Colchester United - Pentney Parachutes In As Keeper Cover
UK time is: 00:07:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pentney Parachutes In As Keeper Cover

Young and clubless keeper Carl Pentney has joined Colchester United on a non-contract basis as cover for injured number one, Ben Williams.

The U`s already tried former Norwich, Ipswich and Aston Villa stopper, Andy Marshall, earlier this summer but he moved on after a brief spell.

Essex-born Pentney is currently a free agent and should will grace the bench against Exeter City on Saturday as Mark Cousins prepares to take over from Williams as temporary first-choice.

"Carl was happy to come and sit on the bench and provide cover in that time. He has been training with the lads for a week or so and will give us back-up," said manager John Ward on the former Leicester City player.

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: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 5 2010

Time: 6:23PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I reckon this will be a case of "hello, I must be going" and he won't stay long
Report Abuse
05/08/2010 19:47:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

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)

Millwall Highlights (Monday November 23 2015)

Stats: Millwall v U's (Saturday November 21 2015)

Team Sheets - Millwall v Colchester (Saturday November 21 2015)

Humes Pre-Millwall (Saturday November 21 2015)

League 1 - Millwall v Colchester (Thursday November 19 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
16. Doncaster 19 6 5 8 -6 23
17. Fleetwood 19 6 3 10 -1 21
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Davis praises recovery
Crewe : 24/11/2015 23:43:01
Crewe : 24/11/2015 23:08:00
Burton : 24/11/2015 22:03:00
Shrewsbury : 24/11/2015 22:01:00
Sheff Utd : 24/11/2015 21:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Colchester v Crewe
Suggested By:  VitalColchester
Colchester win 0%
Crewe win 50%
Draw 50%