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Fleetwood Town vs. Oxford United

Highbury Stadium

26th Jan 2013

15:00hrs

Fleetwood V Oxford

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


The Journalist

Writer: Terry Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 26 2013

Time: 11:11AM

 

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