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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

Your Comments

Are we top of the League?!
Matt_Us
... YES, we are. Elated with that score! [Edited by MattUs]
Matt_Us
Hahaha, Well done Lads!
HimpleITFC
Should think Ipswich fans will love it, Lisbie not so bad after all!
Matt_Us
YESSSSS!!! Bloody get IN!! 7-1!!!!!!!!!!! Cant Believe It!!!!!!
StevieG Col U
Me neither, I need to calm down.....XD
Matt_Us
Did they have Theo Paphitis in goal? LOL
ooohhJohnnieJackson
Haha, might as well have... the guy doesn't seem a sound investment!
Matt_Us
image the score would be if we still had yeates
brodie84
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
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
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
Well what a result - well done - certainly saved us from being the L1 headlines after suffering a 0-5 defeat at Gillingham.
APG_STFC
Well, APG_STFC, glad we could help!!
Matt_Us
LOL, good result for the Gills!
StevieG Col U
It seems the new football season is well and truly back now!
Matt_Us
Congratulations on a fantastic derby day win. Met Matt and the rest of you will have a good night.
eastneydave
Thanks Dave! And thanks for popping by as well!
Matt_Us
I thought our result was amazing,then i saw yours,fantastic result keep it up,nil-nil bore draw Tuesday week lol.
gills-1962
Yeah, exactly! Best hope not. Saw the goals, for the Gills, they were ace too! Cracking start.
Matt_Us
 

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