Friday 5 March 2021

Oxford's bit part players could have their day in the sun

Oxford United supremo Karl Robinson has been complaining about a mounting injury list and a four match winless run, but the Oxford Mail reckons it is an opportunity for bit part players to make their mark:

Oxford have a good home record, having won seven, drawn three and lost four.  Away from home, Charlton have won nine, drawn four and lost four.

We have only won at the Kassim Stadium in the FA Cup.  I remember us playing at the Manor Ground which still had something of a 'Headington United' atmosphere with its Meccano stands.

CAS Trust reckons that a 0-0 draw would be a good result:

My original forecast was a 2-1 win for Charlton, but that now looks optimistic even if Oxford's run, which had the pundits tipping them for the top, has faltered somewhat.

'Gobby' has been talking about pressure on the referee to award penalties, but Tom Nield looks like a man who can cope with pressure given what he has had to deal with during the pandemic as a senior nursing officer: 

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