Russell Cotton

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Russell Cotton
Personal information
Full nameRussell Andrew Cotton[1]
Date of birth(1960-04-04) 4 April 1960 (age 53)[1]
Place of birthWellington, England[1]
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
Colchester United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1977–1982Colchester United37(1)
Chelmsford City
Total37(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
 
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Russell Cotton
Personal information
Full nameRussell Andrew Cotton[1]
Date of birth(1960-04-04) 4 April 1960 (age 53)[1]
Place of birthWellington, England[1]
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
Colchester United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1977–1982Colchester United37(1)
Chelmsford City
Total37(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Russell Andrew Cotton (born 4 April 1960) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League as a midfielder for Colchester United.

Career[edit]

Born in Wellington, Cotton came through the youth ranks at Colchester United,[1] making his Football League debut against Port Vale on 24 April 1978 in a 3–0 victory, coming on as a substitute for Mick Packer.[2] He made 37 appearances for the U's between 1977 and 1982, scoring once,[3] the only goal of the game in a victory against Hull City on 17 March 1981 at Boothferry Park.[4] His final game for the club came just over one year after he scored that goal in a 1–1 home draw with Crewe Alexandra on 30 March 1982.[5] He appeared for Chelmsford City after leaving Colchester.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Colchester United - Player profile". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Port Vale 0–3 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "COLCHESTER UNITED:1950/51-1989/90 & 1992/93-2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Hull City 0–1 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Colchester Utd 1–1 Crewe Alexandra". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2013.