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White: 2005/6 was 'incredible`

White: 2005/6 was 'incredible`

Colchester United`s resistant defender, John White has recalled the side`s promotion season of 2005/6, where they also faced Chelsea, as "incredible."

22-year-old White was reflecting ahead of today`s game at Hush Park. United faced Yeovil Town three years ago in the exact-same last day fixture.

That season, Colchester also played Chelsea in the F.A. Cup, and opened the scoring in that game with a team which cost a fraction of the price.

"It was a massive thing in my career. It`s up there alongside my favourite memories so far. It was more a case of apprehension than nerves on the day,' he said in the Colchester Daily Gazette.

"It was an incredible feeling. It was over the whole season and it was a feeling that we had been playing for from start to finish."

Colchester United fans will be hoping that Paul Lambert can fashion a side to challenge for the top next season, although the real surprise was that the club were considered candidates to suffer relegation that year.



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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Saturday May 2 2009
Time: 11:45AM

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Was a great season, some really good memories. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
04/05/2009 09:29:00
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Was a great season, some really good memories. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
04/05/2009 09:29:00
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