U's recruit new goalkeeping coach

ADEMOLA Bankole has been recruited as Colchester United's new goalkeeping coach, while Aidan Davison recuperates from an exploratory operation on his troublesome shoulder.

Carl Marston

ADEMOLA Bankole has been recruited as Colchester United's new goalkeeping coach, while Aidan Davison recuperates from an exploratory operation on his troublesome shoulder.

Former Nigerian keeper Bankole, who featured in the World Cup Finals of 2002, will take Dean Gerken and Mark Cousins under his wing over the next few weeks.

The 38-year-old can draw on bags of experience in English club football with the likes of Crewe, QPR, Brentford and MK Dons.


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Davison has been sidelined with a sore shoulder since the 1-0 defeat at Coventry at the end of October. He is currently resting at home.

Meanwhile, U's centre-half Bela Balogh has been called up to Hungary's international side for next Wednesday's fixture against Cyprus.

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Balogh has already played three times for his country since his loan move to Layer Road.

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