Date: 1st June 2010 at 5:30pm
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The long-running wrangle between Norwich City and Colchester United over Paul Lambert`s compensation fee is over today after the U`s were awarded nearly half-a-million pounds.

Lambert left Colchester nine months ago in controversial circumstances following United`s insistence that the Scot was induced by City to break his Us contract.

The reigning League One champions will finally pay £425,000 for Lambert`s services after negotiations between the two clubs turned frosty.

Norwich also owe as much as another £200,000 for breaking Football League regulation 20 but the arbitration stopped short of issuing them with a points deduction, as Cowling had originally desired.

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3 Replies to “It`s £425,000 For Lambert!”

  • At last the compensation that we deserve. How City’s solicitor could criticize our approach in all this is beyond me. They (city) deserved a heavier blow in my opinion. However, this compo will inevitably help us for next season. Up the U’s!!

  • Er, last time I checked the pitch was covered in grass…! Not bad overall, would have hope for a bit more, but considering what they were prepared to pay we’ve got to laugh and be happy!

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