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

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Szmodics In Team Of The Week (30/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Dickenson In Team Of Midweek (21/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's midweek action.

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 win40%
Rochdale win60%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Morecambe 5 4 0 1 12 3
2 Luton 5 3 1 1 10 6
3 Doncaster 5 3 1 1 10 4
4 Colchester 5 3 1 1 10 3
5 Mansfield 5 3 1 1 10 1
6 Carlisle 5 2 3 0 9 2
7 Plymouth 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Portsmouth 5 2 2 1 8 1
9 Crawley 5 2 2 1 8 0
10 Leyton Orient 5 2 1 2 7 2
11 Notts County 5 2 1 2 7 0
12 Grimsby 5 2 0 3 6 2
13 Barnet 5 1 3 1 6 1
14 Cheltenham 5 1 3 1 6 1
15 Hartlepool 5 1 3 1 6 0
16 Crewe 5 1 3 1 6 -1
17 Blackpool 5 1 2 2 5 0
18 Newport 5 1 2 2 5 -1
19 Wycombe 5 1 2 2 5 -2
20 Accrington 5 1 1 3 4 -3
21 Yeovil 5 1 1 3 4 -3
22 Stevenage 5 1 1 3 4 -6
23 Exeter 5 1 0 4 3 -4
24 Cambridge 5 0 2 3 2 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)