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Colchester United
Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Colchester United Competitive match results1
VenueWDLFA
@Bristol Rovers:8513012
@Colchester United:4281921
Neutral venues:00000
Total:12794933
1Match results from the Football League, FA Cup, League Cup,
Football League Trophy and Full Members Cup.
Last updated 20:18, May 7, 2011 (UTC).


Colchester United and Bristol Rovers have met 28 times in competitive football, Rovers winning twelve of those games and Colchester nine. All of their meetings have been in the Football League, they have never played each other in a major cup competition.

The first meeting between the clubs came during Colchester's first season in the Football League, a Division Three (South) match on 26 August 1950, which ended goalless. The longet gap between matches was 31 years, between 23 December 1967 and 28 December 1998, during which time Colchester had dropped briefly out of the league.

RecordsEdit

  • Last meeting: 7 May 2011 - Colchester United 2–1 Bristol Rovers
  • Biggest win: 14 April 1952 - Bristol Rovers 6–0 Colchester United
  • Biggest defeat: 10 September 1966 - Colchester United 3–1 Bristol Rovers
  • Biggest aggregate score: 8 January 2000 - Colchester United 5–4 Bristol Rovers

Players at both clubsEdit

An incomplete list of players who have been on the books at both Bristol Rovers and Colchester United is given below.

Former Rovers manager Ian Atkins was also a Colchester United player.

Past meetingsEdit

A full list of all competitive meetings between Bristol Rovers and Colchester United is given below.

DateCompetitionHomeScoreAway
26 August 1950Division Three (South)Colchester United0–0Bristol Rovers
23 December 1950Division Three (South)Bristol Rovers1–1Colchester United
11 April 1952Division Three (South)Colchester United2–1Bristol Rovers
14 April 1952Division Three (South)Bristol Rovers6–0Colchester United
11 September 1952Division Three (South)Colchester United0–3Bristol Rovers
15 September 1952Division Three (South)Bristol Rovers3–1Colchester United
22 March 1963Division ThreeColchester United1–0Bristol Rovers
14 May 1963Division ThreeBristol Rovers2–0Colchester United
28 September 1963Division ThreeBristol Rovers3–1Colchester United
8 February 1964Division ThreeColchester United2–3Bristol Rovers
19 September 1964Division ThreeBristol Rovers2–2Colchester United
23 January 1965Division ThreeColchester United1–1Bristol Rovers
10 September 1966Division ThreeColchester United3–1Bristol Rovers
14 January 1967Division ThreeBristol Rovers4–1Colchester United
26 August 1967Division ThreeBristol Rovers1–1Colchester United
23 December 1967Division ThreeColchester United2–0Bristol Rovers
28 December 1998Division TwoColchester United0–3Bristol Rovers
30 January 1999Division TwoBristol Rovers1–1Colchester United
11 December 1999Division TwoBristol Rovers2–1Colchester United
8 January 2000Division TwoColchester United5–4Bristol Rovers
24 October 2000Division TwoColchester United2–1Bristol Rovers
14 April 2001Division TwoBristol Rovers2–0Colchester United
4 October 2008League OneColchester United0–1Bristol Rovers
24 January 2009League OneBristol Rovers0–0Colchester United
5 December 2009League OneColchester United1–0Bristol Rovers
27 February 2010League OneBristol Rovers3–2Colchester United
1 March 2011League OneBristol Rovers0–1Colchester United
7 May 2011League OneColchester United2–1Bristol Rovers

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