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PREVIEW Oxford United v Accrington Stanley

A full guide to tonight's game at the Kassam Stadium

28 September 2021

Match Previews

PREVIEW Oxford United v Accrington Stanley

A full guide to tonight's game at the Kassam Stadium

28 September 2021

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Oxford United welcome Accrington Stanley to the Kassam Stadium this evening in Sky Bet League 1 (7.45pm)

The U's have no new injury worries after Saturday's home game against Gillingham and name an unchanged squad.

Marcus McGuane and Jamie Hanson are back in training and close to a return but Karl Robinson's main decision is whether Cameron Brannagan, Sam Long and Elliott Moore can cope with two games in quick succession after returning to the team on Saturday.

See Karl, Alex Gorrin and Elliott Moore all previewing the game in iFollow.

Boss John Coleman was left frustrated after a 3-3 draw with Morecambe at the weekend but his side remain a point ahead of the U’s in the League 1 table.

“We haven’t won in three now but we have to just keep going” he said. “We have a clean bill of health and a good squad.

“I know Karl really well and his sides always play good football. They have always been a good team and historically they start slow and then they pick up. If you watch their last four games they should have got more out of them then they did but you get runs like that where the ball just doesn’t bounce for you and you don’t get the results you deserve. It’s going to be a tough game for us but they are always good games when we play against each other”.

Sean McConville stands by for his 350th appearance for Accrington.

Tickets are available from where you can print at home or download to your phone or you can call 01865 337533.
The Football Special buses are running as usual for this game, other than the OX2 from Didcot which us unavailable for midweek games. The buses provide a cheap and easy way of getting to and from the games. CLICK HERE for a full list of public transport
There are circa 2,000 free parking spaces at the stadium but we ask everyone to arrive early and park legally. 
Away fans-  Please park in the West car park - the one closest to the cinema and bowling complex at the fence end of the ground.
Although we can't open Olly's Den or the Family Room at the moment we do have two rooms available which fans should be aware of.

We have a bespoke Sensory Room for fans under 23 who maybe need to take a little time out on a matchday with our fully trained helpers. Just ask a steward if you would like to use it or email Supporter Liaison Officer Andy Taylor for more details:

We also have an 'Isolation Room' available: if you start feeling unwell or show any covid symptoms after you arrive at the ground please tell the nearest steward who will help you to the isolation area where we can get you tested and take appropriate action.
You can see the whole game in iFollow with extended highlights or the full 90 minutes available later
You can also follow the whole game on twitter through @OUFCOfficial or on our Instagram page and we will have a full match report and Gallery right here on the final whistle.

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