UK time is: 17:15:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ibehre Signs Two-Year U's Deal

One of the more eagerly anticipated bits of U's news this summer was the signing of Jabo Ibehre to a longer term deal after the striker's short term contract expired in the summer months.

Ibehre, who originally joined the U's on loan from MK Dons back in September upon Joe Dunne's appointment, made a big impression on the U's faithful for his likeable character and tireless work rate, as well as netting some important goals in the U's quest for survival.

He penned a deal until the end of the season in January after his departure from stadium:mk, and speculation was rife over his future with a number of other clubs believed to be interested in the experienced, powerful front man who had picked up a number of the U's Player of the Year awards at the end of the season.

However, before the U's headed to Ireland on a pre-season training week, Ibehre signed on the dotted line for a two-year deal with Joe Dunne's men, to set himself up as the focal point of the U's attack for the upcoming campaigns.

It was a deal that was well-received by the U's fans, and Ibehre himself admitted to the official site that he was also extremely pleased to have sorted his future out.

'After last season, I'm looking forward to some good times here,' he explained. 'I'm absolutely delighted and getting back with the lads will be good.

'I can't wait to crack on with the new season.'


Jabo had implied he had more than the U's offer on the table with a tweet that he made days before signing, saying 'Rather be happy or rich... ?'.

Assuming it was football-related, Vital Colchester can't help but think he has chosen the happy option, so here's hoping for happier times on the pitch this season!


For the latest U's news and views, follow us on Twitter




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: Colchester Dan Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 3 2013

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Rotherham Defender Joins (Thursday March 26 2015)

Defender Recalled By Ipswich (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Forward Thinking? (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Injury Concern (Monday March 23 2015)

Stats: Gillingham v U's (Saturday March 21 2015)

Swindon Visit Rearranged (Saturday March 21 2015)

Hubble Released Healy Recalled (Saturday March 21 2015)

Gillingham v Colchester (Team News) (Saturday March 21 2015)

Colchester 2-0 Yeovil (League 1) (Wednesday March 18 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
18. Crawley 38 11 10 17 -21 43
19. Coventry 38 10 12 16 -12 42
20. Crewe 38 12 6 20 -33 42
21. Notts County 36 11 8 17 -13 41
22. Leyton Orient 37 10 9 18 -6 39
23. Colchester 38 10 8 20 -17 38
24. Yeovil 37 8 8 21 -30 32

Breaking League News

Crewe ready for Blades test
Crewe : 27/03/2015 16:25:01
Davis decides against another keeper
Crewe : 27/03/2015 16:17:01
Clough On Crewe & Squad Management
Sheff Utd : 27/03/2015 15:58:00
Robins Expects Tough Notts County Match
Scunthorpe : 27/03/2015 15:51:01
Yeovil Will Be Tough - Hill
Rochdale : 27/03/2015 15:36:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Port Vale v Colchester
Suggested By:  VitalU's
Colchester win 67%
Port Vale win 0%
Draw 33%