Oxford University A.F.C.


Oxford University A.F.C.
Oxford University
Full name Oxford University
Association Football Club
Founded 1872
Ground Iffley Road Stadium,
Oxford, UK
(Capacity: 499)
Captain New Zealand Julian Austin
League BUSA Midlands Division 1A
2007–08 BUSA Midlands Division 1A, 1st
Home colours
Away colours

Oxford University Association Football Club is an English football club representing the University of Oxford.

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History

Formed in 1872, the club was a giant of the 1870s, winning the FA Cup 2-0 against Royal Engineers in 1874 and finishing the competition as runners up in 1873, 1877 and 1880, the last year they competed.[1]

The famous club Pegasus of the 1950s was formed from the Oxford and Cambridge University teams.

England internationals

Twenty-two Oxford players were capped for England, including three of the team which took part in the first FIFA-recognized international match, Frederick Chappell, Arnold Kirke-Smith and Cuthbert Ottaway.

Oxford University A.F.C.'s F.A. Cup winning side of 1874. Captain Cuthbert Ottaway sits at the extreme left of the front row.

The full list of England players (with the number of caps received whilst registered with Oxford University A.F.C.) were[2]:

Wales internationals

The following five players were capped for Wales whilst registered with Oxford University A.F.C.[3]:

  • Sydney Darvell (2 caps)
  • William Evans (2 caps)
  • Alexander Jones (1 cap)
  • Hugh Morgan-Owen (2 caps)
  • Morgan Morgan-Owen (5 caps)

References

  1. ^ Oxford University at the Football Club History Database
  2. ^ England Players' Club Affiliations - Oxford University
  3. ^ Davies, Gareth; Garland, Ian (1991). Who's Who of Welsh International Soccer Players. Bridge Books. ISBN 1-8724-2411-2. 

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