Colchester United F.C.

(Reguidit frae Colchester Unitit F.C.)

Colchester United Football Club is an Inglis fitbaw club based in Colchester. The club wis formed in 1937, an briefly shared thair auld Layer Road hame wi nou defunct side Colchester Toun whae haed previously uised the grund frae 1910.

Colchester United
Full nameColchester United Football Club
Nickname(s)The U's
FoonditMairch 1937; 87 years ago (1937-03)
GroundColchester Community Stadium
Ground Capacity10,105[1]
ChairmanRobbie Cowling[2]
Heid coachJohn McGreal
LeagueLeague Two
2022–23League Two, 20t o 24
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Colchester Unitit are aiblins maist famous for beatin Don Revie's Leeds Unitit 3–2 in the 5t roond o the FA Cup in 1971. Thair heichest ever league finish wis achieved in 2006–07, whan thay endit the saison in 10t place in the Championship, abune East Anglian rivals Ipswich Toun, Norwich Ceety an Soothend Unitit F.C. while haein the division's lawest attendance.

Colchester Unitit Ladies are a gey successfu pairt o the club, haein wan promotion tae the FA Women's Premier League Soothren Division in 2006–07.



  1. "Colchester United". The Football League. 1 August 2010. Archived frae the original on 24 September 2014. Retrieved 22 Juin 2014.
  2. "Who's Who & Contact Details". Colchester United FC. Archived frae the original on 28 September 2020. Retrieved 27 Juin 2018.