OXFORD UNITED

 

 

("The U's")

Year formed1893
Turned professional1949
Limited company1949
Previous names

Headington: 1893 - 1894

Headington United: 1894 -1960

Oxford United: 1960 to date.

Ground

Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Road, Oxford OX4 4XP

for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 78 yards (105 x 65 metres)
Ground capacity12,500
Record attendance at present ground

12,243 v Leyton Orient, League Two, 6th May 2006

(lost 2-3)

League career

Southern League: 1949 - 1962

Division Four: 1962 - 1965

Division Three: 1965 - 1968

Division Two: 1968 - 1976

Division Three: 1976 - 1984

Division Two: 1984 - 1985

Division One: 1985 - 1988

Division Two/One: 1988 - 1994

Division Two: 1994 - 1996

Division One: 1996 - 1998

Division Two: 1998 - 2001

Division Three/League Two: 2001 -  2006

Conference: 2006 - 2010

League Two: 2010 - 2016

League One: 2016 - .

First Football League game18th August 1962 v Barrow, Division Four, lost 2-3
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Division Two champions: 1984-85

Division Three champions: 1967-68, 1983-83

Division Two runners-up: 1995-96

League Two runners-up: 2015-16

Conference runners-up: 2006-07

Southern League champions: 1952-53, 1960-61, 1961-62

Southern League runners-up: 1953-54, 1959-60

Domestic - Cup

Milk Cup winners: 1985-86

Johnstone's Paint Trophy / Checkatrade Trophy runners-up: 2015-16, 2016-17

Best League position18th, Division One, 1985-86, 1986-87
Lowest League position23rd, League Two, 2005-06
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1963-64
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win61, Division Four, 1964-65
3 for a win95, Division Three, 1983-84
Fewest League points
2 for a win33, Division Two, 1968-69, 1975-76
3 for a win27, Division Two, 2000-01
Most League goals scored91, Division Three, 1983-84
Most League goals conceded100, Division Two, 2000-01
Fewest League goals scored34, Division Two, 1968-69
Fewest League goals conceded36, Division Two, 1984-85
Most wins in a League season

28, Division Three, 1983-84

Fewest wins in a League season

6, Division One, 1987-88

Most draws in a League season18, Division Three, 1978-79
Fewest draws in a League season

6, Division Two, 2000-01

Most losses in a League season33, Division Two, 2000-01
Fewest losses in a League season7, Division Three, 1983-84
Record League win7-0 v Barrow, Division Four, 19th December 1964
Record Cup win9-1 v Dorchester Town, FA Cup 1st round, 11th November 1995
Record defeat

0-7 v Sunderland, Division One, 19th September 1998

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season30, John Aldridge, 1984-85
in total77, Graham Atkinson, 1962-74
Most League goals scored in one match

4, Tony Jones v Newport County, Division Four, 22nd September 1962

4, Arthur Longbottom v Darlington, Division Four, 26th October 1963

4, Richard Hill v Walsall, Division Two, 26th December 1988

4, John Durnin v Luton Town, Division One, 14th November 1992

Most League appearances478, John Shuker, 1962-77

Most capped player

18, Jim Magilton for Northern Ireland

Youngest League playerJason Seacole, 16 years 149 days v Mansfield Town, January 1997
Highest transfer fee received£1,600,000 for Matt Elliott to Leicester City, January 1997
Highest transfer fee paid£475,000 for Dean Windass from Aberdeen, August 1998