Oxford will be looking for a positive and hard-working performance from the players. Its now 4 straight league defeats although 3 of those matches have been away.
Phil Parkinson is the manager in charge of the West Yorkshire club whose has guided Bradford to 5th in the table with 13points from 7 matches. At home they have a 100% record but are struggling away with 1 point from 3 matches. In those 3 matches they have scored 2 and conceded 8.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,17 Capaldi,07 Chapman,08 Heslop (Leven – 65),19 Cox,10 Smalley,11 Pittman (Potter – 13),29 Craddock (Constable – 66)
Substitutes:21 Brown,23 O’Brien,24 Boateng,14 Rigg,20 Leven,09 Constable,
Player to watch: Deane Smalley
What a time for him to score against the team he finished the season with last term
Bradford City Team News:
Bradford City last match:01 McLaughlin (Duke – 88),03 Meredith,05 Davies,06 Oliver,23 McArdle,07 Reid,18 Jones Booked,24 Doyle,09 Hanson,17 Connell (Wells – 68),20 Hines (Atkinson – 72)
Substitutes:12 Duke,02 Darby,16 McHugh,04 Ravenhill,11 Thompson,14 Atkinson,21 Wells
Player to watch: James Hanson
The big centre forward ia always a menace against the U’s
Match Facts & Stats
Formed in 1903 they are known as the Bantams, the Paraders or the Citizens
Oxford have won 14 drawn 7 and lost 10.
Oxford 1 Bradford 0
Saturday 29th September 2012 Ko 15:00hrs away to Rotherham in the npower league 2