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U's host Wardens in BBC Essex Senior Cup Third Round

14 December 2021

A young Colchester United side will host Saffron Walden Town in the Third Round of the BBC Essex Senior Cup at the JobServe Community Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Dave Huzzey's young side will line up against Saffron Walden Town in this evening's Third Round match of the BBC Essex Senior Cup. 

The visitors for tonight's fixture play in the Essex Senior League, currently sitting seventh in the table with thirty-seven points from twenty games, and aren't short of a goal. 

Managed by Jason Maher, the Wardens have hit seventy-four goals in all competitions throughout the 2021/22 campaign, and made it through to the Third Round of this evening's competition with victories over May & Baker Eastbrook Community, and Redbridge. 

The U's will head into the game sitting in sixth in the southern division of the Professional Development League, with their last game a 2-0 loss to an unbeaten Cardiff City side. 

A young Colchester United side won the tournament back in 2010, with a 2-1 victory against AFC Hornchurch, and were in the final two years later, but lost to Canvey Island 1-0. 

Tickets are available to purchase for this evening's game online at Col U Tickets, click HERE to get yours. Tickets and programmes will also be available to purchase from the Club Shop, open at the JobServe Community Stadium from 5pm. 


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