Michael Appleton

General view of the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City Football Club, in Leicester, central England, on August 31, 2014
Leicester City keen on Oxford United winger Marvin Johnson?
Leicester City reportedly emerge as favourites to complete the surprise signing of Oxford United winger Marvin Johnson.
Jul 13, 13:40
A general view of the Kassam Stadium prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Wycombe Wanderers at The Kassam Stadium on August 24, 2013
Pep Clotet determined to repay Oxford United faith after being named new manager
Former Swansea City and Leeds United assistant Pep Clotet aims to 'ensure Oxford United's faith is repaid' after being named the League One club's new manager.
Jul 1, 10:31
Frank Lampard of Manchester City warms up ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Frank Lampard 'in talks over vacant Oxford United job'
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is being considered by Oxford United to succeed Michael Appleton as their new manager, according to a report.
Jun 27, 19:23
General views of Oakwell Stadium on September 5, 2011
Barnsley sign Partick Thistle defender Liam Lindsay on three-year deal
Barnsley confirm the signing of Partick Thistle defender Liam Lindsay on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
Jun 22, 22:00
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Leicester City bring in Oxford United manager Michael Appleton as assistant
Leicester City confirm the appointment of Oxford United boss Michael Appleton as their new assistant manager.
Jun 20, 20:11
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Leicester City 'poised to appoint Michael Appleton as assistant'
Leicester City will reportedly unveil Michael Appleton as their new assistant manager in the next 48 hours, bringing an end to his stint in charge of Oxford United.
Jun 18, 22:34
A general view of the Kassam Stadium ahead of the npower League Two match between Oxford United and Bristol Rovers at The Kassam Stadium on October 8, 2011
Report: Partick Thistle defender Liam Lindsay turns down Oxford United move
Partick Thistle defender Liam Lindsay is reportedly no longer keen on a move to Oxford United due to uncertainty over manager Michael Appleton's future.
Jun 17, 19:12
General view ahead of kick off in the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, at St Andrews Stadium on February 25, 2012
Report: Birmingham City interested in Oxford United winger Marvin Johnson
Birmingham City are looking to rekindle their interest in Oxford United winger Marvin Johnson, according to a report.
Mar 5, 19:29
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Michael Appleton unhappy with refereeing decisions
Oxford United manager Michael Appleton claims that Middlesbrough's winning goal in their FA Cup fifth-round clash should not have been allowed to stand.
Feb 18, 22:02
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Michael Appleton rues Oxford United defeat to Middlesbrough "sucker punch"
Oxford United manager Michael Appleton rues his side's failure to take their chances against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup before losing to a "sucker punch".
Feb 18, 18:33
Interim England Under-21s manager Aidy Boothroyd sings the national anthem before his side's friendly against Italy Under-21s at St Mary's Stadium on November 10, 2016
Aidy Boothroyd named permanent England Under-21 manager
Aidy Boothroyd is named as the new permanent England Under-21 manager.
Feb 3, 12:48
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West Ham United striker joins Oxford United on loan
West Ham United's teenage striker Toni Martinez joins League One side Oxford United on loan until the end of the season.
Jan 23, 15:31
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Michael Appleton signs new Oxford United contract
League Two promotion hopefuls Oxford United announce that head coach Michael Appleton has signed a new rolling contract with the club.
Apr 13, 14:31
Danny Hylton and Alfie Mawson in action during the League Trophy final between Oxford United and Barnsley on April 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Johnstone's Paint Trophy final - Oxford United vs. Barnsley - as it happened
Relive an entertaining Johnstone's Paint Trophy final as Barnsley fought back to beat Oxford United 3-2 at Wembley.
Apr 3, 13:30
Crewe Alexandra manager Steve Davis celebrates with the Johnstone's Paint Trophy after winning the competition on April 7, 2013
Preview: Oxford United vs. Barnsley
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Johnstone's Paint Trophy final between Oxford United and Barnsley at Wembley.
