Pentney: I need to be playing

Former Colchester goalkeeper Carl Pentney insists he had to quit the club in order to play regular football again.

Last Updated: 30/01/13 at 15:11

Carl Pentney: Sad things didn't work out at Colchester

Carl Pentney: Sad things didn't work out at Colchester

The 23-year-old parted company with the U's on Tuesday after having his contract cancelled by mutual consent.

Pentney joined the club in August 2010 but failed to make a senior appearance during his two-and-a-half-year spell at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

He did however make a number of loan moves including spells with non-league clubs Woking and Chelmsford City.

"It's disappointing to leave Colchester but I've come to a point in my career where I need to play games," Pentney told The Daily Gazette.

He added: "I always hoped that I would get a chance at Colchester but things didn't work out."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

e're our own worst enemy. We're suicidal in defence, and we may just get slaughtered on Sunday. Other than that, I am very pleased with my team.

bob the manc
Van Gaal: We can catch Chelsea

B

alotelli would've scored if the goals height was 3 times higher too...

footyfan52
Rodgers defends Balotelli

A

s if storey would ever get invited on a stag do

dooby
Does Wenger Know He's To Blame?

Footer 365

Champions League : A controversial penalty earns CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City

A controversial late penalty earned CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City in their Champions League Group E clash.

Ferguson: Club made Moyes decision

Sir Alex Ferguson insists the correct processes were followed prior to the appointment of David Moyes at Old Trafford.

QPR apologise for row between Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt

QPR have issued an apology for the ongoing war of words between manager Harry Redknapp and midfielder Adel Taarabt.

Mail Box

Are There Any Happy Fans Out There?

It seems as if Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton are the only content supporters right now. We have more doom and gloom for you. Who wants good news, eh..?

Is Van Gaal Just A Dutch Pardew?

A Mailbox of comparisons. Van Gaal is similar to Pardew, Wenger to Moyes, Van Persie to a spent force, and Pelle to a bloody gent. There's also plenty from last night...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property