OUFC 3-0 Portsmouth
The U's didn't trouble the Pompey keeper in the 1st half and were ucky to go in 0-0 at HT. Eastwood made one good save to keep it 0-0. Pompey had a 'goal' disallowed for a push on Williamson. United came out with purpose in the 2nd half. A goal by Thomas on 47 mins, a great pass released Ribeiro down the right, his low cross was fumbled by the keeper and Wes said thank you! Ricardiniho looked composed and made some good tackles and passes as he got more used to the pace of the game. Gino van Kessel came on for Johnson on 80mins and within 3 minutes he became an instant hero! He beat two men in the area and smashed in a fine goal. Josh (The Kidlington goal machine) Ruffles wrapped it up in injury time. HIGHLIGHTS
New signing Ivo Pekalski ruled out until new year with knee injury following an incident in training.
United have signed forward Gino van Kessel on loan from Slavia Prague. joins on a season-long deal. The Czech club revealrd a fee of 900,000 Euros (approx £810,000) has been agreed if the U's want to make the Curacao international's move permanent next summer.
United failed to progress past the 1st Round of the League Cup, losing 3-4 AET to League 2 Cheltenham Town.
United have signed 26 year old midfielder Ivo Pekalski for an undisclosed fee from Swedish club Halmstads. 2 year deal with an option of an additional 12 months.
Oldham 0-2 OUFC
The Pep Clotet era got off to a flying start with the U's claiming their first ever victory at Oldham.
Wes Thomas opened the scoring on 39 minutes and Josh Ruffles secured the win with a goal on 72 minutes. HIGHLIGHTS
Charlie Raglan's injury may be more serious than initially thought.