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U's Line Up Villa Clash

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.'



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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Wednesday April 8 2009
Time: 7:05PM

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exciting stuff, lets hope they bring a good squad down
ooohhJohnnieJackson
08/04/2009 22:51:00
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exciting stuff, lets hope they bring a good squad down
ooohhJohnnieJackson
08/04/2009 22:51:00
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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
09/04/2009 09:36:00
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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
09/04/2009 09:36:00
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Yeah... Lambert's Villa connection paying off?
Matt_Us
09/04/2009 12:49:00
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Yeah... Lambert's Villa connection paying off?
Matt_Us
09/04/2009 12:49:00
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I would imagine that maybe we will have a couple of Villa loan players in next seasons squad
ooohhJohnnieJackson
09/04/2009 20:53:00
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I would imagine that maybe we will have a couple of Villa loan players in next seasons squad
ooohhJohnnieJackson
09/04/2009 20:53:00
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Yep, just what I was thinking, a couple of talented youngsters wouldn't go a miss! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
10/04/2009 08:20:00
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Yep, just what I was thinking, a couple of talented youngsters wouldn't go a miss! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
10/04/2009 08:20:00
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