Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

McLeod: I`ll Be Back

McLeod: I`ll Be Back

Charlton Athletic player Izale McLeod has promised fans he will return from injury in December as a reformed man. The 23-year-old has confessed he wants to become "fitter and stronger" than he ever was.

Having been loaned out to Colchester initially for a month, the former MK Dons ace suffered extensive knee ligament damage in what was only his second game for the club. Charlton fans are cursing their luck after Svetoslav Todorov had already suffered a similar setback this season.

"I can't be bitter about it,' he told Colchester's official website this week. "I just need to put all my energies into getting back to full fitness and I am sure I will be fitter and stronger that I ever was before.

"I am going to see one of the best knee specialists in the whole country so I will be in the safest hands," he added.

The striker also said he wished the U`s all the best in their relegation battle: "I knew a few of the Colchester players before and despite the fact that I was only there a short while, I will be following their results closely in the next few weeks and hope they can get out of trouble."

U`s manager Geraint Williams had echoed the statements felt by Colchester when wishing the player a speedy recovery in the EDAT.

"The injury was caused by an innocuous shoulder charge. Izzy's foot was planted in the floor, and as a result his knee was badly twisted. It's very disappointing for the lad, and we wish him well," said Colchester`s manager.

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Saturday March 8 2008
Time: 9:36AM

Comments

0
Good Luck in your recovery Izale!
StevieG Col U
08/03/2008 09:47:00
0
Same here - good luck!
Matt_Us
08/03/2008 10:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

Stats: Southend United v Colchester

All the stats from Southend United (3) vs (0) Colchester, Roots Hall, 6/2/16 Att: 10,279

League 1 - Southend v Colchester

The U's bid to avoid relegation sees a battle with rivals Southend.

Match Day Officials v Southend

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Southend United this weekend.

Wynter Recovering Well

Minutes into the FA Cup fourth round defeat to Spurs former Crystal Palace man Wynter was stretchered off, following a long spell of treatment having clashed heads with Eastman.

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)

Southend v Colchester
Suggested By:
Colchester win50%
Southend win50%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 29 13 9 7 48 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 30 12 7 11 43 -1
10 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
11 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
12 Barnsley 28 12 3 13 39 3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 27 10 7 10 37 -4
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 29 8 5 16 29 -15
21 Fleetwood 27 7 7 13 28 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Swindon Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)