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Posh Man Wary Of Platt Danger

Posh Man Wary Of Platt Danger

CLIVE PLATT has been marked as the U's danger-man by Peterborough United defender Gaby Zakuani.

The Colchester United target-man should be back for the clash at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, in what is a vital game for the visiting Posh. Platt, 31, has missed the last two U's games due to personal problems.

The 10-goal striker is always a handful for opposition centre-backs and Zakuani is expecting no different on Saturday.

Zakuani, 22, told The Peterborough Telegraph: 'Platt is a handful. You know what you are going to get from him, but you can't always stop it.

'He's physical and good in the air so you have to be aggressive with him so he doesn't walk all over you.'


Platt, an ex-London Road player, netted on his return there in November, Zakuani added: 'I marked him at our place earlier this season when he scored with a header so we know he's dangerous, but I'm confident we can keep him quiet and go on and win the game.'


So do you see Platt as the U's biggest threat? Or would you earmark someone else?

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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Wednesday April 22 2009
Time: 7:38PM

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In my opinion player of the year, has really upped his game from last season. Who on earth is voting for Gillespie in the poll? I think the poll imay be getting disrupted by rival fans! Unless its you StevieG? Lol
ooohhJohnnieJackson
22/04/2009 22:29:00
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In my opinion player of the year, has really upped his game from last season. Who on earth is voting for Gillespie in the poll? I think the poll imay be getting disrupted by rival fans! Unless its you StevieG? Lol
ooohhJohnnieJackson
22/04/2009 22:29:00
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OoohhJohnnieJackson - How else do you think Steve is getting all those points on the lader-board!! lol
Matt_Us
23/04/2009 00:19:00
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OoohhJohnnieJackson - How else do you think Steve is getting all those points on the lader-board!! lol
Matt_Us
23/04/2009 00:19:00
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I'm confused...!!! It has to be StevieG, who else would vote for him???
StevieG Col U
23/04/2009 09:22:00
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Are we talking about the same person??? LOL
StevieG Col U
23/04/2009 09:22:00
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Are we talking about the same person??? LOL
StevieG Col U
23/04/2009 09:22:00
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I'm confused...!!! It has to be StevieG, who else would vote for him???
StevieG Col U
23/04/2009 09:22:00
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