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About Oxford United FC

Oxford United Football Club is a professional football club based in the city of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. The team plays in League One, the third tier of English football.

Founded in 1893 as Headington United, Oxford United adopted its current name in 1960. It joined the Football League in 1962 after winning the Southern Football League, reaching the Second Division in 1968. After relegation in 1976, between 1984 and 1986 the club earned successive promotions into the First Division, and won the League Cup in 1986.

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Oxford United moved to the Kassam Stadium in 2001.

Ex-Oxford United keeper, Andy Woodman, wrote a book with Gareth Southgate about life in the youth ranks at Crystal Palace.

Swindon Town are Oxford United’s bitterest rivals.

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Facts

Founded:
1893
Nickname:
The U's, Yellows
Ground:
Kassam Stadium
Manager:
Karl Robinson
League:
League 1

Honours

Southern League
Champions: 1952–53, 1960–61, 1961–62, Runners-up: 1953–54, 1959–60
Southern League Cup
Winners: 1952–53, 1953–54
Football League
Second Division: Champions 1984–85, Third Division: Champions 1967–68, 1983–84, Fourth Division: Promoted (3rd) 1964–65
Football League (After the Formation of the Premier League)
Division Two: Runners-up 1995–96, League Two: Runners-up 2015–16
Football Conference
Conference National Play-off winners: 2009–10
League Cup
Winners: 1985–86
Football League Trophy
Runners-up: 2015–16, 2016–17