COLCHESTER UNITED
Formed: 1937  Ground: Colchester Community Stadium, Colchester, Essex

League Record

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1937/38 6th 34 15 8 11 90 58 38 Southern League
1938/39 1st 44 31 5 8 110 37 67 Southern League
World War 2 Suspended Play
1945/46 8th 20 7 3 10 29 47 17 Southern League
1946/47 8th 31 15 4 12 65 60  35* Southern League
1947/48 4th 34 17 10 7 88 41 44 Southern League
1948/49 4th 42 21 10 11 94 61 52 Southern League
1949/50 2nd 46 31 9 6 109 51 71 Southern League
Colchester United were Elected to the Football League
1950/51 16th 46 14 12 20 63 76 40 Football League Third Division South
1951/52 10th 46 17 12 17 56 77 46 Football League Third Division South
1952/53 22nd 46 12 14 20 59 76 38 Football League Third Division South
1953/54 23rd 46 10 10 26 50 78 30 Football League Third Division South
1954/55 24th 46 9 13 24 53 91 31 Football League Third Division South
1955/56 12th 46 18 11 17 76 81 47 Football League Third Division South
1956/57 3rd 46 22 14 10 84 56 58 Football League Third Division South
1957/58 12th 46 17 13 16 77 79 47 Football League Third Division South

The Football League ended its Regionalised Third Division and split into 2 National Divisions, Colchester Untied were placed in the new Third Division

1958/59 5th 46 21 10 15 71 67 52 Football League Third Division
1959/60 9th 46 18 11 17 83 74 47 Football League Third Division
1960/61 ▼23rd 46 11 11 24 68 101 33 Football League Third Division
1961/62 ▲2nd 44 23 9 12 104 71 55 Football League Fourth Division
1962/63 12th 46 18 11 17 73 93 47 Football League Third Division
1963/64 17th 46 12 19 15 70 68 43 Football League Third Division
1964/65 ▼23rd 46 10 10 26 50 89 30 Football League Third Division
1965/66 ▲4th 46 23 10 13 70 47 56 Football League Fourth Division
1966/67 13th 46 17 10 19 76 73 44 Football League Third Division
1967/68 ▼22nd 46 9 15 22 50 87 33 Football League Third Division
1968/69 6th 46 20 12 14 57 53 52 Football League Fourth Division
1969/70 10th 46 17 14 15 64 63 48 Football League Fourth Division
1970/71 6th 46 21 12 13 70 54 54 Football League Fourth Division
1971/72 11th 46 19 10 17 70 69 48 Football League Fourth Division
1972/73 22nd 46 10 11 25 48 76 31 Football League Fourth Division
1973/74 ▲3rd 46 24 12 10 73 36 60 Football League Fourth Division
1974/75 11th 46 17 13 16 70 63 47 Football League Third Division
1975/76 ▼22nd 46 12 14 20 41 65 38 Football League Third Division
1976/77 ▲3rd 46 25 9 12 77 43 59 Football League Fourth Division
1977/78 8th 46 15 18 13 55 44 48 Football League Third Division
1978/79 7th 46 17 17 12 60 55 51 Football League Third Division
1979/80 5th 46 20 12 14 64 56 52 Football League Third Division
1980/81 ▼22nd 46 14 11 21 45 65 39 Football League Third Division
1981/82 6th 46 20 12 14 82 57 72 Football League Fourth Division
1982/83 6th 46 24 9 13 75 55 81 Football League Fourth Division
1983/84 8th 46 17 16 13 69 53 67 Football League Fourth Division
1984/85 7th 46 20 14 12 87 65 74 Football League Fourth Division
1985/86 6th 46 19 13 14 88 63 70 Football League Fourth Division
1986/87 ♦5th 46 21 7 18 64 56 70 Football League Fourth Division
1987/88 9th 46 19 10 17 47 51 67 Football League Fourth Division
1988/89 22nd 46 12 14 20 60 78 50 Football League Fourth Division
1989/90 ▼24th 46 11 10 25 48 75 43 Football League Fourth Division
1990/91 2nd 42 25 10 7 68 35 85 Football Conference
1991/92 ▲1st 42 28 10 4 98 40 94 Football Conference
Following the formation of the Premier League, the Fourth Division was renamed to Division 3
1992/93 10th 42 18 5 19 67 76 59 Football League Division 3
1993/94 17th 42 13 10 19 56 71 49 Football League Division 3
1994/95 10th 42 16 10 16 56 64 58 Football League Division 3
1995/96 ♦7th 46 18 18 10 61 51 72 Football League Division 3
1996/97 8th 46 17 17 12 62 51 68 Football League Division 3
1997/98 ♦▲4th 46 21 11 14 72 60 74 Football League Division 3
1998/99 18th 46 12 16 18 52 70 52 Football League Division 2
1999/00 18th 46 14 10 22 59 82 52 Football League Division 2
2000/01 17th 46 15 12 19 55 59 57 Football League Division 2
2001/02 15th 46 15 12 19 65 76 57 Football League Division 2
2002/03 12th 46 14 16 16 52 56 58 Football League Division 2
2003/04 11th 46 17 13 16 52 56 64 Football League Division 2
The Football League renamed its Divisions, Division 2 became League 1
2004/05 15th 46 14 17 15 60 50 59 Football League 1
2005/06 ▲2nd 46 22 13 11 58 40 79 Football League 1
2006/07 10th 46 20 9 17 70 56 69 Football League Championship
2007/08 ▼24th 46 7 17 22 62 86 38 Football League Championship
2008/09 12th 46 18 9 19 58 58 63 Football League 1
2009/10 8th 46 20 12 14 64 52 72 Football League 1
2010/11 10th 46 16 14 16 57 63 62 Football League 1
2011/12 10th 46 13 20 13 61 66 59 Football League 1
2012/13 20th 46 14 9 23 47 68 51 Football League 1
2013/14 16th 46 13 14 19 53 61 53 Football League 1
2014/15 19th 46 14 10 22 58 77 52 Football League 1
2015/16 ▼23rd 46 9 13 24 57 99 40 Football League 1
2016/17 8th 46 19 12 15 67 57 69 English Football League 2
2017/18 13th 46 16 14 16 53 52 62 English Football League 2
2018/19 8th 46 20 10 16 65 53 70 English Football League 2
2019/20 - - - - - - - - English Football League 2
 

Footnotes

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1946/47 - Awarded 1 Point-