Colchester United

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Colchester United FC is a professional football club that competes in the English Football League Two. Managed by Hayden Mullins, the team has a dedicated fan base and a rich football history.

Our Colchester United FC guide covers everything from the team roster and upcoming fixtures to the club’s heritage and achievements. Whether you are a die-hard fan or a casual supporter, you will find our guide to be an indispensable resource for all things related to Colchester United FC.

Colchester United Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Colchester United 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Ted Collins
Dean Gerken
Owen Goodman33 (0)020
Tom Smith6 (0)010
Bailey Vose
Sam Hornby1 (0)000

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
William Greenidge19 (6)040
Luke Chambers
Fiacre Kelleher6 (2)110
Zach Mitchell25 (3)230
Mandela Egbo25 (3)060
Riley Harbottle6 (0)020
Charlie Daniels
Jayden Richardson7 (0)010
Connor Hall31 (0)030
Al-Amin Kazeem7 (7)000
Billy Cracknell
Harvey Sayer
Frankie Terry1 (1)000

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Cole Skuse
Alan Judge
Owura Edwards0 (6)010
Cameron McGeehan26 (0)782
Miquel Scarlett
Harry Anderson2 (1)100
Jamal Campbell-Ryce
Nico Lawrence5 (1)000
Matthew Longstaff
Noah Chilvers34 (4)350
Alistair Smith6 (0)100
Sammie McLeaod
Donnell Thomas1 (1)000
Marley Marshall2 (0)010
Samson Tovide18 (2)561
Andrer Hasanally
Sam Cornish
Jayden Fevrier34 (1)341
Bradley Ihionvien6 (21)560
Kaan Bennet
Trialist 2
Thomas Dallison-Lisbon13 (9)150
Emyr Huws

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Ellis Iandolo12 (2)040
Paris Cowan-Hall
Arthur Read33 (1)571
Matt Jay8 (10)100
John Akinde6 (14)120
Tom Hopper12 (17)140
Joshua Bohui
Ryan Lowe
Thomas Stagg
Jade Jay Mingi8 (9)031
Conor Wilkinson0 (6)010

Colchester United Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 09 15:00League TwoBarrowAway
Tue 12 19:45League TwoDoncasterHome
Sat 16 15:00League TwoWalsallHome
Sat 23 12:30League TwoMansfieldAway
Fri 29 15:00League TwoNewport CountyHome
April
Mon 01 15:00League TwoTranmereAway
Sat 06 15:00League TwoWrexhamHome
Sat 13 15:00League TwoCrawley TownAway
Tue 16 19:45League TwoGrimsbyHome
Sat 20 15:00League TwoNotts CountyAway
Sat 27 15:00League TwoCreweHome

Colchester United Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
09 Aug 2023Cardiff City v Colchester UnitedL2-2 (3-0)League Cup
12 Aug 2023Bradford City v Colchester UnitedL2-1League Two
15 Aug 2023Colchester United v AFC WimbledonL0-2League Two
19 Aug 2023Colchester United v Milton Keynes DonsL2-3League Two
26 Aug 2023Gillingham v Colchester UnitedW0-3League Two
02 Sep 2023Walsall v Colchester UnitedL1-0League Two
09 Sep 2023Colchester United v Tranmere RoversW2-0League Two
16 Sep 2023Colchester United v Mansfield TownD1-1League Two
19 Sep 2023Colchester United v Tottenham Hotspur AcademyL0-5Football League Trophy
23 Sep 2023Crewe Alexandra v Colchester UnitedL2-1League Two
30 Sep 2023Colchester United v Notts CountyW5-4League Two
03 Oct 2023Newport County v Colchester UnitedL2-1League Two
07 Oct 2023Colchester United v MorecambeL1-3League Two
14 Oct 2023Forest Green Rovers v Colchester UnitedL5-0League Two
17 Oct 2023Cambridge United v Colchester UnitedW1-2Football League Trophy
21 Oct 2023Colchester United v Harrogate TownL1-2League Two
24 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v Colchester UnitedW2-3League Two
28 Oct 2023Accrington Stanley v Colchester UnitedW0-1League Two
04 Nov 2023Shrewsbury Town v Colchester UnitedL3-2FA Cup
07 Nov 2023Colchester United v Swindon TownW3-1League Two
11 Nov 2023Colchester United v Sutton UnitedD1-1League Two
18 Nov 2023Stockport County v Colchester UnitedL2-0League Two
21 Nov 2023Colchester United v Peterborough UnitedW1-0Football League Trophy
25 Nov 2023Colchester United v BarrowL1-4League Two
28 Nov 2023Doncaster Rovers v Colchester UnitedL3-1League Two
05 Dec 2023Colchester United v West Ham United AcademyL0-4Football League Trophy
09 Dec 2023Colchester United v Crawley TownL1-2League Two
16 Dec 2023Wrexham v Colchester UnitedL2-1League Two
22 Dec 2023Colchester United v Salford CityW2-1League Two
26 Dec 2023Milton Keynes Dons v Colchester UnitedL1-0League Two
29 Dec 2023AFC Wimbledon v Colchester UnitedL5-3League Two
01 Jan 2024Colchester United v GillinghamL0-1League Two
06 Jan 2024Swindon Town v Colchester UnitedD2-2League Two
13 Jan 2024Colchester United v Bradford CityD1-1League Two
27 Jan 2024Morecambe v Colchester UnitedW0-1League Two
03 Feb 2024Colchester United v Forest Green RoversD3-3League Two
10 Feb 2024Harrogate Town v Colchester UnitedL1-0League Two
17 Feb 2024Colchester United v Accrington StanleyD1-1League Two
24 Feb 2024Sutton United v Colchester UnitedD1-1League Two
27 Feb 2024Salford City v Colchester UnitedD1-1League Two

Popular Questions

When was Colchester United FC founded?

