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Success for Hi-Tension in Brentwood

Success for Hi-Tension in Brentwood

Wilf is the winner of ninth junior Top Dogs contest

Wilf is the winner of ninth junior Top Dogs contest

TEAM SPIRIT: Suzanne Warren (centre) with coach and S9 elite swimmer Ryan Crouch and S6 elite Para-swimmer Elise Martin-Della-Torre. The trio competed together in Norwich and make up the elite level disability team at Team Ipswich Swimming.

Swimmer Suzanne shows her mental steel

High kicks - Colchester United substitute Macauley Bonne battles for possession during his side's 4-1 defeat against Swindon Town. Picture: NIGEL BROWN CO113975_039

Keen - we didn't play well enough

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Disappointing day - Chris Porter brings the ball away during the U's defeat against Swindon Town. Picture: NIGEL BROWN CO113975_014

U's relegation fears increase after heavy Swindon defeat

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Colchester's winning start to 2016 continues

Colchester's winning start to 2016 continues

Dan Sparkes. Picture: CHRIS JARVIS

No fourth win but Braintree's primary target is met with a point at Southport

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree gain the bragging rights against Brightlingsea Regent, Witham Town fall to a heavy defeat and Heybridge Swifts lose out against Cheshunt

Ryman League round-up: Maldon and Tiptree gain the bragging rights against Brightlingsea Regent, Witham Town fall to a heavy defeat and Heybridge Swifts lose out against Cheshunt

Lewis Down in action for Witham Town. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Thurrock display should be a boost for Witham Town keeper Lewis

Thurlow Nunn League round-up: Stanway are held, Clacton and Halstead hit four and Brantham win on the road

Thurlow Nunn League round-up: Stanway are held, Clacton and Halstead hit four and Brantham win on the road

Jordan Pavett in action for Halstead against Wivenhoe last weekend. Picture: ROGER CUTHBERT LRPS

Pavett is "100 per cent" confident in Halstead Town's promotion quest

Nice veterans win for Bob

Nice veterans win for Bob

MAKING A SPLASH: Harwich swimmers Raquel Da Silva Williams, Ruby Hammond, Katie Holmes, Stephanie Rice and Holly Turner.

Young swimmers shine at Essex Championships

Hampson nets twice as Wivenhoe's promotion charge continues

Hampson nets twice as Wivenhoe's promotion charge continues

Optimistic - Kevin Keen is convinced that Colchester United's fortunes will change for the better. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's boss Keen has no regrets

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Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Ipswich Town keeper Michael Crowe rejoins Braintree Town for second loan spell

Joe Gardner has been training with Braintree Town and scored twice for their reserves last week. Picture: ANNA LUKALA

UPDATED: Gardner is the next to follow Danny Cowley from Concord Rangers to Braintree Town

Kenny Davis. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Braintree Town skipper insists no-one is getting carried away

Stuart Zanone in action for his former club Cheshunt ahead of his switch to Witham Town.

Witham Town boss hopes Stuart Zanone will provide goals to help them up the table

Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

The French Connection

The French Connection

POWERING FORWARD: goal-scorer Steve Eaton goes on the attack for Holland. Picture: Hannah Fountain (hrfphotography.co.uk)

Holland FC suffer heartache in Essex Premier Cup

Colchester take the win over Stoke by Nayland

Colchester take the win over Stoke by Nayland

Winners: Mark Harlow (left) and Lee Stafford (right) are pictured with Five Lakes captain Nigel Popper.

Harlow and Stafford take fourth round winter league win

FC Clacton boss David Coyle

Top-half finish would be a real achievement for Seasiders boss Coyle

On the mend - Alex Wynter plans to attend Colchester United's game against Swindon Town on Saturday following a fortnight's rest after his head injury against Spurs.

"I've watched it a few times and it's quite frightening to see" - Alex Wynter

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Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

UPDATED: Braintree Town wait on Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe's knee before making loan decision, but McCarthy is happy with goalkeeper's fitness

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Garry Kimble. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Kimble: It was nice to turn the formbook around

Double-header for Tendring Volleyball Club's men

Double-header for Tendring Volleyball Club's men

Wind doesn't bother Seaman at Playgolf Colchester

Wind doesn't bother Seaman at Playgolf Colchester

Youthful Seasiders suffer elimination from Shield

Youthful Seasiders suffer elimination from Shield

John Popplewell

John Popplewell column: High winds are the latest weather-related problem

Rallying his troops - Kevin Keen wants to secure his first league win as Colchester United manager against Swindon Town on Saturday. Picture: STEVE BRADING CO114334_014

Can last season's Houdini act offer inspiration for the U's in their survival battle?

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Belief - Colchester United midfielder Joe Edwards says each player has to give everything to try and help the club stay in League One. Picture: STEVE BRADING CO108873_10

Edwards ready to give everything to U's cause

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Oakley given home tie in cup semi-finals while Weeley drawn away - if they win their quarter-final

Oakley given home tie in cup semi-finals while Weeley drawn away - if they win their quarter-final

Newcomer Sebastian leads from start to finish

Newcomer Sebastian leads from start to finish

Walton bowlers on a roll after latest win

Walton bowlers on a roll after latest win

Back in the fold - Tom Lapslie returned from injury in Colchester United under-21s' 3-2 defeat against Crystal Palace.

Lapslie makes injury comeback as U's under-21s are beaten

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Up for the challenge - Colchester United defensive duo Frankie Kent and Tom Eastman challenge Southend United captain Adam Barrett for a high ball during the U's derby defeat. BA114743_ 005

Comment - U's must start their ascent soon if they are to succeed in their mountainous challenge

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Jammers fall to leaders

Jammers fall to leaders

Stanway's Danny Slatter and Jamie Shaw

Harrop believes Stanway fully deserve their Thurlow Nunn League award

Regent match at Haringey Borough is postponed

Regent match at Haringey Borough is postponed

Webster expects more rest and recovery time to pay dividends

Webster expects more rest and recovery time to pay dividends

UMPIRING AMBITIONS: Katie Black, pictured holding the Australian flag aloft (on the far side), volunteered at the recent England v Australia Test series match.

Growing academy reaches its first milestone

Derby duel - Colchester United defender Frankie Kent does battle with Southend United's Stephen Hendrie during the League One clash at Roots Hall. Picture: MAXINE CLARKE BA114743_ 059

Kent - we must all take responsibility for U's results

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No extension - Jake Kean has returned to Norwich City following his loan spell with Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO113474_0045)

Keen - "there were a couple of things Jake wasn't happy with"

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Mark Phillips is congratulated on his goal against Chester by his Braintree Town team-mates. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Two columns hold particular interest for Braintree Town's Mark Phillips

Frinton golfers make a flying start in Mail on Sunday Team Challenge

Frinton golfers make a flying start in Mail on Sunday Team Challenge

GETTING HIS TACTICS SPOT ON: Harwich’s Pat Allen Cripps (right) enjoyed a clear unanimous points victory against soldier Lee Holmes. Picture: Dave Edwards Photography

Boxer Lucas produces a stand-out performance

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