Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Coyne Move May Wait Until After World Cup

Coyne Move May Wait Until After World Cup

Chris Coyne has reaffirmed his desire to quit Colchester United for the Australian League - he remains only unsure if the transfer will come this summer or the next.

He will join former Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler in his home country at some point over the next year, according to his latest comments. Flower will start playing for New Queensland Fury FC next month.

"I am not sure if it will be after the World Cup or before but I have always said I will come back and play in Australia," said the U`s official captain, whose first full season in Essex has been blighted by injury.

"I left home at 16 to sign for West Ham and have never really shown people at home what I can do," the defender added, talking to AAP. The former Luton Town man still has a season and a half left on his current contract with the U`s.



The player`s automatic right to a starting place at Colchester has diminished directly because of his international prospects, but he is a proud representative for his country.

He has even relinquished the on-field captain`s armband to United`s midfielder, Dean Hammond, while Neil Trotman was recently loaned from Preston as cover for Coyne, because of his upcoming commitments and general lack of fitness.

"A lot of this team are around the same age group and have grown up together and played at state level against each other and for the Olyroos and the Joeys, so fitting in with the boys was no problem," said Coyne, dismissing the supposed disadvantage of having played in England for so long.

"I think the A-League as a whole is becoming more attractive, otherwise you wouldn't get players like of the calibre of Jason Culina and Craig Moore coming back,"Coyne added, hinting at his own future plans.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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:Matt_Us
Date:Monday March 23 2009
Time: 1:54PM

Comments

0
Well, his contract runs out in the summer of 2011, so we should get a good fee for him surely?
StevieG Col U
23/03/2009 19:22:00
0
Well, his contract runs out in the summer of 2011, so we should get a good fee for him surely?
StevieG Col U
23/03/2009 19:22:00
0
Get rid this summer and get a decent replacement if his heart isnt in it with us
ooohhJohnnieJackson
23/03/2009 20:29:00
0
Get rid this summer and get a decent replacement if his heart isnt in it with us
ooohhJohnnieJackson
23/03/2009 20:29:00
0
Would love us to go for Trotman after all the rave reviews he has recieved! Doubt we could afford him though. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
23/03/2009 20:35:00
0
Would love us to go for Trotman after all the rave reviews he has recieved! Doubt we could afford him though. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
23/03/2009 20:35:00
0
well we had 500k to splash on Jones and never used it. If we could get some money for Coyne and maybe some of the other surplus players we might be able to afford him. Alternatively a season-long loan deal would no doubt interest Preston
ooohhJohnnieJackson
24/03/2009 12:41:00
0
well we had 500k to splash on Jones and never used it. If we could get some money for Coyne and maybe some of the other surplus players we might be able to afford him. Alternatively a season-long loan deal would no doubt interest Preston
ooohhJohnnieJackson
24/03/2009 12:41:00
0
Yeah, think we would need at least 1 mil to get him permanently. A long-term loan deal would be more likely. . .
StevieG Col U
24/03/2009 18:48:00
0
Yeah, think we would need at least 1 mil to get him permanently. A long-term loan deal would be more likely. . .
StevieG Col U
24/03/2009 18:48:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will Colchester Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Stats: Barnsley v Colchester

All the stats from Barnsley (2) vs (2) Colchester, Oakwell, 30/4/16 Att: 12,021

League 1 - Barnsley v Colchester

The League 1 season continues with weekend games, with most played on Saturday. Among this schedule is a game for Colchester against Barnsley at Oakwell.

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)

Barnsley v Colchester
Suggested By:
Colchester win25%
Barnsley win75%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Wigan 45 24 15 6 87 40
2 Burton 45 25 9 11 84 20
3 Walsall 45 23 12 10 81 17
4 Millwall 45 23 9 13 78 23
5 Bradford 45 22 11 12 77 13
6 Barnsley 45 21 8 16 71 13
7 Scunthorpe 45 20 11 14 71 11
8 Gillingham 45 19 12 14 69 16
9 Coventry 45 18 12 15 66 16
10 Sheff Utd 45 18 12 15 66 7
11 Rochdale 45 18 12 15 66 6
12 Port Vale 45 18 11 16 65 3
13 Peterborough 45 18 6 21 60 5
14 Southend 45 16 11 18 59 -5
15 Bury 45 15 12 18 57 -18
16 Swindon 45 15 11 19 56 -10
17 Oldham 45 12 18 15 54 -12
18 Chesterfield 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Shrewsbury 45 13 11 21 50 -18
20 Fleetwood 45 11 15 19 48 -6
21 Blackpool 45 12 10 23 46 -19
22 Doncaster 45 11 12 22 45 -16
R Colchester 45 9 13 23 40 -41
R Crewe 45 7 13 25 34 -35
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

May 8 2016 12:30PM : Rochdale (H)
Sky Bet League One