Oxford beat Bolton in League One playoff final thanks to Murphy double

18 May 2024 17:35
And so, the fabled Oxfordshire adage rings true again. Yes, revenge truly is a main course best dished up in the Wembley sunshine, in front of a 30,000-strong yellow wall, and with a Championship spot to contest.Well, at least that could have been Des Buckingham’s message to Oxford’s players as they wandered out to face a team who had, less than 10 weeks prior, swatted them aside by five goals. Because what followed cackled in the face of Bolton’s “clear favourites” tag. Josh Murphy sparkled, scoring twice in the first half, and Oxford were promoted. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian