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Official Match Thread Colchester Utd vs Southend Utd CheckaTrade Trophy

The Big Dady

Light & Bitter
Staff member
Jan 20, 2007
The Official Match Thread brought to you by ShrimperZone.com

So here we are the second round of the EFL Trophy – Southern Group B game of the 2018/19 season and Chris Powell’s first full season since his return and time in charge at the Mighty Shrimpers

The Second Round match is away against Colchester United.

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It is now time for ALL of us to get behind him and the team whether you are at Colchester Community Stadium, listening on the radio, or watching on ifollow

Chris Powell's Southend United Checkatrade EFL Trophy Away Team to face Colchester United


The Colchester Community Stadium pitch is ready for action at 7.45pm Tuesday 9th. October, it looks like we are going to have a clear autumn evening for tonight’s game.

The weather forecast for today at Colchester Community Stadium


League Positions Last Season

10th (2017/18 Season League One) Southend United
13th (2017/18 Season League Two) Colchester United

League Positions Current Season

11th (2018/19 Season League One) Southend United
8th (2018/19 Season League Two) Colchester United

Previous Five Meetings

Southend United 2-0 Colchester United (LTGr 7/11/17 Att. 2,781)
Colchester United 0-3 Southend United (L1 6/02/16 Att. 10,279)
Southend United 2-0 Colchester United (L1 26/12/15 Att. 9,222)
Colchester United 2-0 Southend United (L1 8/02/10 Att. 6,466)

Southend United 1-2 Colchester United (L1 26/12/09 Att. 10,329)

Head to Head record

Southend United Wins: 33
Draws: 17
Colchester United Wins: 28

Col Ewe have not beaten the Shrimpers since 2010

Biggest crowd 21,000 on the 14th October 1950 at Southend United (the first ever meeting between the sides which Southend won 4-2)
Smallest crowd 993 20th December 1988 at Colchester United (Most were Shrimpers)

Total ever attendance at Southend United 310,489, average gate 8,391.
Total ever attendance at Colchester United 271,916, average gate 6,632.

One Team in Essex, there is only one Team in Essex

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