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PREVIEW Oxford United v Northampton Town

A full guide to tonight's Sky Bet League 1 game at the Kassam Stadium

15 December 2020

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Oxford United welcome 2,000 fans back to the Kassam Stadium tonight when they take on Northampton Town (7.45pm)

Defender Rob Atkinson will have a late fitness test after picking up a hip injury when landing awkwardly during the draw at Blackpool on Saturday. The former Eastleigh centre half is rated 50/50 and John Mousinho stands by to continue alongside captain Elliott Moore if required.

Striker Sam Winnall is back in full training and may make the bench although he is more likely to be part of the squad at Bristol Rovers on Saturday. Malachi Napa took an important step yesterday when he reurned to the training pitches while Cameron Brannagan gets closer to a return and looks stronger with each session.

Hear from Karl Robinson, Jordan Obita and John Mousinho in iFollow where you can view the whole game live.


Northampton have Cian Bolger, Joe Martin and Shaun McWilliams suspended and Alan Sheehan a doubt.

“We’ve got a lot of players unavailable but whatever team we put out we will be competitive,” Manager Keith Curle said.

17-year old Max Dyche - son of Burnley boss Sean - made his debut on Saturday and is included in the squad again tonight.

2,000 tickets were made available and snapped up by season ticket holders in the ballot

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

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

If you missed out you will still be able to catch every kick of the action in iFollow

You can stream the game HERE

Our thanks to Grundon Recycling for sponsoring tonight's match. Grundon are long time supporters of the club and offer easy to use and cost effective solutions to all your recycling needs. Find out all about them HERE

Both teams will be wearing green ribbons tonight as a mark of respect for Harry Dunn. Harry lived half way between the two clubs and was known to OUFC staff while father Tim is a Northampton Town season ticket holder.

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.

And we are trialling a new idea tonight. Keep an eye on the official You Tube channel for 'Matchday Live'...

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