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Home to Oxford when we win

Post by Darlopartisan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:21 pm

As above
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by poppyfield » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:22 pm

that will do
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by poppyfield » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:23 pm

they will bring a few, getting ahead of myself I know
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Darlopartisan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:24 pm

Yep few games to go first

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by tezza » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:24 pm

Good draw. Winnable. Now the hard work to get there. Howay lads

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Darlopartisan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:26 pm

Yep winnable

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Yarblockos » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:27 pm

Glad to be at home, not sure its that winnable!, they are one of the strongest teams in the draw, 4th in League 1 and in QF of the League cup. Would probably be a live game too.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by al_quaker » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm

Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:35 pm

al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Not as devastating as thinking you've got Sunderland away, actually winning our replay for once - then the realisation that we're away to Gillingham.
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by al_quaker » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:38 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:35 pm
al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Not as devastating as thinking you've got Sunderland away, actually winning our replay for once - then the realisation that we're away to Gillingham.
Yes good point :lol:

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:38 pm

tezza wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:24 pm
Good draw. Winnable. Now the hard work to get there. Howay lads
There's 3 leagues between us!

That's like if we were mid table in L2, drawing Man U at home and thinking it is winnable.
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Darlopartisan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:50 pm

Rather have this than Sunderland away👍

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by bertbanger » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:53 pm

Oxford are a much stronger team than you give them credit for, will be extremely difficult to win

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Darlo_lad » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:51 pm

al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Most frustrating replay was the homw to peterbrough game when we had Newcastle in the next round. 2 missed penalties by Conlon if I remember correctly.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:32 pm

Darlo_lad wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:51 pm
al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Most frustrating replay was the homw to peterbrough game when we had Newcastle in the next round. 2 missed penalties by Conlon if I remember correctly.
An upsetting night out.
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by H1987 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:03 pm

Darlo_lad wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:51 pm
al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Most frustrating replay was the homw to peterbrough game when we had Newcastle in the next round. 2 missed penalties by Conlon if I remember correctly.
Was it two? Only one sticks in my mind, and it's the one that is presumably still in orbit.

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Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Darlogramps » Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:43 pm

Darlo_lad wrote:
al_quaker wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Good draw that. If we get through it's a big home game. If we don't get through the replay, it's not going to be devestating like missing out on Sunderland would have been!
Most frustrating replay was the homw to peterbrough game when we had Newcastle in the next round. 2 missed penalties by Conlon if I remember correctly.
That wasn’t the replay, it was the original tie. Drew 2-2 in the home game. Lost 2-0 away in the replay.
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by JABWootton » Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:02 am

IF we beat Walsall and IF the game is televised, it could possibly be on a Friday evening for a change.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by lo36789 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:02 am

To be fair I think we also threw away the opportunity to play Arsenal twice at Feethams suppose difference being the draw hadn't been made at that point.

Sure that was who Sheffield United ended up facing after we were undone by Dean Saunders in extra time after doing so I well to get them back even on aggregate.

I also think did Farnborough end up drawing them also after we lost at home to them having got to the third round.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by joejaques » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:04 am

Something suspicious going on here. Two home draws in half a day. The FA have slipped up drastically or they're planning to sabotage us. :?: :roll:
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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by jjljks » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:30 am

joejaques wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:04 am
Something suspicious going on here. Two home draws in half a day. The FA have slipped up drastically or they're planning to sabotage us. :?: :roll:
:lol: Absolutely right, probably end up playing in June due to fixture backlog. Nice problem to have though, Martin Gray would never have got us into this position!

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by al_quaker » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:28 am

I doubt the potential Oxford game will be on TV - from memory the tv companies make decisions before the replays are done, and they won't risk Walsall v Oxford! If it happens (if if if) then it might get moved to the Sunday for 'extended coverage' or whatever the bbc call it

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:33 am

I am very happy for the TV to look at Darlo v Oxford and say no it's not worth it.

Main reason is that this means we have actually managed to get through to the 2nd round of the FA Cup, which I don't expect us to and will just enjoy the night v Walsall for what it is.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by al_quaker » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:37 am

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:33 am

Main reason is that this means we have actually managed to get through to the 2nd round of the FA Cup, which I don't expect us to and will just enjoy the night v Walsall for what it is.
Yes - we are massive underdogs for the replay, probably more so than the first game in my eyes. Even if we don't manage to pull off a shock, we've cleared probably getting on towards 100k (?) this season from the FA cup and we've had some national coverage for the first time in ages, let alone the physical enjoyment of our run. Nothing to lose from here :thumbup:

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Old Git » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:06 am

Jjljks Please let the Martin Grey obsession go . Enjoy things now for what they are without harking back to the past. Grey did a great job at the time steering us to 3 promotions and we should all remember that instead of sniping at him.Of course he let himself down with the manner of his leaving but time to move on.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:16 am

Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:06 am
Jjljks Please let the Martin Grey obsession go . Enjoy things now for what they are without harking back to the past. Grey did a great job at the time steering us to 3 promotions and we should all remember that instead of sniping at him.Of course he let himself down with the manner of his leaving but time to move on.
He let himself down mainly by trying to bring Raj Singh back in as an owner of the football club. He had to leave after that as he had removed all credit and it started going wrong on the pitch whilst financially we were losing money (that part isn't totally down to Gray but he played a decent part).

Imagine Alun Armstrong on BBC match of the day explaining that one on Sunday.

"Well wor fans took over the club and ploughed in loads of money and then took back the one person who had sent them all the way down to the Northern League. The chairman doesn't like the club enough to lose money every week as he said that on TV when it all went down the pan but he still wanted to come back though because erm....."

However I agree on one thing, let's leave Gray out of this. It's Alun Armstongs team now and he is doing a very good job currently.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 am

Nicely put super-les, however at the risk of repeating myself, this good run of form has been achieved without the input of dirty money. We were led to believe this wasn't possible.

It just shows what a good manager can do. :clap: :clap:
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by Yarblockos » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:41 am

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 am
Nicely put super-les, however at the risk of repeating myself, this good run of form has been achieved without the input of dirty money. We were led to believe this wasn't possible.

It just shows what a good manager can do. :clap: :clap:
No, we were told that NLN was our level if we didn't get an input of money, not that it wasn't possible to have a good run of form!

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:46 am

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 am
Nicely put super-les, however at the risk of repeating myself, this good run of form has been achieved without the input of dirty money. We were led to believe this wasn't possible.

It just shows what a good manager can do. :clap: :clap:
It's a good discussion point but for a separate thread I would say.

Personally, I believe we could always compete at this level and be in with a shout for promotion especially once we had our finances sorted/500 club dropping off etc.

However, the big stumbling point is what we do if promoted, we could probably try and make the ground conference minimum, but we would struggle to compete on the pitch and costs off it would rise.

The decision on the ground and how we move forward as we all know is the biggest decision coming, for me I am happy taking time building the club rather than this insatiable need for football league which some have. We all would love that and it should be a long term target that we are working towards but a quick fix of someone throwing money at it is unlikely to happen or bring what is wanted.

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Re: Home to Oxford if we win

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:47 am

Yarblockos wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:41 am
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 am
Nicely put super-les, however at the risk of repeating myself, this good run of form has been achieved without the input of dirty money. We were led to believe this wasn't possible.

It just shows what a good manager can do. :clap: :clap:
No, we were told that NLN was our level if we didn't get an input of money, not that it wasn't possible to have a good run of form!
To be fair some said we would stagnate slowly and drop to the Evo Prem, which isn't true in any way as long as the board are forward thinking.

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