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Pictures from Longford Town v Oxford United friendly

Sun Jul 15th 2018

Pictures by Tiernan Dolan

Some action pictures from our friendly against Oxford United last week at a sun drenched City Calling Stadium.

Dean Dillon scored his first goal for De Town, with Oxford United’s goals coming from Jon Obika plus strikes from Tony McMahon and Malachi Napa plus a late penalty from Shaun Derry.

We hope the U’s fans enjoyed their time in Longford!

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Longford Town friendly v Oxford United at City Calling Stadium

Sun Jul 8th 2018

Longford Town will be hosting EFL League One side, Oxford United at City Calling Stadium on Tuesday, July 10th with a kick-off time of 7.45pm.

The U’s play at Kassam Stadium, Oxford and finished 16th in League One last season. Their biggest trophy win was the 1986 League Cup Final (or Milk Cup) win over QPR at Wembley Stadium, featuring an Irish trio of Dave Langan, John Aldridge and Ray Houghton in their starting line-up.

Oxford United were elected into the Football League in 1962, replacing Accrington Stanley. They were promoted to the Third Division in 1965, the club were promoted again 3 years later and enjoyed an eight-year spell in the Second Division, before being relegated. The U’s reached the top tier of English football in 1985 after successive promotions, where they stayed for 3 years.

Ticket prices for the game are:

Adults €15.00
Students/OAPS €10.00
U16s €5.00

Free admission for season ticket holders.

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