League:

Level

Southern League

Position:

Champions

Promoted to the Football League.

FA Cup:

First Round

Manager:

Arthur Turner

Top Scorer:

Bud Houghton (43)

Notable Players:

Ron Atkinson, Cyril Beavon, Bud Houghton, Tony Jones, Peter Knight, Maurice Kyle, David Mathers, Owen Medlock, Billy Simpson.


For a successive season, Oxford United were champions of the Southern League.

Due to financial ruin, Accrington Stanley resigned their place in the Football League before the season had concluded. As a result, Oxford United were automatically promoted into the Football League.

Home Kit

Long
sleeves

The same Bukta kits were worn for the clubs promotion winning season, and election into the football league.

Away Kit

There are no photographs known of the 1961 away kit, although programme notes state the club wore white at Cambridge United.

Match By Match

Weymouth
Away

Yeovil
Home

Guilford
Home

Cambridge C
Away

Tonbridge
Home

Cambridge C
Home

Kings Lynn
Away

Worcester
Away
*

Cambridge U
Home

Worcester
Home

Kettering
Away
*

Bedford T
Away
*

Gravesend & Northfleet
Home

Cambridge C
Away

Folkestone T
Home

Salisbury
Home

Blexley Heath & Welling
Home

Weiington T
Away
*

Brentford
Away

Kings Lynn
Home

Romford
Away

Chelmsford
Away
*

Yeovil
Home

Weymouth
Home
*

Hereford
Home

Guildford
Away
*

Bedford T
Home

Clacton T
Away

Cambridge U
Away
*

Clacton T
Home

Cheltenham
Home
*

Woodford T
Away

Gravesend & Northfleet
Away *

Hereford
Away

Merthyr Tydfil
Home

Folkestone
Away

Chelmsford
Home

Cheltenham
Away

Bexley Heath & Welling
Away *

Wellington T
Home

Tonbridge
Away

Wellington T
Away

Romford
Home

Merthyr Tydfil
Away

Kettering T
Home

Bath City
Away
*

Cambridge C
Home

Bath City
Home

Yeovil T
Away
*

*Colours taken from match-day programme.