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Breaking News: U's Agree Fee For Strike Duo

Breaking News: U's Agree Fee For Strike Duo

Colchester United have agreed a fee for Hamilton Academical front-pair Richard Offiong and Joel Thomas.

Sky Sports News is reporting that the Accies have accepted an offer of around £225,000. U's chairman Robbie Cowling just tonight spoke of how after seven failed attempts to bolster their attack, good news would come soon, click here.

Offiong, 25, has netted 43 times from 94 starts, which works out at nearly a goal every other game. While Thomas, 22, is a highly-rated French forward who moved to New Douglas Park 12-months ago.

The SPL side finished 9th last season following an unlikely promotion to Scotland's top-flight. However in recent weeks manager Billy Reid has seen a number of his star players depart.

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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Thursday July 16 2009
Time: 9:43PM

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Comments

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Sounds alright, just looking them up!!
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 21:48:00
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These are young guys!! Hope they sign! Will really look forward to the Villa game if they do join.
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 21:52:00
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Excitement at last!!! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
16/07/2009 22:04:00
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Like the look of them both, to be fair... let's have them, I guess. Is this the end of Guy and Vernon?
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 22:06:00
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/w/wolverhampton_wanderers/8146848.stm - LOOK! They are losing their whole team tonight!
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 22:20:00
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Although the puts into perspective our future hopes of bringing back Lua Lua after his comments, it’s good to see that one of them had a trial with Wigan...
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 22:35:00
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Offiong has banged em in for fun in recent seasons - should be good signings
ooohhJohnnieJackson
16/07/2009 22:41:00
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Yep, player of the first division when they went up. Looks like two decent players, both big strong forwards. Long way to go on any deal though...
StevieG Col U
16/07/2009 23:01:00
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Not really, Steve!! I fully expect them to sign! If they don't, I'll... eat something stupid!!
Matt_Us
16/07/2009 23:10:00
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Well yeah there is. Personal terms x 2, medical x 2 + lots more. A long way to go...
StevieG Col U
17/07/2009 10:12:00
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