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Sponsors back the U's for home leg of play-offs

3 July 2020

Oxford United would like to thank our match sponsors who will be backing the U’s on Monday night when we welcome Portsmouth in the second leg of the Sky Bet League 1 Play-offs.


Ansons Solicitors Match Sponsor

Monday’s sponsorship is the latest in Ansons’ increasing presence in the Sports Law sector.

Their specialist Sports Law team is experienced in advising businesses and individuals from across the sporting world at all levels, from social to professional. The team has a genuine understanding of the sector’s issues and provides practical advice based on first-hand experience, drawing on expertise from across the firm to deliver a comprehensive solution.

The team is led by Jacob Rickett, a regulatory and commercial lawyer, who advises across a range of regulatory, governance, commercial, professional misconduct, health and safety, fire safety and environmental matters. He has acted for a number of football, rugby, cricket and hockey clubs.

Jacob is assisted by David Anderton, O.B.E who provides expert advice in the fields of planning law, environmental law and licensing. He captained the English Chess Team, 1972 – 1990 and under his guidance, it secured three silver and two bronze medals at the Chess Olympiad. David was awarded an OBE in 1976 for his services to chess.

Managing Director, Andrew Johnson said

“Ansons Solicitors are delighted to be supporting the club for this exciting play-off match and the opportunity to push for the Championship. The club has had a fantastic season this year reaching the play-offs, and has secured a long-term training base for the club and community sports activities. Regardless of the which league the club plays in next season we hope this is the start of a long-term and successful partnership. We wish the team all the very best for the match and hope to be celebrating promotion soon – COYY

If you would like to discuss any matters relating to sports law, please get in touch with Jacob Rickett, who can be reached on 0121 716 3730 or via email at


TSL Limited – Matchball Sponsor
It is great to have TSL involved with the club for the first time, hopefully it’s a partnership that will grow over the coming seasons
TSL deliver outstanding construction projects for International clients in the Logistics, Food, Pharmaceutical and High-Tech Manufacturing sectors. They are established and active in the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and the US markets. They approach every project from the client’s viewpoint and deliver on time, on budget and have earned an enviable reputation for delivering ‘exceptional as standard’!
Dan Sibley Building Services Manager told us
““TSL are delighted to be supporting Oxford United Football Club in the upcoming play-off game against Portsmouth FC. It is a huge match for the club, the community and the outstanding OUFC fans.
“TSL do a lot of work in and around Oxfordshire with many of our team local to the area. We have always been committed to engaging with, and supporting local clubs, charities and events, so this presented a fantastic opportunity to be a part of this landmark moment in OUFC’s history.
“We are not only great supporters of the work being carried out on the pitch, but the fantastic development behind the scenes with the youth academies and the unbelievable work being carried out under the ‘Oxford United in the Community’ programme.”

Bradford Decorating – Head Coach Sponsor
Bradford Decorating have been partners of the club for a long period of time and former box holder Shaun loves his football and we’re sure will be having a cheeky bet on Monday’s game.

Thinking of renovating your kitchen, converting your garage, or even refurbishing your offices? Look no further than Shaun Bradford, Oxford’s home improvements specialists! With an exceptional team of tradesmen spanning everything from painting services to listed building decorators, they offer a comprehensive range of services to breathe new life into your property. Whether you are looking to make repairs, increase your living space or simply add value to your home, you can always count on their team to get the job done to an exceptional standard. Take a look here: or call 01865 247 752

Shaun told us “We are so proud of everything that Karl and the team have achieved and we are delighted to be sponsoring the boss for such a big game in the club’s history.”textures.jpg

Textures Flooring – Programme Sponsor
Another company that have been involved with the club for some time, fans will know them as former sponsors of the 1893 club and also as front of shirt sponsors for various age groups in the clubs academy set up.

Textures Flooring has over 10 years of experience in the flooring industry. Their team goes the extra mile to ensure all their customers receive the best customer service and leave the showroom with the flooring best suited to them. They cover carpets, wooden flooring, vinyl tiles and even natural flooring, helping your home become more eco-friendly. As well as supplying your flooring, they can also install it for you as well. Just pop into the showroom 195 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7AR or give them a call on 01865 311 807 to see how they can help you.

Unfortunately, there was some sad news coming out of Textures, with the passing of Part Owner and Founder Paul Champion, everyone at Oxford United would like to pass on their condolences to Paul’s family and friends at this sad time.

Supporting Textures Flooring as Programme Sponsor are Autotrak, who have been involved with the commercial side of the club for several years, supporting the Academy before most recently partnering with Oxfordshire Community Foundation to be back of shirt sponsor for Oxford United Women.

Owner Michael Fox, who follows the U's both home and away told us " It will be strange not being in the stadium to support the lads but we will be watching at home with fingers crossed, we are delighted to be able support the club through the digital programme sponsorship, Come On You Yellows !!!!"

Autotrak is one of the longest established portable roadway hire companies in the United Kingdom offering roadways, pathways, matting, secure storage and security fencing. They have supplied a range of our products to a number of TV and Film productions including the award winning film 1917.

Our thanks to all of our sponsors. If you would like to see how Oxford United can help your business then email

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