Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

The Season So Far - By Tierney, Fox & Platt!

The Season So Far - By Tierney, Fox & Platt!



As 2009 draws to a close, Colchester United remain true to the season`s objective and are top-six challengers in League One this season. How has the year been for you, the fan?

You can comment below, but in a recent edition of the club`s matchday programme striker Clive Platt, midfielder David Fox and defender Marc Tierney all compiled an encouraging mid-term report which allows us to take a boot-room view.

"We`ve got to be really pleased with how we`ve done so far ," Marc Tierney said. The defender praised Aidy Boothroyd`s tactics, which has seen the side play with freedom and allowed he and John White to make dangerous attacking runs as full-backs.

Midfielder David Fox echoed Tierney`s thoughts but ruminated on the loss of Dean Hammond, saying it changed the dynamics of the midfield. Hammond, who was deployed defensively under old manager Paul Lambert, has since gone on to score more goals in Southampton colours.

Fox said: "The start was great with three wins out of three but it was a big couple of weeks with the manager and Dean leaving. We reacted well when the new manager came in and obviously we`ve pushed on since then."

The final contributor, goal-getter Clive Platt , also showed confidence about what the club has achieved in the second part of his calendar year, the first-half on the season.

"It`s gone quite well, our home form has been good and we`ve played some really good football," he said.

So… what do you think? Agree? Disagree? Let us know!


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!








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

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Thursday December 31 2009
Time: 1:29PM

Comments

0
Has certainly finished on a high, lets hope 2010 continues like 2009 ended...!!! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
31/12/2009 20:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

League Two Gets Late Final Day Kick Off

Yesterday the Football League confirmed that the final day fixtures for all League Two clubs in 2016/17 would kick off at 5.30pm.

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

All Time Leading Goalscorers - 51 To 74 (12/1/17)

With Manchester United's Wayne Rooney equalling Sir Bobby Charlton's goal return of 249 in the weekend's FA Cup third round tie against Reading, here's a list...

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win45%
Rochdale win44%
Draw11%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 26 17 4 5 55 19
2 Plymouth 25 16 3 6 51 14
3 Carlisle 26 12 11 3 47 11
4 Portsmouth 26 13 6 7 45 14
5 Wycombe 25 12 6 7 42 6
6 Luton 25 11 8 6 41 13
7 Colchester 26 11 7 8 40 10
8 Cambridge 25 11 6 8 39 9
9 Barnet 26 10 9 7 39 0
10 Exeter 25 11 3 11 36 9
11 Grimsby 26 10 6 10 36 2
12 Blackpool 25 9 8 8 35 11
13 Crawley 25 10 5 10 35 -7
14 Mansfield 26 8 10 8 34 -3
15 Stevenage 26 10 3 13 33 -4
16 Yeovil 25 8 7 10 31 -3
17 Morecambe 25 9 4 12 31 -11
18 Crewe 26 6 10 10 28 -11
19 Hartlepool 26 6 9 11 27 -11
20 Leyton Orient 26 7 4 15 25 -11
21 Accrington 25 6 7 12 25 -11
22 Cheltenham 25 5 9 11 24 -10
23 Notts County 26 6 5 15 23 -20
24 Newport 25 4 6 15 18 -16
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)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Blackpool (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Wycombe Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Barnet (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Crawley Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Vital Football Comment