Ex-West Ham workhorse Lomas in line to take the helm at Colchester

Former Northern Ireland captain Steve Lomas is in the running for the manager’s job at Colchester.

Lomas has put his name forward to replace Geraint Williams, having gained his coaching badges in the summer.

The former West Ham midfielder retired from playing at the end of last season.

Steve Lomas

Lomas in action for West Ham. The former Northern Ireland international is in line to take over at Layer Road


Williams left by mutual consent after the club took only five points from their opening six games.

Kit Symons has taken over as caretaker.

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