Vital Football

Latest Colchester United News

Opposing fans view

Opposing fans view

We asked Phil the Ipswich fan five questions related to the live SKY SPORTS game on Friday.

How long have you supported Ipswich?
Iv'e supported Ipswich since I was 8, so 26 years. I used to go with my Dad and brother, and I've always had a season ticket.

What do you think of the Colchester/Ipswich derby. typical local derby or a friendly one?
I don't think Ipswich see it as much of a rivalry as Colchester.

How does this match compare to Ipswich Norwich?
Ipswich v Norwich has always been the main local derby. Can't say how it compares, as Ipswich and Colchester haven't played each other in the league for 50 years.

How do you think the respective teams will do this season?
Ipswich will be pushing for promotion, and Colchester should stay up.

Who should Colchester look out for on Friday
Billy Clarke if he plays, Alan Lee, Gavin Williams and Simon Walton.

What do you think the score will be?
2-1 to Ipswich

Thanks to Phil W for answering my questions.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Thursday September 28 2006
Time: 9:05PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Colchester United Articles

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

League Cup Second Round Draw On Thursday (2017/18)

The second round draw for this year's EFL Cup will take place on Thursday August 10.

2017/18 Diving Ban Panel Announced

Following on from the news that the Football Association would look at retrospective action for diving this season...

EFL Introduces ABBA For 2017/18

The EFL yesterday confirmed that it would support the trial of the reformed ABBA penalty format for the new season.

Archived Vital Colchester Articles

Vital Colchester articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Colchester
Write For Vital Colchester
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Colchester win48%
Rochdale win35%
Draw17%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Colchester United Results (view all)

Colchester United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League