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About Colchester Utd

11 February 2014

Ten Colchester facts



1: FOUNDED:1937 

2: NICKNAME:The U’s 

3: HOME GROUND:The Weston Homes Community Stadium

4: CAPACITY: 10,105 (all seated)

5: MANAGER:Joe Dunne 

6: ONE TO WATCH:Sam Walker (goalkeeper)

7: MOST CAPPED PLAYER:Chris Coyne 7 (Australia) 

8: LAST MATCH PLAYED:Carlisle United 2 Colchester United 4 

9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 4 Drawn 1 Lost 1 

10: *DID YOU KNOW?:Colchester United won the Watney Cup in August 1971 when they defeated West Bromwich Albion on penalties at Layer Road after the teams had fought out a 4-4 draw. It was the first time that a trophy in English senior football had been decided by a penalty shoot-out. 


Source: Sky Sports Football Year Book*

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