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  • Date:15 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Broadhall Way
  • Attendance:2,590
Goal!

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92:31 +2.31

Handball decision goes against Robert Sinclair. Harry Worley restarts play with the free kick.

86:11

Corner taken by Peter Winn played to the near post, clearance made by Ben Purkiss.

84:15

Headed effort from inside the area by David Bridges misses to the left of the goal.

82:29

Jon Ashton is given a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Ashton on Jack Midson. Simon Clist crosses the ball, Jack Midson has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

78:36

Jack Midson joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Constable.

77:15

Corner taken by Peter Winn from the left by-line, Harry Worley manages to make a clearance.

75:53

Robert Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

73:50

Tom Craddock is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Peter Winn crosses the ball in from the free kick.

72:02

Tom Craddock has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

71:05

Peter Winn replaces Craig Reid.

70:57

Craig Reid has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

70:17

The referee blows for offside against Asa Hall. Chris Day takes the indirect free kick.

66:12

Unfair challenge on Harry Worley by Craig Reid results in a free kick. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

65:42

Steven MacLean concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Roberts. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.

64:55

Robert Sinclair comes on in place of Stacy Long. Byron Harrison comes on in place of Ben May.

64:35

Ben May takes a shot. Save by Ryan Clarke.

62:13

Asa Hall on for Josh Payne. Steven MacLean replaces Simon Hackney.

57:43

Effort on goal by Anthony Tonkin from a long way out goes over the bar.

53:48

Stacy Long produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

52:51

Ben Purkiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben May. Lawrie Wilson takes the free kick.

50:56

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Stacy Long, clearance made by Anthony Tonkin. Stacy Long takes the outswinging corner, Foul by Ben May on Ryan Clarke, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.

50:04

Michael Bostwick fouled by Tom Craddock, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Day takes the free kick.

49:15

Inswinging corner taken by Stacy Long, save made by Ryan Clarke.

46:39

Simon Hackney takes a shot. Save made by Chris Day.

45:59

James Constable is ruled offside. Chris Day restarts play with the free kick.

42:51

Ben May concedes a free kick for a foul on Simon Clist. Direct free kick taken by Jake Wright.

42:16

Tom Craddock has an effort at goal from just inside the area that bounces off the post.

41:22

Unfair challenge on Lawrie Wilson by Jake Wright results in a free kick. Jon Ashton restarts play with the free kick.

39:40

Caution for Paul McLaren. Paul McLaren challenges Ben May unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ronnie Henry from right channel, Jon Ashton challenges Harry Worley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Clarke.

36:19

Ben May receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Ben May on Jake Wright, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Harry Worley.

34:21

Jake Wright fouled by Jon Ashton, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Clarke restarts play with the free kick.

33:00

Foul by Jake Wright on David Bridges, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Craig Reid.

32:12

Ben May is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ryan Clarke takes the free kick.

27:56

Mark Roberts challenges James Constable unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McLaren takes the free kick.

26:38

Harry Worley challenges Craig Reid unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ronnie Henry takes the free kick.

24:58

Corner taken left-footed by Simon Hackney from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Ben May.

23:19

Craig Reid takes a shot. Blocked by Simon Clist. Corner taken right-footed by Stacy Long from the left by-line, clearance made by Paul McLaren.

19:20

Unfair challenge on Ben May by Ben Purkiss results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Craig Reid, save by Ryan Clarke.

17:23

Josh Payne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben May. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.

16:43

James Constable produces a right-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

14:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Craddock by Ronnie Henry. Centre by Simon Hackney, Headed effort on goal by Jake Wright from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the goal.

12:41

Ben May fouled by Ben Purkiss, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Laird.

11:20

Effort on goal by Lawrie Wilson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

8:03

Tom Craddock takes a shot. Chris Day makes a save.

6:02

Unfair challenge on James Constable by Mark Roberts results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Ben Purkiss.

4:47

Scott Laird fouled by Josh Payne, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Day takes the direct free kick.

1:42

Josh Payne produces a right-footed shot from inside the area and strikes the post.

0:38

Michael Bostwick takes a shot.

Match Preview

Westley waits on injuries Graham Westley will check on a handful of players as Stevenage prepare to host Oxford. Midfield pair Michael Bostwick and John Mousinho both missed Saturday`s narrow 1-0 defeat at Shrewsbury through injury and will be assessed ahead of the encounter. Forward Ben May failed to recover from a minor knock in time to feature and will also be checked on, along with midfielder Darren Murphy as he works his way back from an ongoing shoulder problem. Ronnie Henry, Craig Reid and Joel Byrom were recalled at the Greenhous Meadow while striker Taiwo Atieno was handed his debut but it was not enough to stop Boro from extending their winless streak to five games. And Westley will be desperate to end that run against an Oxford side who joined his in gaining promotion from the Blue Square Premier last term but currently find themselves on the fringe of the play-off places. Simon Hackney could make his first start for Oxford. The tricky winger has made three impressive substitute appearances for the Us since his arrival including an exciting 35 minute cameo during the 2-1 win over Rotherham at the weekend. Midfielder Jack Midson, who got a rare start against the Millers, could make way if manager Chris Wilder decides to make include Hackney. Defender Damien Batt is the only player at the club unavailable as he serves the third and final game of his suspension for a red card at Southend on February 1. Sam Deering is unavailable due to his loan spell at Barnet and striker Mitchell Cole has retired from the game with a heart condition after seeking medical advice. The 25-year-old had made just five appearances for the club this season.

Formation:442Manager: Graham Westley

Stevenage

Formation: 433Manager: Chris Wilder

Oxford Utd

  • Chris Day
  • Ronnie Henry
  • Mark Roberts
  • Jon Ashton
  • Scott Laird
  • Lawrie Wilson
  • Michael Bostwick
  • David Bridges
  • Stacy Long
  • Ben May
  • Craig Reid
  • SUBS
  • Ashley Bayes
  • Darius Charles
  • Luke Foster
  • Luke Daley
  • Peter Winn
  • Robert Sinclair
  • Byron Harrison

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Match Report

Oxford frustrate Stevenage Oxford stay eighth in npower League Two with their second successive goalless draw away from home, leaving Stevenage without a win in five matches. This was the duo's first meeting in the Football League after they both came up from the Blue Square Premier last season. The game had an explosive start with both sides hitting the woodwork in the first two minutes. Stevenage's club record signing Craig Reid smashed a 25-yard drive against the bar after little more than 30 seconds and when play switched to the other end, Oxford striker Tom Craddock beat his marker and fired a shot against the left post. United's top scorer James Constable also struck the woodwork with a right-footed volley that grazed the outside of the right post. After a frenetic first half, the game lost some of its intensity in the second half as the teams cancelled each other out and the defences stayed on top.

Form Guide

    WWDDLL
  • Stevenage
  • VS
  • Oxford Utd
  • LWDLDW

Last Meetings

Top Scorers

Stevenage

  • B Harrison 4
  • S Long 2
  • M Roberts 2
  • J Mousinho 2
  • S Laird 2
  • J Ashton 1
  • C Beardsley 1
  • L Foster 1
  • M Bostwick 1
  • P Winn 1
  • L Wilson 1

Oxford Utd

  • J Constable 11
  • T Craddock 10
  • J Midson 5
  • S Heslop 3
  • S MacLean 2
  • S Clist 1
  • A Hall 1
  • A Potter 1
  • J Payne 1

Goals

Stevenage

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 33
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Oxford Utd

    • Total goals 67
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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