Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Transfer Rumour: Easter Readying Return?

Transfer Rumour: Easter Readying Return?

Colchester United`s search for a new striker is still ongoing, but might Monday`s paper talk confirming the Essex side are interested in a Championship namemean Jermaine Easter rejoins the club?

The former Wycombe Wanderers striker spend time with United last season, only to suffer a ligament injury before vowing after recovery that an Argyle starting place was still possible.

But, with United stepping up their search and club manager Paul Lambert a known Easter fan, speculation of a return is rife.

Vital Colchester have also reported conjecture on the strong counter-targets to sign, including transfer-listed Ruben Reid from Rotherham, profile here, and former Southend player and Dagenham & Redbridge man, Paul Benson, profile here.

The Colchester Gazette reporting that Colchester are tracking a Championship forward appears to rule out both Reid and Benson and point to someone like Easter. He scored twice in five games last season for the U`s before his injury.

Paul Lambert is looking for competion for current front four, Jamie Guy, Scott Vernon, Clive Platt and Steve Gillespie.

Would Easter be ideal again for the U's?
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!


Follow us on Twitter








For the very latest League One odds

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

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Wednesday July 8 2009
Time: 2:31AM

Best of Euro Vital

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Not really sure. Said some harsh things when he left about 'the grass not always being greener on the other side'...
StevieG Col U
08/07/2009 08:38:00
0
Also said when we played Yeovil at home, it was like a reserve game. I hope whoever it is will have a good goal scoring record, and not another 1 hit season wonder like Platt and Gilly.
up_the_u's_aaron
08/07/2009 10:44:00
0
Yeah, that as well! Not sure about Easter!
StevieG Col U
08/07/2009 10:56:00
0
Well I think we need 2 strikers. 1 with a good goal scoring record, and the other that's fast and tricky. Easter is fast and tricky, so he will always be a good signing.
up_the_u's_aaron
08/07/2009 11:24:00
0
If he is going to have such a poor attitude, then fine- stay at Plymouth! Our gain, I say!
Matt_Us
08/07/2009 12:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Football League Rule Out B Teams (23/9/16)

The Football League, or EFL for those who like pointless rebrands, have now compiled the initial responses from the 72 clubs under their umbrella...

EFL Trophy & Whole Game Solution Update

With the attempt to revive the EFL Trophy by changing the format and introducing Academy sides into the competition...

Disabled Access Issues For Seven?

In September 2015, the Premier League made a promise to ensure that all member clubs would make their home grounds fully compliant with the Accessible Stadia Guide by August 2017.

Vital Colchester Social Media

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Colchester United newsColchester United
News 24/7

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win40%
Rochdale win60%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 10 7 1 2 22 6
2 Luton 10 5 2 3 17 8
3 Doncaster 10 5 2 3 17 7
4 Portsmouth 10 5 2 3 17 7
5 Notts County 10 5 2 3 17 3
6 Grimsby 10 5 1 4 16 3
7 Carlisle 10 3 7 0 16 3
8 Crewe 10 4 4 2 16 0
9 Morecambe 10 5 1 4 16 -2
10 Colchester 10 4 3 3 15 2
11 Accrington 10 4 3 3 15 1
12 Crawley 10 4 3 3 15 -1
13 Blackpool 10 3 4 3 13 4
14 Mansfield 10 3 4 3 13 -1
15 Hartlepool 10 2 6 2 12 -4
16 Leyton Orient 10 3 2 5 11 -2
17 Barnet 9 2 5 2 11 -2
18 Stevenage 10 3 2 5 11 -3
19 Wycombe 10 3 2 5 11 -3
20 Yeovil 10 3 1 6 10 -5
21 Cambridge 10 2 3 5 9 -6
22 Exeter 10 3 0 7 9 -7
23 Cheltenham 10 1 5 4 8 -3
24 Newport 9 1 3 5 6 -5
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Carlisle United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 8 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Morecambe (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Nov 12 2016 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Breaking League News