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U`s Jackson Expects WBA Reckoning

U`s Jackson Expects WBA Reckoning

Colchester United`s midfielder Johnnie Jackson says he is expecting a tough contest when the U`s entertain West Bromwich Albion at Layer Road this weekend.

Jackson, who scored in the last meeting between the teams in the Championship in February, told the Colchester United official website: "They beat us at home last year, they've got some quality players and I would say they are one of the best sides in the league."

The form-book, which puts the Baggies in the upper reaches of the league already this season, seems to agree with that statement and the conclusion is that last season`s beaten play-off finalists will be among the title contenders again this term.

"It's a massive game. They are a top side and they are right up there in the league," added Jackson.



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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Thursday October 18 2007
Time: 8:52PM

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THey are a good attacking side, who we should try and hit on the counter.
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19/10/2007 19:20:00
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