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They Think It`s All Over: A Boothroyd Blockbuster?

The Daily Mail and Watford Observer think Colchester United`s race to replace is all over - and has been for more than than 24 hours.

Both newspapers report that Aidy Boothroyd will announce a triumphant return to football tomorrow as U`s manager and that the news now simply awaits a rubber-stamping before confirmation from the club.

Boothroyd has long been linked with the post, since Paul Lambert sensationally leapfrogged north to Norwich City in August. The former Premiership boss with Watford has recently just fallen short of employment during interviews at Reading, Swansea and West Bromwich Alboin.

Following Vital Colchester`s article this morning, after a similar announcement in the Sun, the Mail says negotiations were finally concluded yesterday.

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Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 1 2009

Time: 5:16PM

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Great news. What an appointment, Cowling said he wanted someone better than Lambert and I think they may have found him...
StevieG Col U
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01/09/2009 20:15:00

He's at the JPT game tonight. All-but confirmed.
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01/09/2009 20:17:00

Yep, Aidy, Adiy, Aidy, Aidy Boothroyd!
StevieG Col U
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01/09/2009 21:49:00

Daily Mail and the Watford Observer, two bastions of British media! The Mail got Magilton for QPR spot on so maybe just maybe!
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01/09/2009 22:17:00

Haha, Boxer! Well, let's hope so - would be delighted with the news if it turns out to be this.
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01/09/2009 22:55:00

More than just them reporting it tough.... Common knowledge now...
StevieG Col U
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01/09/2009 23:12:00

Must be, Steve, if, as you said, he is having pictures with CUFC fans already! Feel a lot better going to sleep tonight than the evening when all that Lambert exit stuff started. Feels like Christmas Eve!
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