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PREVIEW Oxford United v Forest Green Rovers

A full guide to tonight's Papa John's Trophy game

8 December 2020

Match Previews

PREVIEW Oxford United v Forest Green Rovers

A full guide to tonight's Papa John's Trophy game

8 December 2020

Oxford United welcome Forest Green Rovers to the Kassam Stadium tonight (7.45pm)

The U's have under 16 striker Gatlin O'Donkor in the squad for the first time. The young forward from Reading was spotted at just 14 and has been with the Academy since then, stepping up to play for the under 18s this year.

Nico Jones and Leon Chambers-Parillon, who both played in the last round at Walsall are in the squad but Michael Elechi, who also played in that game, is unavailable through injury.

John Mousinho and Simon Eastwood are likely to add experience while Rob Hall could start against the side he was on loan at last season.

Hear from Jamie Hanson, Sean Clare and Craig Short in iFollow where you can view the whole game live.

There's a familiar face in the Forest Green Rovers squad: winger Nicky Cadden is the twin brother of Chris who spent the first half of last season on loan with the U's before joining Columbus Crew.

Cadden drew praise from boss Mark Cooper for his role in their 1-0 win over Harrogate at the weekend which moved them up to third in league 2.


2,000 tickets have been made available on GENERAL SALE for this game and are available by Phone (01865 337533)  and in person from the Ticket Office from 10am-5pm today or online at 

Please note that no tickets will be available at the stadium after 5pm but digital tickets are available all day, right the way up to kick off.

If you are attending then please read the fan information above.

Ticket prices are:

Adults - £10
Concessions - £5
Under 7s - £1

All tickets provided to supporters will be digital and can either be printed at home or stored on a mobile smart phone.

To assist with your purchasing process we have released a troubleshooting guide - please click here for details

If you can’t make the match in person, you will be able to catch every kick of the action by purchasing an iFollow Match Pass for £10.

You can stream the game HERE

As well as live coverage on iFollow we have all the build up on twitter and on our official Insta page, complete with behind the scenes exclusive content, plus a full report and Gallery right here on the final whistle and reaction from all the key men in iFollow.

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