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PREVIEW - Glasgow Rangers v Oxford United

We look forward to Sunday's friendly at Ibrox

5 July 2019

Oxford United start pre-season with a fantastic friendly away at Glasgow Rangers on Sunday (3pm).

TEAM NEWS
United travel back from Portugal on Friday after a week's intensive training - Rangers were also in the Algarve last week and Karl Robinson is looking forward to pitting his wits against Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.

"He has done really well and will have his team well prepared, we know that. They are closer to their season than we are to ours and we also know we will be adding new faces to our squad so this is a fantastic opportunity for everyone to experience playing at a big stadium against a big club and starting to stake a claim to be in the starting XI at Sunderland on the opening day."

Striker Jamie Mackie is unlikely to be risked due to a tightening up of his back towards the end of the week but the only player definitely out is Shandon Baptiste who is close to a full return from injury but not yet ready to play matches.

Rob Hall missed much of last season but has looked sharp in training and there will be a first chance for many Oxford fans to see new signings Alex Rodriguez-Gorrin and Tariqe Fosu.

Youngsters Sam Allardyce, Kevin Berkoe, Nico Jones and Fabio Lopes have been with the squad in Portugal and there could be an opportunity for one or two more of the Under 23s to come in to the squad because they are currently on pre-season tour in Scotland.

See Karl Robinson previewing the game in iFollow right now plus Mark Sykes, Jamie Mackie and all sorts of behind the scenes footage from the trainiing camp

Tickets

The game kicks off at 3pm, and tickets are just £10 for adults and £5 for under 18s and over 65s but THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS ON SALE ON THE DAY

Wheelchair users are £7 for Adults and £3 for under 18s/over 65s with carers free.

There are under 150 places still available and these are over the phone (01865 337533) until 3pm on Friday.

The London Road Club coach to the game is now SOLD OUT.

Oxford United full pre-season fixture list 
 
Sunday 7th July Glasgow Rangers a 3pm
Tuesday 9th  Oxford City a 7.45pm
  U18s v Motherwell a  
Wednesday 10th
Thame United a 7.45pm
Thursday 11th Brackley Town a 7.45pm
Saturday 13th Woking a 3pm
  U18s v WBA a  
Tuesday 16th Eastleigh a 7.30pm
  U18s v North Leigh a  
Saturday 20th QPR H 3pm
  OUFC XI v Gosport Borough a  
Tuesday 23rd Fulham H 7.45pm
  U18s v Oxford City a  
Friday 26th U23 v Kettering Town a  
Saturday 27th Solihull Moors a 3pm
  U18s v Coventry City a  
Tuesday 30th U23s v Banbury United a  
 
Coverage

iFollow is unable to bring commentary or video streams on our pre-season games this summer but there will be reaction from the key men after the game, and you can follow all the action on Twitter at @OUFCOfficial and on this site with a match report right on the final whistle.


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