PEP Clotet apologised to everyone who watched Oxford United's goalless draw at Rochdale after a difficult pitch made for a scrappy game. Freezing conditions at Spotland raised questions about whether the game should have gone ahead. While the U's manager reckoned referee Carl Boyeson had made the right call for the game to take place, it did little for the spectacle.
OXFORD United extended their unbeaten run to four games as they dug out a goalless draw at a freezing Rochdale. The visitors needed to show plenty of defensive resolve to preserve a clean sheet against a fired-up Dale. Goalkeeper Simon Eastwood made several smart saves and on the one occasion he was beaten, Mike Williamson was on hand to head off the line. Chances were in short supply at the other end, but the point did ensure Pep Clotet’s side went into the Christmas period with some momentum.
A REPEAT of last season’s terrific win at Rochdale would be very welcome for Simon Eastwood today – with one exception. The Oxford United goalkeeper had a quiet afternoon in the 4-0 win in January, until he failed to deal with one intruder into his penalty area. He said: “In the second half I looked down and there was a dead rat in the six-yard box. “The game stopped for about five minutes. “I think everybody was panicking, no-one knew what to do or pick it up.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".