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U's Announce High-Profile Friendly

Colchester United will host Spanish giants Athletic Bilbao in a friendly, the first to be played at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Bilbao will visit the U's 10,000 all-seater stadium on Monday August 4th. This will be the second of two ramp-up events which will take place.

Chairman Robbie Cowling told the U's official website: 'We are delighted to have such a prestigious game to get things underway at the new Weston Homes Community Stadium.

'The match should be a hugely popular one and we hope it will be the first of many fantastic fixtures at our new home.'

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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 10 2008

Time: 6:58PM

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Good fixture! Should be a lot of interest.
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11/07/2008 22:07:00

Nothing To Do With This But Wolves Have Signed Chris Iwelumo For 900,000. And He Scored 10 Goals Last Year And We Sell Everyone Else For Peanuts
Daryl Peck
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13/07/2008 09:32:00

He went whilst out of contract with us and did not want to stay so never mind
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14/07/2008 01:26:00

I No But Lisbie Scores 17 N We Put 500,000 release Clause
Daryl Peck
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14/07/2008 10:10:00

A great opening match for you at your new stadium....hope it works out well and you pack them in every week........
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14/07/2008 10:17:00


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