Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

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Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Duke » Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:42 pm

Back to league action , a look at the U's last 6 league games.

Bristol Rovers - home - lost 0-1
Cheltenham - away - lost 3-4
Stockport - away - won 2-1
Millwall - home - lost 1-2
Carlisle - home - won 5-0
Soouthend - away - drew 3-3

Colchester are finding it tough going back in league 1 after a short spell in the championship
the U's are 18th on 15 points from 14 games played.

Predicion who knows a fixture where we should be looking for maximum points , but after recent events many of us would be delighted with a point.


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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Exile » Sat Nov 08, 2008 10:50 am

Walsall to lose 3-1.

Cully to dance naked as a half-time entertainment experiment. Crowds to halve for next home game. Nobody sure why.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby tape66 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 2:00 pm

1-0 to the Saddlers.

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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby big baz 1 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:55 pm

Colchester 2-0 Walsall
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Saddler4Life » Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:10 pm

lose 3-0
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby loop » Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:22 pm

lose 2 - 1
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby latviancheese » Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:27 pm

17-0 defeat.

Mullen to be so clueless he looks like hes had a stroke
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby WFC_Rob » Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:11 pm

If Mullen's still in charge, we'll lose.

Still, it makes winning money from William Hill that bit easier.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Ben_Hartshorne » Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:29 pm

Walsall to lose 4-1 after leading. Mullen to wear baggy trousers and a rainbow wig
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby BathSaddler » Sat Nov 08, 2008 10:34 pm

We'll lose if Mullen remains in charge [which he will]. One things for certain, he won't be coming over to stand with the away fans again. Oh those halycon days.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Wyrley_saddler » Sat Nov 08, 2008 11:48 pm

Colchester to win 2-0

Rhys Weston & Marco Reich to have a sit down protest on the centre spot starting at HT whislt holding a MOSOC banner saying Mullen Out Save Our Careers
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Ned_Kelly » Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:42 pm

Can't wait till it's over :oops: :(
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Kiansmom » Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:45 pm

I was going to try and get to this one as would have been a new ground for me. Players can't be bothered to make an effort and now neither can I

4-0 thrashing
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Jockey » Sun Nov 09, 2008 2:16 pm

After Weston, Reich and Boertein start for the first time in months. They all decide to score as many own goals as they can so Muddle gets the chop.

Colchester 36-0 Walsall
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby adjisaddler » Sun Nov 09, 2008 2:32 pm

lol not bad .... nah im going to be positive for this game .

2-1 saddlers

Watch it blow up in my face :oops:

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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Dynamo Zuffle » Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:09 pm

Capitulation from the Saddlers as Colchester get their second home league victory in their new stadium. At least we won’t make that bit of history being the first thank God.

I cannot see where the next point is coming from at the moment with Mullen in charge. I would personally go for a 4 5 1 formation on Saturday with Jabo out suspended I would also bring back Brotein (sp) and Weston for the game and have Bradley, Mattis and Hughes in the centre of the field with Nichols and Zaboooooooo on the wings with Ricketts as the loan striker. Then maybe we would get to see some much needed protection for the defence and get the best out of some of our player.

I will be there as well mainly because it’s a new ground for me no I think it’s the only reason I am going to watch us on Saturday.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Graydon48 » Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:14 pm

Dynamo Zuffle wrote:Capitulation from the Saddlers as Colchester get their second home league victory in their new stadium. At least we won’t make that bit of history being the first thank God.

I cannot see where the next point is coming from at the moment with Mullen in charge. I would personally go for a 4 5 1 formation on Saturday with Jabo out suspended I would also bring back Brotein (sp) and Weston for the game and have Bradley, Mattis and Hughes in the centre of the field with Nichols and Zaboooooooo on the wings with Ricketts as the loan striker. Then maybe we would get to see some much needed protection for the defence and get the best out of some of our player.

I will be there as well mainly because it’s a new ground for me no I think it’s the only reason I am going to watch us on Saturday.

Didn't know we only had Ricketts on loan. After Saturdays goal sign him up I say.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Asps » Mon Nov 10, 2008 3:43 pm

Colchester 2- 0 Walsall

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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby DanWalsallFC » Mon Nov 10, 2008 4:12 pm

Colchester 3 - 1 Walsall
Gerrard to jump into the Walsall fans and have a scrap and threw injury force his career to end to which Bonser announces Gerrard has sued him for every penny he has so hes selling up, we all love Ant Gerrard again.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby caldy » Mon Nov 10, 2008 8:58 pm

the team I would try is this.

