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Colchester United
Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Colchester United Competitive match results1
Venue W D L F A
@Bristol Rovers: 8 5 1 30 12
@Colchester United: 4 2 8 19 21
Neutral venues: 0 0 0 0 0
Total: 12 7 9 49 33
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.

Records[]

  • 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 clubs[]

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 meetings[]

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

Date Competition Home Score Away
26 August 1950 Division Three (South) Colchester United 0–0 Bristol Rovers
23 December 1950 Division Three (South) Bristol Rovers 1–1 Colchester United
11 April 1952 Division Three (South) Colchester United 2–1 Bristol Rovers
14 April 1952 Division Three (South) Bristol Rovers 6–0 Colchester United
11 September 1952 Division Three (South) Colchester United 0–3 Bristol Rovers
15 September 1952 Division Three (South) Bristol Rovers 3–1 Colchester United
22 March 1963 Division Three Colchester United 1–0 Bristol Rovers
14 May 1963 Division Three Bristol Rovers 2–0 Colchester United
28 September 1963 Division Three Bristol Rovers 3–1 Colchester United
8 February 1964 Division Three Colchester United 2–3 Bristol Rovers
19 September 1964 Division Three Bristol Rovers 2–2 Colchester United
23 January 1965 Division Three Colchester United 1–1 Bristol Rovers
10 September 1966 Division Three Colchester United 3–1 Bristol Rovers
14 January 1967 Division Three Bristol Rovers 4–1 Colchester United
26 August 1967 Division Three Bristol Rovers 1–1 Colchester United
23 December 1967 Division Three Colchester United 2–0 Bristol Rovers
28 December 1998 Division Two Colchester United 0–3 Bristol Rovers
30 January 1999 Division Two Bristol Rovers 1–1 Colchester United
11 December 1999 Division Two Bristol Rovers 2–1 Colchester United
8 January 2000 Division Two Colchester United 5–4 Bristol Rovers
24 October 2000 Division Two Colchester United 2–1 Bristol Rovers
14 April 2001 Division Two Bristol Rovers 2–0 Colchester United
4 October 2008 League One Colchester United 0–1 Bristol Rovers
24 January 2009 League One Bristol Rovers 0–0 Colchester United
5 December 2009 League One Colchester United 1–0 Bristol Rovers
27 February 2010 League One Bristol Rovers 3–2 Colchester United
1 March 2011 League One Bristol Rovers 0–1 Colchester United
7 May 2011 League One Colchester United 2–1 Bristol Rovers
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