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Colchester United

Legendary Norwich manager Mike Walker was a successful goalkeeper at Colchester
Club Address: Weston Homes
United Way
Official Website: www.cu-fc.com
League: League Two
Club Nickname: The U's

Former Canaries now at Colchester

LIAM BAILEY Former Norwich schoolboy now at Layer Road as a coach
STEVE BALL Joined Norwich from Colchester in 1990 but returned to Layer Road in 1992 and 2012
DMITRI HALAJKO Has coached at both Colchester and Norwich
CAMERON MCGEEHAN Former Norwich youngster who joined Colchester in September 2023
SCOTT MARSHALL Former Norwich academy coach now caretaker manager at Colchester
HARVEY SAYER Striker who joined Colchester after his release from Norwich's academy
ELLIOTT WARD City's Summer 2010 signing is Colchester's Under-18s coach

Current Canaries who were once U's

DANNY BATTH Norwich's 2023 signing also played for Colchester
JONATHAN DUCKETT Norwich's Head of Player Insights spent 10 years in various roles at Colchester
GEOFF HARROP Former Colchester player and coach who joined Norwich's academy in 2023
JIM HAGEN Former Colchester player now scouting for Norwich in Northern Ireland
EDDIE PRESLAND Former Colchester midfielder Eddie Presland is part of Norwich's scouting team

