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Oxford United vs. Portsmouth

Kassam stadium

23rd August 2014

15:00hrs

Oxford v Portsmouth

Andy Awford returns to the U's as manager of Pompey for the first time since his stint as assistant to Jim Smith.

His team are in great form not losing a match this season yet.

Michael Appleton takes on his former club and will be eager to get his first points in the bag.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United team last match:18 Long,25 Riley,03 Newey,14 Ruffels,05 Mullins,06 Wright,10 Hylton Booked,19 Collins,09 Morris (Jakubiak - 70),07 Rose (O'Dowda - 82),08 Brown (Potter - 82)

Substitutes:02 Meades,04 Raynes,11 Potter,13 Hunt,15 O'Dowda,21 Crocombe,28 Jakubiak

Player to watch: Jake Wright

The u's captain will have to be on top of his game to stop his team slipping up again.

Portsmouth Team News:

Portsmouth team last match:01 Jones,05 Devera,17 Shorey,25 Atangana,16 Robinson,06 Chorley,11 Holmes (Hollands - 71),21 Dunne,09 Taylor (Butler - 91),08 Wallace,20 Westcarr (Storey - 77)

Substitutes:03 Whatmough,07 Barcham,14 Storey,24 Awford,27 Brezovan,29 Hollands,34 Butle

Player to watch: Jed Wallace

the young pompey forward scored in his last match and is highly rated.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Portsmouth Football Club

Nickname(s)
Pompey

Founded
5 April 1898; 116 years ago

Ground
Fratton Park

Capacity
20,688

Owner
Pompey Supporters Trust

Chairman
Iain McInnes

Manager
Andy Awford

Match Prediction:

Oxford 1 Portsmouth 0 Scorer Brown

Next Fixtures:

Away to West Bromwich Albion in the Capital One cup 2nd rnd Tuesday 26th Aug ko 20:00hrs




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