UK time is: 15:33:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Richards’ Fee Just 50 K

Former Colchester United defender Garry Richards, now with Southend, left the club for a mere 50,000, it has emerged.

The 21-year-old, a product of the U’s youth academy, made the switch across Essex having placed himself on the transfer list in a quest for first-team football, after his rehabilitation from injury, during the last season.

Richards penned a two-year contract with the Blues, leaving despite his regular appearances under former U’s manager Phil Parkinson during the 2005/6 promotion-winning season.

At the time of his departure last month, Colchester manager Geriant Williams told BBC Essex: “We had discussions with Garry and his agent. I told him I couldn’t guarantee him a start so the two of them felt his interests were best served by moving on.”




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 7 2007

Time: 7:22AM

Your Comments

Seems we were sold abit short, I would have hoped for at least 100k.
StevieG Col U
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

U's Also Extend QPR Defender's Loan (Sunday December 21 2014)

Loan Of Cardiff Striker Extended (Sunday December 21 2014)

Extension To Hewitt Deal (Sunday December 21 2014)

O'Donoghue Out For The Season (Sunday December 21 2014)

Stats: Yeovil Town v The U's (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: Yeovil v The U's (Saturday December 20 2014)

Cardiff Cup-Tie On The BBC (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Stats: U's v Rochdale (Saturday December 13 2014)

New Deal For Former Chelsea 'Keeper (Saturday December 13 2014)

Archived Colchester United Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Matt_Us 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Scunthorpe 20 6 5 9 -9 23
19. Gillingham 21 5 7 9 -7 22
20. Crawley 21 5 7 9 -12 22
21. Colchester 21 5 5 11 -12 20
22. Yeovil 21 5 5 11 -13 20
23. Leyton Orient 21 4 7 10 -8 19
24. Crewe 21 5 4 12 -22 19

Breaking League News

Hill - Officials Hindered Us Against Notts County
Rochdale : 22/12/2014 15:05:00
Preston Tickets On Sale Tomorrow
Walsall : 22/12/2014 14:58:00
Logan Suffers Serious Injury
Rochdale : 22/12/2014 14:57:00
Derry Praises County Spirit
Notts County : 22/12/2014 14:51:00
Bradshaw Beaming
Walsall : 22/12/2014 14:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Colchester v Gillingham
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Colchester win 100%
Gillingham win 0%
Draw 0%