Oxford defender Joe Skarz is an injury doubt as the U's host Bradford at the Kassam Stadium.

The 27-year-old was forced off during the 3-1 defeat against AFC Wimbledon after landing awkwardly on his shoulder but the club have confirmed it was not a dislocation.

Midflelder Liam Sercombe will hope to feature after suffering a groin strain earlier in the week.

Bradford boss Stuart McCall must decide whether to include striker James Hanson in his plans.

Hanson has missed the last five games and has been restricted to just four league appearances this season due to calf problems, but he returned to full training this week.

On-loan West Ham midfielder Josh Cullen is back in contention following international duty with the Republic of Ireland Under-21s, with McCall to select from an almost full-strength squad.

Defender Tony McMahon (thigh) remains the only absentee as the Bantams bid to extend their unbeaten start to the the season to 13 matches.

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