The U's take on Doncaster at Roots Hall looking to bounce back after their mid-week mauling by Blackburn. Roots Hall has not been a happy place for the U's who have only taken 1 point from their last seven visits!
Some good news on the injury front. Charlie Raglan has returned to full training but will not be ready in time to face Doncaster.
Malachi Napa has signed a contract extension that keeps him at the club until the end of the 2018/19 season.
The U's have also offered Christian Ribeiro coaching role at the. club until the end of the season
More bad news on the injury front. Christian Ribeiro has been forced to retire from football on medical advice due to a serious knee injury.
OUFC 2- 4 Blackburn Rovers
A disastrous 1st half saw the U's 3 goals down in 22 minutes! Jack Payne pulled a goal back just before half time. Rovers sealed the win on 71 when Martin's clearance hit Nuttall and bobbled in. Obika got the U's second on 85. HIGHLIGHTS
Plymouth 0-4 OUFC
The U's got off to a flying start and took a 14th minute lead (Ledson) from the penalty spot after Wes Thomas was fouled by Edwards who was shown a red card by the ref. Around the half hour the home side hit the post from a free kick which rebounded onto Eastwood and went out for a corner. United took control in the second half with goals from Thomas, Henry and Obika. HIGHLIGHTS
Another injury blow for United. Rob Hall is ruled out for around 4 months with a knee injury. A scan has revealed damage to the cartilage in his right knee.
On the plus side Ivo Pekalski is reported to be a month ahead of schedule in his recovery from a knee ligament injury.
The U's may soon send midfielder Josh Ashby and striker James Roberts out on loan. Both played in a behind closed doors friendly for Torquay United this week.
Curtis Nelson is out for the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured Achilles on Saturday.
OUFC 1-2 Northampton
Another lapse of concentration cost United at least a share of the points. The U's, who trailed to an 11th minute goal, lost skipper Curtis Nelson on 43 minutes with what looked like an ankle injury. Having equalised through Wes Thomas following Nelson's injury, a mistake allowed the Cobblers to regain the lead
within a minute just before half time.
OUFC v Northampton
The U's take on the Cobblers having failed to beat them in their last 5 encounters and not scored in the last 4 matches against them!
OUFC 3-4 MK Dons
FA Cup 1st Round
Port Vale 2-0 OUFC