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U's Release Squad Numbers

U's Release Squad Numbers

Colchester United have released their official squad numbers for the new season.

New boys Matt Lockwood, Paul Reid, Steven Gillespie, Matt Heath and David Perkins take the three, six, seven, sixteen and seventeen shirts respectively.

John White therefore takes the number two shirt and Dean Hammond will wear the number eight shirt following Teddy Sheringham's retirement.

U's Squad 2008/9 in full:

1 - Dean Gerken
2 - John White
3 - Matt Lockwood
4 - Johnnie Jackson
5 - Chris Coyne
6 - Paul Reid
7 - Steven Gillespie
8 - Dean Hammond
9 - Clive Platt
10 - Kem izzet
11 - Mark Yeates
12 - Pat Baldwin
16 - Matt Heath
17 - David Perkins
18 - Phil Ifil
23 - Mark Cousins
24 - Scott Vernon
27 - Anthony Wordsworth
28 - James Hammond
29 - Fabian Quintyn
30 - Medy Elito

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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Wednesday July 23 2008
Time: 1:47PM


We've Signed Sunday Woooo
Daryl Peck
23/07/2008 17:45:00
Yep, so we have a new number seven hero and it's not Doogie!
StevieG Col U
24/07/2008 10:16:00
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