Chris Wilder takes on one of his another Sheffield man in Micky Adams. For a team at the start of the season had less than a hand full of players registered Micky had to work wonders in puting a squad together.
Well no one would have imagined that they would be sitting pretty 2nd in the table going into this match.
Chris Wilder made a new signing during the week and he goes straight into the squad.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:24 McCormick,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,17 Capaldi,07 Chapman,08 Heslop Booked (Duberry – 86),14 Rigg,26 Davis,10 Smalley (Constable – 73),15 Potter
Substitutes:31 Crocombe,05 Duberry,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,25 Parker,09 Constable,29 Craddock
Player to watch: Sean Rigg
After leaving the Vale at the end of last season he signed a deal with Oxford United. Will he turn on the style down the left?
Port Vale Team News:
Port Vale team last match:01 Neal,05 McCombe (Hughes – 61),06 Purse,24 Duffy,36 Jones Booked,07 Loft Booked,09 Myrie-Williams,23 Burge,10 Vincent (Taylor – 46),11 Pope,16 Andrew (Dodds – 46)
Substitutes:02 Yates,03 Taylor,15 Shuker,18 Morsy,26 Birchall,08 Dodds,29 Hughes
Player to watch: Tom Pope
27 goals for the divisions top scorer this season so a man to look out for.
Match Facts & Stats
founded in 1876 they are known as the Valiants.
Oxford have won 10 drawn 9 and lost 11 against Port Vale.
Oxford 1 Port Vale 1
Tuesday 5th March 2013 npower league 2 at home to Rotherham ko 19:45hrs