Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Baldwin Makes U's Exit U-Turn

Baldwin Makes U's Exit U-Turn

Colchester United defender Pat Baldwin is set to stay with the U's after dramatically rejecting a move to Bristol Rovers at the 11th hour.

Despite the U's agreeing a transfer fee with Rovers, the 27-year-old, who spent a month on loan with the club, turned down the chance to make a full-time move to the Memorial Stadium.

U's boss Aidy Boothroyd told the EADT: 'We agreed a fee with Bristol Rovers for Pat, but he was unable to agree personal terms with them.'

The cultered centre-half made a shock return to the U's squad on Saturday against Norwich City, also coming on as a substitute in the game but, like the rest of the team, failed to impress.

'I then felt that, with him being a seasoned professional that has been named in Colchester's team of the decade, he should come back into the fold and just get on with it.

'I'm not the sort of person who is stubborn and not flexible enough to move on. My view is that, if a player is not going to go, then he stays and does his best for us,'
Baldwin 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:Monday January 18 2010
Time: 8:12PM

Comments

0
Yeah... I wouldn't want to join the Gas either :)
Nellup
19/01/2010 11:45:00
0
Well after Danny Batths horrendous performance maybe he thinks he can force his way back into the fold or perhaps Parky will come in for him at Charlton if Jose Semedo goes to Bristol City for £1m
ooohhJohnnieJackson
19/01/2010 18:35:00
0
Yeah, strange one this. Looked all done at one point, but the way the CB's are playing he may well have a big part to play although Charlton could be a possibility.
StevieG Col U
19/01/2010 18:45:00
0
Batth is dump. If we go up then he wont be good enough to keep us up.
U'DBETTERBELIEVEIT
20/01/2010 23:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Colchester United Articles

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

FA Boosts Cheating Powers for 2017/18

The Football Association announced earlier today that they have extended their powers when it comes to punishing retrospective simulation.

Potential League Two Make Up 2017/18 (15/5/17)

With no games remaining in the 2016/17 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Clubs Agree To EFL Trophy Extension

The majority of League One and Two clubs have today agreed to keep the Under 23 element of the EFL Trophy for a further two years.

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 win59%
Rochdale win33%
Draw8%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League