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  • Date:21 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Weston Homes Community Stadium
  • Attendance:3,312
  • Gillespie (31)
  • Lester (5) Thompson (43)
Goal!

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92:37 +2.37

Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Save by Tommy Lee.

91:30 +1.30

Lloyd James produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

88:52

Shot by Ian Henderson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

87:27

Liam Ridehalgh has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Magnus Okuonghae gets a block in.

85:47

Jack Lester concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd James. Jordan Bowery comes on in place of Scott Boden. Brian Wilson restarts play with the free kick.

84:35

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Steven Gillespie misses to the left of the target.

81:59

Unfair challenge on Drew Talbot by Karl Duguid results in a free kick. James Hurst takes the free kick.

79:41

Corner taken by Lloyd James from the left by-line to the near post.

75:26

Effort on goal by Scott Boden from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

74:15

Shot from deep inside the area by Steven Gillespie clears the crossbar.

72:08

Corner taken by Liam Ridehalgh from the right by-line, Brian Wilson makes a clearance.

70:17

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Liam Ridehalgh, clearance by Tom Eastman.

69:52

Liam Ridehalgh takes a shot from 12 yards. Magnus Okuonghae gets a block in.

69:05

Scott Boden fouled by Lloyd James, the ref awards a free kick. Josh Thompson takes the direct free kick.

68:00

Magnus Okuonghae challenges Jack Lester unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Davis.

62:36

Gavin Massey has an effort at goal. Save made by Tommy Lee.

62:21

Lloyd James produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Gregor Robertson gets a block in.

60:03

Drilled right-footed shot by Gavin Massey. Save by Tommy Lee.

59:21

Anthony Wordsworth has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Mark Allott gets a block in.

53:02

Gavin Massey comes on in place of Andy Bond.

48:05

Corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth from the right by-line, clearance by David Davis.

47:10

Andy Bond produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

45:29 +0.29

The official flags Scott Boden offside. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.

43:51

Josh Thompson finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Colchester 1-2 Chesterfield.The assist for the goal came from Liam Ridehalgh. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, Liam Ridehalgh makes a clearance.

43:16

Anthony Wordsworth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Hurst. Liam Ridehalgh takes the free kick.

41:46

Outswinging corner taken by Liam Ridehalgh, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Josh Thompson misses to the right of the target.

41:18

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Ridehalgh, save made by Ben Williams.

39:08

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, Tommy Lee makes a save.

37:27

Andy Bond produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

35:57

Scott Boden is flagged offside by the assistant referee. John White restarts play with the free kick.

35:30

Anthony Wordsworth takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Gregor Robertson gets a block in.

33:09

Effort from deep inside the area by Andy Bond misses to the right of the target.

31:52

Steven Gillespie finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Chesterfield.Karl Duguid provided the assist for the goal.

30:02

Lloyd James takes a shot. James Hurst gets a block in.

29:15

Corner from the right by-line taken by Liam Ridehalgh, clearance by Tom Eastman.

25:51

Shot by David Davis. Save by Ben Williams.

21:47

Anthony Wordsworth produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

21:07

Jack Lester produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

18:53

Gregor Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Ian Henderson. Free kick crossed by Anthony Wordsworth, Tommy Lee makes a save.

17:02

Foul by Karl Duguid on Mark Allott, free kick awarded. Tommy Lee takes the free kick.

14:40

Jack Lester concedes a free kick for a foul on John White. Magnus Okuonghae restarts play with the free kick.

12:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Lester by Steven Gillespie. Tommy Lee takes the direct free kick.

11:49

Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd James from the right by-line, Tommy Lee manages to make a clearance.

10:34

Neal Trotman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Williams. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.

9:58

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Liam Ridehalgh.

8:36

Effort from 20 yards by Andy Bond. Comfortable save by Tommy Lee.

5:55

Jack Lester finds the back of the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Colchester 0-1 Chesterfield.Assist by Liam Ridehalgh.

5:09

Corner taken left-footed by Liam Ridehalgh, clearance by Tom Eastman.

4:09

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, save made by Tommy Lee.

