UK time is: 22:25:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reaction: Williams Up For Cup Clash


Former Colchester United manager Geraint Williams gave a mixed reaction to yesterday`s Carling Cup draw.

The non-seeded O`s must face the U`s at home in the first round when the knock-out competition kicks off during the initial weeks of the season.

"We knew we would be playing a seeded team beforehand, so we knew it would be tough," admits the Welshman in tonight`s Ilford Recorder.

"We will be going there to win the game and, for sure, we will not be taking anything for granted," he added.

He also called the tie "typical" in today`s Colchester Daily Gazette but said he had ten very happy years with United before parting company last season after an abysmal start.

The reception Williams gets should reflect his varied tenure at the club. Colchester recorded first their highest position in history in the Championship in 2006/7 before suffering the lowest-ever points haul at Layer Road the following season.

Williams is currently doing well with Orient, having steered them away from the League One relegation zone towards the end of last season.


How will YOU react when Williams comes back to WHCS in August?

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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 17 2009

Time: 6:53PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Stats: U's v Coventry City (Monday November 24 2014)

Team News: U's v Coventry City (Friday November 21 2014)

U's Seal Permanent Moncur Signing (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Hume: An Awful Lot Of Positives (Sunday November 16 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v The U's (Saturday November 15 2014)

Team News: Barnsley v Colchester (Friday November 14 2014)

Look Hews Back As Harney Also Arrives (Friday November 14 2014)

Bean And Vose Free To Leave (Friday November 14 2014)

Posh Entertainment For Colchester (Tuesday November 11 2014)

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. Coventry 18 5 5 8 -7 20
19. Leyton Orient 18 4 7 7 -3 19
20. Gillingham 18 4 6 8 -7 18
21. Colchester 18 4 5 9 -4 17
22. Yeovil 18 4 5 9 -14 17
23. Scunthorpe 17 4 4 9 -11 16
24. Crewe 18 4 3 11 -22 15

Breaking League News

Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Port Vale
Port Vale : 24/11/2014 22:01:00
Sheffield United 1-1 Oldham
Oldham : 24/11/2014 21:44:00
Groves - We Stuck At It
Crawley : 24/11/2014 21:29:00
Crawley 2-2 Scunthorpe United
Crawley : 24/11/2014 21:27:00
Colchester : 24/11/2014 17:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MK Dons v Colchester?
Suggested By:  Colchester Admin
Colchester win 100%
MK Dons win 0%
Draw 0%