UK time is: 18:20:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cousins: I've Learnt So Much

Colchester stopper Mark Cousins has revealed how much he has learnt from Jimmy Walker.

Walker today officially ended his loan spell at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, returning to West Ham following three months away. The U's failed in an appeal to extend the loan after a confusing fiasco.

Cousins was called in for a rare start against Huddersfield on Tuesday night, to read Vital Colchester's match report click here. Now the 22-year-old is looking forward to competing with Dean Gerken, who was recalled from a loan spell with Darlington, for the number one jersey.

Speaking to local newspaper the Daily Gazette, Cousins said: 'I have learnt so much from Jimmy.

'It`s been really good to learn from an experienced goalkeeper like him and just to watch what he does, both in training and in matches.

'It`s been brilliant having him with us, similar to when Aidan Davison was with us.'


The Chelmsford-born 'keeper also revealed how Paul Lambert has told his players that they all will be vital.

He added: 'There are a lot of games coming up and the gaffer has said that everyone will be needed.'

So who would you have between the sticks? Cousins? Or Gerken?

Let us know with a comment below, or comment on this article in the forum. Not yet a member? Don't panic, click on the banner below to join in.






VITAL COLCHESTER: LATEST NEWS

Huddersfield 2 -2 U's - Report

U's Reserves Ease To Blues Win

Barnet Extend Lockwood Loan Deal





We want to know YOUR thoughts...


VITAL COLCHESTER; YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE!


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!



For the very latest League One odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 5 2009

Time: 5:37PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
A more than able back up keeper. Hopefully we will keep him as I reckon he will have a bright future
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Report Abuse
05/03/2009 20:26:00

A more than able back up keeper. Hopefully we will keep him as I reckon he will have a bright future
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Report Abuse
05/03/2009 20:26:00

Yeah, good back up, he could even get a run in the first team, who knows???
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
05/03/2009 22:36:00

Yeah, good back up, he could even get a run in the first team, who knows???
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
05/03/2009 22:36:00

... well, maybe. He's been waiting in the wings long enough. But I think Deano will strat a game soon... to keep him fresh. Else why did he go on laon?
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 11:17:00

... well, maybe. He's been waiting in the wings long enough. But I think Deano will strat a game soon... to keep him fresh. Else why did he go on laon?
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 11:17:00

Seems like Cousins in doing OK...
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 17:02:00

Seems like Cousins in doing OK...
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
07/03/2009 17:02:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Thompson's Contract Cancelled (Thursday January 29 2015)

West Ham Defender Signs Permanently (Thursday January 29 2015)

Gorkss Contingency Plans In Place (Thursday January 29 2015)

Experience Matters (Wednesday January 28 2015)

A Couple More Go (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Striker Facing Six-Weeks Out (Wednesday January 28 2015)

League 1 - U's 2-0 Leyton Orient (Monday January 26 2015)

Stats: U's v Leyton Orient (Sunday January 25 2015)

Kpekawa Returns To QPR (Saturday January 24 2015)

Team News: U's v Leyton Orient (Saturday January 24 2015)

Archived Colchester United 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
18. Coventry 27 7 9 11 -10 30
19. Barnsley 25 8 5 12 -4 29
20. Crewe 26 8 5 13 -19 29
21. Colchester 26 7 6 13 -11 27
22. Leyton Orient 26 6 8 12 -5 26
23. Yeovil 26 6 6 14 -18 24
24. Crawley 27 5 9 13 -22 24

Breaking League News

90 Mins From Wembley: City v Gillingham
Bristol City : 29/01/2015 16:46:00
Adcock In Charge Of Crawley v Preston
Preston : 29/01/2015 13:07:00
Swindon Boss Hails Fantastic Achievement For WFC
Walsall : 29/01/2015 12:15:00
Smith Wants Wembley Double
Walsall : 29/01/2015 11:57:00
England Under-19 Striker Signs for City
Coventry : 29/01/2015 11:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bradford v Colchester
Suggested By:  
Colchester win 25%
Bradford win 25%
Draw 50%