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Fight Is On To Keep Curo

Fight Is On To Keep Curo

Colchester United manager Geraint Williams has this morning vowed to fight for Jamie Cureton`s long-term commitment following yesterday`s transfer request by the 31-year-old hit-man.

The foward, who scored 24 times last season in all, had said that the club lack ambition, but Geraint is determined to prove him wrong by re-opening negotiations on a new contract, which Cureton revealed in a written statement yesterday had 'broken down.'

On the club's official website, Williams said: "We are obviosuly disappointed that Jamie feels he is in a position where he has had to hand in a transfer request.

"His sucsess last season put him in the limelight, but wee are looking foward to building the future at Colchester United and we are keen for Jamie to be a part of that," he said.

The Welshman went ontop add that he hopes Cureton can be persuaded not to leave the Essex club, and is confident that there is still time to re-sign him before his current deal expires next summer.

"I will stress we do not want to sell Jamie - we want to keep him at the club. We would like him to stay and we want him to be happy to stay at Colchester United," added Williams.

"To that end, we will be continuing talks about extending his contract and hope to come to an agreement soon."



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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Wednesday June 6 2007
Time: 12:27PM

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Think he is wrong to hand an transfer in.Dont think he do any better then stayin at Colchester.They getina new ground and had a great season.Remember they come from League 2 if im right. With his parnter leaving for a bigger club.
matty17x
07/06/2007 12:23:00
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i agree with matt 17 but u never know what will happen next season
john Us
07/06/2007 12:28:00
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The club will pay hum want they can afford, but not necessarily what he wants; let's hope the statement (elsewhere on this site) by Cowling makes Curo think about staying.
Matt_Us
07/06/2007 13:48:00
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he's been linked to us 2day (argyle) any news up ure way on that?
green giant 12
07/06/2007 18:00:00
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Really? I don't think he would sign for you guys. He's been linked with many top Championship sides; WBA, Southamton, Watford and Charlton. But ot's all speculation. He might still stay...
Matt_Us
08/06/2007 10:25:00
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