UK time is: 06:48:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

U's Line Up Villa Clash

COLCHESTER UNITED will play host to Premier League side Aston Villa in a pre-season friendly.

The Villains will visit North Essex, and the Weston Homes Community Stadium, on Tuesday July 21st, with kick off at 7:45pm. Villa currently sit 5th in the Premiership after an impressive campaign.

U's boss Paul Lambert's played under Villa chief Martin O'Neill for a number of years at Celtic.

The match will be the highlight of the U's pre-season fixture list.

U's Chief Executive Steve Bradshaw told the club's official website: 'We are delighted to be able to welcome Villa to the club's new community stadium.

'Clearly the manager's contacts are considered important in making this friendly happen, but also Villa regard us as a club moving forward and want to spend time with us at crucial point in their pre-season build up.'



So are you happy with the planned visit of Villa?

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.




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

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




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

The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 8 2009

Time: 7:05PM

Your Comments

exciting stuff, lets hope they bring a good squad down
ooohhJohnnieJackson
exciting stuff, lets hope they bring a good squad down
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Yeah, hate it when the bring down an 'XI', just a load of youth teamers that know one has heard of, like when we played a Liverpool XI a couple of years ago! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Yeah, hate it when the bring down an 'XI', just a load of youth teamers that know one has heard of, like when we played a Liverpool XI a couple of years ago! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Yeah... Lambert's Villa connection paying off?
Matt_Us
Yeah... Lambert's Villa connection paying off?
Matt_Us
I would imagine that maybe we will have a couple of Villa loan players in next seasons squad
ooohhJohnnieJackson
I would imagine that maybe we will have a couple of Villa loan players in next seasons squad
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Yep, just what I was thinking, a couple of talented youngsters wouldn't go a miss! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Yep, just what I was thinking, a couple of talented youngsters wouldn't go a miss! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Go for the newbies!
Matt_Us
Go for the newbies!
Matt_Us
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

JPT Second Round: Gillingham (h) (Monday September 8 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 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)

2006 - Late Layer Road Drama (Wednesday January 2 2013)

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. Doncaster 7 2 2 3 -3 8
19. Leyton Orient 7 1 4 2 -1 7
20. Walsall 8 1 4 3 -4 7
21. Scunthorpe 8 2 1 5 -11 7
22. Colchester 8 1 2 5 -4 5
23. Port Vale 8 1 2 5 -7 5
24. Crewe 7 1 1 5 -8 4

Breaking League News

Can City Bounce Back?
Coventry : 19/09/2014 06:00:00
Dons linked with Baker
MK Dons : 18/09/2014 22:30:00
DRFC Doncaster v Chesterfield Team News
Doncaster : 18/09/2014 19:00:00
Striker agrees deal
Crewe : 18/09/2014 18:58:00
Fleetwood : 18/09/2014 17:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How will the U's fare this season?
Suggested By:  
Promotion 9%
Play-Offs 7%
Top Ten 24%
Midtable 19%
Survival 10%
Relegation 31%