Colchester United Football Club was founded in 1937, as a successor to the amateur Colchester Town club.

What is Colchester United FC’s home ground?

Colchester United Football Club plays its home matches at the JobServe Community Stadium, which has a capacity of around 10,000 spectators.

Has Colchester United FC ever played in the Premier League?

No, Colchester United Football Club has never played in the Premier League, which is the top tier of English football. The club has spent most of its history in the lower leagues, with occasional stints in the second tier (Championship) and third tier (League One).

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
04/01/2024 – 30/06/2026Danny CowleyEngland22/10/1978
28/10/2023 – 30/10/2023Scott MarshallScotland01/05/1973
23/10/2023 – 03/01/2024Matthew EtheringtonEngland14/08/1981
06/03/2023 – 21/10/2023Ben GarnerEngland19/05/1980
23/02/2023 – 05/03/2023Ross EmbletonEngland09/11/1981
30/09/2022 – 21/02/2023Matt BloomfieldEngland08/02/1984
20/09/2022 – 25/09/2022Steve BallEngland02/09/1969
20/01/2022 – 18/09/2022Wayne BrownEngland20/08/1977
31/03/2021 – 19/01/2022Hayden MullinsEngland27/03/1979
24/02/2021 – 30/03/2021Wayne BrownEngland20/08/1977
28/07/2020 – 23/02/2021Steve BallEngland02/09/1969
01/07/2016 – 30/06/2020John McGrealEngland02/06/1972
27/04/2016 – 04/05/2016David WrightEngland01/05/1980
21/12/2015 – 26/04/2016Kevin KeenEngland25/02/1967
27/11/2015 – 20/12/2015Richard HallEngland14/03/1972
01/09/2014 – 26/11/2015Tony HumesEngland19/03/1966
25/09/2012 – 31/08/2014Joe DunneIreland25/05/1973
31/05/2010 – 24/09/2012John WardEngland07/04/1951
01/09/2009 – 30/06/2010Aidy BoothroydEngland08/02/1971
19/08/2009 – 31/08/2009Joe DunneIreland25/05/1973
10/10/2008 – 18/08/2009Paul LambertScotland07/08/1969
23/09/2008 – 09/10/2008Kit SymonsWales08/03/1971
28/07/2006 – 22/09/2008Geraint WilliamsWales05/01/1962
25/02/2003 – 14/06/2006Phil ParkinsonEngland01/12/1967
29/01/2003 – 25/02/2003Geraint WilliamsWales05/01/1962
28/01/1999 – 25/08/1999Mick WadsworthEngland03/11/1950
12/01/1995 – 21/01/1999Steve WignallEngland17/09/1954
27/12/1994 – 11/01/1995Dale RobertsEngland08/10/1956
01/07/1994 – 26/12/1994George BurleyScotland03/06/1956
01/07/1991 – 30/06/1994Roy McDonoughEngland16/10/1958
01/07/1990 – 30/06/1991Ian AtkinsEngland16/01/1957
03/01/1990 – 09/05/1990Mick MillsEngland04/01/1949
10/04/1986 – 31/10/1987Mike WalkerWales28/11/1945
01/07/1975 – 30/06/1982Bobby RobertsScotland02/09/1940
01/07/1972 – 19/06/1975Jim SmithEngland17/10/1940
01/06/1968 – 30/09/1972Dick GrahamEngland06/05/1922
01/07/1964 – 30/06/1968Neil FranklinEngland24/01/1922
01/07/1948 – 02/05/1953Jimmy AllenEngland16/10/1909
01/07/1946 – 30/06/1948Ted FentonEngland07/11/1914
01/07/1937 – 30/06/1939Ted DavisEngland00/00/1892

Colchester United Trophies

HonourPositionYear
League Division FourRunner-up1961-62
ConferenceWinner1991-92
FA TrophyWinner1992
Football League TrophyRunner-up1996-97
League OneRunner-up2005-06

Summary

Colchester United Football Club was founded in 1937 and has a long history in English football, starting in the lower leagues and eventually making their way to the second tier, the Championship. The club has had periods of success, including winning the Football League Trophy in 1996 and reaching the fifth round of the FA Cup in 1971.

In terms of their style of play, Colchester United has traditionally been known for their direct and physical approach, relying on a strong defensive foundation and quick counter-attacks. However, in recent years, the club has been shifting towards a more possession-based style of play, with an emphasis on playing out from the back and building attacks patiently.

Overall, Colchester United’s style of play has evolved over time, but they have always prided themselves on their hard work and determination on the pitch.

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