Canaries & U's: the full relationship

DEVONTE ARANSIBA Trialled with Colchester in February 2019 after leaving Norwich
JAMES ASSER Spent time with both clubs as a youngster
CEM AYTAC Has played for both Norwich and Colchester's youth teams
KEVIN BEATTIE Played briefly for Colchester and scouted briefly for Norwich
GRAHAM BENSTEAD Had loan spell with Colchester in 1987 whilst with Canaries
DANNY BLOOMFIELD Promising young striker who had trial with the U's aged 15 but to no avail
MATTHEW BLOOMFIELD Colchester's September 2022 appointment as manager had a trial with Norwich in 2003.
AIDY BOOTHROYD Former Norwich youth team coach who took charge at Colchester in September 2009
TES BRAMBLE Unsuccessful triallist who trained with both clubs prior to his move to Southend
TITUS BRAMBLE £5m striker who played for City's schoolboys and had loan spell at Layer Road
RICHARD BRINDLEY Former Norwich Academy player who joined Colchester initially on loan in March 2015
GARRY BROOKE Had loan spell with Colchester in 1991 but made no appearances
JORDAN BROWN St Neots youngster who trialled with both Norwich and Colchester
KENNY BROWN Had trial with Colchester in September 1999
ROGER BROWN Former Norwich defender who managed United from November 1987 to October 1988
JON CARDY Spent three months on loan to Norwich's youth team from Colchester in 1993/94
MATT CARMICHAEL Harwich striker Carmichael spent time as a youth with both Norwich and Colchester
DAVID CAROLAN Norwich's former Sports Scientist later performed the same function at Colchester
ADAM CLAYTON Somersham midfielder who spent time with Norwich and Colchester as a youth
ADRIAN COOTE Began his career at Norwich before joining the U's as their record signing in December 2001
IAN CULVERHOUSE Norwich's former Assistant Manager joined from Colchester in August 2009
JAMIE CURETON Colchester's leading scorer in 2006/7 rejoined Norwich at the end of June 2007
CHARLIE DANIELS Colchester's August 2021 signing was a schoolboy with the Canaries
SHAUN ELLIOT Had two spells in East Anglia - Norwich in 1986-88 and Colchester in 1991
STEVE FOLEY Mike Walker brought Foley from Colchester to be his number 2 at Carrow Road in 1996
DUNCAN FORBES Legendary Scottish centre-half and Norwich club servant who began his career at Layer Road
DAVID FOX Norwich's June 2010 signing was signed from Colchester, he returned to Essex in October 2014
PAUL GIBBS Norwich youth team player who joined Colchester from Diss Town
DARYL GODBOLD Norwich youth team product who moved to United in August 1984
JEREMY GOSS Had a week long trial with Colchester in January 1998
DANNY GRANVILLE Colchester's July 2007 signing was on loan with the Canaries earlier in his career
LUKE HANNANT Former Norwich youth who joined Colchester in 2021
ROGER HANSBURY Had loan spell at Layer Road in 1989 whilst with Sheffield United
ANGELO HARROP Former City coach who was a youth team player with the U's
NICKY HAYDON Had trial with Canaries after his release by Colchester
PAUL HAYLOCK Joined Colchester after a spell in non-league football
GREGG HEIGHWAY Transferred from Norwich's youth team to take up YTS with Colchester
IAN HENDERSON Joined Colchester on trial in December 2009 after his Turkish venture failed to work out
SEAN HILLIER Had spell with Norwich before joining Colchester, progressing from the youths and reserves
GARY HOLT Former Assistant Academy Manager Holt joined Colchester as player-coach in July 2009
WAYNE HOUGHTON Tiptree United defender who claims to have spent time at Colchester and Norwich
CONNOR HUNTE Trialled with both Norwich and Colchester
RYAN JARVIS Joined Colchester on loan from Norwich at the end of March 2005
GARY KARSA Followed Lambert from Wycombe to Colchester to Norwich
JAKE KEAN Loaned by Norwich to Colchester in January 2016
PAUL LAMBERT City's former boss joined from Colchester
DAVID LEE Has had trials with both Norwich and Colchester
KEVIN LISBIE Former Norwich loan signing who joined Colchester in July 2007 and then again on loan in August 2009
CHRIS LLEWELLYN Former Norwich player later coached Colchester's Under-18s
KEVIN LOKKO Former Norwich academy player who joined Colchester in August 2014
JAMAR LOZA Trialled with Colchester in August 2016
MARTYN MAGEE Product of the Norwich youth system, Martyn spent time at Layer Road upon release from Leicester
ANDY MARSHALL Former Norwich and Ipswich goalkeeper who trained with Colchester in the summer of 2010
ROY MASSEY Former Norwich youth team coach who played for Colchester
BRIAN MCGOVERN Had trial with Colchester in October 2002
JOE MONKS Has worked in coaching roles at both Norwich and Colchester
DAVID MOONEY Was loaned by Reading to both Norwich and Colchester
JACOB MURPHY Joined Colchester on loan from Norwich in March 2015
ARCHANGE NKUMU Former Chelsea youngster who was loaned to Colchester in 2012 and trialled with City in April 2013
GREG OATES Joined Colchester on trial from Arsenal in January 2002
MAGNUS OKUONGHAE Former City triallist who joined Colchester in July 2009
DEXTER PETER Former Norwich triallist who spent brief period with Colchester
SPENCER PRIOR Had trial with Colchester in July 2004
JACKSON RAMM Former Norwich schoolboy who trialled with Colchester in 2012
DANNY REEVE Joined Colchester from Norwich's youth setup in 1998
PHIL ROBERTS Former Norwich academy player who trialled with Colchester in July 2013
MICHAEL ROSE Former Norwich loan signing who joined Colchester in 2011
PAUL RUTHERFORD Young goalkeeper who trained with Norwich and Colchester before joining Tottenham
KEITH SCOTT Spent parts of the 2000/01 season at Layer Road
JON SHEFFIELD Had loan period with United whilst with Cambridge
DANIEL SMITH Spent time with both clubs as a schoolboy
RICHARD SPRINGETT Former youth team player who had short spell with Canaries
ADAM SWINDELLS Was with both youth teams
ROBERT TAYLOR Had trial with Colchester in September 2002
MARC TIERNEY Norwich's January 2010 signing was signed from Colchester
DARYL TRIGG Was at United with Steve Foley who borrowed him for a Reserve team friendly
MICK WADSWORTH Former Norwich Assistant Manager spent January-August 1999 as manager of Colchester
MIKE WALKER The "silver fox" played for and managed Colchester before joining Norwich in 1987
SAM WALKER Played for Norwich's Youths and Colchester
MARK WALTON Transferred from Colchester to Norwich for £75000 in 1989
JOHN WATKINS Former Norwich City associate schoolboy who moved to Colchester's youth team
MALCOLM WEBSTER Has coached goalkeepers for both Norwich and Colchester
JOHN WHITE Colchester player who had short spell with Canaries
JEFF WOOD Norwich's goalkeeping coach began his career at Colchester
ED WOOTTEN Norwich's former goalkeeping coach played for and coached at Colchester
DAVID WRIGHT Norwich's former Under-18 boss joined Colchester in January 2013
WILL WRIGHT Signed for Colchester from Hitchin in August 2017 following a trial with Norwich 
BEN WYATT Former Norwich Academy defender who joined Colchester in 2016
LAURENCE YORK Former Norfolk youth captain who has trialled for both Norwich and Ipswich

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