Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Return for Yeates?

Return for Yeates?

Despite recently netting for Tottenham Hotspur during a reserve match against Arsenal, after returning from a loan spell at Hull, former U`s man Mark Yeates could make a surprise return to East Anglia before the transfer window closes on 31st January.

He was a key component of Phil Parkinson`s promotion side last season, and could extend Colchester United`s attacking options should any deal arise. The versatile player - a striker by trade, is able to provide cover out wide. His arrival would allow the U`s the option to revert to a favored 4-3-3 formation, with Chris Iwelumo and Greg Halford linking up in a three-pronged attack, employed last season on several occasions.

Yeates, who has been on loan at Hull City this season, made 52 appearances in total for Colchester, scoring 6 times, between August 2005 and May 2006.

The Spurs number 28 is highly thought of in London, and, should he return to Layer Road, it would be a dramatic U-turn from the Premiership club, who are keen to integrate him into top-flight level football.


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

Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Sunday January 28 2007
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
am a spurs supporter, and live in colchester. would love to see the lad come down and help the U's make a suprise visit to the prem-league. only loan is a good deal as i dont think he really cuts it enough for the prem league and the Liitle Us can find better players if they get promotion
SonicBorg
28/01/2007 08:22:00
0
yeah let him go and get some 1st team football.
thfc69
28/01/2007 10:27:00
0
He hasn't been on loan at Brighton this season but I would like him to be! He did ok when he was with us 3 years back and certainly is Championship quality.
ben18
28/01/2007 12:13:00
0
He was goodlast year, might help us now that Halford is on the way. Spurs wanted to devop his talent, but he need 1st team football, and those at Layer Drome would like him back for a while!
Matt_Us
31/01/2007 11:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

No Winter Break For The EFL

Earlier in the week the subject a winter break reappeared for the domestic game in this country, however the EFL have flatly ruled it out.

Football Discrimination On The Increase in 2017/18

A recent report from Kick It Out has found that there has been a 38% increase in incidents of discrimination so far this season.

League Two 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (6/2/18)

The season might only be a few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle...

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (2/2/18)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for the season of 2017/18.

Colchester United Archived Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win47%
Rochdale win34%
Draw19%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures

Vital Football Comment