Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Reaction: Lambo Delight At 7-1 Victory

Reaction: Lambo Delight At 7-1 Victory

Paul Lambert told BBC Essex Radio that his side played some of "the best football" he has seen, having had a vast of experience in the game.

The Scott wanted Colchester to give a good opening-day account of themselves as a day-late 40th-Birthday present against City during the opening clash of the 2009-10 season.

The U`s have targeted a top-six finish and Lambert said: "It was the best I`ve seen in years, including when I played the game. I thought they were sensational."

He continued: "I didn`t think we were going to come here and just sit back because Norwich will still be one of the favourites, no doubt about it. I thought they [the team] were brilliant."

Lambert had full-time praise for returning loanee, Kevin Lisbie and his strike-partner Clive Platt, who both grabbed a double-strike and David Perkins, in particular, also finding the net as a second-half substitute. His assist was provided by Kem Izzet, celebrating his 300th League match for the U`s in midfield.

"Lisbie was a massive, massive signing for us. If Kevin was fully-fit, he`d have had a hat-trick," added Lambert.

He also reserved praise for the nigh-on 2,000 U`s fans who made the fairly short trip to Carrow Road. The game`s attendance was one of the biggest-ever since City`s stadium became an all-seater, in 1992.

"I`m sure the crowd, who were phenomenal again, will be there on Tuesday night [for the League Cup clash with Layton Orient] in their droves after that. Our fans are terrific and outsung 23,000 people, which is great."

The full interview will appear shortly, on the BBC Sport CU-FC homepage.


Bookmark and Share


So what do you think?

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








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

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Saturday August 8 2009
Time: 7:01PM

Comments

0
i guess you couldn't have asked for a better start :-)
merlin
08/08/2009 20:15:00
0
Very true, Merlin. We should get the headlines as well, because there's no Premiership to take them all!!
Matt_Us
08/08/2009 20:16:00
0
Yeah -what a start! We Are Top Of The League!!!!
StevieG Col U
08/08/2009 21:53:00
0
Lol we were top for a couple of hours !!!!!!!!!!!!!
gills-1962
09/08/2009 09:12:00
0
It's early days, but still... :D [Edited by MattUs]
Matt_Us
09/08/2009 19:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Euro Vital

Best of Vital Network

Recent Colchester United Articles

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

Safe Standing Takes Another Step

Last weekend the EFL contacted League One and Two clubs and informed them that they had the choice of whether or not to introduce the new 'rail seats' that are a topic...

FSF February 2017 Round-up

February was an important month for the game as the future of the FA came under intense scrutiny. We submitted recommendations to MPs who are calling for...

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 win55%
Rochdale win36%
Draw9%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 39 23 9 7 78 30
2 Plymouth 39 23 6 10 75 19
3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
12 Cambridge 38 15 9 14 54 6
13 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Morecambe (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Breaking League News

Vital Football Comment