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Preview | Oxford United (A)

25 October 2019

Oxford United v Rochdale | Grenoble Road, Sky Bet League One, Saturday 26th October 2019, 3pm Kick-Off

Dale travel to Oxford United on Saturday, looking to extend their winning run to four consecutive games.

Tuesday night’s win over MK Dons saw Brian Barry-Murphy’s side move into the top half of the table.

Karl Robinson’s Oxford are on a fine run of form themselves, having won five of their last seven games, and currently sit inside the playoff positions in sixth.

 

PRE-MATCH INTERVIEW

Brian Barry-Murphy has praised his players' dedication ahead of Saturday's game.

Click HERE to read what he had to say or watch in full HERE.

 

OPPOSITION VIEW

"I saw them on Tuesday night against MK Dons and they move the ball really well and attack with real energy."

Read what U's boss Karl Robinson had to say on Dale HERE.

 

TEAM NEWS

Click HERE to read an injury update from Barry-Murphy.

 

ADMISSION DETAILS

Dale fans who didn’t purchase a ticket in advance can pay on the day at Oxford on Saturday.

Please note, it is cash only from the North Ticket Office. Click HERE for full details.

 

GRENOBLE ROAD

Check out a Visiting Fans’ guide to Grenoble Road HERE.

 

MATCH ODDS

Sky Bet are offering odds of 19/4 for a Dale victory on Saturday. Click HERE for the full betting preview.

Make sure you select Rochdale as your favourite team on your Sky Bet profile, as Dale will receive 50% of any losing stake!

 

REF WATCH

Referee | Nicholas Kinseley

Assistant Referees | Adrian Tranter & Gregory Read

Fourth Official | Oliver Jackson

 

FLASHBACK

Dale’s last win at Oxford United came in November 2004. Can you name of the players in the pictures below?

 

HEAD TO HEAD

Oxford United

Draws

Dale

9

10

8

 

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Fans in the UK can listen to match audio commentary on iFollow, whilst overseas supporters can watch the match live! The programme will start at 2.45pm.

New for this season, match audio passes are available to purchase for just £2.50 for UK users.

Click HERE to subscribe to iFollow or purchase a match pass.

To access commentary/watch live via your desktop, click on the 'iFollow' tab on our navigation bar. Hover over the 'More' tab and more selections will appear, which is where the 'iFollow' tab is located. Once you’ve clicked through, a link will appear on the left-hand side of the page for you to access the commentary. This will appear on the site around half an hour before kick-off.

We will be tweeting live updates throughout the match on Twitter, and follow our behind-the-scenes content on our Instagram story (@officiallydale).


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