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  • Date:12 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Weston Homes Community Stadium
  • Attendance:3,624
  • Mooney - pen (6) Gillespie (90)
  • Cuthbert (50)
Goal!

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93:08 +3.08

Effort from inside the area by Thomas Dossevi misses to the right of the target.

92:31 +2.31

David Prutton on for Matt Ritchie.

90:22 +0.22

Goal scored by Steven Gillespie from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Colchester 2-1 Swindon.Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Save by David Lucas. Corner from left by-line taken by Lloyd James.

87:34

Thomas Dossevi is brought on as a substitute for Jonathan Obika.

86:56

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James from the left by-line to the near post.

85:24

Michael Timlin takes a outswinging corner.

81:42

Effort from outside the penalty area by Kayode Odejayi goes wide left of the target.

77:53

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Beevers on Matt Ritchie. Free kick taken by Michael Rose.

73:54

Steven Gillespie takes a shot. David Lucas makes a comfortable save.

72:39

Lloyd James joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Perkins.

72:24

Steven Gillespie replaces Ashley Vincent.

71:23

Corner taken short by Michael Timlin,

70:44

Michael Timlin takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Pat Baldwin.

66:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Douglas on David Mooney. Ben Coker takes the direct free kick.

65:48

Shot from just outside the box by Jonathan Obika misses to the left of the goal.

63:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Ritchie on Lee Beevers. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.

61:02

Kayode Odejayi comes on in place of Kemal Izzet.

60:21

Scott Cuthbert challenges David Mooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Coker takes the direct free kick.

58:17

Effort on goal by Lee Beevers from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

56:45

Kemal Izzet gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie. Andy Frampton takes the free kick.

56:27

The referee blows for offside against Elliot Benyon. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.

55:00

Matt Heath challenges Jonathan Obika unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jon-Paul McGovern takes the direct free kick.

54:32

The referee shows Anthony Wordsworth a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Wordsworth on David Lucas. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

52:51

Headed effort from inside the area by Scott Cuthbert misses to the right of the target.

52:09

Lee Beevers takes a shot. David Lucas makes a save.

51:47

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Anthony Wordsworth.

50:18

Scott Cuthbert grabs a headed goal from inside the area. Colchester 1-1 Swindon.

47:35

Jonathan Obika takes a shot. Mark Cousins makes a save.

46:55

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Douglas by Ashley Vincent results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jonathan Douglas.

44:42

Handball decision goes against Matt Ritchie. Pat Baldwin restarts play with the free kick.

42:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pat Baldwin on Matt Ritchie. Direct free kick taken by Michael Timlin.

42:09

Andy Bond has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

37:23

David Perkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Timlin. Michael Rose shoots direct from the free kick. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Obika on Mark Cousins. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins.

36:51

Matt Heath challenges Jonathan Douglas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Rose restarts play with the free kick.

33:31

The assistant referee signals for offside against Elliot Benyon. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Cousins.

28:16

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Lucas.

23:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Rose by David Mooney. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

22:10

Elliot Benyon fouled by Matt Heath, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Douglas.

19:57

David Mooney takes a shot. Save by David Lucas.

15:14

Foul by Anthony Wordsworth on Jon-Paul McGovern, free kick awarded. David Lucas takes the free kick.

11:23

Michael Timlin decides to take the corner short.

6:58

Penalty scored by David Mooney. Colchester 1-0 Swindon.The referee penalises Andy Frampton for handball.

3:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Elliot Benyon on Ben Coker. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.

1:25

Elliot Benyon takes a shot. Save made by Mark Cousins.