Ince

Weston Roberts Gezza Boertien

Taundry

Nicholls Hughes Mattis Reich

Ricketts

One thing Taudry has levelled at him is that he runs round a lot and throwing himself about well a sweeper role would be perfect especially after the centre backs performance on Saturday. We are leaking goals and maybe we need a few boring 0-0 1-1 draws to stop the rot then build on it. Team was just a thought as it seems our manager is running out of them.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Stu » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:24 pm

I'm fancying us to win 2-1 to be honest. Colchester are struggling adapting to their new home and are in poor form, their last two results although half decent were against an atrocious Carlisle side and a local derby against Southend that their players simply had to perform in or risk the wrath of their fans.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby gerryhatrick » Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:03 pm

Stu wrote:I'm fancying us to win 2-1 to be honest. Colchester are struggling adapting to their new home and are in poor form, their last two results although half decent were against an atrocious Carlisle side and a local derby against Southend that their players simply had to perform in or risk the wrath of their fans.


Got to disagree, Stu.

Any manager, in this division, would readily accept those last four results.

Carlisle may well fit the atrocious tag, but our recent performances make us no better.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Stu » Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:40 pm

So if we look at the actual 4 results in all comps though, you swap a 2-1 win at Stockport with a 1-0 defeat at home to Orient. Colchester's home record this season, in all competitions, stands at W1 D2 L5 F8 A10.

If you can't go to a team with a home record like that and fancy your chances, espeically when our away form is better than our home form, then you'll never fancy your chances.

I still say 2-1 us.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby tinned » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:06 pm

We'll do our normal and play comparitively well in the first half (and possibly go in with a goal lead). Then the Colchester manager will do something strange and weird and change tactics/positions etc..This will leave Statue Muddle totally befuddled and with 45 minutes to stand arms folded and finger on lips trying to look like he's thinking new tactical strategy's. Cue a second half collapse and an inevitable defeat.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby walsallforprem » Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:30 am

I can't see us winning this one i'm afraid but i suppose we play better away than at home.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Duke » Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:43 am

How many Saddlers are hoping for an heavy defeat , as long as Mullen is sacked straight after ?
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Plastic Hawk » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:12 am

Duke wrote:How many Saddlers are hoping for an heavy defeat , as long as Mullen is sacked straight after ?


No, definitely not hoping for that. If he was sacked then that'd be a silver lining, but I can't imagine ever wanting us to lose.

I actually think that we have a good chance on Saturday. We've been strong away from home and tend to start games well before fading out. Confidence at Colchester is fragile and I think that this is one of those games where if we do get into the lead then they won't have the self-belief to make a come back whatever the shortcomings of our tactics.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby derbysaddler » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:32 am

Could never wish for the team to lose Duke, anyway:

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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby Duke » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:32 am

Plastic Hawk wrote:
Duke wrote:How many Saddlers are hoping for an heavy defeat , as long as Mullen is sacked straight after ?


No, definitely not hoping for that. If he was sacked then that'd be a silver lining, but I can't imagine ever wanting us to lose.

I actually think that we have a good chance on Saturday. We've been strong away from home and tend to start games well before fading out. Confidence at Colchester is fragile and I think that this is one of those games where if we do get into the lead then they won't have the self-belief to make a come back whatever the shortcomings of our tactics.


If we play to our full ability we wre more than capable of winning , the big question is wiill the players do that., do they want him out as much as some of us.

For the record i never want my team to lose , but i do want Mullen out we'll lose more games then we'll win under him.
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Re: Colchester United (A) League 1 Saturday 15/11/08.

Postby tinned » Wed Nov 12, 2008 2:45 pm

I haven't got that far yet.

I admit (and I did at the time) that under the latter weeks of the Merson era I did wish for defeats in certain games if I thought that to lsoe would see the end of his reign. I know that upsets certain people but to my mind it's a case of 'for the greater good'.

I still hope (but doubt) that Mullen will suddenly find the silver bullett that turns us into a promotion chasing team and all this can be forgotten. Many more performances like we've recently seen though and perhaps those old feelings will regrettably re-surface.
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