Oxford United’s key 2021/22 season stats

Nathan Holland’s stoppage-time winner against Portsmouth in February was one of 20 goals Oxford United scored after the 80th minute Photo: David Fleming

OXFORD United’s 2021/22 season ended in a 1-1 draw against Doncaster Rovers.

It was a low-key finale to a campaign of thrilling highs and crushing lows as United States fell short of a place for the Sky Bet League One play-offs.

The stats only provide a snapshot of a season, but they help point to some of the key themes over the past nine months.

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Here are the headlines from United’s 2021/22 campaign.

TEAM

  • Cheek: 53.

  • Won: 23.

  • Drawn: 12.

  • Lost: 18.

  • Goals scored: 93.

  • Goals conceded: 76.

  • Clean sheets: Nine.

  • Yellow cards: 84 – United’s 72 bookings in Ligue 1 were the 17th most in the division.

  • Red cards: Four – Luke McNally picked up two in the Papa John’s Trophy.

  • Number of scorers: 22, plus two own goals – five more players than last season.

  • Number of midfield goals: 39 – up from 11 in 2020/21.

  • Number of goals scored from set pieces: 12 – up from 20 last season.

  • Number of goals conceded from set pieces: 12 – six of them were before September 4.

  • Longest winning run: Four games – Shrewsbury Town (H) on October 19 to Morecambe (H) on October 30.

  • Longest unbeaten streak: Six games – Shrewsbury Town (H) on October 19 v Ipswich Town (A) on November 13.

  • Longest losing run: Three games – Plymouth Argyle (A) on April 2 to Sunderland (H) on April 9.

  • Longest run without a win: Five games – Cambridge United (A) on August 31 at Gillingham (H) on September 25.

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Cameron Brannagan scored four penalties in Oxford United’s 7-2 win at Gillingham Photo: Steve Edmunds

  • Biggest win: 7-2 at Gillingham on January 29.

  • Biggest loss: 4-1 at Cambridge United on August 31.

  • Goals after the 80th minute: 20 – earn 17 points at United in League One.

  • Defensive Combinations: 24 – 19 in Ligue 1.

  • Five-figure home crowds: Six – equaling the record for a season at Kassam Stadium.

PLAYER

MOST APPEARANCES

  • Matty Taylor – 46 years old.

  • Mark Sykes- 45 years old.

  • Cameron Brannagan- 44 years old.

  • Steve Seddon – 40 years old.

  • Sam Long, Nathan Holland and Gavin Whyte – 39

MOST GOALS

  • Matty Taylor- 22 years old.

  • Cameron Brannagan- 14.

  • Mark Sykes- 8.

  • Billy Bodin, James Henry and Nathan Holland – 7.

MOST ASSISTANCE

Karen J. Nelson