Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Yeates Out For Rest Of Season?

Yeates Out For Rest Of Season?

Geraint Williams has been dealt a major blow, as he tries to steer Colchester United to Championship safety, with the news that U`s winger Mark Yeates could be out injured for the rest of the season.

Yeates, who has scored eight goals this season, suffered a dislocated shoulder in Colchester`s 2-2 draw against Sheffield United at the beginning of February. At first it was thought the ex-Spurs man may be out for 2-3 weeks, but now it appears the tricky winger may need an operation on the ailment.

Williams told The Colchester Gazette: 'He is being assessed but we think he will need an operation because Mark said himself it is not quite right.'

'He felt he might be letting the lads down if he played and he was not quite right.

'It is edging towards needing the operation.' He explained.

If Yeates is ruled out for the rest of the campaign, Williams admitted he may be forced into making an emergency loan signing to replace the Irish B international.

Williams said: 'We'll be talking on the phone and enquiring who is available because Mark has been very important for us this year.'

'Going forward, he's a big part of our attacking armoury and with his set piece deliveries.'

Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Thursday February 21 2008
Time: 3:10PM

Comments

0
If he is out for the season I wonder who we would get in on loan? Chris Eagles from Man U?
StevieG Col U
22/02/2008 10:21:00
0
That is a good shout! Has anyone heard anything? It would be a young unproven like him!
Matt_Us
26/02/2008 10:18:00
0
No rumours yet, would like to see a 'Ephraim like' talent! So Eagles would fit the bill!
StevieG Col U
26/02/2008 11:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 17/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention for an applicable...

Who Serves A Suspension This Midweek - 14/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

FSF - Walking Away From Trouble

Many clubs do good work in reaching out to young offenders via their charitable foundations...

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 8/2/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win45%
Rochdale win44%
Draw11%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 32 19 7 6 64 23
2 Plymouth 31 19 4 8 61 17
3 Carlisle 32 15 13 4 58 11
4 Luton 32 14 11 7 53 18
5 Portsmouth 31 15 7 9 52 16
6 Exeter 32 15 5 12 50 16
7 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
8 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
9 Wycombe 31 13 7 11 46 0
10 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
11 Colchester 31 12 8 11 44 6
12 Grimsby 32 12 8 12 44 0
13 Cambridge 31 12 7 12 43 3
14 Blackpool 31 10 12 9 42 12
15 Morecambe 30 12 5 13 41 -7
16 Crawley 31 11 6 14 39 -11
17 Yeovil 32 9 11 12 38 -7
18 Crewe 32 8 12 12 36 -11
19 Accrington 30 8 9 13 33 -10
20 Notts County 32 9 6 17 33 -21
21 Cheltenham 32 7 11 14 32 -10
22 Hartlepool 32 7 11 14 32 -18
23 Leyton Orient 32 8 5 19 29 -15
24 Newport 31 5 10 16 25 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Wycombe Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Portsmouth (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Mansfield Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
The Vital Football Members League