Karl Robinson jets off on holiday – but pre-season work doesn’t stop

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Oxford United head coach Karl Robinson. Picture: David Fleming
Oxford United head coach Karl Robinson. Picture: David Fleming

KARL Robinson will continue to work on plans for the new season – despite jetting off on his holidays.

Oxford United will be seeking to launch a play-off push for a fourth consecutive campaign under Robinson, and he is keen to get as much work and preparation done as possible before the 2022/23 season starts.

Even though United’s head coach is currently away from the club, that isn’t stopping him from logging on for online talks with staff this week.

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The hectic schedule, and with little time to switch off, is just part and parcel of the job, the U’s boss said.

“My laptop will be with me. I’ll make sure the background to my Zoom meetings will be one of the best out there,” he said.

“It’s important that we carry on, we’ve got a lot of work to do.

“A manager’s job is never done and I think that’s more apparent than ever.

“We don’t get a break, it’s one consistent run and that’s just part of the job that we do.”

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In his final Oxford Mail column of the season, Robinson said planning for 2022/23 started more than a year ago and has been gathering pace every week since January.

His column noted: “That willingness to learn and improve is a key part of any successful football club.”

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