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Magnificent U's Crush Norwich

Colchester United started their season with a fabulous 7-1 victory away to Norwich City.

First-half braces from strike pairing Kevin Lisbie and Clive Platt, a sublime David Fox free-kick gave the U's a 5-0 half-time lead. And substitutes David Perkins and Scott Vernon added insult-to-injury after Cody McDonald had pulled a goal back for the hosts.

The results sends Paul Lambert's men straight to the top of League One.

Full match report to follow later...


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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 8 2009

Time: 5:10PM

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Are we top of the League?!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 17:15:00

... YES, we are. Elated with that score! [Edited by MattUs]
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 17:18:00

Hahaha, Well done Lads!
HimpleITFC
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08/08/2009 17:22:00

Should think Ipswich fans will love it, Lisbie not so bad after all!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 17:27:00

YESSSSS!!! Bloody get IN!! 7-1!!!!!!!!!!! Cant Believe It!!!!!!
StevieG Col U
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08/08/2009 17:40:00

Me neither, I need to calm down.....XD
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 17:43:00

Did they have Theo Paphitis in goal? LOL
ooohhJohnnieJackson
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08/08/2009 17:46:00

Haha, might as well have... the guy doesn't seem a sound investment!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 17:50:00

image the score would be if we still had yeates
brodie84
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08/08/2009 18:08:00

To be honest, doesn't that score prove we don't need him at all? Accroding to the boss, our wingers helped rip them apart!!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 18:11:00

There goalies seems *****!!! lol Would we have scored that many more with Yeates?? I don't really think so - we played as a team, something Yeates restricts IMO.
StevieG Col U
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08/08/2009 18:41:00

Restricted, Steve. He's gone now, so past tense! This looks to be the start of a bright season, couldn't be happier if I tried! [Edited by MattUs]
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 18:43:00

Well what a result - well done - certainly saved us from being the L1 headlines after suffering a 0-5 defeat at Gillingham.
APG_STFC
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08/08/2009 18:43:00

Well, APG_STFC, glad we could help!!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 18:44:00

LOL, good result for the Gills!
StevieG Col U
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08/08/2009 18:46:00

It seems the new football season is well and truly back now!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 18:56:00

Congratulations on a fantastic derby day win. Met Matt and the rest of you will have a good night.
eastneydave
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08/08/2009 19:32:00

Thanks Dave! And thanks for popping by as well!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 20:50:00

I thought our result was amazing,then i saw yours,fantastic result keep it up,nil-nil bore draw Tuesday week lol.
gills-1962
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09/08/2009 09:11:00

Yeah, exactly! Best hope not. Saw the goals, for the Gills, they were ace too! Cracking start.
Matt_Us
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09/08/2009 19:21:00

 

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