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Swindon v Oxford

Swindon Town
vs.
Oxford United

The County Ground

Sun 5th Feb 2017

12:00hrs

It's the A420 clash and a massive one for both teams. But then again what derby match isn't big!!

Swindon Town are fighting a relegation battle and with just 9 pts from a possible 30 over the last 10 matches things are not looking good.

However on the yellows side of the A420 life is a lot brighter. The team are in the last 16 of the FA cup. Have made it to the Semi-Final of the checkatrade.

Swindon have had a high number of new arrivals during January in a bid to stop the rot. Hard job there!!

Where as Oxford have not felt to add too many new faces as the team are performing well on the pitch.

Its now 15 years since Swindon have beaten the yellows. In that time Oxford have won 6 and drawn 1.

Swindon Town Team News:

Swindon team last match:1 Vigouroux,2 Thompson Booked,29 Branco,28 Jones(Conroy 90mins),21 Dabo,7 Gladwin,20 Colkett,11 Brophy,10 Goddard,17 Feruz(Stewart 70mins),33 Norris (Hylton 45mins)

Subs:5 Rodgers,8 Kasim,12 Henry,16 Stewart,22 Murray,24 Hylton,25 Conroy

Player to watch: Nicky Ajose

The striker was very prolific in his first two stints with the club until a big money move to Charlton. He's scored 7 goals for the Addicks.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match: Eastwood, Edwards, Dunkley, Nelson, Ruffels (Ledson 76mins), Maguire, Sercombe, Rothwell, Johnson, Hall Booked(Carroll 85mins), Hemmings (Lundstram 65mins).

Subs: Lundstram, Ledson, Carroll, Stevens, Graham, Roberts.

Player to watch: Marvin Johnson

The winger is having a purple patch at the moment with 3 goals in January taking his tally to 8 for the season. Scoring a long range effort during the week.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Swindon Town Football Club

Nickname
The Robins

Founded
1879; 138 years ago

Ground
County Ground

Capacity
15,728

Owner
Lee Power

Chairman
Lee Power

Coach
Luke Williams

Match Prediction:

Swindon 0 Oxford 2 Scorers: Johnson and Martinez

Next Fixtures:

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Oxford United V Milton Keynes Dons
Sat 11 Feb 15:00


Writer:Terry
Date:Friday February 3 2017
Time: 12:24PM

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