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  1. Simon Eastwood hails Oxford United's tactical nousRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oxford Mail

    ... Bet League One. While United did not adopt the same spoiling tactics used as they were edged out by leaders Wigan Athletic last week, Karl Robinson's side did slow the game when required at Doncaster. "A lot of lads haven't done this before, like ...

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  2. Blackburn Rovers show Chris Coleman Sunderland can bounce back if they stick togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chronicle Live

    ... on Tuesday while Shrewsbury Town win at Peterborough, they will swap places with the Black Cats next season. Wigan Athletic have already secured promotion after going down with Tony Mowbray's team last season. That, and the young Sunderland players ...

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  3. Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook saw his side win promotion at FleetwoodRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 21 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Wigan boss Paul Cook couldn't help taking a little dig at Rovers after his side secured promotion back to the Championship after a 4-0 victory at Fleetwood. And after seeing his side secure promotion with three games to spare, Cook said: "Blackburn got a little bit ahead of themselves when we had games in hand with some things said about us becoming fatigued, but we haven't.

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  4. Jon Obika bids to fire Oxford United closer to safety after benefiting from midweek restRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Oxford Times

    READY: Striker Jon Obika was rested for United's midweek trip to Wigan and is raring to go as he returns to the squad against Doncaster today JON Obika is refreshed and raring to go for Oxford United 's important visit to Doncaster Rovers today after being rested in midweek. The striker was left at home for the 1-0 defeat at leaders Wigan Athletic, along with Wes Thomas, James Henry and John Mousinho.

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  5. Karl Robinson planning to keep track of scores involving Oxford United's rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Witney Gazette

    KARL Robinson will be aware of the scorelines in games involving their rivals tomorrow as the battle to stay up intensifies. Oxford United 's 1-0 defeat at Wigan Athletic on Tuesday night came as Rochdale and Oldham Athletic shared a goalless draw.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Time for FA Cup magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | News24

    ... by virtue of their league progress. Manchester City? There was no fall-out from their loss at the hands of Wigan Athletic (yes, Wigan Athletic!) because they've just been crowned league champions. Arsenal, the defending champions, were dumped out in ...

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  7. Rob Hall expecting to stay at Oxford United next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Oxford Mail

    ... the gaffer really, the club have an option on me. Hall was named as a substitute in Tuesday's 1-0 defeat at Wigan Athletic and with limited training under his belt he would only be an option late in the game tomorrow. But Robinson will welcome an ...

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  8. Tony Mowbray reacts to Rovers' win over Peterborough United at Ewood ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... moved eight points clear of Shrewsbury Town in third. The victory moved them to 90 points, level with leaders Wigan Athletic who have a better goal difference, and now a game in hand. Scenes of jubilation greeted the final whistle and when asked ...

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  9. Wigan display will boost Oxford United despite result - " Canice CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Witney Gazette

    APPRECIATION: Canice Carroll applauds the Oxford United supporters as he comes off during Tuesday night's agonising 1-0 defeat at Wigan Athletic Picture: Richard Parkes OXFORD United will be stronger for the run-in after their clash with Wigan Athletic despite losing the game, according to Canice Carroll. An unusually defensive approach was four minutes away from earning the U's a precious point at the Sky Bet League One leaders on Tuesday.

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  10. Grigg fires Wigan closerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Sky Sports

    Goal! Wigan Athletic 1, Oxford United 0. William Grigg right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Devante Cole.

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  11. Wigan Athletic 1 (Grigg 86), Oxford United 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Oxford Mail

    OXFORD United suffered late heartbreak for the second Tuesday running as a terrific defensive effort was undone by Will Grigg's tap-in. The striker, who had scored a hat-trick in Wigan Athletic's 7-0 win at the Kassam Stadium in December, finally broke the visitors' resistance four minutes from time.

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  12. Oxford United seeking to make up for Wigan woe - Josh RuffelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Witney Gazette

    Josh Ruffels tackles Will Grigg, who scored a hat-trick in Wigan's 7-0 victory at Oxford United in December Picture: David Fleming DECEMBER'S record defeat will be on the minds of the Oxford United players who featured in the game when they visit Wigan Athletic for the reverse fixture tonight. And while the make-up of the side has changed since then, making amends will be a source of motivation for the survivors.

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  13. Karl Robinson intends to make changes to the Oxford United squad tonight Picture: David FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Oxford Mail

    KARL Robinson plans to leave some Oxford United players at home altogether ahead of tonight's visit to Wigan Athletic. The U's boss flagged up his intention to shuffle the pack after the pressure-relieving victory against Southend United last weekend.

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  14. Chey Dunkley: Wigan don't see Oxford United as 'soft touch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Witney Gazette

    GOOD MOVE: Chey Dunkley is closing in on a second promotion in three seasons, but Wigan Athletic also reached the FA Cup quarter-final against Southampton Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire CHEY Dunkley insists Oxford United will not be seen as a pushover tonight by a Wigan Athletic side who thrashed them 7-0 in December. The 26-year-old defender had a quiet afternoon on his first return to the Kassam Stadium since leaving the U's last summer.

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  15. Wigan clash is now a 'free-hit', says Oxford United boss Karl RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Oxford Mail

    AN OVERDUE victory has given Karl Robinson the breathing space to treat tomorrow's trip to Sky Bet League One leaders Wigan Athletic as a "free-hit". The head coach celebrated a first win at Oxford United with a 2-0 success at home to Southend United.

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  16. Rovers boss Tony Mowbray not fazed by points needed to secure promotionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 13 | This Is Lancashire

    ... (92) who have accrued as many points as we have. "Yet it's not a frustration, it's reality. Huge credit to Wigan Athletic and Shrewsbury Town for accruing as many points as they have. "In any other year with this many points and five games to go ...

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  17. RUFC - Ref Watch v WiganRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vital Football

    The man in charge of Rotherham United's visit to the DW Stadium on Saturday where they take on Wigan Athletic is CHRISTOPHER SARGINSON from Staffordshire. Chris has been on the National List of Referee since 2008 with his first game being Morecambe v Rotherham in the August at Christie Park.

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  18. Why Baines 'Still Has So Much To Offer' EvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Everton FC

    ... Premier League match last month against Manchester City having made his top-flight debut for former club Wigan Athletic in 2005 and has scored 32 goals in the competition. Baines acknowledged that milestones continue to "creep up" on him as he nears ...

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  19. Hibs still have what it takes to finish second - Lewis StevensonRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 8 | Scotsman.com

    ... come up against a side that good after the split." Mckay had a goal every two games record before joining Wigan Athletic in January 2015 in a move lucrative, but deleterious to career fortunes. Broadly written off after successive relegations on ...

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  20. Sky Bet League One round-upRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 7 | Sporting Life

    Ahead of Saturday's Manchester derby, we take a look at how much each side's squad has cost to assemble. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho meet in the Manchester derby on Saturday, so we want to know whose all-time XI is better? Toby Alderweireld's Tottenham future remains the subject of newspaper speculation while Arsenal are keen to tie-up a new deal for Aaron Ramsey.

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