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PREVIEW Rochdale v Oxford United

A full guide to tonight's game

12 March 2019

Match Previews

PREVIEW Rochdale v Oxford United

A full guide to tonight's game

12 March 2019

Oxford United head for Rochdale in Sky Bet League 1 this evening.

The U's will wait on the fitness of captain John Mousinho before naming their side. The influential midfielder was taken off as a precaution at Gillingham on Saturday after a calf muscle tightened up but he is expected to travel with the squad today and may be available: Ahmed Kashi stands by for a full league debut if not after impressing as Mousinho's replacement on Saturday.

Defeat at Gillingham came despite a very strong looking bench at Priestfield and Jamie Mackie, Gavin Whyte, Marcus Browne, Cameron Brannagan and Jamie Hanson will all be hoping to step up in to the starting eleven this evening.

See Karl Robinson previewing the game in iFollow right now.

Rochdale are two points behing the U's in the table after a win against fellow strugglers Shrewsbury on Saturday. Keith Hill's departure means that Brian Barry-Murphy is the caretaker -manager and he has midfielder Ethan Hamilton available again after suspension.

The on-loan Manchester United player is expected to return while Kgosi Ntlhe and midfielder Oliver Rathbone were both in the starting line-up against the Shrews after long injury lay-offs 

This game is not all ticket and Oxford fans can purchase on the night.

Away fans will be housed in the Willbutts Lane Stand (unreserved seating). Tickets ordered for collection need to be picked up from the cabin located next to the community office, facing the five a side pitch.

Separate turnstiles apply to Adults Concessions and Juniors but the club recognises that some adults may wish to have their children go through the same turnstile, to accommodate this the club requests that the adult purchases a ticket for their child from the ticket office.

Prices :

Adult £22
Over 65 £16
21 and under £16
16 and under £5
2 and under FREE with a paying adult/concession

Wheelchair users: contact Rochdale AFC Ticket Office.

ID is required for all concessions

London Road Club travel

Coaches Depart Stadium 14:00, Kidlington Sainsbury's at 14:15

Adult Member £22.00
Adult Non Member £24.00
Under 18 Member £20.00
Under 18 Non Member £22.00

Call 01865 337533 or visit to book

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult and no alcohol is permitted on the LRC coaches.


You can see the whole game live in the UK and abroad in iFollow for just £10. 

OUFCOfficial will be tweeting throughout the game and the official report goes live with a full gallery right here on the final whistle.  

Want to get in the mood for the game? Then search for Oxford United Official on Spotify where we bring you a new playlist for every away journey, plus the dressing room playlist. We have got you started with six songs connected to the game or from people associated with Rochdale- let us know on twitter if you have any more to add to help get the Yellow Army in the mood on the motorway...

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