Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Geraint: McLeod Signing 'Essential`

Geraint: McLeod Signing 'Essential`

Colchester United manger Geraint Williams admitted it was 'essential` that he brought in another striker, this comes after signing Izale McLeod on a month`s loan.

McLeod will go straight into Williams` squad for tomorrow`s clash with Wolves, and will give the U`s extra flair up front. The U`s are missing front pair Teddy Sheringham and Jamie Guy through injury, while attacking midfielder Mark Yeates is also on the sidelines.

Williams told CU-FC.com: 'We've suffered lately with attacking players missing from the so we thought it was essential to get another body in.'

'Teddy's foot injury is proving troublesome, Jamie could still be a couple of weeks away and Mark's out for the season so Izale will be a useful addition.' He explained.

The Welshmen also spoke of what a formidable partnership Clive Platt formed with McLeod in their time at MK Dons: 'He has formed a profitable partnership with Clive Platt before and has a good goal scoring record so hopefully will score some goals in his time here.'

Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Friday February 29 2008
Time: 6:36PM

Comments

0
he could be just the right man to keep you up hope it goes well and he scores for you on sat
ozanne park rangers
01/03/2008 06:47:00
0
So do we! Up the U's!!
Matt_Us
01/03/2008 10:10:00
0
Well he never, but we will see.
StevieG Col U
03/03/2008 15:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Colchester United Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

League Two Gets Late Final Day Kick Off

Yesterday the Football League confirmed that the final day fixtures for all League Two clubs in 2016/17 would kick off at 5.30pm.

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

All Time Leading Goalscorers - 51 To 74 (12/1/17)

With Manchester United's Wayne Rooney equalling Sir Bobby Charlton's goal return of 249 in the weekend's FA Cup third round tie against Reading, here's a list...

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 27 18 4 5 58 21
2 Plymouth 26 17 3 6 54 15
3 Carlisle 27 12 12 3 48 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 26 12 7 7 43 6
6 Luton 26 11 9 6 42 13
7 Colchester 27 11 7 9 40 7
8 Barnet 27 10 10 7 40 0
9 Exeter 26 12 3 11 39 12
10 Cambridge 26 11 6 9 39 7
11 Grimsby 27 11 6 10 39 4
12 Mansfield 27 9 10 8 37 -1
13 Blackpool 26 9 9 8 36 11
14 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
15 Stevenage 27 10 3 14 33 -6
16 Yeovil 26 8 8 10 32 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Hartlepool 27 7 9 11 30 -9
19 Crewe 27 6 10 11 28 -13
20 Accrington 26 6 8 12 26 -11
21 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 26 5 9 12 24 -11
23 Notts County 27 6 5 16 23 -22
24 Newport 26 4 7 15 19 -16
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Blackpool (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Wycombe Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Crawley Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Write for Vital Football