UK time is: 06:57:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

LUFC Colchester v Leeds Vital Preview

Second play third in a early season top of the table clash when Leeds travel to Colchester on Saturday.

Form


Colchester

The U`s lost their first league game of the season on Saturday when going down 2-1 at MK Dons.

Colchester made all the headlines on the opening day when they put seven past Norwich at Carrow Road.

Norwich were so impressed they sacked boss Bryan Gunn and appointed Colchester boss Paul Lambert to replace him.

Colchester`s other two league fixtures saw them record 2-1 home victories over Yeovil and Gillingham.

Leeds

The Whites have won all six games so far this season in all competitions.

It needed extra time on Tuesday before they finally saw off Championship side Watford 2-1 in the Carling Cup.

Leeds have won four out of four in the league, they have enjoyed home victories over Exeter and Tranmere and enjoyed success on their travels at Wycombe and Walsall.

History

The two clubs have only ever met six times in their history.

Probably the most famous encounter was when Fourth Division Colchester knocked out Don Revie`s Leeds United superstars 3-2 in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup in 1971.

On Leeds three previous visits to Colchester, they have lost two and won one, Leeds solitary victory coming last season when they won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Luciano Becchio.

Full history of results (League unless stated)
1970/71 Colchester 3-2 Leeds United FA Cup
1977/78 Leeds 4-0 Colchester League Cup
2006/07 Leeds 3-0 Colchester
2006/07 Colchester 2-1 Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 1-2 Colchester
2008/09 Colchester 0-1 Leeds

Betting (odds from Betfair.com)

Match betting

Colchester 9/4
Draw 5/2
Leeds 6/5



Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.

The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!




With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .


Bookmark and Share







Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 27 2009

Time: 8:14PM

Your Comments

Our hardest game so far this season, lets hope the 100% record is still intact at 5pm Saturday.
dazza71
Hmm...If Colchester play like they did at home against Gillingham (and Yeovil for that matter) it`s another three points in the bag for us. There will be tougher games than this I`m sure. AWAY WIN.
Rotherham White
lets hope to finish august with a win. but if we do come away with a point, i cant say im dissapointed
benlufc
@ Rotherham White?! How do you know, where you there?! I was; we played well in both those games!!!!!!!!
Matt_Us
can see it been a scrappy game....the usual last min winner will do me...lets hope beckford is back to normal after that watford game....This could send out a big message if we win...marchin on together...S.L.U.F.C
TWINY-LUFC
benlufc - you're more realistic! Thanks for some common sense! Up the U's!
Matt_Us
I'll be more than happy with a point but really think (and hope) that with a packed house at the WHCS we can grab all three. Up the U's!
StevieG Col U
This will be a tough one and if Becks is not fit ( he was certainly off colour on Tuesday) we need Grella to open his account. We have had 5 different scorers so far so we need one or two others to open their accounts (Doyle, Grella, Howson and Kisnorbo have all been threatening) but I dont care as long as we get one more than the U's
erni
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC Milanic wants a high tempo (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds v Reading - Team News (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC Leeds United v Reading - History (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 30th (Tuesday September 30 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 29th (Monday September 29 2014)

LUFC Could former club tempt Redfearn? (Sunday September 28 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. deslondon 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 10 4 2 4 -2 14
12. Brentford 10 4 2 4 -3 14
13. Cardiff 10 3 4 3 0 13
14. Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 -2 13
15. Bournemouth 10 3 3 4 1 12
16. Millwall 10 3 2 5 -3 11
17. Rotherham 10 3 2 5 -4 11

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:41:00
Hornets Win Enthralling Brentford Encounter
Watford : 30/09/2014 23:31:00
Wigan : 30/09/2014 23:29:00
Karanka rues missed opportunity
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 23:23:00
Two First Half Goals Give Millers All Three Points
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 23:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Reading?
Suggested By:  
Win 36%
Lose 45%
Draw 19%