1:45

The official flags Karl Duguid offside. Tommy Lee restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Massey may make U's bow New loan signing Gavin Massey is in line for his Colchester debut when bottom club Chesterfield come to town. Massey, 19, arrived from Watford on Thursday having penned a one-month deal and the forward will hope to be involved as the Us look to get back to winning ways against a Spireites side who triumphed in the JPT in midweek but have not tasted league success since September. Kayode Odejayi was forced off with an ankle injury just four minutes after appearing as a second-half substitute in last Saturday's 1-1 draw against Scunthorpe but manager John Ward is hopeful the striker will be okay. Defender Matt Heath is also expected to have recovered from the groin problem which has forced him to the sidelines of late, with Tom Eastman performing admirably in his absence. Winger Ashley Vincent is not yet ready to make his comeback from a hamstring injury. Defenders Neal Trotman and Liam Ridehalgh come back into contention for Chesterfield. Centre-half Trotman and on-loan left-back Ridehalgh were cup-tied as John Sheridan's side ended a 12-match winless run in all competitions with victory over League One rivals Oldham in the first leg of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Northern Area final on Wednesday night. Craig Westcarr missed the tie against the Latics and the league draw at Leyton Orient last weekend because of an ankle injury but Sheridan is hopeful he could be fit to travel to Essex. However, fellow forward Dean Morgan is likely to remain sidelined with a hamstring problem. Midfielder Mark Randall has resumed training after six weeks out with a broken hand but he is short of match fitness and will not be involved. Chesterfield are closing in on an unwanted club record of 21 league matches without a win. The Spireites have gone 17 games in League One without registering a victory since beating Carlisle 4-1 at the b2net Stadium on September 17.

Formation:433Manager: John Ward

Colchester

Formation: 442Manager: John Sheridan

Chesterfield

  • Ben Williams
  • Brian Wilson
  • Magnus Okuonghae
  • Tom Eastman
  • John White
  • Karl Duguid
  • Lloyd James
  • Anthony Wordsworth
  • Andy Bond
  • Steven Gillespie
  • Ian Henderson
  • SUBS
  • Matt Heath
  • John-Joe O'Toole
  • Kemal Izzet
  • Gavin Massey
  • Ben Coker

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Match Report

Spireites catch U's napping Bottom-of-the-table Chesterfield stunned Colchester with a hard-earned 2-1 win - their first success since September 17. All three goals came during an entertaining first half, with Jack Lester first on the score-sheet with a well-placed header from Liam Ridehalgh's cross. The striker was unmarked and coolly guided his effort past U's goalkeeper Ben Williams. Colchester forced an equaliser thanks to great work from Karl Duguid. The ball reached Steven Gillespie and the striker, fresh from scoring in last week's draw against Scunthorpe, drove a precise, low effort past Chesterfield goalkeeper Tommy Lee. Colchester appeared to be in the ascendancy, but it was Chesterfield who grabbed what proved their winner in the 44th minute. Ridehalgh delivered a free-kick from the right and Josh Thompson, having just gone agonisingly close with a header, rose highest to send an unstoppable effort past Williams.

Form Guide

    WWLWLD
  • Colchester
  • VS
  • Chesterfield
  • DLDDLD

Last Meetings

  • Chesterfield
  • 0 - 1
  • Colchester
  • 01/10/2011
  • Chesterfield
  • 2 - 2
  • Colchester
  • 15/04/2006
  • Colchester
  • 1 - 2
  • Chesterfield
  • 01/10/2005
  • Colchester
  • 1 - 0
  • Chesterfield
  • 28/03/2005
  • Chesterfield
  • 2 - 1
  • Colchester
  • 21/08/2004
  • Chesterfield
  • 1 - 2
  • Colchester
  • 23/03/2004

Top Scorers

Colchester

  • I Henderson 7
  • A Wordsworth 7
  • K Odejayi 4
  • K Duguid 2
  • M Heath 2
  • A Bond 2
  • A Vincent 1
  • S Gillespie 1
  • L James 1

Chesterfield

  • C Westcarr 6
  • S Boden 3
  • J Bowery 3
  • J Lester 2
  • D Morgan 2
  • J Juan 1
  • N Mendy 1

Goals

Colchester

    • Total goals 74
    • Goals per game 35
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Chesterfield

    • Total goals 69
    • Goals per game 30
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 10 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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