DECEMBER 25th

FIXTURES BIRTHDAYS DEBUTS FIRST GOAL LAST GOAL FINAL GAME

ALL COMPETITIVE FIXTURES PLAYED ON THIS DATE

DATE

COMP H/A

OPPONENTS

RESULT

SCORERS

ATT.
1939 WWF  A Norwich City Reserves 2 - 1 Little, S Rees -
1945 F H Colchester Junior League XI 7 - 2 Ferguson (2), Harmon, Barnard (2), Canham (2)  
1946 SL H Gillingham 0 - 1 - -
1947 SL H Gillingham 3 - 0 Curry, A Turner (2) -
1948 SL H Gloucester City 1 - 1 A Turner 7,706
1950 D3S A Nottingham Forest 0 - 0 - 17,033
1951 D3S A Gillingham 2 - 1 P Aitchinson , V Keeble 8,000
1953 D3S H Queens Park Rangers 5 - 0 B Barlow (2), McKim (2), A Scott 6,155
1954 D3S A Aldershot 2 - 2 McKim, P Wright 5,123
1956 D3S H Norwich City 1 - 1 Plant 6,376

CUFC'S COMPETTIVE RECORD ON THIS DATE

Competition

P W D L F A SR%
All matches 8 3 4 1 14 6 63%
League (inc. playoffs) 5 2 3 0 10 4 70%
Southern League 3 1 1 1 4 2 50%

BIRTHDAYS ON THIS DATE
Triston Chambers Harry Cranfield
Triston Chambers Harry Cranfield
1982 1917
DEBUTS ON THIS DATE
Peter Aitchinson
Peter Aitchison
1951
Gillingham (a) 2 - 1
FIRST GOAL SCORED ON THIS DATE
Peter Aitchinson
Peter Aitchison
1951
Gillingham (a) 2 - 1
LAST GOAL SCORED ON THIS DATE
No player scored their first U's goal on this date
FINAL GAME ON THIS DATE
Don Swift
Awaiting Image
1946
Gillingham (h) 0 - 1
OTHER NOTABLE EVENTS TODAY
1937 - Colchester United Reserves played their first ever fixture with 1,700 fans seeing them beat Ipswich Town Reserves 3-1. The U's team was: Edward Platt, Thompson, Haley, Collins (c), Ormesher, Mayes, Simpson, Baker, Fieldus, Len Cater, and Crisp. Syd Fieldus scored twice and Cater scored the other goal.
1945 - While playing football for Colchester and District Junior League XI against the U's, Stanley Taylor fell after shooting for goal. He broke his neck and died on the 27th December. Taylor was a married man, aged 30, and served in the RAF
1951 - Peter Aitchinson scores within 17 minutes of his debut
1956 - 50th Football League & Club Goal: Ken Plant

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