Mark Sykes


Mark Sykes: Bristol City complete signing of Oxford United midfielder

Bristol City have completed the signing of Oxford United midfielder Mark Sykes on a three-year contract. No fee will be involved as the 24-year-old's deal with Oxford had expired, having joined them from Irish Premiership side Glenavon in 2019. He made 40 appearances for the League One outfit this season...
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Oxford to check on Herbie Kane and Mark Sykes

Oxford will check on midfielders Herbie Kane and Mark Sykes as they prepare to finish their League One campaign by hosting Doncaster on Saturday. Kane came off at half-time in the 2-1 loss at Rotherham last weekend due to a thigh problem, and Sykes then followed in the second half because of a hamstring issue.
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Marcus Browne and Mark Sykes doubtful for Oxford

Oxford have doubts over Marcus Browne and Mark Sykes for the Sky Bet League One match against Burton. Forward Browne, on loan from Middlesbrough, was forced off during the second half of the midweek defeat at Portsmouth with a hamstring problem. Midfielder Sykes missed the trip to Fratton Park because...

Mark Sykes salvages point for Oxford against Cheltenham

Mark Sykes rescued a point for promotion-chasing Oxford as they drew 1-1 with Cheltenham at the Kassam Stadium. Callum Wright gave Town a surprise lead in the 48th minute, prodding home from two yards when the U’s failed to clear a corner. But after a spell of heavy pressure...

Mark Sykes and Alex Gorrin have Oxford contracts extended

Oxford have triggered one-year contract extensions for midfield pair Mark Sykes and Alex Gorrin. Sykes, 23, and Spaniard Gorrin, 27, will both remain at the Kassam Stadium until at least 2022 after their current deals were extended. U’s boss Karl Robinson told the club’s official website: “It didn’t take too...

Mark Sykes explains why he switched international allegiance

“I’ve always wanted to represent the Republic of Ireland.”. Oxford United midfielder Mark Sykes has explained why he has switched international allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland. Sykes, 23, was a key player for Northern Ireland at under-21 level under Ian Baraclough, who is currently the country’s...

Oxford without suspended Mark Sykes against Accrington

Oxford will be without suspended midfielder Mark Sykes for Monday’s encounter with Accrington. Sykes was sent off in the 61st minute of Friday’s 3-1 defeat to Sunderland after picking up a second yellow card. Luton loanee Elliot Lee made his return from a knee problem as a second-half substitute at...