Date: 17th April 2017 at 1:43pm
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Vale are fighting hard against relegation where as Oxford know they will be playing league 1 football next season.

U’s boss Michael Appleton has a few injuries problems so could draft in fringe players

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,2 Ribeiro(Edwards 85mins),5 Nelson,25 Raglan,3 Skarz Booked,10 Maguire(Hall 81mins),4 Lundstram,14 Ruffels,18 Rothwell(Hemmings 76mins),28 Johnson,11 McAleny

Subs:15 Hemmings,16 Edwards,19 Hall,22 Long,33 Dunkley,34 Stevens,35 Carroll

Player to watch: Marvin Johnson

The speedy winger has scored 10 goals this season. Can he get amongst the goals again?

Port Vale Team News:

Port Valeteam last match:1 Mehmet,2 Purkiss (Reeves 37mins),39 Bikey Amougou,24 Smith,20 Geraldo Rosa,6 Taylor,12 Pugh,11 Foley,10 Hooper(Turner 78mins),44 Eagles(Kelly 84mins),9 Cicilia

Subs:4 Streete,7 Kelly,18 Turner,19 Tanser,28 de Freitas,31 Reeves,38 Fasan

Player to watch: Ben Purkiss

The 6ft 3 right back, once with Oxford. Can he inspire his team to a win?

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Port Vale Football Club


1876; 141 years ago

Vale Park, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent


Norman Smurthwaite

Michael Brown (caretaker)

Match Prediction:

Oxford 2 Port Vale 1

Scorer: Maguire & Johnson

Next Fixtures:

League One

Millwall v Oxford United
Sat 22 Apr 15:00