Col U Clockwatch: Tense Few Hours For U`s Fans!
No transfer news will certainly be good news indeed for U`s fans over the next four and a half hours - besides, they`re awaiting an announcement about the biggest arrival of them all!
Thankfully, for the benefit of a few thousand nervous supporters, the club confirmed yesterday through defiant words from dual Chairman-owner, Robbie Cowling, that no playing staff will leave, either on deadline day, or in future, for Norwich City whist he is in charge.
Rife rumour had linked Paul Lambert with a hunt for new-boy, David Fox, whom he very much admires and recently compared glowingly to former England international, Paul Scholes.
Caretaker Joe Dunne,though, did warn the club last Friday that "the wolves are at the door" in terms of suitors for current squad players - he said it would be a test of everyone`s resolve to stop further departuresm following Dean Hammond`s swift exit last month.
However, Colchester United`s affirmed stance is that no dramatic shifts in personnel will occur between now and the end of this week, at least before they approve a new manager's firm arrival. He will only have the luxury of dipping into a loan market.
The only possible exception is the unhappy David Perkins, transfer-listed by his own request; any good offer may well see him go.
Even if it should all stay quiet on the transfer front, as anticipated, most are expecting the club to give a green light to their chosen candidate so that he can finally be unveiled as the new manager.
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!
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
Best of Euro Vital
Best of Vital Network
Vital Boxing - Price Wins by Second Round Knockout
Vital Boxing - Bellew Claims WBC Title with 3rd Round Knockout
Vital F1 - Ricciardo screwed for second week running
Login to post a comment
Recent Colchester United Articles
No More Quarter Final Replays For Colchester
Should Colchester United progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.
Colchester - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)
The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.
Who Will Colchester Face In 2016/17 (22/5/16)
With no matches remaining in the regular 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.
Wholescale League Changes For Colchester?
The Football League have confirmed that Colchester United have received a 'discussion document' that details proposed major changes to the make up of the game in this country.
Archived Vital Colchester Articles
Current Poll (see more polls)