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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.”




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Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 7 2007

Time: 7:22AM

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