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Boothroyd Praises Class-Act Prutton

Boothroyd Praises Class-Act Prutton

Aidy Boothroyd labelled new-boy David Prutton 'a very good player' following a fantastic 25-yard wonder goal just two minutes into his debut.

The 28-year-old former Nottingham Forest man penned a loan deal at the Weston Homes Community Stadium just hours before marking his U's arrival with a contender for goal of the season. And rumours that a permenant deal was in the offing have proved true, with the U's boss confirming this.

Boothroyd, speaking to BBC Essex, post-match, explained: 'The plan is to make it permanent. He's a very good player, he's been there and done it.'

A full-time move is likely to go through in the next few days, although Prutton will not be able to face parent club Leeds United on Saturday.

'In a team that's growing we've got to have people in the dressing room and out on the pitch who can lead,' Boothroyd added.




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Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Wednesday January 27 2010
Time: 7:46PM

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We let him go, and have kept him and got rid of someone else
Tiny T
28/01/2010 15:19:00
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He seems like a class act. Comfortable on the ball. I don't think he made any missed place passes. And the goal!! Nice
Rob_CU
28/01/2010 20:02:00
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Top, top player on a free transfer now. What a goal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
StevieG Col U
05/02/2010 11:02:00
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