Writer: StevieG Col U
Date:Tuesday October 21 2008
Weston Homes Community Stadium
Colchester United host Millwall tonight looking for their first victory at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Recently appointed U's boss Paul Lambert will be looking to build on Saturday's hard-fought win over Stockport County. The ex-Celtic midfielder will be hopeful of breaking the U's poor home run at the WHCS.
The Lions, who currently lie in 3rd place in League One, following Saturday's win over Leeds United.
Lambert: I Just Want To Win At Home
He said: 'I just want to win at home now.
'The fans who came to watch us at Stockport were terrific and I`m sure they will get right behind us again tonight.
'What has happened in previous games happened when I had no control over things.
'I couldn`t influence what had happened at home or away.
'But the pitch is still the same size as it is away from home.
'The more people talk about it (the home record), the more people actually want to believe it.
'My view is that it`s a fresh start and we`ll do our utmost to try and win as many games as we can.'
Chris Coyne and Medy Elito return to the U's squad after being rested at the weekend.
However, Lambert is likely to name an unchanged side from the win at Stockport.
Perkins, 26, has impressed U's fans with a number of notable performances, since signing from Rochdale in the summer.
The lively midfielder, who has struck three away goals in a U's shirt so far, will be looking to get his first goal at home.
Tresor Kandol and Jermaine Easter are available once more after missing out at the weekend.
The Lions are without Gary Alexander (ankle), but Chris Hackett will return.
Harris, 31, netted a classy double against Leeds, on Saturday, and will be looking to strike once more.
Referee: Grant K Hegley - From Hertfordshire.
Assistants: W Atkin and S J Long
Fourth Official: I J Cooper
StevieG Col U's prediction: A 3-1 U's win!
The U's entertain Carlisle United on Saturday day, while the Lions face a tough trip to Scunthorpe United.
We want to know YOUR thoughts...
VITAL COLCHESTER IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS
Date:Tuesday October 21 2008
EFL Cup Confirmation Today & Group Stage Draw (Wednesday July 27 2016)
New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17 (Wednesday July 20 2016)
Who Has The Highest Ever Home Attendance? (Friday July 15 2016)
EFL Trophy Confusion? (Tuesday July 12 2016)
Next EFL TV Picks On Wednesday (Monday July 11 2016)
EFL Trophy Format Confirmed For 2016/17 (Wednesday July 6 2016)
Are Players Set For A Football Exit? (Tuesday June 28 2016)
League Cup Draw Wednesday 1pm (Tuesday June 21 2016)
League Two Fixtures For 2016/17 Released Tomorrow (Tuesday June 21 2016)
Colchester Fans To Travel 8,175 Miles In 2016/17 (Friday June 17 2016)
|DRFC Rovers Win At York
» Doncaster : 26/07/2016 20:43:01
|DRFC Green Having Trial With Latics
» Doncaster : 26/07/2016 20:27:00
|DRFC Doncaster Rovers Team To Face York City
» Doncaster : 26/07/2016 18:52:01
|Squad Update: Blues sign Keeper and Central-Defender
» Wycombe : 26/07/2016 18:27:01
|Fan's View: Episode 4
» Crewe : 26/07/2016 10:49:01