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‘I can’t see anything moving’ – U’s boss McGreal

PUBLISHED: 14:11 09 August 2018

U's boss John McGreal, right, in the dug-out in pre-season, is not expecting any ins or outs today. Picture: STEVE WALLER

U's boss John McGreal, right, in the dug-out in pre-season, is not expecting any ins or outs today. Picture: STEVE WALLER

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Colchester United boss, John McGreal, confirmed, at this lunchtime’s press conference that no transfer activity was likely in either direction on transfer deadline day today.

Speaking ahead of this Saturday’s first home game of the season, against Port Vale, McGreal revealed: “Our dealing are more or less done for the window.

“We have no phone calls about any of our players, which is good news.

“I can’t see anything moving, both ways.

“It’s a bit different with loans, because that deadline is not until the end of the match,” added McGreal.

The U’s started the week by announcing the welcome news that Kane Vincent-Young had decided to sign a new deal – Vincent-Young’s previous contract had expired, and so he was not registered to play at Notts County last Saturday.

But the 22-year-old has since opted to sign a new two-year contract, with the option of another year.

Paul Lambert has challenged Teddy Bishop to make his mark as the midfielder continues his bid for fitness following three injury-hit seasons.

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Paul Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

Paul Lambert sees Janoi Donacien as a central defender.

Paul Lambert has confirmed Jordan Graham is no longer in his plans at Ipswich Town with the winger’s loan set to be cut short in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we look back to David Gregory scoring a hat-trick as Town progressed to the next round of the League Cup.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is impressed with what he’s seen of the Blues’ academy during his early weeks of his reign.

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

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