After a week off Chris Wilder pits his wits against Gary Mills York City in the npower football league. York find themselves in 17th spot after claiming promotion last season via a play off win from the Blue Square Premiership.
The Oxford squad has had a decent week on th etraining ground and sees his team strengthened by the inclusion of Michael Duberry and Tony Capaldi on the training pitch.
York beat Oxford earlier in the season 3-1 so Oxford will be looking for revenge and 3 points.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match 442:24 McCormick,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,07 Chapman (Whing – 89),14 Rigg (Smalley – 62),19 Montrose,25 Parker,26 Davis,09 Constable,29 Craddock (O’Brien – 69)
Substitutes:31 Crocombe,16 Whing,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,08 Heslop,10 Smalley
Player to watch: James Constable
Scored his 91st goal for Oxford United last weekend and 11th of this season.
York City Team News:
York City team last match 442:24 Ingham,04 Smith,06 Parslow,16 Fyfield,22 O’Connell,32 Obeng,08 Kerr (Everson – 79),17 Blair,29 McGrath,10 Chambers (Rodman – 56),25 Rankine (Walker – 69)
Substitutes:01 Musselwhite,27 Allen,19 Potts,21 Everson,26 McLaughlin,33 Rodman,09 Walker
Player to watch: Ashley Chambers
The 22 year old has netted 8 times this season. 1 goal was against Oxford earlier in the season when York beat Oxford 3-1.
Match Facts & Stats
Founded in 1922 the Yorkshire club are knicknamed the Minster men.
Oxford have won 19 drawn 8 lost 11 matches.
Oxford 3 York 1
Scorers Constable, Rigg & Craddock.
Tuesday 26th Feb away to Gillingham in the npower league 2 ko 19:45hrs.