The last time we played Oxford in the league, 30 years ago and it was a game to remember for all the wrong reasons. Looking at the results that season, this game was the middle of 3 straight defeats. (Wolves (A) 3-2 loss, Oxford (H) 2-0 loss, and Portsmouth (A) 2-0 loss)
I dont remember much of the game itself, except for King Sheridan infamously missing a penalty and a small section of the Kop starting to turn on him. It seems like the team itself was on a bit of a slump overall but it would be John who would take the brunt of the supporters frustrations. (I also vaguely remember Sheridan sticking two fingers up to the section of the Kop during one game, couldnt tell you which but my memory thinks it was a night game? Anyone remember?)
Luckily for us he was able to take it in his stride and his name would go down in folklore just 3 weeks later at Wembley, bringing back the only major silverware to Sheffield in the past 30 years.
Ive also seen it mentioned before that some people try to claim it never happened.....
We do seem to have a pretty self destructive section of our fanbase at times, one that doesnt seem to learn from our history. Some of which seems to resonates true recently
What are everyone else's memories of this game and that drop in form? Did the players have their minds elsewhere?