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It`s £425,000 For Lambert!

It`s £425,000 For Lambert!


The long-running wrangle between Norwich City and Colchester United over Paul Lambert`s compensation fee is over today after the U`s were awarded nearly half-a-million pounds.

Lambert left Colchester nine months ago in controversial circumstances following United`s insistence that the Scot was induced by City to break his Us contract.

The reigning League One champions will finally pay £425,000 for Lambert`s services after negotiations between the two clubs turned frosty.

Norwich also owe as much as another £200,000 for breaking Football League regulation 20 but the arbitration stopped short of issuing them with a points deduction, as Cowling had originally desired.

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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Tuesday June 1 2010
Time: 5:29PM

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At last the compensation that we deserve. How City's solicitor could criticize our approach in all this is beyond me. They (city) deserved a heavier blow in my opinion. However, this compo will inevitably help us for next season. Up the U's!!
Rob_CU
01/06/2010 19:20:00
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Yeah, fingers crossed you'll be able to get a pitch with grass on it!
theguru
01/06/2010 20:30:00
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Er, last time I checked the pitch was covered in grass...! Not bad overall, would have hope for a bit more, but considering what they were prepared to pay we've got to laugh and be happy!
StevieG Col U
03/06/2010 09:43:00
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