Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Seven Days Of U's Top 5 - Goals Of Last Season

Seven Days Of U's Top 5 - Goals Of Last Season

Vital Colchester yesterday launched a week-long countdown for all things U`s. Today, we look at the top five goals from last season, as the U's recorded a mid-table finish...

5) Dean Hammond Vs Huddersfield Town (A) - 03/03/2009

With the U's trailing 2-1 at The Galpharm Stadium and the U's usual dead-ball specialist Mark Yeates off the pitch, skipper Hammond stepped up and curled a delicate free-kick into the top-corner to bring the U's level.

Wow! Rating - 6.5/10

Importance Rating - 9.5/10

4) Clive Platt Vs Millwall (A) - 31/03/2009

After being under the kosh for the majority of the game, a well worked corner late on found Platt and the big target-man stooped to head a fierce header into the net in the 84th minute.

Wow! Rating - 6/10

Importance Rating - 10/10

3) Mark Yeates Vs Leicester City (A) - 21/03/2009

Just over twenty minutes in at The Walkers Stadium, against the run-away league leaders, Yeates pinged a terrific free-kick into the near side of the home goal to put the U's ahead.

Wow! Rating - 8.5/10

Importance Rating - 8/10


2) Anthony Wordsworth Vs Southend United (A) - 01/11/2008

Wordsworth's goal at the U's deadliest rivals isn't 2nd for its quality, although its not a bad goal in fairness, but for the sheer jubilation it bought U's followers. The young midfielder met John White's pin-point cross to fire beyond the stranded keeper and bring the U's from 2-0 down to 3-2 up at Roots Hall. And Woody's 'crowd-dive' celebration that followed would certainly win celebration of the season!

Wow! Rating - 8.5/10

Importance Rating - 10/10

1) Mark Yeates Vs Leeds United (A) - 13/12/2008

In the second half at Elland Road, after initially going 1-0 down, Hammond had dragged the U's level on the stroke of half-time. U's fans were hoping their side could nick a goal and head back South with three points on a cold December afternoon. And when the U's were rewarded a free-kick, in a position which looked impossible to score from, they probably weren't expecting what happened next. As Yeates stepped over the ball, most people inside the ground were expecting a cross, but Yeates whipped a sublime, world-class effort into the far top-corner. The ball cannoned in off the post and put the U's ahead in a historic win.

Wow! Rating - 10/10

Importance Rating - 10/10


Leeds United 1-2 Colchester United from Stoobies on Vimeo.




To read Vital Colchester's Seven Days Of U's Top 5 - Homegrown U's, click here.


So do you agree with the goal choice? Perhaps you could share your experiance from the stands of one of the goals?

Let us know with a comment below, or comment on this article in the forum. Not yet a member? Don't panic, click on the banner below to join in.




We want to know YOUR thoughts...


VITAL COLCHESTER; YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE!


VITAL COLCHESTER IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS!













For the very latest League One odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:StevieG Col U
Date:Monday June 22 2009
Time: 10:20AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
Number Five - I was quite schocked by! Good that he can strike it if Yeatsey isn't around! And his V Leeds... nice, nice goal!
Matt_Us
22/06/2009 12:12:00
0
3 out of the 5 were free-kicks, lol.
up_the_u's_aaron
22/06/2009 12:44:00
0
Like the dual rating system - and free-kicks do make people say Wow! most of the time!
Matt_Us
22/06/2009 12:47:00
0
Yeah I supose. Shame we didn't score many from long range last season. I reckon Yeatesy would of had a few more from long range if it weren't for the woodwork.
up_the_u's_aaron
22/06/2009 14:05:00
0
Exactly, I agree... he wanted to get 15, but his 13 was also impressive!
Matt_Us
22/06/2009 17:09:00
0
Yeah certainly were a lot of free-kicks, could have easily found five top free kicks but wanted a mix.
StevieG Col U
22/06/2009 19:00:00
0
5 out of 5 were away from home! Pretty much sums up our first season at th WHCS
ooohhJohnnieJackson
22/06/2009 22:01:00
0
Did the U's score any own goals last term? I don't recall them, if they did! Good choices!
Matt_Us
22/06/2009 23:59:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Szmodics In Team Of The Week (30/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Dickenson In Team Of Midweek (21/8/16)

Colchester United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's midweek action.

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win40%
Rochdale win60%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Morecambe 5 4 0 1 12 3
2 Luton 5 3 1 1 10 6
3 Doncaster 5 3 1 1 10 4
4 Colchester 5 3 1 1 10 3
5 Mansfield 5 3 1 1 10 1
6 Carlisle 5 2 3 0 9 2
7 Plymouth 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Portsmouth 5 2 2 1 8 1
9 Crawley 5 2 2 1 8 0
10 Leyton Orient 5 2 1 2 7 2
11 Notts County 5 2 1 2 7 0
12 Grimsby 5 2 0 3 6 2
13 Barnet 5 1 3 1 6 1
14 Cheltenham 5 1 3 1 6 1
15 Hartlepool 5 1 3 1 6 0
16 Crewe 5 1 3 1 6 -1
17 Blackpool 5 1 2 2 5 0
18 Newport 5 1 2 2 5 -1
19 Wycombe 5 1 2 2 5 -2
20 Accrington 5 1 1 3 4 -3
21 Yeovil 5 1 1 3 4 -3
22 Stevenage 5 1 1 3 4 -6
23 Exeter 5 1 0 4 3 -4
24 Cambridge 5 0 2 3 2 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)