Gavin Massey returned from injury as Colchester United's first-team squad beat Ipswich Town 3-0 in a friendly match this afternoon.

Massey, who has not played since November following a hamstring injury, played 45 minutes as he continued his return to first-team action.

The U's ran out winners in the match, thanks to goals from Jabo Ibehre, Connor Hubble and Dominic Vose.

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