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📝 Match Preview: Oxford United (A)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday

23 September 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Oxford United (A)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday

23 September 2023

The Grecians are on the road this Saturday, heading to the Kassam Stadium to face Oxford United in a 3pm kick-off in EFL Sky Bet League One.

City will be looking to build on their strong start to the season as they face an Oxford United side that sits in fourth in the League.

Last time out in the League Oxford picked up a fine 3-0 win over Fleetwood Town.

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

City have won four of the last five in League One, and have the chance to win three in a row away from home for the first time since February 2022. Caldwell expects a stern test against a strong Oxford outfit.

"I think Oxford have started really well and I think they're one of the bigger teams in this league," Gary said.

"They've got a big budget and I think they surprised last year when they struggled. They're where I expect them to be now. It'll be challenging but we've been to Wycombe, Carlisle and Burton and shown we are capable of winning on the road, and we know what that takes.

"We're looking forward to a really big challenge. I've had a look at them and think they are a lot more pragmatic than I thought they would be, I thought they'd be more expansive. 

"We know what they are good at and how they will try to hurt us, but as in every game we believe we can cause the opposition a lot of problems."

Hear more from Gary ⬇️

Match Tickets

Prices as follows (£advance/£match day):

  • Adult - £26/£29
  • Over-65 - £18/£21
  • 18-24/Bluelight card holders - £16/£18
  • Under-18 - £14/£16
  • Under-13 - £11/£13
  • Under-7 - £7/£9
  • Wheelchair - relevant concession price, free PA.

How to Buy

Tickets are available via your online ticketing account or in the club shop.


The Kit

We will be wearing our grey away kit for the second time this season!

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Away Day Guide

Please click here to view our dedicated away day guide and plan your trip to the Kassam Stadium.

The Stadium

  • Name: Kassam Stadium
  • Opened: 2001
  • Capacity: 12,500
  • Address: Grenoble Rd, Littlemore, Oxford OX4 4XP

Oxford United moved to the Kassam Stadium in 2001 after leaving the Manor Ground. The stadium is named after former Club Chairman Firoz Kassam and is located on the outskirts of Oxford.


The ground only has three side but has a capacity of 12,500!

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How to get there

By Car

The postcode for the Kassam Stadium is OX4 4XP and will take around 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours to get there depending on traffic.

Grecian Travel

Grecian Travel, completely run by the Supporters' Club, and not for profit, is available for City's trip to Oxford.

  • The coach will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 9.30am for a fare of £29.

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), junction 28 (Cullompton services), junction 27 (Tiverton), junction 25 (Taunton). All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

Currently Grecian Travel can only be booked directly.

For more information or to book please contact Simon Carnall on email at:


There is free parking for 2,000 vehicles at the stadium on a first come first serve basis, with free parking also along Grenoble Road adjacent to the ground.

Away supporters should head for car park B1, opposite the VUE cinema.

How To Follow

Can't make it to Oxford on Saturday? Why not get the next best thing with coverage on iFollow?

By purchasing a video match pass at the cost of just £10 overseas or an audio match pass for just £2.50 in the UK you'll get access to the stream which includes BBC Radio Devon commentary.

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To purchase a match pass please click here.

  • For further details on iFollow, please click here
  • For a first time guide to iFollow, please click here

We will be proving live coverage on our Twitter and Facebook pages and will have reaction from Gary Caldwell and a player after the match.

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Previous Encounter

Oxford United 0 Exeter City 1 | January 2, 2023 | EFL Sky Bet League One

City made it back-to-back away wins as Sam Nombe's strike was enough to pick up three points away at Oxford United.

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