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PREVIEW Cheltenham Town v Oxford United

A full guide to tonight's Checkatrade Trophy game

8 January 2019

Oxford United head for Cheltenham Town tonight looking to make progress in the Checkatrade Trophy

United welcome back midfielder Cameron Brannagan after suspension and hope to have Mark Sykes available again after his arrival from Glenavon. The Northern Irish midfielder missed out on a debut at Brentford on Saturday while the club waited on the paperwork to be completed, but Manager Karl Robinson is  hopeful it will be done in time for him to be involved tonight.

Jordan Graham, who made his second debut for the club at Griffin Park, is available again while striker Harvey Bradbury and midfielder Armani Little are eligible despite returning to Woking on loan at the weekend- both came on as subs in the Cards' FA Cup game against Watford.

Hear Karl Robinson previewing the game in iFollow right now.

Former United striker Tyrone Barnett turned his loan into a permanent move to the Robins this week and will lead the line but another ex United man, Johnny Mullins, is ruled out through injury.

New signing Cameron Pring is cup-tied and unable to play, while Will Boyle, Sean Long and Nigel Atangana are all unavailable due to injury.

Cheltenham Town

Tuesday 8th January | 7.45pm I Checkatrade Trophy 3rd Round | GL52 5NA 

This match is pay on the night and prices are as follows: 
Adults: £5
Over-65: £3
Under-18: £3
Disabled: £3

London Road Club coaches
Depart Stadium 4:45pm prompt

Adult member £13
Adult non-member £15
Under-18 member £11
Under-18 non-member £13

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. No alcohol is permitted on the coaches.
Coach tickets are available now from the ticket office (01865 337533)

Hear the whole game live thanks to our friends at BBC Oxford in the UK and abroad: the only place online to hear it.

OUFCOfficial will be tweeting throughout the game and the OUFC Live 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.  

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