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PREVIEW Gillingham v Oxford United

A full guide to Saturday's Sky Bet League 1 game at Priestfield

17 January 2020

Oxford United head for Gillingham in Sky Bet League 1 on Saturday.

United will wait on the fitness of Cameron Brannagan after a knee problem but welcome Jamie Hanson back into the squad after injury. The former Derby man has trained all week after a hamstring problem and comes back in to contention with James Henry out for another three weeks with a thigh strain.

Anthony Forde is well on the way to a return after a broken rib while Ben Woodburn and Malachi Napa continue to make progress.

See Karl Robinson previewing the game in iFollow right now where we have Sam Long as our guest in the Preview Show...

Gillingham are on a seven-game unbeaten run and Manager Steve Evans is eyeing up a play-off surge in the second half of the season

“We need to be coming out of this tough run of games in the mix," he said. "If we win on Saturday then we are right in it. If we could get near that top group, never mind in it, that would be outstanding from the players, who have to deliver, and the brilliant staff.
“My remit here was to not give the chairman sleepless nights towards the end of the season, thinking we need a couple of wins to stay up. If you measure it on that then I think we will do alright, but I came here thinking ‘can I do the impossible?’

Tickets for the uncovered Brian Moore stand are no longer available online but are available in person and via the telephone until Friday 17th January 3pm.

You will be able to collect from the OUFC Ticket Office until 3pm on Friday 17th January. Any uncollected tickets will be sent to Gillingham for collection from the collection point on Priestfield Road from 2pm on Saturday.



Brian Moore Stand Uncovered Behind the goal

Adult £20
Over 65 £16
Student with valid NUS card* £6
Under 18 £6
Under 12 Free with a paying adult**

* with valid NUS card (must present on the day)

** all other Under 12 £6.00 please choose U18 online

Gordon Road Stand (Season Ticket Holders only) Covered on Side

Adult £22
Over 65 £19
Student with valid NUS card* £7
Under 18 £7
Under 12 Free with a paying adult**

Wheelchair users pay the Brian Moore Stand price, age related


Depart Stadium 10:45 am

Adult Member £18
Adult Non Member £20
Under 18 Member £16
Under 18 Non Member £18

Visit or call 01865 337533 to book your place on the coaches.

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

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. We have coverage on Twitter, Instagram and the Match Live on this site with a report and 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. 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 the Garden of England.



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