Apr 2, 23:38
A general view of the Kassam Stadium ahead of the npower League Two match between Oxford United and Bristol Rovers at The Kassam Stadium on October 8, 2011
Stoke City striker George Waring makes Oxford United switch
Stoke City's young centre-forward George Waring signs a one-month loan deal with Oxford United.
Feb 23, 20:08
Zeli Ismail in action for Wolves in October 2013
Zeli Ismail joins Oxford United on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers
Oxford United sign Zeli Ismail on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers until the end of the season.
Feb 1, 16:40
Kemar Roofe of Oxford United in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Northampton Town at Kassam Stadium on April 14, 2015 in Oxford, England.
Michael Appleton: 'Kemar Roofe staying at Oxford United'
Reported Newcastle United transfer target Kemar Roofe will not depart Oxford United this month, according to manager Michael Appleton.
Jan 11, 11:01
Jordan Evans of Fulham U21 in action during the Barclays U21 Premier League International Cup Semi Final match between Fulham U21 and FC Porto U21 at Motspur Park Training Ground on April 22, 2015 in London, England.
Oxford United keen to keep Fuham loanee Jordan Evans in place
Michael Appleton says that he will look into the prospect of keeping Fulham loanee Jordan Evans at Oxford United beyond the end of his initial two-month deal.
Dec 10, 12:39
Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Carlisle United at Sixfields Stadium on March 17, 2015
Northampton Town boss Chris Wilder leads League Two Manager of the Month shortlist
Michael Appleton, John Coleman, John Sheridan and Chris Wilder are nominated for November's League Two Manager of the Month award.
Dec 8, 17:13
Oxford manager Michael Appleton looks on during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Michael Appleton: 'Oxford United must remain focused to win promotion prize'
Oxford United manager Michael Appleton is aware of the risks of guiding a club out of League Two, admitting that his side must simply remain focused on the task at hand.
Nov 27, 12:28
Kemar Roofe of Oxford United in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Northampton Town at Kassam Stadium on April 14, 2015 in Oxford, England.
Oxford United chief: 'No formal enquiries for Kemar Roofe'
Oxford United chief executive Mark Ashton insists that the League Two club are "under no pressure" to sell any players, including midfield ace Kemar Roofe.
Nov 23, 12:11
Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder celebrates victory at the final whistle during the Sky Bet League Two match between Wycombe Wanderers and Northampton Town at Adams Park on October 3, 2015
Chris Wilder up for League Two Manager of the Month award
Chris Wilder is in the running to be named October's League Two Manager of the Month following some impressive work at Northampton Town.
Nov 3, 06:00
Stevenage Manager Teddy Sheringham shouts instructions during the pre season friendly match between Stevenage and Nottingham Forest at the Lamex Stadium on July 17, 2015
Teddy Sheringham expects "massive" Oxford United test
Teddy Sheringham believes that Stevenage will have to hit top gear if they are to take anything away from this weekend's "massive" game against high-flyers Oxford United.
Oct 30, 11:44
A general view of Home Park ahead of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy second round match between Plymouth Argyle and Swindon Town at Home Park on October 7, 2014
League Two roundup: Late strike puts Plymouth Argyle four points ahead at top
Plymouth Argyle go four points clear at the top of League Two thanks to a late Ryan Brunt winner, while Portsmouth play out a goalless Fratton Park draw against Mansfield Town.
Oct 24, 17:20
A general view of the Kassam Stadium prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Wycombe Wanderers at The Kassam Stadium on August 24, 2013
Wolverhampton Wanderers loan winger Jordan Graham to Oxford United
League Two side Oxford United complete the signing of 20-year-old winger Jordan Graham on an initial month's loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Sep 28, 20:57
Benji Buchel of Bournemouth during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton at The Goldsands Stadium on July 25, 2014 in Bournemouth, England.
Oxford United sign former Bournemouth goalkeeper Benjamin Buchel
Oxford United bring in Liechtenstein goalkeeper Benjamin Buchel on a deal until the end of the season.
