UK time is: 12:31:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Yeates Gets 'B` Call-up


Colchester United`s leading scorer Mark Yeates has expressed his delight at being called up to the Republic of Ireland 'B` squad for a forthcoming international.

"I'm delighted to have been selected, although I haven't had any official confirmation yet," revealed Yeates in the East Anglian Daily Times last week.

"I'm very proud when I play for my country. I've made a few appearances for the under-21s, and I knew that there was a "B" international coming up.

"It thought that a few newcomers might get an opportunity, so I hoped that I'd get the sniff of a chance.

"Obviously it's great that my performances for Colchester have been recognised this season. The Championship is a really strong league. It's a decent level of football, and it gets a lot of coverage.

"It's just a step down from the Premier League, and there's been a few people come along to watch me.

'It's nice to be noticed," added Yeates, who has seven goals this season and has been in blistering form.




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:Monday November 12 2007

Time: 10:51AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Good news...Thought this guy was very good on Saturday - nice range of passing and one hell of a boot on him at set-pieces.
DrWatford
Report Abuse
12/11/2007 11:35:00

Yeah - but maybe the A squad to do with him too! Someone who actaully wants to play for us too, which is a rare thing! That is me being negative - but he's great to watch!
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
12/11/2007 12:26:00

He certainly is, the new David Beckham....
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
12/11/2007 21:09:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Colchester United Articles

Stats: U's v Scunthorpe United (Sunday April 19 2015)

'Keeper Hopeful Of Playing (Friday April 17 2015)

Stats: Chesterfield v U's (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Coventry 1-0 Colchester (League 1) (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Stats: Coventry City v U's (Saturday April 11 2015)

Archived Colchester United Articles

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Port Vale 44 14 9 21 -10 51
19. Crawley 44 13 11 20 -24 50
20. Crewe 44 13 10 21 -33 49
21. Leyton Orient 43 12 11 20 -9 47
22. Notts County 43 11 14 18 -15 47
23. Colchester 43 12 9 22 -21 45
24. Yeovil 44 10 10 24 -34 40

Breaking League News

DRFC MK Dons v Doncaster Rovers - History
Doncaster : 21/04/2015 09:00:01
Orient Look To Bounce Back - Rochdale (A)
Leyton Orient : 21/04/2015 09:00:00
City Hoping For PNE & Rochdale Wins
Coventry : 20/04/2015 23:00:01
Shakespeare Tames Shrews In Midland Cup Final
Walsall : 20/04/2015 20:50:01
DRFC MK Dons v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
Doncaster : 20/04/2015 20:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fleetwood v Colchester
Suggested By:  VitalU's
Colchester win 0%
Fleetwood win 0%
Draw 100%