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O'Toole joins Colchester United

O'Toole joins Colchester United

Shaggy-haired Irish midfielder John-Joe O'Toole has signed permanently for Colcheste United after impressing on loan with Aidy Boothroyd's outfit.

There is no word from the Hornet's yet, and no mention as to whether a fee was involved but time will probably tell.

It was evident the Irish U21 cap would be off sooner or later having not feature under Mackay and scarcely under Rodgers before his loan spell at Sheffield United. Perhaps Boothroyd is the only man who can get him playing?

Boothroyd had this to say on his capture:

'He has been brilliant since he has been here and I was always keen to sign him permanently.'

O'Toole made 37 league starts since graduating from the Hornet's Academy, making another 20 appearances off the bench and scoring ten league goals.

We wish John-Joe well in the future.



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Writer:wfc123
Date:Friday January 1 2010
Time: 1:44PM

Comments

0
Good signing for us, cheers! We could have paid up to 600,000 thousand for him all told!
Matt_Us
01/01/2010 15:53:00
0
Yep, very pleased! Aidy loves him - reckon the fee was more around 300k. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
01/01/2010 17:27:00
0
Wright move for john-joe,aidy putting together a good team at colchester. I think were be playing the u's in the championshiip next season.Be great to see aidy back at the vic, im sure he will get a warm reception.I hope you go all the way matt-us and knock dirty leeds off the top spot! good luck
Golden Looney
01/01/2010 17:33:00
0
Yeah, seemed odd for us to loan him out last year, but he's so far down the pecking order I'd forgotten we still had him. Good luck though, decent player.
wfc123
01/01/2010 18:30:00
0
Had a lot of promise - although Colchester are genuinely competing for promotion, it's surprising to see him drop down to League One.
Nellup
02/01/2010 21:02:00
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