Writer: StevieG Col U
Date:Tuesday July 29 2008
Colchester United manager Geraint Williams has revealed that his Luton Town counterpart Mick Harford wouldn't want his sympathy.
The duo, who two season ago worked together, will be situated in opposing dugouts tonight, as the U's take on the Hatters in a pre-season friendly. Harford's side are set to begin next season in League Two with -30 points.
The Welshmen told fanzine myfootballwriter: 'Mick wouldn't want me to have sympathy for him because he certainly doesn't feel sorry for himself, and he certainly wouldn't want anyone to feel sorry for him.
'He won't be letting anyone at Luton feel sorry for themselves! I read the quotes in the paper the other day saying 'we've just got to get 78 points' and that's Mick.
'He'll have them rallying, have them fired up and no doubt have them playing good football as well.'
The U's will follow up tonight's game at Kenilworth Road, with a match against Bromley tomorrow evening.
Williams added: 'Obviously no disrespect to Bromley but you'd expect the Luton game to be the tougher of the two.
'We are building up to the season and I think that will be a hard game at Luton Town and we think will perform well and win the game.
'That's how we structure the pre-season so that as we get nearer, it going to get harder and we've got Luton, there'll be another game at Bromley and then obviously we've got Norwich City after that.
'So that's the way we geared pre-season, and every step is a bit harder now, the players have got to take that on board and so far we are.'
For tonight's latest team news, click here.
We want to know YOUR thoughts...
VITAL COLCHESTER IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS
Date:Tuesday July 29 2008
U's Turn To Packwood (Tuesday November 25 2014)
Serious Setback For Okuonghae (Tuesday November 25 2014)
QPR's Kpekawa Arrives (Tuesday November 25 2014)
Bean Makes Portsmouth Move (Tuesday November 25 2014)
Stats: U's v Coventry City (Monday November 24 2014)
Team News: U's v Coventry City (Friday November 21 2014)
U's Seal Permanent Moncur Signing (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Final Day Fixtures Set (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Hume: An Awful Lot Of Positives (Sunday November 16 2014)
Stats: Barnsley v The U's (Saturday November 15 2014)
|19. Leyton Orient||18||4||7||7||-3||19|
» Oldham : 25/11/2014 21:58:00
» Rochdale : 25/11/2014 21:42:00
|Johnson - Great Win But The Loans March On
» Yeovil : 25/11/2014 18:37:00
|Jordy Returns To City
» Yeovil : 25/11/2014 18:27:00
|Clough - Not Good Enough
» Sheff Utd : 25/11/2014 18:09:00