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Kit: Competition is Healthy

Kit: Competition is Healthy

Colchester United assistant manager Kit Symons believes the added competition for a place in the U`s starting eleven can only be healthy for both the players and management.

The U`s, who signed four players during the January transfer window, are looking very strong at present, despite having a handful of first-team members out injured.

Symons, 36, admitted the selection headache facing Geraint Williams ahead of today`s trip to the KC stadium, where they face Hull, is a nice problem.

The former Portsmouth defender recently told The Colchester Gazette: "It`s a nice headache to have."

"We have a few people coming back from injury and I think the manger would be delighted to have a few selection problems," he explained this week.

Symons, who linked up with Williams last month in his new role after taking over from Micky Adams, is thrilled to have players knocking on the door for a place in the first team: "There are people knocking on the door waiting to get into the team and that`s a healthy situation to be in."

Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Saturday February 16 2008
Time: 11:32AM

Comments

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Good first article for you since joining full-time! Up the U's!
Matt_Us
16/02/2008 11:39:00
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Thanks, am hoping for a win this afternoon.
StevieG Col U
16/02/2008 11:54:00
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Great first article Stevie I have seen Matt come on leaps and bounds since he started and I am positive he will one day be a sports reporter for a Paper or Mag, great to have you on board mate!
Deeno
16/02/2008 14:23:00
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Thanks, am delighted to be given the oppurtunity to write for the site. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
16/02/2008 16:47:00
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I would love to get in a newspaper as a sportswriter after studies, but we'll see! Nice to have a helping hand in the running of the site, thanks all.
Matt_Us
17/02/2008 16:23:00
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Well hopefully you will Matt, time will tell.
StevieG Col U
17/02/2008 16:31:00
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