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Colkett ready to hit the ground running

19 January 2022

Charlie Colkett says he can't wait to be in and amongst it for Cheltenham Town's League One campaign.

The former Chelsea midfielder has penned a contract with the club until the end of the season after a short trial period.

He has spent the past three years in the top flight of Swedish football with Östersunds FK and now he's back in England he wants to make his mark back on the English football pyramid having previously spent time in League One with the likes of Bristol Rovers, Shrewsbury Town and Swindon Town.

"I had a brief experience a few years ago now but I'm delighted to be back and show I'm a different person and different player and get amongst it," he said.

"I'm somebody who wants to get on the ball, create things, and do a lot for this club. Hopefully I can get them off their feet and create and score some goals and get us right back up there before the end of the season."

Watch the full interview with Colkett above on iFollow and on the EFL iFollow app on your smartphone.

He could make his first appearance for the club on Saturday when the team travel away to Rotherham United.

Supporters can purchase tickets and away travel for the game from the ticket office during opening hours or any time online.

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