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Colchester 2- 2 Sheffield United

Colchester 2- 2 Sheffield United

Colchester United had to settle for a draw today at home to Sheffield United.

An improved performance at Layer Road saw Kevin Lisbie and Johnnie Jackson grab a goal each after The Blades had gone ahead on the stroke of half time, with a goal from Jamaica striker Luton Shelton.

Colchester came out for the second half with purpose and Kevin Lisbie soon levelled the scores with a good efrfort.

Jackson sent the home crowd wild with a free kick that deflected off of Jon Stead and into the visitors net putting Colchester 2-1 up and looking to extend their lead.

However Colchester's defence had a moment of complete lack of concentrating allowing David Carney time and space in the area in the 66th minute to secure a point for Brian Robson's side.

Geriant Williams later said 'We've been punished for a mistake again, but we showed a lot of belief and I was delighted to see the lads so positive.'

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Writer:Deeno
Date:Saturday February 2 2008
Time: 10:54PM

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COME ON COL U
brodie84
03/02/2008 10:05:00
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Was a good result prehaphs we could could of nicked it but it wasn't too be. Sheffield United are the worst footballing team i've seens this season, every time their goalkeeper or defence get it the just hoof it long to no one in particular.
StevieG Col U
04/02/2008 09:57:00
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Not Good Enough Really.....!
horseworrier
04/02/2008 17:32:00
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Was told me could have won the game...! Keep the faith, up the U's!
Matt_Us
05/02/2008 18:49:00
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man - worst ground ive been to in my life - a discrage to the second tier of english football. shocking scrappy side too, ok we were shocking also but come on nevertheless we did bring a good following and made more noise throughout the game. well done colchester for getting into the championship as you dont belong there. your groung is conference standard.
bladesforlife1889
05/02/2008 23:45:00
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well done lads must have done the players a power of good theres hope yet ..hope you stay up
80s terrier
06/02/2008 18:11:00
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Looking forward to you coming back to League one,easy away day to your place!
MFC67
07/02/2008 15:28:00
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