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PREVIEW Lincoln City v Oxford United

A full guide to Saturday's SKY Bet League 1 game

3 March 2023

Match Previews

PREVIEW Lincoln City v Oxford United

A full guide to Saturday's SKY Bet League 1 game

3 March 2023

Oxford United head for Lincoln City on Saturday in SKY Bet League 1 (3pm)

Craig Short takes charge for the first time after the departure of Karl Robinson. The former Everton and Derby defender has previously been caretaker boss in Hungary and at Notts County and told us:

"I have done the role in the past but I'm obviously very proud to be asked to do it for Oxford on Saturday. Whether you are on the bench or on the pitch on Saturday we all understand the importance of the game and know we need a win. I'm sure the fans will be right behind us and that should make for a really good game of football."

Sam Baldock, Josh Murphy, Tyler Smith and Billy Bodin miss out but Craig told us.

"Billy was close but it's a week too early but we still have the players in the squad to get a result on Saturday provided the attitude and work rate are right."

See a full Preview Show in iFollow, along with the full pre match interview with Craig.

Mark Kennedy's Imps are unbeaten at the LNER Stadium this season but have drawn all but three of those matches.

“To be heading into March and still unbeaten in the league at home is a phenomenal achievement" he said "so the players deserve a lot of credit for that.”

“I just can’t compliment the players enough for their efforts and attitudes, especially when you look at how stretched we are at the minute".

We have been allocated an initial 800 tickets in the Stacey West Stand with more available upon request, this includes four pairs of wheelchair and carer tickets.

Please note tickets for this fixture are digital only. As part of a digital ticketing trial with Lincoln supporters will be able to choose their seats online unlike any other away fixture.

Tickets are on sale online from and by calling 01865 337533 until 3pm on Friday 3rd March.

Adults £24
Over 65 £19
Young Adult (18-21) £19
Under 18 £10
Ambulant disabled £19

Supporters with disabilities should have medium/high level of DLA. Proof may be required.

Pay on the day will be available to supporters from the visitors ticket window located at the club shop.

There are four car park bays for blue badge holders available on a first come first served basis and supporters must purchase these directly through Lincoln’s ticket office on 01522 458884 at a price of £5. Bookings must be made at least 48 hours in advance of kick-off.

Parking on the South Common Car Park is available to purchase in advance from the LCFC ticketing website for £5. Full matchday parking details at

London Road Travel
Coaches will depart the Kassam Stadium at 10:00am prompt with a pick-up at Kidlington Sainsbury’s at 10:15am

Adult Member £25.00
Adult Non-Member £28.00
Under 18 Member £23.00
Under 18 Non-Member £26.00

Click HERE to book a place on the coaches or call 01865 337533

Coach and match tickets need to be purchased separately due to the ticket delivery methods.

No alcohol is permitted on the coaches and under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note that the Family Coach will not pick up in Kidlington

iFollow coverage is available to hear in the UK and watch if you are overseas, with full commentary from our friends at BBC Oxford Sport.

We'll have our usual full coverage on all official channels as well.

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