AstraZeneca, vaccine, covid-19

New Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine being given to first patients in Devon

The new Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is being given to the first people in Devon today (8 January), with thousands more doses expected to be administered in coming days and weeks.

Unlike the Pfizer vaccine, the first to be approved, the Oxford vaccine does not need to be stored at ultra-low temperatures and is much easier to move, making it easier for the NHS in Devon to vaccinate...

Plymouth Argyle 2 Oxford Utd 2

THE two teams chasing league leaders Northampton scored two goals a piece in an exciting encounter at Home Park.

Oxford United came to Devon on the back of a three-match winning run, and having won their last five away games, and took a lead after Peter Hartley's unfortunate own-goal. Argyle, via their captain Curtis Nelson, equalised within three minutes, before Oxford went into the...

Oxford 0 Argyle 0: Match report

Match report: Oxford 0 Argyle 0

IF, in the final analysis of 2014-25, Argyle fail by a point or two to reach their season’s objective, the goal at the open end of the Kassam Stadium will have played a significant part.

In a game of few opportunities, the frame of that goal denied the Pilgrims from sneaking away from Oxford with all three points – not once, but twice, within a...

Plymouth 1 Oxford Utd 2: Match report

Argyle suffered their second home defeat of the Sky Bet League 2 season, in front of their second highest crowd of the campaign, after two second half goals earned Oxford United a rare win on their travels.

The attendance inside Home Park was marginally over 11,000, but after a third of the match 11 turned into 10 on the pitch. Teenager Aaron Bentley was sent off just over half an hour...

Oxford United 2 Argyle 3

FIVE goals in a sensational second half at the Kassam Stadium gave Argyle a memorable win over league leaders Oxford United, writes Rob McNichol.

United had a five-figure crowd for a fixture they had termed ‘The Big Match’, and after a well-contested but tight first half, Argyle scored within a minute of the restart via Caolan Lavery.

Oxford levelled with a long-range effort...