UK time is: 22:14:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rushden 1-1 U's - Pre-Season Draws To Close

Colchester United were held to a disappointing draw by Rushden & Diamonds in their last pre-season fixture.

The game, against the Blue Square Premier side, at Nene Park, finished 1-1.

Inside five minute the U' came close to conceding but Cliff Akurang failed to convert after rounding Ben Williams in the U's goal.

And with Lee Beevers getting caught out around the half-hour mark the U's were behind, as James Reid slotted home.

The U's struck to draw level just before the interval after some good attacking play by winger Simon Hackney. His cross was diverted in, with both U's man Ashley Vincent and a Diamonds defender making contact with the ball.

But in an less explosive second-half, worryingly the U's injury-proned striker Steven Gillespie departed due to an injury - which the extent of is yet known.

And late on substitute Anthony Wordsworth - who netted a late winner earlier in the week - saw his effort saved by 'keeper Dale Roberts.


U's: Williams, Tierney, Magnus, Pat, Beevers, Vincent, Hammond, Perkins, Hackney, Vernon, Gillespie

To read a round up of the U's pre-season, click here.


So what do you think?

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!


Follow us on Twitter









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 1 2009

Time: 5:13PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Colchester United Articles

Team News: U's v Coventry City (Friday November 21 2014)

U's Seal Permanent Moncur Signing (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Hume: An Awful Lot Of Positives (Sunday November 16 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v The U's (Saturday November 15 2014)

Team News: Barnsley v Colchester (Friday November 14 2014)

Look Hews Back As Harney Also Arrives (Friday November 14 2014)

Bean And Vose Free To Leave (Friday November 14 2014)

Posh Entertainment For Colchester (Tuesday November 11 2014)

Hume: The Players Have Done Terrific (Monday November 10 2014)

Archived Colchester United Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Colchester 0 - 0 Bradford
Colchester 2 - 3 Sheff Utd
Colchester 0 - 1 Coventry
Bristol City 2 - 1 Colchester
Barnsley 3 - 2 Colchester
Preston 4 - 2 Colchester

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Coventry 18 5 5 8 -7 20
19. Leyton Orient 18 4 7 7 -3 19
20. Gillingham 18 4 6 8 -7 18
21. Colchester 18 4 5 9 -4 17
22. Yeovil 18 4 5 9 -14 17
23. Scunthorpe 17 4 4 9 -11 16
24. Crewe 18 4 3 11 -22 15

Breaking League News

Swindon's Smith Set To Return Against Fleetwood
Swindon : 23/11/2014 20:16:00
Vital Posh MOTM v Swindon Town Poll
Peterborough : 23/11/2014 13:45:00
Rate The Ref - Posh v Swindon - Phil Gibbs
Peterborough : 23/11/2014 13:11:00
Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Walsall
Peterborough : 23/11/2014 12:38:00
One Small Step for Sky Blues
Coventry : 23/11/2014 12:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Colchester v Coventry?
Suggested By:  Colchester Admin
Colchester win 60%
Coventry win 20%
Draw 20%