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10-Man U`s Sent Spiralling Out Of Cup

10-Man U`s Sent Spiralling Out Of Cup

Colchester United have crashed out of the Carling Cup First Round in a slightly lacklustre 2-1 defeat to Leyton Orient.

Geraint Williams returned to his old club with a compact side and duly stole victory, first with a surprisingly early goal from an Adrian Patulea header.

JJ Melligan doubled the O`s lead in the second half and not even a late Simon Hackney free-kick, following a controversial red card for misconduct by Clive Platt, was enough to prevent Colchester`s elimination at the first hurdle of this year`s competition.

Vital`s full match report and player ratings will follow tomorrow.


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Writer:Matt_Us
Date:Tuesday August 11 2009
Time: 11:49PM

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Poor result... Up the U's!
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