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Colchester United legend dies

Colchester United legend Peter Wright has died at the age of 78 after a long battle with illness.

He played more than 450 times for Colchester in the 1950s and 1960s and was voted the club's Player of the Century in a poll in 2000.

Peter Wright (in the striped shirt) played for Colchester United in the 50s and 60s Credit: ITV Anglia

Later in life he was a regular at Layer Road and the Weston Homes Community Stadium and Chairman of the club's Former Players' Association.

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