Date: 17th December 2016 at 1:43pm
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Michael Appleton takes his team to Greater Manchester to do battle against Bury.

He’ll be hoping for a performance but also an injury free afternoon. Its the last match before Xmas so he’ll be looking to for a boost going into the busy period.

Bury Team News:

Bury team last match:1 Williams,2 Jones(Miller 72mins),19 Soares,30 Bedeau,3 Leigh,20 Burgess,16 Danns Booked,4 Etuhu,10 Mayor,11 Pope,12 Vaughan

Subs:15 Dudley,21 Rachubka,23 Walker,24 Hope,29 Miller,34 Styles,35 Cooney

Player to watch: Tom Pope

The 6ft 3 centre forward has a good strike rate of 1 in 3 matches for the Shakers.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,16 Edwards(Carroll 80mins),5 Nelson,6 Martin(Dunkley 4mins),28 Johnson,11 MacDonald,18 Rothwell,14 Ruffels,19 Hall(Hemmings 68mins),21 Roberts,20 Taylor

Subs:4 Lundstram,10 Maguire,13 Buchel,15 Hemmings,23 Ledson,33 Dunkley,35 Carroll

Player to watch: Robbie Hall

Improving his fitness every game.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Bury Football Club

Nickname
The Shakers

Founded
1885; 131 years ago

Stadium
Gigg Lane, Bury, Greater Manchester

Stadium capacity
11,840

Chairman
Stewart Day

Manager
Chris Brass

Match Prediction:

Bury 0 Oxford 0

Next Fixtures:

Monday 26th December 2016
League One
Oxford Utd v Northampton
KO 15:00hrs