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U's Pre-Season 2009 - Round Up

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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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 1 2009

Time: 7:04PM

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Good summary Steve - looks like you've had a bit of a mixed bag results wise. Looking forward to next week? :)
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01/08/2009 20:09:00

Thanks. Yeah, some games we've really impressed in, others not so. Yep, really up for it, cant wait for the season to start! How's your pre-season gone? :D Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
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01/08/2009 20:15:00

We're unbeaten in 8, including wins at Palace and against Wigan so are strangely optimistic. It's a little...unnerving!
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02/08/2009 14:25:00

Good report, Steve. Thanks very much! Can't wait for Norwich away!!
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02/08/2009 21:42:00

Cool. Seems like you've had a good pre-season, Guru. But like you say, it doens't mean a lot - lets wait for the real stuff!
StevieG Col U
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02/08/2009 22:44:00


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