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31 October 2014

Ten facts about Colchester United ahead of the game

10 COLCHESTER UNITED FACTS

1: FOUNDED:1937

2: NICKNAME:The U’s

3: HOME GROUND:Weston Homes Community Stadium

4: CAPACITY:10,105

5: MANAGER:Tony Humes

6: ONE TO WATCH: Freddie Sears 

7: MOST LEAGUE APPEARANCES:Micky Cook, 213, 1969-84

 8: LAST MATCH PLAYED: Swindon Town 2 Colchester United 2

 9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 2 Drawn 3 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. This 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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