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Reaction: Aidy - Something To Build On!

Reaction: Aidy - Something To Build On!

Two points out of six for Aidy Boothroyd as Colchester United manager may not sound great but like the man himself says 'It's a start.'

The U's 1-1 draw with Swindon followed last weekend's hard-fought point against Southampton.

'We dug in, and when you do that you have a chance of nicking it at the end. If we had defended better from our own corner, then we'd probably be going home with all three points,' Boothroyd admitted, post-match.

The U's led after 20 or so minutes, with Ashley Vincent knocking Kevin Lisbie's flick-on past the Town 'keeper, only for the hosts to draw level before the break.

And Boothroyd optimistically concluded: 'However, it could have gone either way at the end. Two points out of my first two games isn't great, but it's a start and something for us to build on. We have showed that we are difficult to beat.


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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Sunday September 13 2009
Time: 7:47PM

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Much better than nothing at all. Thanks for the stability, Aidy!
Matt_Us
13/09/2009 23:18:00
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I cant help thinking everyone expected more, i did too but this situation, the team, the man Aidy and the new ground all have a feel good factor to me. I cant wait, go on Aidy soc it to em. it wont be long before there erecting a statue in his name, erecting i say
sonicsmegg
14/09/2009 18:25:00
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Yep, probably agree with you sonicsmegg, about expecting more. Really feel we're on the edge of something really good...
StevieG Col U
14/09/2009 18:50:00
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hello everyone, just wondering if anyone has an idea what the result might be on saturday. My view is that hartlepool are struggling a bit, lost a few games and think we might be on the losing end, NAH 2-0 camolodunum
sonicsmegg
15/09/2009 21:49:00
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The first game before his home crowd on Satrday should be an actaul cracker! Will be great to help sing the team to a win, in an ideal world!
Matt_Us
16/09/2009 12:42:00
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