UK time is: 13:12:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Could Holland Ink U's Deal?

Colchester United could further strengthen their midfield options with free agent Matt Holland signing.

Holland, 35, has been training with the U's during pre-season, click here, primarily to keep fit.

He is currently a free agent but does have contract offer on the table from the U's recently relegated League One rivals Charlton Athletic. However, with the club's future still uncertain he is biding his time.

U's chief executive Steve Bradshaw told The Daily Gazette: 'It wouldn`t surprise me if the manager brought another midfielder in.'

Boss Paul Lambert already has captain Dean Hammond, Kem Izzet, David Perkins, Johnnie Jackson, Anthony Wordsworth, Sam Corcoran and new-boy David Fox fighting for the two central-midfield berths.


So can you see Holland signing?

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









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: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 20 2009

Time: 7:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
We don't need another midfielder - especially one that would undoubtedly be the top wage earner at the club. The wages would be better spent on bringing the best possible striker available to the club
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Report Abuse
20/07/2009 19:13:00

Have to agree, we've got plenty of options in the centre of midfield. Wouldn't mind another winger but a top-class strikers is a must!
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
20/07/2009 20:46:00

would love to see Holland come in, not only would he add class on the pitch, and I feel offer us something different especially away from home in regards to ball retention and his football intelligence but his influence on the younger players at the training ground would be immense.......the bloke is a model pro.
Living in Exile
Report Abuse
21/07/2009 00:05:00

He is indeed a model pro and will give you 100% at all times. I'm hoping he does sign the contract we've offered him....looking unlikely though.
Arry Addick
Report Abuse
21/07/2009 07:05:00

Yep, think a player/coach role could be good. Top, top pro as you say,
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
21/07/2009 16:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Colchester To Benefit From New TV Deal (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Ipswich Man Gets Another Month (Wednesday February 25 2015)

League 1 - Colchester 3-2 Bristol City (Sunday February 22 2015)

Stats: Colchester United v Bristol City (Saturday February 21 2015)

Team News - U's v Bristol City (Saturday February 21 2015)

Ipswich Winger On Trial (Friday February 20 2015)

League 1 - U's 0-1 MK Dons (Wednesday February 18 2015)

Stats: U's v MK Dons (Tuesday February 17 2015)

Team News - U's v MK Dons (Tuesday February 17 2015)

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 Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Barnsley 32 12 5 15 -6 41
18. Crewe 32 11 5 16 -23 38
19. Notts County 30 10 7 13 -6 37
20. Colchester 32 9 7 16 -14 34
21. Crawley 32 8 9 15 -22 33
22. Leyton Orient 31 8 8 15 -7 32
23. Coventry 31 7 11 13 -12 32

Breaking League News

Ex-Hull City Striker Joins Sky Blues
Coventry : 27/02/2015 12:24:00
Man City Star Loan Deal Set To Be Extended
Walsall : 27/02/2015 10:51:00
Preview: Coventry vs MK Dons
MK Dons : 27/02/2015 09:28:00
DRFC First visit to the Keepmoat for Bankes
Doncaster : 27/02/2015 08:00:00
Mark Haywood In Charge of Oldham v Preston
Preston : 27/02/2015 03:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Doncaster v Colchester
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Colchester win 25%
Doncaster win 50%
Draw 25%