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
Dean Gerken
Ted Collins
Owen Goodman
Tom Smith
Bailey Vose
Sam Hornby

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
William Greenidge
Luke Chambers
Zach Mitchell
Fiacre Kelleher
Mandela Egbo
Riley Harbottle
Charlie Daniels
Jayden Richardson
Connor Hall
Al-Amin Kazeem
Billy Cracknell
Harvey Sayer

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Cole Skuse
Owura Edwards
Cameron McGeehan
Miquel Scarlett
Harry Anderson
Jamal Campbell-Ryce
Noah Chilvers
Alistair Smith
Donnell Thomas
Sammie McLeaod
Marley Marshall
Samson Tovide
Andrer Hasanally
Sam Cornish
Jayden Fevrier
Bradley Ihionvien
Kaan Bennet
Trialist 2
Chay Cooper
Emyr Huws
Thomas Dallison-Lisbon

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Ellis Iandolo
Paris Cowan-Hall
Arthur Read
Matt Jay
John Akinde
Tom Hopper
Joshua Bohui
Ryan Lowe
Thomas Stagg
Conor Wilkinson
Jade Jay Mingi
Oscar Thorn

Colchester United Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 20 15:00WycombeAway
Sat 27 15:00PeterboroughHome
Mon 29 23:00MillwallAway
August
Sat 03 15:00Cambridge UtdHome
Sat 10 15:00League TwoAFC WimbledonAway
Tue 13 19:45ReadingHome
Sat 17 15:00League TwoMK DonsHome
Sat 24 15:00League TwoHarrogate TownHome
Sat 31 15:00League TwoAccrington StanleyAway
September
Sat 07 15:00League TwoBromleyHome
Sat 14 15:00League TwoMorecambeAway
Tue 17 19:45MK DonsHome
Sat 21 15:00League TwoTranmereHome
Sat 28 12:30League TwoWalsallAway
October
Tue 01 19:45League TwoPort ValeAway
Sat 05 15:00League TwoCarlisleHome
Tue 08 19:00Leyton OrientAway
Sat 12 15:00League TwoFleetwood TownAway
Sat 19 15:00League TwoCheltenhamHome
Tue 22 19:45League TwoChesterfieldAway
Sat 26 15:00League TwoSalfordHome
November
Sat 09 15:00League TwoBarrowAway
Tue 12 19:45Arsenal U21Home
Sat 16 15:00League TwoBradfordHome
Sat 23 15:00League TwoGrimsbyAway
December
Tue 03 19:45League TwoSwindonHome
Sat 07 15:00League TwoNotts CountyAway
Sat 14 15:00League TwoNewport CountyHome
Sat 21 15:00League TwoCreweAway
Thu 26 15:00League TwoGillinghamHome
Sun 29 15:00League TwoDoncasterHome
January
Wed 01 15:00League TwoSwindonAway
Sat 04 15:00League TwoAccrington StanleyHome
Sat 11 15:00League TwoHarrogate TownAway
Sat 18 15:00League TwoBromleyAway
Sat 25 15:00League TwoMorecambeHome
Tue 28 19:45League TwoPort ValeHome
February
Sat 01 15:00League TwoTranmereAway
Sat 08 15:00League TwoWalsallHome
Sat 15 15:00League TwoCarlisleAway
Sat 22 15:00League TwoAFC WimbledonHome
March
Sat 01 15:00League TwoMK DonsAway
Tue 04 19:45League TwoChesterfieldHome
Sat 08 15:00League TwoCheltenhamAway
Sat 15 15:00League TwoFleetwood TownHome
Sat 22 15:00League TwoBradfordAway
Sat 29 15:00League TwoGrimsbyHome
April
Tue 01 19:45League TwoGillinghamAway
Sat 05 15:00League TwoNotts CountyHome
Sat 12 15:00League TwoNewport CountyAway
Fri 18 15:00League TwoCreweHome
Mon 21 15:00League TwoDoncasterAway
Sat 26 15:00League TwoSalfordAway
May
Sat 03 15:00League TwoBarrowHome

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
09 Mar 2024Barrow v Colchester UnitedL2-0League Two
16 Mar 2024Colchester United v WalsallD1-1League Two
23 Mar 2024Mansfield Town v Colchester UnitedD1-1League Two
29 Mar 2024Colchester United v Newport CountyW2-1League Two
01 Apr 2024Tranmere Rovers v Colchester UnitedD1-1League Two
06 Apr 2024Colchester United v WrexhamL1-2League Two
09 Apr 2024Colchester United v Stockport CountyL1-2League Two
13 Apr 2024Crawley Town v Colchester UnitedW2-3League Two
16 Apr 2024Colchester United v Grimsby TownW2-0League Two
20 Apr 2024Notts County v Colchester UnitedL1-0League Two
23 Apr 2024Colchester United v Doncaster RoversL1-4League Two
27 Apr 2024Colchester United v Crewe AlexandraD1-1League 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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