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Geraint Delighted With Duo

Colchester United manager Geraint Williams has spoke of his delight after securing the services of Steven Gillespie and David Perkins.

Gillespie joins from Cheltenham Town for a club record fee in excess of 400,000, while Perkins arrives from Rochdale for an undisclosed fee.

Williams told CU-FC.com: 'After a weekend of discussions between all the relevant parties, I was delighted that we were able to secure the signings of David and Steven on Monday afternoon.


Williams On Perkins

'We watched David a few times in a successful season at Rochdale.

'As well as having bundles of energy, he is a very good footballer. He can also play a number of positions across the whole of the midfield.'


Williams On Gillespie

'Steven scored a hell of a lot of goals as a youngster and was unlucky that the manager who signed him at Bristol City left shortly after Steven went there.

'After a bit of a struggle at Bristol, he really found his feet at Cheltenham and proved that by scoring sixteen goals for them last season.'


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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 8 2008

Time: 12:48PM

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Seeing Gillespe play last year against Latics, there was just something about him that caught my eye, could be a very useful signing.
mouldy_old_maki
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08/07/2008 14:39:00

Yeah agree, am really happy to have to him!
Greenie
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08/07/2008 14:43:00

Local Ipswich Paper , Ipswich Have Made An Approach For Lisbie
Daryl Peck
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09/07/2008 09:01:00

Yeah, two good signings, but looks like Lis is off!
StevieG Col U
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09/07/2008 11:55:00

am sure that gw will get the best out of these guys as you push to get straight back up..............
ernshaw
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14/07/2008 10:27:00

 

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