Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

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."



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

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

Comments

0
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
0
i agree with matt 17 but u never know what will happen next season
john Us
07/06/2007 12:28:00
0
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
0
he's been linked to us 2day (argyle) any news up ure way on that?
green giant 12
07/06/2007 18:00:00
0
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
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

League Two 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (21/4/17)

With all playing 43 League Two games in the 2016/17 season, this year could still see a few players break the 20 goal mark.

2016/17 Play Off Details

The Football League have now released the details for this year's Play Off battles in the Championship, League One and League Two.

EFL Safe Standing Survey

Safe seating campaigners and the Football Supporters' Federation have launched a survey to see whether crowd funding could see the first safe standing areas introduced to an EFL club.

Archived Vital Colchester 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 win59%
Rochdale win33%
Draw8%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Doncaster 44 25 10 9 85 33
P Plymouth 44 25 8 11 83 24
P Portsmouth 44 24 9 11 81 33
4 Luton 44 18 17 9 71 22
5 Exeter 44 20 8 16 68 18
6 Blackpool 44 17 16 11 67 22
7 Stevenage 44 20 6 18 66 7
8 Mansfield 44 17 14 13 65 5
9 Wycombe 44 18 11 15 65 4
10 Carlisle 44 16 17 11 65 -1
11 Cambridge 44 18 9 17 63 7
12 Colchester 44 17 12 15 63 6
13 Accrington 44 16 14 14 62 3
14 Grimsby 44 17 10 17 61 -2
15 Barnet 44 13 15 16 54 -6
16 Notts County 44 15 8 21 53 -22
17 Crewe 44 13 13 18 52 -11
18 Morecambe 44 14 9 21 51 -18
19 Crawley 44 13 11 20 50 -16
20 Yeovil 44 11 16 17 49 -13
21 Cheltenham 44 11 14 19 47 -16
22 Newport 44 11 12 21 45 -22
23 Hartlepool 44 10 13 21 43 -21
R Leyton Orient 44 10 6 28 36 -36
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 (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (a)
Sky Bet League Two
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Yeovil Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Vital Football Comment