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Swindon Town v Colchester United – Sky Bet League Two – The County Ground – Report

Swindon Town 0-0 Colchester United

Colchester United are now unbeaten in five Sky Bet League Two away games following this goalless stalemate with Swindon Town at the County Ground.

Tyreece Simpson and Alex Gilbert tested U’s stopper, Shamal George as the home side pressed. Meanwhile, Frank Nouble passed up the North Essex sides’ best opportunity during a game of few clearcut opportunities.

The result leaves Colchester in sixteenth place. They host West Ham United U21s in the Papa John’s Trophy on Tuesday, September 28 (7:45pm). The U’s return to Sky Bet League Two action on Saturday, October 2 when Salford City visit the JobServe Community Stadium (3pm).

Swindon Town: Wollacott, Odimayo, Iandolo, Conroy, Crichlow, Gladwin, Simpson, Payne, Gilbert (Mitchell-Lawson 83′), Kesler-Hayden, Reed Subs not used: Baudry, Ward, Hunt, East, Parsons, Dabre

Colchester United: George, Chambers, Smith, Wiredu (Chilvers 89′), Hannant (Jasper 66′), Skuse, Nouble, Judge, Sears (Dobra 86′), Daniels, Coxe Subs not used: Turner, Clampin, Eastman, Tovide

Referee: Andrew Kitchen
Assistants: Marc Wilson and Ryan Whitaker
Fourth Official: Louis Marks


Brian Jeeves

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