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Transfer News: Trotman Signs On

COLCHESTER UNITED have swooped to sign Neal Trotman on a one month emergency loan agreement.

The 6ft 2in defender joins the U's from Championship promotion-chasers Preston North End, to make it two signings today. Vital Colchester reported a little earlier that Ashley Vincent had completed his move, to read the article, click here.

Manager Paul Lambert was keen to bring in another centre-half after Paul Reid's injury, along with Matt Heath being out on loan and Chris Coyne's international commitments, had left the U's short.

The 22-year-old joined North End in January of last year, for a fee of £500,000, from Oldham. Trotman was quick to impress at Boundary Park after only a handful of appearances in a Latics' shirt.

However, Trotman has failed to hold down a regular place in Alan Irvine's side, so a move to the Weston Homes Community Stadium in search of first-team football is good for both teams.

Trotman could make his U's debut against Leicester this coming weekend, as the U's look re-light their play-off push.

Vital Colchester would like to welcome Neal and wish him the best of luck in his time with the U's.


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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 19 2009

Time: 3:42PM

Your Comments

Wow, interesting! That will be once to watch....
Matt_Us
Wow, interesting! That will be once to watch....
Matt_Us
Yeah, quite highly-rated, will be interesting to see what he's like. . .
StevieG Col U
Yeah, quite highly-rated, will be interesting to see what he's like. . .
StevieG Col U
 

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