Oxford United Stars F.C.
is a Northern Ireland football
club, founded in 1937, based in Derry
. It currently competes in the Northern Ireland Intermediate League
. They are known as the U2's in reference to Oxford United
's nickname 'The U's'. The club graduated to the second division of the Irish League
after competing in local amateur leagues, including the Derry and District League
, which the reserve team, Oxford United
, now plays in.
Oxford United Stars played in the Derry and District League and numerous local cups and competitions for a number of years, but in 1978 the club was selected to compete in the Northern Ireland Intermediate League. Northern Ireland World Cup 1986
squad-member, David Campbell
, played with the club in his youth.Oxford has brought many quality players through its academy including Peter Hutton , Eamon Doherty , Gavin Melaugh , Stuart King , Tommy McCallion , Eddie McCallion , Danny Lafferty , Mark Scoltock & Adam Clarke.
In 1966 the club adopted the black and blue strips, similar to that of Inter Milan
. These colours remain synonymous with Oxford United.
Oxford United Stars entered the IFA Intermediate League
in 2004, but failed to obtain a place in the IFA Championship
which replaced that league in 2008. Instead, the club competed in the IFA Interim League
during 2008-09. It failed again to gain a place in the Championship in 2009 and dropped back to the Northern Ireland Intermediate League in which it... Read More