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Impressed - U's under-21 coach John McGreal says the club are in the process of sorting something out with goalkeeper Dillon Barnes. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108086-046)

U's in talks with Barnes

Options - Could Drey Wright be used as a number nine for Colchester United to ease their forward problems? Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108867-056)

Wright shines in central role for U's

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Dragons fight back from two-down to secure a point

Dragons fight back from two-down to secure a point

Will Norris. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Norris is impressed with Iron's defence

CRACKING BASS: Irene Colins with this super catch, caught from the charter boat Sophie Lea

John Popplewell column: Codling and whiting catches increasing

Matt Fry is stretchered off after suffering a knee injury late in their game against Tranmere Rovers. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Positive news for Iron duo

Imran stars as title aim is boosted

Imran stars as title aim is boosted

Not getting too down - U's boss Tony Humes says it is important his players stay positive despite failing to win any of their opening five league and cup matches this season. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's boss Humes determined to stay upbeat despite difficult start

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Call-up - Colchester United striker Macauley Bonne has been named in the Zimbabwe squad for their African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea next month.

Bonne called up to Zimbabwe squad for African Nations Cup qualifier

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On the sidelines - U's skipper Chris Porter has missed their last four games with an ankle injury sustained against Blackpool. Picture: STEVE BRADING

U's skipper Porter likely to miss Scunthorpe clash

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Ray Turner.

Turner and Dragons hope to continue their flying start

Welcome appearance - George Elokobi (right) looks to clear his lines during his first appearance of the season at Fleetwood Town. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Comment - U's have plenty to ponder but Elokobi return is a tonic

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Fitness check - Darren Ambrose (white shirt) battles for possession during Colchester United's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town on Saturday. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's to monitor Ambrose injury

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Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

White wants Clacton to be more solid at the back

White wants Clacton to be more solid at the back

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Plenty to smile about - Reece Topley has been named in England's T20 squad for next week's international against Australia in Cardiff.

Reece Topley called up for England T20 squad

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Disappointing day - George Elokobi applauds the travelling Colchester United supporters following the U's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town on Saturday. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Elokobi - U's must go back to basics

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Making his mark - Drey Wright scored twice for Colchester's under-21s in their 2-0 win at Bristol City this afternoon.

Wright at the double as U's under-21s win again

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Back in the fray - Tom Lapslie is set to feature for Colchester United's under-21s game at Bristol City today.

Lapslie set to feature for U's under-21s at Bristol City

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HARWICH Angling Club senior citizen member Frank Turner, who joined this season, had a successful day’s pleasure fishing session on Dock River.

Turner catches personal best carp

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ALL SMILES: Links Karate Kai members celebrate their success.

Links grab a national medal haul

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WINNER: Nick Proctor with the club champion’s Trophy.

Proctor takes club champion title

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MAKING THE GRADE:  Jess Leach, Russ Leach and Heather Pearce.

Leach battles his way to a third Dan black belt

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Attwood takes division one win

Attwood takes division one win

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One to forget - Colchester United manager Tony Humes (far left) and his coaching team cannot hide their disappointment during the U's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

"We got what we deserved" admits Humes after heavy Fleetwood defeat

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U's suffer heavy defeat at Fleetwood

U's suffer heavy defeat at Fleetwood

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Stanway are hit for six, Brantham smash seven, Clacton stay unbeaten and Halstead and Wivenhoe win again

Stanway are hit for six, Brantham smash seven, Clacton stay unbeaten and Halstead and Wivenhoe win again

Another clean sheet is pleasing for Iron boss Cowley

Another clean sheet is pleasing for Iron boss Cowley

Sparkes' strike is the difference in the heat for Braintree

Sparkes' strike is the difference in the heat for Braintree

RYMAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Witham held by late strike in eight-goal thriller, while Swifts and Regent lose, but Jammers win on the road

RYMAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Witham held by late strike in eight-goal thriller, while Swifts and Regent lose, but Jammers win on the road

Black and Ambers are preparing for new challenges

Black and Ambers are preparing for new challenges

GOOD COMPETITION: Clacton seniors captain Joe Middleton, Mrs Janet Rand and Harwich seniors captain Ray Pryce are pictured with the two teams.

Clacton grab win in Cyril Rand Memorial Trophy

SUCCESS: Maldon Club Captain Jim Culleton (right) presenting the Rover Cup to Richard Nash.

Nash drives to Rover Cup victory

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Barnett and Allen take narrow win

Barnett and Allen take narrow win

Millennium success for Bloomfield

Millennium success for Bloomfield

Back in the squad - George Moncur is in Colchester's squad for their trip to play Fleetwood after missing their draw with Oldham.

Humes has "decision to make" as Moncur returns for U's

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Looking for encouragement - Colchester United boss Tony Humes is keen for the club's supporters to stick by his players "through thick and thin" as they hunt for their first win of the season.

Humes wants supporters to stay behind the U's

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Colchester ready for Topley boost

Colchester ready for Topley boost

Strutton to continue injury comeback with Braintree Reserves

Strutton to continue injury comeback with Braintree Reserves

COMING THROUGH: Rhinos’ James Goldring attacks the Chargers defence.

Rhinos lose out in final

Alex Woodyard. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Alex is focused on the Iron

Top half finish is the aim for Frinton

Top half finish is the aim for Frinton

Cowley wants Iron to build on first win

Cowley wants Iron to build on first win

ALL SMILES: Connor Keating, Ryan and Connor Saunders celebrate their black belt success.

Students make the grade

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WELL DONE: Andrew Gilbert receives the Ameeco Cup and congratulations from club captain Roger Hyman.

Gilbert wins Ameeco Cup

FINALISTS: Stoke by Nayland’s successful Norman Plum team.

Stoke by Nayland make Plum final

FC Clacton boss Coyle believes there is more to come from hat-trick hero Condon

FC Clacton boss Coyle believes there is more to come from hat-trick hero Condon

Confident - Joe Edwards feels Colchester United's first win of the season is not far away. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Edwards - U's first win is just around the corner

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Staying put? Speculation has been rife about George Moncur's future at Colchester United after he missed their game with Oldham, on Tuesday night.

Moncur set to stay at Colchester

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Alex Lynn has been buoyed by his win at the Hungaroring. Picture: Glenn Dunbar/ GP2 Media Service

Alex targets a top-two finish

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