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Stockport County vs. Colchester United

Edgeley Park

18-10-2008

15:00

Stockport Vs U's - Preview

Colchester United travel to face Stockport County tomorrow, at Edgeley Park.

New U's chief Paul Lambert will be looking to get his reign as U's boss off to a winning start.

County will be looking to build on a good start to the League One campaign.

Vital Quotes:

Lambert Looking For Results

The Scotsman said: 'I`d love us to play brilliantly in every game and play good football - but winning is the most important thing.

'I won`t sit here and criticise what happened before because the club escalated into the Championship at a rate of knots.

'But they came back down again and with the manager going, there has been uncertainty.

'It`s my job to get the team winning again.

'The league position surprises me, having seen the players in training.

'But we are where we are in the league and results suggest that, so it`s up to us to turn it around and get them going.'


Stockport County Team News:

Jaroslaw Fojut and Gareth Owen are both unavailable for the home side.

Owen fon Williams and Peter Thompson are both back from international duty.

Player to watch: Tommy Rowe

Rowe, 20, will be a danger on the wing for The Hatters.

Colchester United Team News:

Matt Lockwood (tendinitis) and Steven Gillespie (hamstring) return for the U's.

Chris Coyne is rested after a featuring for his country but Medy Elito makes the trip.

Player to watch: Mark Yeates

Yeates, 23, is the U's leading goal scorer and will be looking to add to his tally.

Match Facts & Stats

Last time out:

Stockport 1-2 Colchester

Edgeley Park

U's: Davison, White (Williams 81), Baldwin, Brown, Hunt, Joe Keith, Halford, Danns, Watson, Johnson, Marino Keith.

Subs Not Used: Gerken, Elokobi, Ndumbu-Nsungu, Guy.

Booked: Johnson.

Goals: Danns 30 pen, 90.

Att: 4,004

Ref: A Hall (W Midlands).

Ref Watch:

Referee: Darren Deadman - From Cambridgeshire.

Assistants: S P Bennett and D J H England

Fourth Official: D K Benton

Match Prediction:

StevieG Col U's prediction: A 2-0 U's win!

Next Fixtures:

The U's host Millwall on Tuesday night, while County travel to MK Dons.




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The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 17 2008

Time: 6:53PM

Your Comments

good win for you lot that.....there's not many will beat them at home
lincolnblue
Teams will win at EP if they play like Col U did and have a ref who is totally inept. If this is how Lambert is going to set you up then I wish you no luck whatsoever. Disgraceful stuff. I believe Jim Gannon has sent the video and photos of the assault on Matty McNeil to the police. You were lucky not to have ended with 9 men. Dirtiest and most cynical side seen at EP in the last 12 months I would say. Perkins apart who DID play football. Oh and your keeper is also absolved from any of the nasty stuff.
greyhound
Sour grapes? We won! We scored two goals, you scored one! Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
 

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