Colchester United - Williams Says Returning 'Unlikely`
UK time is: 22:57:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Williams Says Returning 'Unlikely`

Former Colchester United and Leyton Orient boss Geraint Williams has distanced himself from the possibility of a surprise return to the U`s.

He took on the job from Charlton manager, Phil Parkinson, following Colchester's compelling rise from League One in 2006, which lead to Parkinson quitting for Hull City.

Speculation has seen the affable Welshman touted as a possible successor this time to now Coventry manager Aidy Boothroyd, who recently left the Essex side after just nine months in change.

Williams, however, has called it 'unlikely' that he would enter into a second spell. The one-time Ipswich player was in charge for a combined total of 111 games at Colchester, over 26 months.

He will always be regarded with some affection for his role in the club`s mid-2000 spell as challengers at Championship level and says he remains good friends with United`s Chairman and owner, Robbie Cowling.


But talking to Sky Sports in a report yesterday, he was typically composed: "Robbie and I still socialise and talk often, but they say never go back and it would be very difficult for me to return there."

Williams was sacked following a poor start to the 2008/9 season and replaced by the ambitious Norwich manager, Paul Lambert and finds himself unemployed again following his depature from Orient towards the end of this season.




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!









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 29 2010

Time: 1:12PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Former Captain Joins Luton (Thursday July 2 2015)

Defender's Contract Cancelled (Thursday July 2 2015)

Fox Isn't Coming Back (Saturday June 27 2015)

Defender Returns Permanently (Saturday June 27 2015)

Arrival From West Ham Confirmed (Thursday June 11 2015)

Football League Changes - Colchester (Thursday June 11 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
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Coventry 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Crewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Doncaster 0 0 0 0 0 0

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Walsall Scoop Most Respected League 1 Award
Walsall : 03/07/2015 22:21:01
'Be Ready' City Boss Tells Midfielder
Coventry : 03/07/2015 21:08:00
Wordsworth Signs Two Year Deal
Southend : 03/07/2015 17:54:01
Smith Signs Dual Deal
Southend : 03/07/2015 17:46:01
Wes Foderingham Signs For Rangers
Swindon : 03/07/2015 14:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Has it been a good season?
Suggested By:  VitalU's
Yes, above expectation 34%
No, below expectation 16%
About what I thought 50%