BBC Sport football

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 16:22 GMT, Tuesday, 30 September 2008 17:22 UK

Reid and Osborne both depart U's

Karleigh Osborne
Osborne impressed during a disappointing month for Oxford

Midfielder Levi Reid and defender Karleigh Osborne have both left Blue Square Premier strugglers Oxford.

Reid, 25, who was on a monthly contract, has an ill baby and will play part-time in the Stafford area.

Osborne, 20, impressed on loan from Brentford but the Bees did not want to extend his spell at the Kassam Stadium.

U's boss Darren Patterson told the club website: "Karleigh has done ever so well for us, but Brentford wanted him back and I'm gutted."

He added: "Levi is a smashing lad but he's been worried about his baby. I believe he has been offered permanent work and he wants to carry on playing part-time closer to home so he leaves with our blessing."

Reid, who played for Macclesfield last season, scored two goals in 10 games for the U's.

Osborne played six games in his month at the Kassam Stadium following his transfer deadline day switch.


see also
Oxford secure Osborne loan deal
01 Sep 08 |  Oxford Utd
Oxford snap up Husbands and Reid
06 Aug 08 |  Oxford Utd


related bbc links:

related internet links:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.