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Colchester United FC

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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 2019/20: Texo Scaffolding & Jobserve
Club Mascot: Eddie the Eagle

Derby Matches

Southend United, Leyton Orient, Canvey Island

Official 2019/20 Kits by Macron


Colchester United FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Blue shirt with subtle pinstripes and white trim. Blue shorts with white detailing. White socks with blue trim and white detailing.


Colchester United FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

White shirt with black and grey camoflage sleeves and blue trim. Grey shorts with white and blue trim. White socks with blue trim.


Colchester United FC - Official 2019/20 Third Kit

Black and grey camoflage shirt with black sleeves and white trim. Black shorts and socks with white trim.

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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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Cohen Bramall (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Clampin (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Brandon Comley (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Paris Cowan-Hall (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Eastman (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Gambin (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Dean Gerken (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Harriott (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Andre Hasanally (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Jackson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ollie Kensdale (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Tom Lapslie (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Tafari Moore (Defender, On loan from Plymouth Argyle) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Norris (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Frank Nouble (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Pell (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kwame Poku (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Prosser (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Theo Robinson (Forward, On loan from Southend United) /  Soccerbase  
Ethan Ross (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Courtney Senior (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Omar Sowunmi (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Stevenson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


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

Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Steve Ball (Age 51 years) / Appointed 28th July 2020 (5 months, 30 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Goalkeeping Coach: Darren Smith
Director of Football: Tony Humes
Head of Football Operations: Tony Ashby

Former Managers

John McGreal (May 2016-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Kevin Keen
Joe Dunne
John Ward
Adrian Boothroyd
Paul Lambert
Geraint Williams
Phil Parkinson
Steve Whitton
Steve Wignall
George Burley
Ian Atkins
Mick Mills
Mike Walker
Jim Smith

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Colchester United FC - Official EFL iFollow  / EFL iFollow:
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Official Social Media

Colchester United FC - Official Facebook  / Facebook:
Colchester United FC - Official Instagram  / Instagram:
Colchester United FC - Official Twitter  / Twitter:

Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))
/ Matchday Programmes App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))

Local Radio Stations

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

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