Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson saluted his players’ determination and character after they held on for a 1-0 win at Oxford that further boosted their promotion chances.
The Kassam Stadium
In-form Sunderland secured their seventh victory in nine games as another disciplined defensive display secured a 1-0 win over Oxford at the Kassam Stadium.
Midfielder Alex Gorrin will miss Oxford’s League One clash with in-form Sunderland through suspension.
Steve Bruce endured a rollercoaster of an evening he claimed sums up life at Newcastle as they secured extra-time victory over Oxford in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
A superb solo effort from Allan Saint-Maximin saw Newcastle edge past Oxford in extra-time of their FA Cup replay and reach the fifth round for the first time in 16 years.
Steve Bruce claims it would be an “insult” to his players to suggest Newcastle are lucky to have gained the points they have to date in this season’s Premier League.
James Henry will miss Oxford’s FA Cup fourth-round replay at home to Newcastle on Tuesday night.
Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce has mounted a staunch defence of his team as they attempt to avoid an FA Cup shock at Oxford on Tuesday.
Rotherham boss Paul Warne was delighted his game plan worked after the Millers stormed to the top of League One for the first time this season with a 3-1 victory at Oxford.
Kyle Vassell struck twice as Rotherham crushed Oxford 3-1 at the Kassam Stadium to storm to the top of League One.
Oxford boss Karl Robinson could hand a second debut to Marcus Browne against Rotherham after the Middlesbrough midfielder rejoined the club this week.