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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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2 Bolton 39 22 9 8 75 28
3 Fleetwood 39 19 12 8 69 19
4 Scunthorpe 40 19 10 11 67 21
5 Bradford 40 16 18 6 66 15
6 Southend 39 17 12 10 63 13
7 Millwall 38 16 12 10 60 8
8 Rochdale 38 16 9 13 57 6
9 Bristol Rovers 40 15 12 13 57 -1
10 Oxford 39 16 8 15 56 5
11 Peterborough 40 15 10 15 55 1
12 Walsall 39 13 14 12 53 -2
13 Wimbledon 39 12 15 12 51 1
14 Northampton 40 14 8 18 50 -6
15 MK Dons 39 12 12 15 48 -1
16 Charlton 39 10 17 12 47 3
17 Bury 40 12 10 18 46 -7
18 Oldham 40 10 15 15 45 -12
19 Gillingham 40 11 12 17 45 -17
20 Shrewsbury 39 11 10 18 43 -14
21 Port Vale 38 10 12 16 42 -17
22 Swindon 40 10 9 21 39 -18
23 Chesterfield 40 8 9 23 33 -28
24 Coventry 40 7 11 22 32 -27
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