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PREVIEW Oxford United v Swindon Town

A full guide to Saturday's big game at the Kassam Stadium

27 November 2020

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Oxford United welcome Swindon Town to the Kassam Stadium in Sky Bet League 1 on Saturday (3pm)

The U's have no new injuries after a win at Wigan and a draw at Portsmouth this week, two games which saw very different starting elevens.

Boss Karl Robinson stated ahead of Portsmouth that he had one eye on selection for Saturday when he selected his side which may mean a return for Matty Taylor, Marcus McGuane and Liam Kelly among others.

Sam Winnall (hamstring) and Malachi Napa (knee) remain sidelined while Cameron Brannagan continues to make good progress after an eye problem and has been working hard on the training pitches all week

Hear from Marcus McGuane, Simon Eastwood and Karl Robinson in iFollow where you can view the whole game live.


New Swindon boss John Sheridan believes his new side are on the right track:

“I’ve seen good things so far. We look up for the fight, and once we get a few people back available fighting for a place it makes my decision a lot harder. I’ll be able to pick from a good, strong group of players and I think we’ll be OK.

“I’ve heard plenty about this rivalry. It’s obviously a shame the supporters aren’t here because it would have been a brilliant atmosphere, but it will still be a tough game.

“Oxford are a good footballing side who had a good result in midweek and last Saturday. I know Karl Robinson very well, his teams are always good, football-wise, but we go there with confidence after the performance against Lincoln.”

Our thanks to Shaun Bradford and the team at Bradford Decorating who are Match Sponsors for this game.  You can find out all about them HERE

There are plenty of sponsorship and commercial opportunities available. email or call 01865 337503 or 337513 to see how the U's can help your business

A reminder, if needed, that the game is behind closed doors and we once again ask all fans to respect the current situation and stay away from the stadium. Extra security measures will be in place. Stay home and watch it on iFollow.

The game is available for just £10 to view on iFollow and free to Season Ticket Holders.

You can stream the game  RIGHT 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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