|Clubs||Oxford United FC|
|Record attendance||12 177 (Oxford - Aston Villa, 06.11.2002)|
|Address||Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP|
England: Oxford United FC reveals plans to build a new stadium before 2026
Since 2001, Oxford United has leased the Kassam Stadium from the owner, part of Kassam’s Firoka Group companies. However, the lease agreement expires in 2026. Like every homeowner facing possible eviction, the club thinks about its future home.
England: Oxford United's new stadium plans move a step forward
Oxford United's attempts to move forward with the construction of a new stadium have advanced by outlining the second stage of public engagement, while The U’s have revealed more details about its vision for the new venue.
England: Talks begin on new Oxford United stadium
Oxfordshire County Council has authorised its officials to enter into negotiations with the League One football club's over the general legal and commercial terms associated with Oxford United proposal to lease a site for a new stadium. The land in question is known as "the triangle", and is located north from the city boundaries.
England: Oxford United discus new stadium site
Oxford United has been given approval to start negotiations over the lease of land for the building of a new football stadium. Oxfordshire County Council has agreed to begin talks with Oxford United on ‘The Triangle’.
England: Oxford United plan to relocate
The club's sporting ambitions reach at least the Championship level. When it comes to infrastructure aspirations, United want to possess their own stadium that could be built just north of the city.
COVID-19 crisis: English supporters to return in October?
The government is preparing to reopen sports stadiums across the UK. While first trial events will take place in just 2 weeks, all stadiums could be open again only from October onwards.
England: 341 games in five “regional hubs”?
In case not all stadiums are available to host games of Championship, League One and League Two, the EFL is considering using stadium clusters to hold the 341 remaining league games of 2019/20.
England: Safe standing has “positive impact on spectator safety”
Interim report from the Sports Grounds Safety Authority indicates that installation of safe standing not only has no negative impact on matchday safety but can actually improve it.
England: Oxford United want new stadium, just not yet
In order to safeguard the future, OUFC are looking ar alternative stadium locations. However, for now they have to find a way to cohabit with Kassam Stadium's operator. Report by Oxford Mail.
England: Oxford United threatened with closing over stadium debt
Former owner of Oxford United once more demands the club be wound up for not paying its stadium fees on time. Oxford United replies that the financial terms and way of negotiating are unfair.
England: Oxford supporters taking over Kassam Stadium?
Oxford United couldn’t do it, now the fans are approaching stadium owner in attempt to take it over. There’s cause for optimism as Firoz Kassam announces willingness to give his stadium ownership away.
Oxford: Kassam Stadium to get a 4th stand
Oxford United have been granted planning permission for a temporary fourth stand at the Kassam Stadium. A BBC report.
Oxford: Major success for supporters’ protection of Kassam Stadium
Oxford United fans were the very first in England to achieve a ‘community asset’ status for their stadium. This means the owner cannot sell it without their knowledge. He tried to protest, but has now been rejected.
England: Another small success for ‘supporter governance’ over football stadium
Oxford city council rejected the appeal by Firoka, Kassam Stadium owners. The company demanded for the stadium to be denied its ‘community asset’ status, which gives fans more control over its future. BBC reports.
Manchester: United fans score, club 'concerned' about Old Trafford's future
Manchester United Supporters Trust succeeded in making Old Trafford a 'community asset', which makes any sale of the stadium more difficult for club owners. Obviously, the club demands a review and is concerned that this might set a precedent. But it may not, the precedent had already been set before.
England: Oxford United supporters first to win legal protection of their stadium
For the first time in history football supporters managed to list their stadium as valuable community asset. This means it cannot be sold to anyone the owner wishes to. Now Liverpool FC and Manchester United wish to follow suit, BBC informs.
England: Ticket prices breaking new records
And not the kind of records supporters would wish to see. First time ever average price for the cheapest seats in top four leagues (!) exceeded £20. That means ticket prices in England are rising at 4 times the speed of inflation – BBC Sport alarms.
England: Visiting 116 stadiums on a bike, scoot or on feet
He’s neither an away-going supporter, nor a groundhopper. It’s also not a sports discipline, what he’s doing. Steven simply decided to visit 116 venues in England and Wales using his bike, scoot and feet. This is how Football Ground Tour was born.