UK time is: 13:15:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

U`s Call Conference As Cowling Questions Conduct

Robbie Cowling`s statement in the wake of Paul Lambert`s shock departure this morning has questioned the conduct of Norwich City over his audacious appointment.

The U's owner and Chirman calls the whole affair "strange" a number of times and says Lambert told him on Monday that he "couldn`t concentrate" on the job in hand with United, once he knew of Norwich's interest.

Cowling also confirmed that Lambert`s assistant Ian Culverhouse and Football Operations Manager Gary Karsa have all taken up new roles with Norwich.

The full text appears here.

Colchester United have issued a further press-call in the last half-hour saying they will hold a live conference this afternoon before the media, starting at 1 pm.


Bookmark and Share


So what do you think?

Let us know with a comment below, or chat about 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!






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

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 18 2009

Time: 11:50AM

Your Comments

I cant wait to see the compensation package agreed... They cant have a new candidate yet can they??? That's mean they were looking before PL jumped
The Stig
I don't know! I guess not...!
Matt_Us
I'm disgusted by Paul Lambert, and his coaching teams actions here, after spending money and making fundemental changes to the clubs structure he ups and leaves after 3 games......made worse by everyone uping and leaving so close to a game!!! Not only that but he must have been in talks with norwich before the phone call to RC from his norwich counterpart, therefore why did he allow jackson to leave.....this is compounded by hammond going where jonny would have been the perfect replacement. I am not naive enough to believe loyalty means anything to managers / players however his actions possibly the worst I have ever been made aware of.
Living in Exile
They seem pretty bad - Jacko probably would still be here if he'd have known that at the same moment he was agreeing to leave the club, PL was doing the very same. What a day it has been - Lambert made some tough calls after the Geriant Williams era... and now it's onwards after just a few games into what should have been first first full season. Norwich will dump Lambert if he doesn't do well, just you wait and see.
Matt_Us
Agree very much Exile. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Team News: The U's v Chesterfield (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Scunthorpe United 1-1 The U's (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Scunthorpe United v The U's (Saturday October 18 2014)

Trio Sign New U's Deals! (Friday October 17 2014)

Bean: My Days Are Numbered (Friday October 17 2014)

Wright-Off. Defender Sidelined (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Mass Delight For Gavin (Monday October 13 2014)

The U's 2-1 Fleetwood Town (Sunday October 12 2014)

Stats: The U's v Fleetwood Town (Sunday October 12 2014)

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 Results (view all)

Latest Results
Colchester 0 - 1 Doncaster
Colchester 2 - 1 Chesterfield
Colchester 0 - 0 Bradford
Colchester 2 - 3 Sheff Utd
Bristol City 2 - 1 Colchester
Preston 4 - 2 Colchester

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Fleetwood 14 5 4 5 2 19
12. Bradford 14 5 4 5 0 19
13. Crawley 14 5 2 7 -10 17
14. Colchester 14 4 4 6 -1 16
15. Leyton Orient 13 3 6 4 0 15
16. Barnsley 13 4 3 6 -2 15
17. Doncaster 12 4 2 6 -8 14

Breaking League News

MK Dons : 22/10/2014 11:31:00
Report: MK Dons 2-1 Fleetwood Town
MK Dons : 22/10/2014 11:22:00
Craig Fagan On Trial
Walsall : 22/10/2014 11:09:00
Leyton Orient : 22/10/2014 11:03:00
O's Continue Fine Form On The Road
Leyton Orient : 22/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Colchester v Chesterfield?
Suggested By:  Colchester Admin
Colchester win 20%
Chesterfield win 60%
Draw 20%