Match Preview

Gulls hope for Benyon boost Ben Williams is set to miss out again when Colchester host Swindon. The Us' first-choice goalkeeper is still struggling with a back injury so Mark Cousins, who returned to the side for last week's 1-0 defeat by Hartlepool, will keep his place. Defenders Magnus Okuonghae and Brian Wilson are close to being fit following ankle injuries but will not be risked just yet. Norwegian defender Morten Knudsen, who signed for the Us last January but has still not made an appearance due to a knee injury, played for the reserves this week but he too will not be rushed into action. Midfielder John-Joe O'Toole remains a long-term absentee as he recovers from the cruciate injury he suffered last season. Elliot Benyon is hoping to be fit for Swindon. The striker missed Tuesday`s 3-0 defeat at Leyton Orient with a tight hamstring but returned to training on Thursday and did not feel any ill-effects. He will be monitored ahead of the clash. Lecsinel Jean-Francois made his comeback from a leg injury at Brisbane Road before being removed after 47 minutes, but his substitution was merely tactical and he will again be available this weekend. David Lucas, who made his return from a lengthy knee injury to take his place on the bench in midweek, could well be pushing for the number one jersey against the Us. Striker Vincent Pericard (knee) is close to making his return but Saturday may just come too soon, while winger Alan O'Brien (hamstring) and defender Milan Misun (knee) definitely miss out.

Formation:4411Manager: John Ward

Colchester

Formation: 442Manager: Danny Wilson

Swindon

  • Mark Cousins
  • Lee Beevers
  • Matt Heath
  • Pat Baldwin
  • Ben Coker
  • Ashley Vincent
  • Kemal Izzet
  • David Perkins
  • Anthony Wordsworth
  • Andy Bond
  • David Mooney
  • SUBS
  • Ben Williams
  • Steven Gillespie
  • Kayode Odejayi
  • Ian Henderson
  • Lloyd James
  • John White
  • Matt Vilhjalmsson

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Match Report

Super-sub Gillespie keeps U's on course Colchester substitute Steven Gillespie's long-range strike secured John Ward's play-off chasers a narrow win over struggling Swindon. Gillespie lashed in a stoppage-time shot from 25 yards after Swindon goalkeeper David Lucas had punched away Lloyd James' corner to seal three points for the home side. Swindon, without a win in nine games, almost took a second-minute lead when Colchester goalkeeper Mark Cousins palmed Elliott Benyon's superb 30-yard effort on to the crossbar. But the U's went ahead four minutes later through David Mooney, who scored from the spot after Robins' defender Andy Frampton had handled in the penalty area. Swindon goalkeeper Lucas denied Mooney from point-blank range before half-time, but Jon Obika forced Cousins into a good save early in the second half. And the visitors equalised six minutes after half-time through Scott Cuthbert, who headed in after Cousins had prevented U's defender Pat Baldwin from putting through his own net. The game might have gone either way after that, before Gillespie won it for Colchester with his spectacular late strike.

Form Guide

    WDLWLL
  • Colchester
  • VS
  • Swindon
  • LDDLDL

Last Meetings

  • Swindon
  • 2 - 1
  • Colchester
  • 13/11/2010
  • Colchester
  • 3 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 10/04/2010
  • Swindon
  • 1 - 1
  • Colchester
  • 12/09/2009
  • Colchester
  • 3 - 2
  • Swindon
  • 10/03/2009
  • Swindon
  • 1 - 3
  • Colchester
  • 23/08/2008
  • Colchester
  • 1 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 18/03/2006

Top Scorers

Colchester

  • A Bond 6
  • A Wordsworth 5
  • D Mooney 4
  • K Odejayi 3
  • I Henderson 3
  • S Gillespie 3
  • M Heath 2
  • M Okuonghae 2
  • A Vincent 2
  • B Wilson 1
  • T Williams 1

Swindon

  • M Ritchie 4
  • M Rose 3
  • J McGovern 3
  • T Dossevi 3
  • D Prutton 2
  • V Pericard 2
  • S Cuthbert 1
  • M Timlin 1
  • A Sheehan 1
  • E Benyon 1
  • P Caddis 1

Goals

Colchester

    • Total goals 70
    • Goals per game 34
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swindon

    • Total goals 76
    • Goals per game 40
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 10 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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