UK time is: 20:04:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Johnson Rant Over U`s draw

Gary Johnson`s rant at his players after the Bristol-Colchester match yesterday shows what a valuable point the U`s earned.

High-flying Bristol are scaling the heights of the Championship in the same way Colchester did last season but City`s draw saw them denied the chance to go top of the table.

Colchester slipped back into the relegation zone despite the result, too, although Johnson was in no mood to praise the visiting team.

Johnson said: 'The right time to rant and rave is when you are top of the league.

'If you do it when you are bottom you know the players aren't listening to you anyway.

'Our lads have responded brilliantly to disappointing results this season and I'm sure they will do so again.

His side`s defending yesterday was poor according to their manager, who kept the team behind for an extra half-an-hour after the game.

"They needed reminding that standards have to be maintained if we are to go through with a second successive promotion challenge," added Johnson.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 13 2008

Time: 1:38PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Well credit has to be given to George and the players following last Saturdays defeat to Posh. Ifil looked a bit slow at times but wont judge him until he gets a good few games under his belt.
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
13/01/2008 21:13:00

Good idea; Cup doesn't matter to us now!
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
13/01/2008 21:39:00

If we stay up this season, more investamnet in the summer then we have just got to try and become a mid-table Championship team for a couple of seasons.
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
13/01/2008 21:44:00

Sounds good to me!
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
13/01/2008 22:00:00

a point is always good when you are fighting for you life in the relegation zone and maybe you can start to climb up the table now come on colchester and qpr
ozanne park rangers
Report Abuse
14/01/2008 04:39:00

 

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)

Coventry v Colchester - Team News (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

Barnsley 1-1 Peterborough - League 1
Barnsley : 19/04/2015 17:56:01
Swindon Set To Rest Stars For Walsall
Walsall : 19/04/2015 16:47:00
City Plod Onto Title Win.
Bristol City : 19/04/2015 16:13:01
Swindon's Automatic Promotion Dream Over
Swindon : 19/04/2015 12:43:00
Robbo Speaks: Post-Barnsley & Extended Highlights
Peterborough : 19/04/2015 12:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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