UK time is: 16:25:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Watford 2 Colchester 2

Colchester United become only the second side of the season to snatch any points from Vicarage Road as a penalty-save by Dean Gerken ensured a point for the U`s.

Colchester fell behind in the opening stages to a goal from Adam Johnson, whose curing opener caught Gerken unawares.

Colchester, never failing to rise to the occasion, soon equalised when Clive Platt headed home after first being denied by the post.

The U`s then took the lead as Kevin Lisbie audaciously gave them the lead. It lasted just over 20 minutes; however, as Lisbie`s fellow Jamaican Marlon King put a bicycle-kick beyond Gerken`s reach.


The 22-year-old stopped had also saved a King penalty with the U`s leading, and kept the away side in it.

Quote of the game:

Aidy Boothroyd on Adam Jhonson:


"Hopefully, if we can get him until the end of the season, then I might bring his Mum in as a coach,' he joked. 'I just met her and she told me how to run the team and what to do, which is great."

Full Match Report to follow





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Matt_Us Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 12 2007

Time: 11:12AM

Your Comments

Good result.
StevieG Col U
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Colchester United Articles

Team News: U's v Coventry City (Friday November 21 2014)

U's Seal Permanent Moncur Signing (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Hume: An Awful Lot Of Positives (Sunday November 16 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v The U's (Saturday November 15 2014)

Team News: Barnsley v Colchester (Friday November 14 2014)

Look Hews Back As Harney Also Arrives (Friday November 14 2014)

Bean And Vose Free To Leave (Friday November 14 2014)

Posh Entertainment For Colchester (Tuesday November 11 2014)

Hume: The Players Have Done Terrific (Monday November 10 2014)

Archived Colchester United Articles

List All Vital Colchester Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Crawley 17 5 5 7 -10 20
16. Walsall 17 4 7 6 -2 19
17. Doncaster 15 5 3 7 -8 18
18. Colchester 17 4 5 8 -3 17
19. Gillingham 17 4 5 8 -7 17
20. Coventry 17 4 5 8 -8 17
21. Leyton Orient 17 3 7 7 -6 16

Breaking League News

Bristol City v Preston: The Team Line-Ups
Bristol City : 22/11/2014 14:44:00
Joe Ironside Loaned To The Pools
Sheff Utd : 22/11/2014 13:00:00
Flynn Expects Gain In Form Before Christmas
Sheff Utd : 22/11/2014 11:00:00
Scrapping At The Bottom - Crewe (H)
Leyton Orient : 22/11/2014 10:00:00
DRFC Former keeper joins Hartlepool
Doncaster : 22/11/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Colchester v Coventry?
Suggested By:  Colchester Admin
Colchester win 60%
Coventry win 20%
Draw 20%