Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Boss: Odejayi Holds Championship Class

Boss: Odejayi Holds Championship Class

Aidy Boothroyd heaped praise on striker Kayode Odejayi, a week on from completing a permenant move for the big-man.

The powerful forward spent three-months on loan in North Essex and agreed a full-time transfer on Christmas Eve - and now a week on Boothroyd is looking forward to Odejayi shining in 2010.

Speaking to The Daily Gazette: 'The fans have taken to him and he`s deserved everything he has got so far.'

Odejayi, who signed on loan from Barnsley, where he struggled during a torrid two-year spell, netted seven times for the U's before Christmas. The 27-year-old showed power, pace and skilfull finishing ability during his time in a U's shirt - something U's fans cant wait to see more of.

And Boothroyd explained that he believes Odejayi has 'Championship ability,' high praise indeed.

'He started like a house on fire and I`m sure that he`ll do very well for us when he gets back in the team, because of the nature of the player,' he added.




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:StevieG Col U
Date:Thursday December 31 2009
Time: 7:44PM

Comments

0
Certainly has looked good while on loan. Lets hope he continues it.
StevieG Col U
01/01/2010 11:03:00
0
He is fast, good age and probably a good fee. Very, very happy. Liked him from the first game I saw him. Now let's get LISBIE!
Matt_Us
01/01/2010 17:48:00
0
YES!!!!!! How much do you think we payed? As he was out of contract in six months it must have been 50-100k!
StevieG Col U
01/01/2010 18:49:00
0
I'll go for 70K!
Matt_Us
01/01/2010 20:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

League 1 - Southend v Colchester

The U's bid to avoid relegation sees a battle with rivals Southend.

Match Day Officials v Southend

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Southend United this weekend.

Wynter Recovering Well

Minutes into the FA Cup fourth round defeat to Spurs former Crystal Palace man Wynter was stretchered off, following a long spell of treatment having clashed heads with Eastman.

FA Cup - Colchester 1-4 Tottenham

Spurs proved too strong for Colchester, who will now be focusing on staying in League 1, with the U's beaten four-one.

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)

Southend v Colchester
Suggested By:
Colchester win50%
Southend win50%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 28 18 3 7 57 14
2 Walsall 28 16 8 4 56 20
3 Gillingham 29 16 6 7 54 19
4 Wigan 29 14 10 5 52 19
5 Coventry 29 13 9 7 48 16
6 Millwall 28 13 5 10 44 6
7 Southend 28 12 8 8 44 3
8 Port Vale 30 12 7 11 43 -1
9 Sheff Utd 28 11 9 8 42 6
10 Peterborough 28 12 5 11 41 12
11 Bradford 27 11 8 8 41 -1
12 Barnsley 28 12 3 13 39 3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 27 10 7 10 37 0
15 Bury 27 10 7 10 37 -4
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 29 10 5 14 35 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 28 9 3 16 30 -10
20 Shrewsbury 29 8 5 16 29 -15
21 Fleetwood 27 7 7 13 28 -3
22 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
23 Crewe 28 5 8 15 23 -22
24 Colchester 28 5 7 16 22 -29
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Swindon Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Chesterfield (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)