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Weston Homes Community Stadium

Colchester United have signed a 10 Year deal said to be worth 2 million with Essex Based property developer Weston Homes who's name will emblazon the Home Shirts for the season 2008/2009

Weston Homes founder and chairman Robert Weston is delighted to have got on board with the U's and their partners in the stadium project.

Speaking to the Colchester official site he siad: 'It is an honour to be announced as the sponsor of Colchester United and we are excited to be actively involved with such a revered Football League club.

'We aim to be a big part of the Colchester community not only through our sponsorship and support of Colchester United but also through the social and economic initiatives we have begun to undertake.

'We intend to grow the strength of the community by providing high standard homes, commercial opportunities that support up and coming businesses and many more youth-oriented initiatives.

'Our sponsorship of Colchester United's stadium is the beginning of many more things to come.'

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Writer: Deeno Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 12 2008

Time: 12:17PM

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Matt when you read this I need you to Contact me Urgent
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12/06/2008 12:25:00

Whata Crap Name
Daryl Peck
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12/06/2008 14:45:00

Yeah agree, am very dissappointed, surely we could of found a better name than this! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
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12/06/2008 17:56:00

2 Million For That Name Hmmmm Money Runs Football !
Daryl Peck
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13/06/2008 08:36:00

What happened to the traditional football ground names? Money talks in this day and age.
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15/06/2008 08:46:00

What happened to Layer Road?
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18/06/2008 21:52:00

It is gettting knocked down!
StevieG Col U
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19/06/2008 09:53:00

Sad when that happens - so much history and memories for the fans - whatever the club.
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19/06/2008 13:36:00

Well we needed to leave Layer Road if we wanted to move forward, is sad though.
StevieG Col U
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22/06/2008 19:17:00

I know you need to move on...just a shame that the name is a bit marketing driven...something more original would have been better......
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23/06/2008 17:19:00

Agree. But that is the name so nothing we can do!
StevieG Col U
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24/06/2008 11:55:00


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