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U`s Face Battle for Hull Ace

Colchester United face competition from Leeds for the signature of Hull City centre-back Damien Delaney.

The U`s, who had an offer believed to be in excess of 400k rejected by the Tigers over the weekend, are tracking the Irishman in a bid to solve their current defensive problems.

Now Leeds are also primed to make a bid for the former Leicester City player as they aim find a route back to the Championship.

Delaney, who can also play at left-back and in midfield, has lost his place in Phil Brown`s starting XI to ex-Colchester man Wayne Brown.

Negotiations between the U`s and Hull are believed to be ongoing and Geraint Williams is said to be preparing a second, higher, offer to test Hull`s resolve.




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Writer: Stevie_G_Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 7 2008

Time: 3:03PM

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The Hull fans seem to have ggod things to say about him, if we're getting Coyne, would we see Delaney play at left-back cause Elokobi and Granville clearly aren't up to it.
StevieG Col U
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07/01/2008 15:09:00

He has been good for us, and should be able to do a job for you. Good Luck
Basel Tiger
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07/01/2008 16:41:00

don't play Delaney at left-back!
mdjw_41
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07/01/2008 17:11:00

So he's more comfortable in the middle.
StevieG Col U
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07/01/2008 20:59:00

Why shoudn't we play hinm there, which foot does he use, anyone?
Matt_Us
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07/01/2008 21:53:00

I think he's left footed so that is his side.
StevieG Col U
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08/01/2008 09:59:00

 

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