Oxford United officials have issued a rallying call to the local public asking them to back The U’s in their crucial League 2 clash against Bristol Rovers on Sunday, according to The Oxford Mail.
The club have raised concerns over the poor level of ticket sales ahead of Sunday’s clash with only 500 tickets sold so far in addition to tickets already held by the club’s season ticket holders.
Over 10,000 United fans packed out The Kassam Stadium last Sunday as the club put on an outstanding display to defeat Premier League outfit Swansea City in the FA Cup Third Round. Cup fever has gripped the city of Oxford and the club stand an excellent chance of progression to the FA Cup Fifth Round after being handed a home tie against either Newport County or Blackburn Rovers in the next round.
The Oxford United supporters were given special praise for playing their part in producing a superb atmosphere against Swansea City and the club hope supporters will again back the club against Bristol Rovers.
Sunday’s fixture promises to be a thrilling contest between 2 clubs looking for promotion to League 1 and both in excellent form. Oxford United have lived up to their promotion credentials this season and are in the hunt for automatic promotion.
Play Off chasing Rovers are set to bring 2,400 supporters with them to The Kassam Stadium on Sunday.