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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.




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Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 12 2007

Time: 10:51AM

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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
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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
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12/11/2007 12:26:00

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

 

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