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Riley loaned to Oxford
Riley loaned to Oxford Oxford Utd

Riley loaned to Oxford

Oxford have completed the signing of full-back Joe Riley on a short-term loan deal from Bolton.

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Long loaned to Oxford Oxford Utd

Long loaned to Oxford

Oxford United have signed goalkeeper George Long from Sheffield United on a loan deal until January.

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Kitson announces retirement Oxford Utd

Kitson announces retirement

Former Reading and Stoke striker Dave Kitson has announced his retirement from football.

Wall of Colour Oxford Utd

Wall of Colour

Sky Sports is calling on all Football League fans to show their true colours on the opening weekend.

Oxford boost backroom staff Oxford Utd

Oxford boost backroom staff

Oxford have appointed Derek Fazackerley as assistant head coach and Mark Thomas as head of performance and recruitment analysis.

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Collins raring to go Oxford Utd

Collins raring to go

Michael Collins is looking ahead to the new season and believes Oxford can challenge for promotion from League Two.

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Collins completes Oxford move Oxford Utd

Collins completes Oxford move

Oxford have signed former Scunthorpe midfielder Michael Collins on a one-year deal with the option for a further year.

Appleton eyes new faces Oxford Utd

Appleton eyes new faces

Michael Appleton is hoping to make his first summer signings ahead of Oxford's opening pre-season friendly game at the weekend.

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