Check out our game preview as the Bantams travel to Oxford for a crucial relegation battle in League One.

Kick-off: Saturday, March 16 (3pm)

Venue: Kassam Stadium

Possible line-ups


GK Simon Eastwood

RB Sam Long

CH Curtis Nelson

CH Rob Dickie

LB Josh Ruffels

RM John Mousinho

CM Mark Sykes

LM James Henry

RW Gavin Whyte

CF Jerome Sinclair

LW Marcus Browne

SUBSTITUTES: Mackie, Graham, Brannagan, Garbutt, Hanson, Cashi, Stevens.

Team news: Skipper John Mousinho could replace Ahmed Cashi in midfield after recovering from a tight calf.

League position: 21st

Last four matches: Rochdale (a) D0-0, Gillingham (a) L0-1, Scunthorpe (h) W2-1, Blackpool (a) W1-0

Leading scorer: James Henry 14 (all competitions)

One to watch: Winger Gavin Whyte's pace is a threat although the Northern Ireland international has not scored since before Christmas.


GK Richard O’Donnell

RB Paul Caddis

CH Anthony O’Connor

CH Nathaniel Knight-Percival

LB Adam Chicksen

RM Lewis O'Brien

CM Hope Akpan

LM Jacob Butterfield

AM Jack Payne

F David Ball

F Eoin Doyle

SUBSTITUTES: Anderson, P O'Connor, Clarke, Wright, Maltby, Patrick, Wilson.

Team news: Jack Payne could return against his former loan club after two games on the bench.

League position: 23rd

Leading scorer: Eoin Doyle 10 (all competitions)

Last four matches: Luton (h) L0-1, Peterborough (h) W3-1, Portsmouth (a) L1-5, Walsall (a) L2-3

Referee: Hampshire's Andy Davies mainly officiates in Championship games - but he was in charge when City won 2-0 at Oxford in 2012.

Odds: Oxford 17/20; City 3/1; draw 12/5.

Last time sides met: City ended a run of eight games without a win when they beat Oxford 2-0 at Valley Parade in November.