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U23 Match Preview: Cardiff City vs. Colchester United

Cardiff City’s U23 team host Colchester United U23 in the Professional Development League at Cardiff International Sports Stadium on Monday, January 13th – 1pm kick-off and free entry!

This fixture can also be viewed live on Cardiff City TV for free with a Bluebirds Club Account.

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The Opposition

Colchester United currently sit ninth in the Professional Development League Group South standings, with 14 points – four points and three places below the Bluebirds.

The U’s concluded the 2018/19 campaign bottom of the Group South standings and had just six more points than they presently have in 2019/20, having played 13 more matches.

Monday’s visitors have scored 20 goals and conceded 32 in the Professional Development League so far this season and have had 12 different scorers.

Michael Fernandes is their top scorer having scored six times to date and closest to him are Louis Dunne, Noah Chilvers and Matt Weaire, who have all netted two.

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In the Hot Seat

Colchester United’s U23 Lead Coach is Richard Hall, who was appointed in July 2016 following spells as their First Team’s Assistant Manager under Tony Humes and Caretaker Manager following Humes’ departure in November 2015.

In his playing days, 47-year-old Hall represented Scunthorpe United, Southampton and West Ham United as a defender.

Catch-Up: Extended highlights of the match will be available to subscribers of Cardiff City TV.

Social: Live updates will come via our official Academy Twitter account, @CF11Academy!

Article: Richard Early