Oxford Looking At A New Ground

League One side Oxford United have announced that they are looking at potential sites for a new stadium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oxford moved into the three sided Kassam Stadium in 2001 after being at the Manor Ground since 1925.

However, the following press statement has been issued today, say that potential sites for a new stadium have been identified.

Full statement:

"Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford City Council and Oxford United have released the following statement:

The leaders and senior officers of County Council and City Council have held discussions with the Directors of Oxford United about their search for alternative sites for a potential new stadium. Both Councils value Oxford United as important to the residents of Oxford City and Oxfordshire.

Any future move would not be a short term process and would be subject to the normal planning requirements. However, there is a shared commitment to ensure that Oxfordshire has a multi-use sporting venue that we are all proud to be associated with.

Oxford United have identified potential sites and has appointed a planning consultant in order to progress its ambition."