Writer: StevieG Col U
Date:Saturday August 1 2009
Vital Colchester takes a look back at the U's pre-season campaign which concluded today.
Saturday July 11th - Tiptree 2-3 U's - U's Open With A Win
Paul Lambert's men come from behind to beat Jam Makers thanks to late own goal.
Saturday July 18th - Troisdorf 0-3 U's -U's Ease To Win In Germany
New-boy David Fox open his U's account after a tough week at European training camp.
Tuesday July 21st - U's 2-2 Villa - U's Lets Advantage Slip
Impressive U's take two goal lead through Scott Vernon and Ashley Vincent but a Villa comeback forces a draw.
Thursday July 23rd - Heybridge 0-1 U's - Vernon Grabs Only Goal
In-form Vernon smashes home a second-half winner to give U's the win.
Saturday July 25th - Ipswich 2-0 U's - Unlucky U's Lose
Despite dominating periods of play in Fabian Wilnis' testimonial match, the U's go down by two goals.
Tuesday July 28th - Histon 0-1 U's - Woody Snatches Win
Young U's youth product Anthony Wordsworth curls home a classy 82nd minute free-kick to earn late victory.
Thursday July 30th - Ebbsfleet 1-1 U's - Non-Leaguers Hold U's
Recent-signing Joel Thomas nets first U's goal but it is not enough to give his side a win.
Saturday August 1st - Rushden 1-1 U's - Pre-Season Draws To Close
Lambert's side end with second successive 1-1 draw against Blue Square Premier opponents.
So how impressed have you been with the U's pre-season results?
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