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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1937
Turned Professional: 1937

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: JobServe Community Stadium (Colchester Community Stadium)
Address: United Way, Colchester, Essex CO4 5UP

Nickname: The U's
Main Sponsors 2020/21: Texo Scaffolding & Strikerz
Club Mascot: Eddie the Eagle

Derby Matches

Southend United, Leyton Orient, Canvey Island

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History and Honours

Stadium History

JobServe Community Stadium (Colchester Community Stadium) (2008-Present) / View Stadium
Layer Road (1937-2008)

Club Honours

Division 3 (4th Tier) Play-Off Winners: 1997/98
Football Conference Champions: 1991/92
FA Trophy Winners: 1991/92
Watney Cup Winners: 1971/72
Southern League Champions: 1938/39
Southern League Cup Winners: 1937/38, 1949/50
Essex Senior Cup Winners: 2009/10

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Club Staff


Executive Chairman: Robbie Cowling
Directors: Tony Ashby, Tony Humes
Life President: Peter Heard

Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Hayden Mullins (Age 42 years) / Appointed 31st March 2021 (3 months, 22 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Coach: Alex Dyer
Goalkeeping Coach: Darren Smith
Director of Football: Tony Humes

Former Managers

Steve Ball (Jul 2020-Feb 2021) /  Soccerbase  
John McGreal (May 2016-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Kevin Keen (Dec 2015-Apr 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Tony Humes (Sep 2014-Nov 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Dunne (Sep 2012-Sep 2014) /  Soccerbase  
John Ward (May 2010-Sep 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Adrian Boothroyd (Sep 2009-May 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Lambert (Oct 2008-Aug 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Geraint Williams (Jul 2006-Sep 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Parkinson (Feb 2003-Jun 2006) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Whitton (Aug 1999-Jan 2003) /  Soccerbase  
Mick Wadsworth (Jan 1999-Aug 1999) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Wignall (Jan 1995-Jan 1999) /  Soccerbase  
George Burley (Jun 1994-Dec 1994) /  Soccerbase  
Roy McDonough (Jul 1991-May 1994) /  Soccerbase  
Ian Atkins (Jun 1990-Jun 1991) /  Soccerbase  
Mick Mills (Jan 1990-May 1990) /  Soccerbase  
Jock Wallace (Dec 1988-Dec 1989) /  Soccerbase  
Roger Brown (Nov 1987-Oct 1988) /  Soccerbase  
Mike Walker (Apr 1986-Nov 1987) /  Soccerbase  
Cyril Lea
Allan Hunter
Bobby Roberts
Jim Smith
Dick Graham
Neil Franklin
Benny Fenton
Jack Butler
Jimmy Allen
Ted Fenton
Syd Fieldus (Secretary/Manager)
Ted Davis

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))
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Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Essex: (95.3 & 103.5 FM / 729, 765 & 1530 MW / 12D (229.072MHz) DAB)

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