Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Yeates Feels He Should Have Added To Tally

Yeates Feels He Should Have Added To Tally

MARK YEATES, Colchester United's Irish magician, believes he should have left the Walkers Stadium with a brace of goals to his name, on Saturday.

However, the former Tottenham Hotspur youngster did manage to score once against Leicester, as the U's drew 1-1. The 24-year-old curled home a perfectly flighted free-kick beyond the reach of Tony Warner in the home goal. To read Vital Colchester's match report, click here.

Yeates revealed that The Foxes' loanee stopper Warner denied him a second goal, when clean through, by saving with his face!

Following the game, Yeates told the EADT: 'I should have scored a second goal, but the keeper ended up saving that one with his face!'

'He (Warner) is a very good keeper, but he didn't know much about that one. I got through on goal, and felt that I should have scored, but then he was their man-of-the-match,' the U's man highlighted how he thought Warner put in a man-of-the-match display.

Yeates, before joining the U's permanently, nearly two years ago, spent a temporary three-month spell with Leicester.

He expressed his delight at scoring against his former employers: 'It's always nice to go back to one of your old clubs and score, so I was happy to curl home that free-kick.'

Yeates is currently the U's leading marksmen this season, with ten goals to his name.

'I've scored several free-kicks since I've been at Colchester, but we all feel that this is one game that got away. The fans will be happy that we gave a good account of ourselves, but this was two points dropped,' he concluded.


So should Yeates have scored twice?

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

Lambert: Neal Would Head Kitchen Sink!

Leicester 1 V Colchester 1 - Report

Transfer News: Striker Goes Out On Loan





We want to know YOUR thoughts...


VITAL COLCHESTER; YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE!


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




For the very latest League One odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools


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

Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Monday March 23 2009
Time: 9:02AM

Comments

0
Yeah, think he could have scored again, his free-kick was ace. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
30/03/2009 19:26:00
0
Yeah, think he could have scored again, his free-kick was ace. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
30/03/2009 19:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

League 1 - Southend v Colchester

The U's bid to avoid relegation sees a battle with rivals Southend.

Match Day Officials v Southend

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Southend United this weekend.

Wynter Recovering Well

Minutes into the FA Cup fourth round defeat to Spurs former Crystal Palace man Wynter was stretchered off, following a long spell of treatment having clashed heads with Eastman.

FA Cup - Colchester 1-4 Tottenham

Spurs proved too strong for Colchester, who will now be focusing on staying in League 1, with the U's beaten four-one.

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southend v Colchester
Suggested By:
Colchester win50%
Southend win50%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 28 18 3 7 57 14
2 Walsall 28 16 8 4 56 20
3 Gillingham 29 16 6 7 54 19
4 Wigan 29 14 10 5 52 19
5 Coventry 29 13 9 7 48 16
6 Millwall 28 13 5 10 44 6
7 Southend 28 12 8 8 44 3
8 Port Vale 30 12 7 11 43 -1
9 Sheff Utd 28 11 9 8 42 6
10 Peterborough 28 12 5 11 41 12
11 Bradford 27 11 8 8 41 -1
12 Barnsley 28 12 3 13 39 3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 27 10 7 10 37 0
15 Bury 27 10 7 10 37 -4
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 29 10 5 14 35 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 28 9 3 16 30 -10
20 Shrewsbury 29 8 5 16 29 -15
21 Fleetwood 27 7 7 13 28 -3
22 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
23 Crewe 28 5 8 15 23 -22
24 Colchester 28 5 7 16 22 -29
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Swindon Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)