vs. Colchester United
All matches in 1983/84

Match Details

Saturday, 3rd December 1983
Layer Road, Colchester
1983/84 Canon Football League Division Four
Match 18 of 46
COLCHESTER UNITED(1)6
Wignall 14', 82', Nichols 58', Phillips 60', 89', Groves 79' 
HARTLEPOOL UNITED(0)0
 
Attendance: 1935
Ref: Not known
GOAL: Ian Phillips (6-0) GOAL: Steve Wignall (5-0) GOAL: Perry Groves (4-0) GOAL: Ian Phillips (3-0) GOAL: Adam Nichols (2-0) GOAL: Steve Wignall (1-0) Full time 75 min 60 min Half time 30 min 15 min Kick-off GOAL: Ian Phillips (6-0) GOAL: Steve Wignall (5-0) GOAL: Perry Groves (4-0) GOAL: Ian Phillips (3-0) GOAL: Adam Nichols (2-0) GOAL: Steve Wignall (1-0) Full time 75 min 60 min Half time 30 min 15 min Kick-off

Teams

COLCHESTER UNITED
Manager: Cyril Lea
             
9010000901-1 flag flag0011Alec Chamberlain
9020000901-1 flag flag0012Micky Cook
9032000901-1 flag flag0023Ian Phillips
9041000901-1 flag flag0014Adam Nichols
9052000901-1 flag flag0015Steve Wignall
9060000901-1 flag flag0026Stewart Houston
9071000901-1 flag flag0017Perry Groves
9080000901-1 flag flag0018Roger Osborne
9090000901-1 flag flag0009Keith Bowen
90100000901-1 flag flag00110Tony Adcock
90110000901-1 flag flag00111Steve Leslie
HARTLEPOOL UNITED
Manager: Mike Docherty
             
9010000901-1 flag flag0011Eddie Blackburn
902000090124Burnleyflag flag0012Phil Ray
9030000901-1 flag flag0013Harry Wilson
9040000901-1 flag flag0014David Linighan
9050000901-1 flag flag0015Andy Linighan
9060000901-1 flag flag0016Mickey Barker
9070000901-1 flag flag0017Phil Brown
9080000901-1 flag flag0018Mark Robinson
909000090128Carlisle Unitedflag flag0019Kevin Dixon
90100000901-1 flag flag00110Paul Staff
90110000901-1 flag flag00111Kevin Johnson
90120000901-1 flag flag00112Phil Malley
  AgeThis CompAll Comps
GamesGoalsGamesGoals
10350370     1  flag flag0011Eddie Blackburn26y 229d00
205070     1  flag flag0012Phil Ray19y 12d11
30160200     1  flag flag0013Harry Wilson30y 4d00
40192223     1  flag flag0014David Linighan18y 328d11
508601051     1  flag flag0015Andy Linighan21y 168d45
60341391     1  flag flag0016Mickey Barker27y 283d02
7015651815     1  flag flag0017Phil Brown24y 187d77
80311351     1  flag flag0018Mark Robinson22y 42d33
906060     1  flag flag0019Kevin Dixon23y 129d33
10067107613     1  flag flag00110Paul Staff21y 95d1011
1101281214815     1  flag flag00111Kevin Johnson31y 96d1114
1200101     1  flag flag00112Phil Malley18y 32d00
Average age of starting eleven = 24y 76d
There is never any excuse in any walk of life for giving up, but I'm sorry to say that is what some of them did on Saturday. I felt let down as a manager, and the players also let down the club and the town by throwing in the towel.
- Mike Docherty

League Table

PPts
7Aldershot1728
8Colchester1727
9Bury1626
23Chester179
24HARTLEPOOL178
PPts
3Peterborough1831
4Colchester1830
5Doncaster1830
23Chester1812
24HARTLEPOOL188