Walk stop press – latest news, new start point

The walk takes place tomorrow! 


The walk will now start from the White Hart pub in Eynsham, who have  kindly offered us their hospitality. Many thanks to landlord Russell. We really appreciate his help in providing support to us at short notice and we commend the pub to Us fans.


Jake Wright, Adam Chapman, Sean McGinty
and Tyrone Marsh show their support for the 12th Man


Last minute walkers contact the walk organiser Danny Johnston using the email address walk@ox12thman.org.uk .

To sponsor the walkers online use the link below, or email walk@ox12thman.org.uk to pledge an amount.

To make an online donation to the walkers by credit card, debit card or PayPal, click the Donate button


A sponsorship form can be downloaded here (opens in new window)


The following statement was issued on 14 August [now amended to correct start point].

12 Miles for the 12th Man

A 12 mile sponsored walk for the 12th Man Fund will take place on 25th August before the first home Saturday match of the new season against Plymouth Argyle.

Additional walkers are needed to join what is sure to be a great experience. All money donated will be used to boost the Fund, which will be used to extend the playing budget later in the season. If you would like to join the walk and raise sponsorship from your family and friends, please get in touch by email to walk@ox12thman.org.uk or call the walk organiser Danny Johnston on 07960 315760. A sponsorship form can be downloaded and printed here .

Danny Johnston said

“The more fans get involved in the walk the better. Please get in touch if you would like to walk, or sponsor a walker. All the money raised will help the Us’ to target promotion .”

This will be the first 12th Man event of the 2012-13 season. Walkers will start from the White Hart, Eynsham at about 9.30am and will aim to reach the stadium in good time for a drink before the match. The event is dubbed “12 Miles for the 12th Man”.

Fans can sponsor the walkers online at www.ox12thman.org.uk where you will find more details of the walk and how to make a donation online or pledge an amount. The organisers welcome commercial sponsors, whose participation will be publicly acknowledged.

Oxford United Chairman Ian Lenagan commented

“12th Man do such a lot to help the club and we are pleased to see them going the extra mile once again. We hope as many supporters as possible get involved and show their support.”

Watch out for more news of the walk in the coming days.

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  • Total Raised

    Overall: £57,624

    To Club: £57,600

    Admin costs: £24


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