UK time is: 11:09:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Jacko: No Panic!

Colchester United midfielder Johnnie Jackson is adamant that it is too early for the U's to panic.

The U's, who were hotly tipped for promotion at the start of the season, currently lie in 20th place in the League One standings. With only one League win to their name so far this season, that coming at Swindon Town, it's been far from a good start. The U's last game was a 2-0 defeat to Crewe Alexandra.

Jackson, 26, told The Colchester Gazette: 'There`s no reason to think that it`s all doom and gloom.

'It was one bad result.

'We had been playing well and feeling pretty confident, without getting the results we had wanted.

'After the last bad result we had on the opening day (against Hartlepool United), we came back stronger.

'We went on a decent enough run after that and we`ll be looking to do the same again.

'The game against Milton Keynes Dons (on Saturday) is a good chance for us to put things right.'

The ex-Tottenham Hotspur man feels the U's are just lacking the cutting-edge.

He continued: 'At the moment, we`re letting ourselves down with a little bit of quality when it comes to the crunch.

'It`s just that final ball or final shot that is letting us down.

'In the final third (against Crewe), our quality wasn`t there.

'We got into a lot of decent positions in the first half, which I think has been the case in a lot of games this year.

'The positive thing is that we are getting into those positions.

'One day, everything will go for us and someone will get a hiding.'



We want to know YOUR thoughts...


VITAL COLCHESTER IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 16 2008

Time: 10:01AM

Your Comments

Just lacking cutting edge? More like just lacking 4 solid defenders, a solid goalkeeper and some goal scorers and maybe a manager who can motivate the team!
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Well agree with that mate, but are strikers aint been scoring either.
StevieG Col U
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

League 1 MOTM: January Nomination (Dunne) (Wednesday February 5 2014)

Safe Standing - Fans Must Act Now! (Monday January 20 2014)

2006 - U's March To The Top (Thursday February 7 2013)

2006 - Parky's Cup Heroes (Monday January 28 2013)

2007 - U's Visit Portman Road (Sunday January 20 2013)

2010 - Lambert's U's Return (Wednesday January 16 2013)

2011 - Late Drama From Gilly (Monday January 14 2013)

1999 - Introducing Lua Lua (Wednesday January 9 2013)

2000 - Lua Lua Steals Late Win (Tuesday January 8 2013)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Coventry 42 16 11 15 -1 49
16. Gillingham 42 14 6 22 -19 48
17. Oldham 41 12 11 18 -11 47
18. Colchester 42 11 13 18 -11 46
19. Tranmere 42 12 10 20 -22 46
20. Notts County 42 13 4 25 -15 43
21. Carlisle 41 11 10 20 -26 43

Breaking League News

Leicester lead chase for Sako?
» Wolves : 16/04/2014 09:56:00
RUFC - Ref Watch v Wolves
» Rotherham : 16/04/2014 09:08:00
RUFC - Webb 'Fantastic Honour' For NYS
» Rotherham : 16/04/2014 08:59:00
Ticket Information: Shrewsbury Town v Posh
» Peterborough : 16/04/2014 08:38:00
Stephens Would Love a To Return To Swindon.
» Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:25:00
Kasim Done For The Season
» Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:20:00
» Tranmere : 15/04/2014 21:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How will the U's fare this season?
Suggested By:  
Promotion 11%
Play-Offs 7%
Top Ten 26%
Midtable 17%
Survival 9%
Relegation 30%