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Lambert Pleased With Tough Start

Lambert Pleased With Tough Start

Colchester`s manager, Paul Lambert, is pleased to be facing Norwich, Leeds United and MK Dons within the first month of the 2009/10 campaign.

The fixture list, published this week, gave the U`s a good acid test for their potential after pitting them against some of League One`s most skilful sides.

"I want the lads to thrive on the big games that we play and take it on," Lambert told the Colchester Daily Gazette.

He has openly said in recent weeks that he wants next season`s side to avoid slipping into a comfort zone and start producing better, more consistent, results.

He told new signing David Fox that he wants Colchester to walk away with the division title next term.

"I`d like to get off to a good start and that`s what we will try to do, whether we are at home or away.

"It doesn`t really matter to me who we get."


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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Friday June 19 2009
Time: 12:06AM

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Some how I very much doubt we will 'walk away with the title' haha
up_the_u's_aaron
19/06/2009 10:28:00
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I know, I know... but for now we can dream!!
Matt_Us
19/06/2009 12:25:00
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I'm liking the confidence! lol Just hope it doesn't come back and bite us in the bum! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
19/06/2009 12:28:00
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I reckon it may do, all depends on singings, form, and fate!!
Matt_Us
19/06/2009 19:38:00
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