Oxford City Stars weekend preview
Oxford City Stars vs Bracknell Hornets
Sunday 26th February 2017
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The NIHL S1 table heading into the weekend looks like this:
|4||Oxford City Stars||24||11||3||10||107||99||8||402||25|
|6||Milton Keynes Thunder||24||8||2||14||78||108||-30||371||18|
After a strong start to 2017, the Stars have stuttered a bit in recent weeks, and will be looking to get back to winning ways on Sunday. The squad is at full strength apart from Joe Oliver who is still injured, he should hopefully return to action in the next couple of weeks.
Simon Anderson: “Our form has been good since Christmas, but last week was a bit of blip and were looking to bounce back after such a disappointing performance”.
Ticket prices for Sunday’s game:
Family (2 + 2) £22
You can pay on the door, or you can beat the queues by buying your tickets online from our website.
Where to sit
There are 4 main stands at Oxford Ice Rink, and seating is unreserved and available to all. The Scott Gough Stand tends to be where most noise is generated, so take a sharp left on entry if you want to make some noise. The Dave Carr Stand is where away fans usually gather. Everywhere else will provide a pleasant and family friendly atmosphere for you to enjoy the game.
Where to park
It’s easy to get to Oxford Ice Rink by car, from the A34, A40, A44 and M40. Oxpens public car park is next door to the rink which has ample parking spaces – payment is by cash in the machines on site, or via the RingGo mobile app.
Getting there by public transport
Oxford Ice Rink is just a 10 minute walk from Oxford train station and Gloucester Green bus station.
Where to drink
Those of you getting the bus or train to Oxford will have an endless choice of pubs to visit when you reach the city centre. Drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are also available from the café inside the ice rink.
After the game, who not pop over to the Rose & Crown on North Parade Avenue (roseandcrownoxford.com), you might bump into a Stars player or 2 enjoying a post-match drink.
Don’t forget to pick up your matchday programme – full of interviews, special features, player poster, stats, match reports, and much more. All for only £3. PLUS the chance to win a Domino’s pizza delivered to your seat if you pick up the Golden Programme!
Our volunteer run shop is open every match day with a wide selection of stars merchandise – hoodies, t-shirts, pucks, and lots more, with new lines being added all the time. You can also pick up a programme here.
You can also buy Stars merchandise via our website.
Can’t make it to the game? Fear not, you can listen to live and exclusive online commentary from our friends at Oxfordshire Sports Online, just head to www.oxso.co.uk and tune in. They’ll have full uninterrupted match commentary, plus a pre-match interview with Head Coach Simon Anderson.
Live Match Updates
We’ll be live tweeting all of the action from the game, follow us @oxfordcitystars