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PREVIEW Southend United v Oxford United

A full preview as Oxford United head for Roots Hall

22 November 2019

After a weekend off United resume league action with a trip to Southend on Saturday

United have no new injuries and everyone got 45 minutes in a behind closed doors friendly against a Championship side on Tuesday.

Jamie Hanson is expected to be back in full training next week with Cameron Brannagan a week to ten days behind that and George Thorne, Malachi Napa and Ben Woodburn all making progress after long term injuries.

Josh Ruffels returns to the squad after an ankle injury, which should mean his 199th start for the U's

See Karl Robinson previewing the game in iFollow right now where we have Mark Sykes and Matty Taylor as our guests in the Preview Show...

Southend boss Sol Campbell was at the Kassam Stadium for our last home game and told the Southend Echo that “We will have to be on our toes against Oxford but we will be.”

“Maybe a month ago it would’ve been a different story for us but most of our players have moved up five, 10 or 15 per cent performance wise. They’re doing more but we have to keep going. We have to keep working hard and take the handbrake off but we have to fight for every single point whoever we’re playing.”
“We’ve done some technical stuff, we’ve rested and done fitness work too since the last game,” said Campbell. “Everything is moving in the right direction. I’m really pleased but we have to keep the faith and this intensity.”

This game is not all ticket but prices are cheaper in advance.

Tickets are on sale by phone (01865 337533) until Friday 3pm and can be collected from the away ticket sales window next to the away end at Southend.
Seats are allocated in the North Stand and this area is unreserved covered seating.
Advanced Pricing:
Adult £22
Senior (over 60) £15
Student (valid ID required) £14
Young Person (17-22) £14
Disabled and free carer £14*
Junior (9-16) £10
Under 9 £4
Emergency Services £15**
Match Day Pricing:
Adult £25
Senior (over 60) £18
Student (valid ID required) £17
Young Person (17-22) £17
Disabled and free carer £17*
Junior (9-16) £12
Under 9 £5
*Please note there is an adult/senior concessionary price for disabled supporters, all other disabled supporters pay the age relevant price with complimentary carer if required
**Emergency Services price is NOT available on matchday for home or away fans so need to be purchased in advance.
London Road Coaches
Depart stadium at 11:00
Adult Member - £18
U18 Member - £16
Adult Non-Member - £20
U18 Non-Member - £18
Call 01865 337533 to book. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult and no alcohol is permitted on the coaches.
Travel Alert
We have been advised that there are roadworks on both the A13 and also around the roads surrounding the stadium/ Priory Park so please allow a little more time for your journey

If you can't get to the game then you can still hear it LIVE in iFollow if you are in the UK or SEE the whole game if you are overseas.

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. The Playlist is available on Saturday morning and is always flexible: let us know on Twitter if you have any more to add to help get the Yellow Army in the mood as we head for the sea.

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