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Williams: Enjoy U`s Success

Williams: Enjoy U`s Success

Geraint Williams defiantly shunned claims that Colchester United are having a poor second season in the Championship after Saturday`s magnificent draw against Watford.

"I don`t think there are many sides who could come to Watford and come back the way we did," said Williams, who was clearly delighted with the scorline. It was a delighted shared by the supporters.

"They are a very strong side, you can see why they`re top of the league, and so it says a lot about the players and I`m proud of every one of them," he added.

Williams, however, claimed to be "fed up" with the negative coverage the club was receiving in the media and amongst some fans.

"I`m getting a bit fed up with all this negativity that`s going on outside the club. I`m at the press conference Thursday morning and all everyone wants to talk about it message boards and tactics and substitutions.

"That`s fine, I don`t mind that, but don`t bring any negativity on the club because there`s none inside the club", he said.

He went on to intimate that actions were speaking louder than words after the weekend`s game.

He added: "The players don`t have to say anything after today`s result, what they`ve done out there in Colchester United shirts means everyone in Colchester should be proud of them."

"We don`t just blow out air at Colchester United - we go out to win every game."

When pressed to explain why he felt there was a certain negativity around the club, Williams was bullish: "There`s a bubble inside the ground that has always been positive but I`ve just felt that some of the questioning from the local media, and some of the things that have been said, has been negative.

"Everyone involved with the club gives 100% and a bit extra to try and make sure Colchester are successful in the Championship - they can`t do anymore than they are.

"I just wish everyone would enjoy the ride and move forward."

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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Wednesday November 14 2007
Time: 9:29AM

Comments

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Are you lot being negatve then?
BlindJak
14/11/2007 16:38:00
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A pocket of fans are - hence some recent booing. But the U's are doing really well and play constantly above thier predicted level!
Matt_Us
14/11/2007 16:47:00
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After losing your best players, i think your not doing to bad at all and a very good draw at the weekend.
will it ever happen
14/11/2007 17:41:00
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Thanks - just the ticket. The team is still bonding but results will come!
Matt_Us
14/11/2007 18:02:00
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Yeah we are doing well considering the player exodus we have experianced. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
14/11/2007 18:33:00
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Expectancy is the killer...!
Matt_Us
14/11/2007 19:20:00
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It certainly is.
StevieG Col U
15/11/2007 18:35:00
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