Sep 4, 11:27
Saido Berahino of West Brom celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa on March 3, 2015
Michael Appleton backs Saido Berahino to resolve transfer saga
Michael Appleton backs striker Saido Berahino to resolve his issues with West Bromwich Albion.
Sep 2, 16:51
Ian Hendon, Manager of Leyton Orient looks on during the pre season friendly match between Braintree Town and Leyton Orient at the Miles Smith Stadium on July 10, 2015
League Two roundup: Leyton Orient win again to stay top of table
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday afternoon's action in League Two as Leyton Orient maintain their 100% record at the top of the table.
Aug 29, 17:23
John Lundstram in action for Blackpool on October 3, 2014
Oxford United add John Lundstram
Former Everton trainee and England youth international John Lundstram agrees a move to League Two side Oxford United.
Aug 13, 16:41
Danny Hylton of Oxford United celebrates scoring Oxfords 2nd goal during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Brentford and Oxford United at Griffin Park on August 11, 2015
Half-Time Report: Oxford United on course for Brentford upset in League Cup
Oxford United stun Brentford by taking a 3-0 half-time lead in their first-round Capital One Cup outing at Griffin Park.
Aug 11, 20:33
Danny Hylton of Oxford United celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Oxford United and Dagenham & Redbridge at Kassam Stadium on August 30, 2014
Danny Hylton determined to improve goal tally from open play
Oxford United striker Danny Hylton aims to improve his scoring tally from open play after being taken off penalty-kick duty by boss Michael Appleton.
Aug 10, 11:16
Blackpool manager Lee Clark looks dejected during the Sky Bet Championship match against Watford at Vicarage Road on January 24, 2015
Blackpool relegated: Where did it all go wrong for the Tangerines?
After their relegation from the Championship to League One was confirmed, Sports Mole wonders where it all went wrong for Blackpool this season.
Apr 7, 15:17
Kyle Vassell of Bishop's Storford during the FA Cup First Round match between Bishop's Storford and Northampton Town ProKit UK stadium on November 10, 2013
Oxford United sign Kyle Vassell
Peterborough United's Kyle Vassell joins Oxford United on loan until the end of the season.
Mar 28, 15:43
Kemar Roofe in action for West Brom on August 2, 2014
Oxford United loan West Bromwich Albion attacker
Oxford United complete the loan signing of West Bromwich Albion attacker Kemar Roofe.
Feb 13, 13:10
Jeremy Balmy of Notts County in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Notts County and CA Osasuna at Meadow Lane on August 1, 2014
Oxford United sign French midfielder Jeremy Balmy
Oxford United sign French midfielder Jeremy Balmy following a successful trial at the League Two club.
Feb 9, 18:53
Alex MacDonald of Burton Albion in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Burton Albion at Sixfields Stadium on October 11, 2014
Burton Albion lose Alex MacDonald to Oxford United
Oxford United secure the signing of Burton Albion striker Alex MacDonald for an undisclosed fee.
Feb 2, 19:18
Ricardo Fuller of Millwall FC and Joe Skarz of Rotherham United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Rotherham United at The Den on August 23, 2014
Joe Skarz makes Oxford United switch
Oxford United complete the signing of Joe Skarz after the full-back left Rotherham United by mutual consent.
Jan 24, 15:36
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Charlton Athletic youngster Tareiq Holmes-Dennis extends Oxford United loan
Young Charlton Athletic left-back Tareiq Holmes-Dennis extends his loan at League Two side Oxford United until the end of the season.
Dec 24, 13:52
Alex Jakubiak of Oxford attacks during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Watford end Alex Jakubiak's loan at Oxford United
Watford recall Alex Jakubiak from his loan at Oxford United as he wasn't playing enough for the League Two side.
Nov 4, 12:13



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City65102121916
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Arsenal631298110
8Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
9Burnley62316519
10Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
11Southampton622245-18
12West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom622246-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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