Colchester United - Transfer News: Prutton Pens U's Deal
UK time is: 15:49:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Transfer News: Prutton Pens U's Deal

David Prutton becomes the latest new face at Colchester United after arriving on a one-month loan deal with a view to a permenant move.

The hugely-experienced 6ft 1in midfielder joins from fellow League One promotion hopefuls Leeds United following a bit-part role so far this season. Prutton arrives at the Weston Homes Community Stadium to add competition to the centre of midfield as the U's face a hectic schedule of games.

U's manager Aidy Boothroyd told the club's official website: 'I am pleased to be bringing in an experienced player, who has been at a much higher level in his career. David will bolster our central midfield area for the games to come.'

Prutton, a stern-midfielder, offers versatility with the ability to play anywhere across the midfield, as well as at right-back. During his time with Southampton in the Premier League, Prutton was involved in an incident where he pushed a linesman following a dismissal and received a 10-match ban for his actions.

Prutton, 28, is available for tonight's clash with MK Dons and will wear number 26.

Vital Colchester would like to welcome David and wish him the best of luck in his time here.

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...



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

The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 26 2010

Time: 10:44AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Decent signing.
Report Abuse
26/01/2010 13:11:00

Yep, my thoughts too. Have just a read a theory on this deal. Think the permenant transfer is all agreed and will be done next week. As we play Leeds on Sat they wanted a loan so they can put in the 'cant play against parent club' clause and they cant do that if a permenant move was done now. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
26/01/2010 13:47:00

All the best Prutts
Tiny T
Report Abuse
27/01/2010 18:50:00

very good signing :)
Report Abuse
11/02/2010 20:28:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Colchester United Articles

Stats: Burton Albion v Colchester (Saturday November 28 2015)

League 1 - Burton Albion v Colchester (Friday November 27 2015)

Humes Dismissed! (Friday November 27 2015)

Match Day Officials v Burton (Thursday November 26 2015)

League 1 - Colchester 2-3 Crewe (Thursday November 26 2015)

Stats: Colchester v Crewe (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Striker Earns U's Deal (Tuesday November 24 2015)

League 1 Programme - 24th November (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Match Day Officials v Crewe (Monday November 23 2015)

Archived Colchester United Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Swindon 20 6 4 10 -5 22
18. Fleetwood 20 6 3 11 -2 21
19. Shrewsbury 19 6 3 10 -3 21
20. Colchester 20 5 5 10 -19 20
21. Oldham 20 3 10 7 -10 19
22. Blackpool 20 5 4 11 -12 19
23. Crewe 20 5 4 11 -14 19

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Blackpool Beat Fleetwood, But Things Are Far From
Blackpool : 29/11/2015 15:45:00
League One - Southend 0-0 Wigan
Southend : 29/11/2015 15:18:00
League One - Scunthorpe 0-4 Peterborough
Scunthorpe : 29/11/2015 15:13:01
Video Highlights - Southend United 0 Wigan Athletic 0
Wigan : 29/11/2015 15:10:00
League One - Blackpool 1-0 Fleetwood
Fleetwood : 29/11/2015 15:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

FA Cup - Colchester v Altrincham
Suggested By:  VitalColchester
Colchester win 0%
Altrincham win 0%
Draw 0%