Micky Cook

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Micky Cook
Personal information
Full name Michael Cook
Date of birth (1951-04-09) 9 April 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth Enfield, England
Playing position Right back
Youth career
Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1984 Colchester United 614 (21)
Teams managed
1999 Colchester United (Caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael "Micky" Cook (born 9 April 1951) is an English former professional footballer who played as a right back. Cook spent his entire career with Colchester United, making 614 appearances in the Football League and holds the all time club record for appearances. During his career he was part of the side which won the Watney Cup and that beat Leeds United in the FA Cup.

After retiring he became a youth coach at Colchester as well as having a brief spell as caretaker manager in 1999.[1] His time at the club was ended in 2004 when he was made redundant by the club.[2] During his time as a youth coach he helped talents such as Lomana Tresor Lua Lua to develop.[3]

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