The 1958/59 Season

Once again the Reserves had a decent season finishing in a creditable 5th position. The Reserves also reached the Final of the Eastern Counties Cup however they  were heavily beaten over two legs by League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur A 10-4.

Although we have the final League table, goal scorers for all game, we are missing player appearances for 5 games.

 

League Table:

 
Team
P W D L F A Pts
1. Colchester Utd Reserves 30 21 4 5 101 59 46
2. Tottenham Hotspur A 30 22 1 7 98 36 45
3. Harwich & Parkeston 30 14 8 8 79 54 36
4. Spalding Utd 30 16 3 11 96 61 35
5. Peterborough Utd 30 15 5 10 76 56 35
6. March Town Utd 30 15 3 12 69 73 33
7. Bury Town 30 12 7 11 64 70 31
8. Holbeach Utd 30 11 8 11 60 49 30
9. Stowmarket Towm 30 12 4 14 53 62 28
10. Lowestoft Town 30 12 3 15 67 69 27
11. Sudbury Town 30 11 4 15 56 66 26
12. Gorleston 30 9 8 13 45 67 26
13. Chelmsford City Reserves 30 8 6 16 59 78 22
14. Eynesbury Rovers 30 9 4 17 47 86 22
15. Biggleswade Town 30 7 6 17 56 94 20
16. Great Yarmouth Town 30 7 4 19 48 96 18

 

Fixtures & results:

Date Opponents Home / Away Result Score Goal Scorers
27 Sep 58 Tottenham Hotspur A Home Lost 2-1 Donaldson
04 Oct 58 Lowestoft Town Away Lost 4-1 Cresswell
11 Oct 58 Colchester Utd Reserves Home Won 4-1 Cresswell, Crawford (2), Reilly
18 Oct 58 Tottenham Hotspur A* Away Lost 2-1 Jacobs
25 Oct 58 Gorleston Home Won 4-2 Crawford, B. Rees (2), Reilly
01 Nov 58 Colchester Utd Reserves Away Lost 2-1 Own Goal
08 Nov 58 Chelmsford City Reserves Away Won 2-1 Reilly, Cluroe
15 Nov 58 Harwich & Parkeston Away Drew 2-2 Cresswell, Reilly
22 Nov 58 March Town Utd Away Lost 5-2 Reilly (2)
29 Nov 58 Stowmarket Town Home Drew 0-0  
06 Dec 58 Gorleston Away Drew 3-3 Cresswell (2), Morton
13 Dec 58 Eynesbury Rovers Home Won 4-1 McNamee (2), Reilly, Cresswell
20 Dec 58 Harwich & Parkeston Home Won 2-1 Morton, Cresswell
26 Dec 58 Chelmsford City Reserves Home Won 3-1 Reilly (3)
27 Dec 58 Spalding Utd Away Won 4-2 Morton (3), Rayner
03 Jan 59 Sudbury Town Away Won 3-0 Rayner (2), Crawford
07 Feb 59 Eynesbury Rovers Away Lost 1-0  
14 Feb 59 Stowmarket Town Away Drew 4-4 Reilly (2), Shaw
07 Mar 59 Biggleswade Town Away Won 6-1 Reilly (2), Cluroe (3), Own Goal
28 Mar 59 Holbeach Utd Home Lost 3-2 Cooper
30 Mar 59 Biggleswade Town Home Won 3-0 Crawford, Reilly, Meadows
06 Apr 59 March Town Utd Home Drew 1-1 Reilly
15 Apr 59 Lowestoft Town Home Won 2-0 Reilly (2)
20 Apr 59 Great Yarmouth Town Away Won 4-1 Cluroe (2), Reilly, Groves
22 Apr 59 Sudbury Town Home Won 2-1 Reilly, Medwell
25 Apr 59 Bury Town Away Lost 1-0  
27 Apr 59 Holbeach Utd Away Lost 3-1 Groves
02 May 59 Spalding Utd Home Won 6-5 Cooper (2), Shaw (2), Meadows (2)
05 May 59 Bury Town Home Lost 4-3 Cooper (2), Cluroe
08 May 59 Great Yarmouth Town Home Lost 5-2 Cooper (3), Cluroe, Meadows

*Played at London Road

 

Players appearances/goals: 

Player Apps: Goals
J. Rees 21 0
Henry Cockburn 21 0
Terry Smith 19 0
D. Crawford 19 5
France 19 0
Dan Reilly 18 21
Billy Rees 17 2
Malcolm Cluroe 17 8
Cliff Sansby 15 0
Peter Cresswell 15 7
Ron Cooper 13 9
Roy Banham 12 0
Roy Jacobs 10 1
Dennis Meadows 10 4
Bernard Shaw 8 3
Alan Morton 5 5
Wright 4 0
Francis Brand 4 0
Groves 4 2
Hayes 3 0
George Swindin 3 0
Andy Donaldson 2 1
Sowerby 2 0
Peter McNamee 2 2
Jim Rayner 2 3
Featherstone 2 0
Ray Medwell 2 1
Morley 1 0
Bernard 1 0
Vanham 1 0
Wilson 1 0
Hodson 1 0
Seaton 1 0
Own Goals 2