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Fleetwood V Oxford

Fleetwood Town
vs.
Oxford United

Highbury Stadium

26th Jan 2013

15:00hrs

Chris Wilder takes OUFC to the north of Blackpool in Lancashire to a town called Fleetwood.

This will be the first encounter between the two teams.

Fleetwood won promotion to the football league last season and have established themselves in npower league 2.

Ex Scottish International Graham Alexander is the manager of Fleetwood. His team currently sit in 8th spot so it should be a tough battle for the U's.

The yellows welcome back from injury Adam Chapman and Deane Smalley.

Fleetwood Town Team News:

Fleetwood Town last match:01 Davies,02 Beeley,03 Howell (Pond - 46),12 Brown,13 Goodall,25 Atkinson,04 Barry (Johnson - 74),27 Marrow,32 Evans,10 Matt,26 Ball (Jamie Allen - 56)

Substitutes:16 Maxwell,05 McNulty,06 Pond,18 McGuire,20 Johnson,21 Jamie Allen,17 Titchiner

Player to watch: Paul McKenna

No not the hypnotist! 35 year old Paul was signed from Hull City Friday 25th Jan and will add experience to the Cod army.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United team last match:21 Brown,02 Batt,04 Raynes,05 Duberry Booked,06 Wright,14 Rigg Booked,19 Montrose Booked,20 Leven,26 Davis,15 Potter,18 Richards

Substitutes:31 Crocombe,17 Capaldi,22 Worley,23 O'Brien,08 Heslop,25 Parker,29 Craddock

Player to watch: Michael Duberry

The 37 year old big man has put in some good displays since his return

Match Facts & Stats

They were formed in 1997 and are known as the Cod army.

This will be the first meeting between the two sides.

Match Prediction:

Fleetwood 2 Oxford 2 Scorers: Richards & Leven

Next Fixtures:

Home to Burton Tuesday 29th January in npower league 2 ko 19:45hrs


Writer:Terry
Date:Saturday January 26 2013
Time: 11:11AM

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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 45 29 10 6 97 44
2 Bolton 45 24 11 10 83 29
3 Fleetwood 45 23 12 10 81 21
4 Scunthorpe 45 23 10 12 79 24
5 Bradford 45 20 18 7 78 19
6 Millwall 45 19 13 13 70 8
7 Southend 45 19 12 14 69 16
8 Rochdale 45 19 11 15 68 9
9 Oxford 45 19 9 17 66 11
10 Bristol Rovers 45 18 12 15 66 -1
11 Peterborough 45 17 11 17 62 3
12 MK Dons 45 15 13 17 58 -1
13 Walsall 45 14 16 15 58 -4
14 Charlton 45 13 18 14 57 4
15 Wimbledon 45 13 17 15 56 -3
16 Northampton 45 14 10 21 52 -13
17 Oldham 45 12 16 17 52 -13
18 Shrewsbury 45 13 12 20 51 -15
19 Bury 45 13 11 21 50 -11
20 Gillingham 45 12 13 20 49 -20
21 Port Vale 45 12 12 21 48 -25
R Swindon 45 11 11 23 44 -19
R Coventry 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Chesterfield 45 9 10 26 37 -34
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