Date: 30th November 2012 at 10:52am
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Its FA Cup time with both teams hoping to progress to round 3 and a chance to be drawn against a top Premiership team.

Clubs in the lower reaches of football all hope for the same as they know they will not win the FA Cup but to them the financial boost can really push a club on for the rest of the season.

Accrington Stanley Team News:

Accrington Stanley team last match:25 Dunbavin,03 Liddle,05 Nsiala,06 Winnard,29 Atkinson,04 Joyce,08 Barnett (Chippendale – 79),12 Miller (Murphy – 84),07 Lindfield Booked,23 Amond (Gray – 68 Booked),33 Boco

Substitutes:22 Dawber,02 Murphy,10 Hatfield,11 Chippendale,14 Clark,15 Dixon,17 Gray

Player to watch: James Beattie

The ex Premiership and England player has scored 2 goals from the penalty spot since signing on as player coach.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,04 Raynes,06 Wright,16 Whing,17 Capaldi Booked,14 Rigg (Worley – 83),18 Forster-Caskey Booked (Pittman – 56),19 Cox,20 Leven,09 Constable,
15 Potter

Substitutes:21 Brown,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,07 Chapman,08 Heslop,26 Davis,11 Pittman

Player to watch: Jake Wright

The Oxford captain could face a stiff time against the Accrington front man.

Match Facts & Stats

Founded in 1968 but in reality the club was orignally formed in 1891.

Oxford have won 2 and drawn 3 against the Lancashire club.

Match Prediction:

Accrington 1 Oxford 2

Scorers: Constable & Potter

Next Fixtures:

Away to Plymouth in the Quarter Final of the JPT Tuesday 4th December Ko 19:00hrs

 

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