U's four-goal heroes

CHRIS Iwelumo became the first Colchester United player to score four goals since Roy McDonough's four-goal cameo against Slough in the Conference in 1991.

CHRIS Iwelumo became the first Colchester United player to score four goals since Roy McDonough's four-goal cameo against Slough in the Conference in 1991.

But you have to go back to 1973 to find the previous occasion that a U's player scored four goals in a League match - Bobby Svarc scored all the goals in a 4-0 win at Chester City.

Four-goal U's marksmen

November 28, 2006: Chris Iwelumo (v Hull City, 5-1)

August 26, 1991: Roy McDonough (at Slough, 4-2)

November 14, 1973: Bobby Svarc (at Chester, 4-0)

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December 30, 1961: Bobby Hunt (v Bradford, 9-1)

December 30, 1961: Martyn King (v Bradford, 9-1)

December 11, 1958: Neil Langman (at Yeovil, 7-1 in FA Cup)

n Kevin McCurley scored four goals in the Essex Professional Cup in 1953

n Vic Keeble scored four goals in the Southern League in 1949, while Arthur Turner achieved this feat three times (1948, 1949 twice) and Arthur Pritchard twice (1937, 1938), all in the Southern League.

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