to call on top scorer Wes Thomas despite the striker limping off in last weekend's win. Thomas was caught in a challenge but has trained all week and is available for selection against his former club, with Jon Obika also likely to be available. The forward is due to train today after also hobbling off last week.
Robinson is without Gino van Kessel, Canice Carroll and Isaac Buckley-Ricketts due to their international commitments, with Shandon Baptiste also away with Grenada. However Agon Mehmeti netted four times in a Development game this week and should return to the bench where Ivo Pekalski could appear for the first time
iFollow has Karl's thoughts on the game plus an interview with James Henry AND the return of the dreaded Preview Show, where Wes Thomas, Ryan Ledson, Alex Mowatt and Niall McWilliams all feature in amongst the chaos.
PORTSMOUTH (Sky Bet League 1)
Sunday 25th March | 4pm | Sat Nav: PO4 8RA
Oxford United supporters are housed in the Milton End and Oxford fans are reminded that this game is now ALL TICKET with none available on the day.
Tickets are no longer on sale online but are available from the ticket office in person and by phone (01865 337533) until 3pm on Friday 23rd March. You can collect tickets from the OUFC ticket office until Friday afternoon or from the ticket booth at the entrance to the North Stand Car Park at Fratton Park on Sunday ((PO4 8SX)
Senior (63 and over): £17
Unaccompanied U18: £10
Accompanied U18 with paying adult or senior: £5
Wheelchair and carer*: £14
Ambulant disabled adult: £15
Ambulant disabled U18: £10
Carers (for those on highest rate DLA): Free
*Wheelchair users should contact the Portsmouth ticket office on 0345 646 1898 to buy tickets. NB that wheelchair and carer spaces are located among the home wheelchair section at the front of the Fratton End. Wheelchair tickets MUST be bought in advance as any unsold tickets will be sold to home fans.
Please note that alcohol is not available in the away section due to it being in sight of the pitch.
The car park is next to the stadium (post code: PO4 8SX) on Anson Road, off Rodney Road. There are 26 accessible spaces on a first come, first served basis. There is also a designated drop-off point with 200 available spaces also on a first come, first served basis, at a cost of £10 per vehicle.
LONDON ROAD COACHES
Depart Stadium: 12.15pm prompt
Adult members: £16
Adult non-members £18
U18 members £14
U18 non-members £16
Order from the Oxford United ticket office on 01865 337533 or from www.oufctickets.co.uk
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
No alcohol is permitted on the coaches.
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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