U's fall to defeat against Posh

Gazette: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

5:09pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Colchester United were beaten 3-1 by promotion-chasing Peterborough United this afternoon, in an eventful game at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Second-half goals secure third win of the season for Braintree

Gazette: Dan Sparkes. Picture: NEIL DADY

8:13pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Manager Alan Devonshire was pleased to see his Braintree Town players remain patient and secure their second consecutive 2-0 win in the Vanarama Conference Premier.

The French Connection

Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THERE'S no point in saying ‘Ignore the league table until 10 games have been played’. We all look at it, but the season has hardly started, and is decided over 46 games, not four. A win or defeat can move a side eight or 10 places.

U's left-back Gordon learnt from the best

Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Having a suitable role model to look up to is a must for any young professional footballer.

Colchester on the verge of promotion

Gazette: Pleased - Ben Stephens has been encouraged by the start his side have made to life in Shepherd Neame Essex League division one, following last season's relegation. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club are hoping to seal a return to the Shepherd Neame Essex League top flight at the first time of asking tomorrow.

Dunne - U's need to be at their maximum to beat high-flying Posh

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Joe Dunne insists it will not be a case of mission impossible for Colchester United when they take on high-flying Peterborough United tomorrow.

Harwich ready for new season

Gazette: rugby ball - cxz

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

HARWICH and Dovercourt began their pre-season on July 2 and have been training extremely hard since.

Seasiders tagged as cup underdogs

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

GLENN Eldridge believes his FC Claton side will start as underdogs when they travel to play London Tigers in the FA Cup preliminary round, on Saturday.

Devonshire strengthens forward options with signing of Akinola

Gazette: Alan Devonshire. Picture: NEIL DADY

8:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire has done what he said he would and strengthened his squad with a new signing.

Lord's final is main incentive for Napier and Essex

Gazette:

8:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graham Napier says the prospect of playing in a Lord’s final can be the perfect incentive for Essex when they take on Warwickshire in their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final.

Vose keen to play centre stage for the U's

Gazette: Confident - Dominic Vose is sure that Colchester United can preserve their League One status. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-05)

8:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

Dominic Vose has set his sights on nailing down a central role for Colchester United.

Marvell racks up appearance record for FC Clacton

Gazette:

4:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LOYAL Kyelan Marvell has been praised after becoming FC Clacton’s highest-ever appearance maker.

Wright injury comeback scuppered by postponement

Gazette: Comeback trail - Drey Wright has missed much of this season because of a knee injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO74606-14)

2:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Drey Wright’s injury comeback was scuppered after Colchester United’s under-21 clash with Crystal Palace was postponed.

It's too early to panic, insists U's defender Clohessy

Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Sean Clohessy insists it is still too early to panic over Colchester United’s winless start to the season.

Holman set to feature for U's under-21s at Crystal Palace

Gazette:

8:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Dan Holman is set to feature in Colchester United’s under-21 clash at Crystal Palace this afternoon.

Rugby club on the lookout for more female players

Gazette:

8:27am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Colchester Rugby Club are hoping to cash in on the success of England’s recent World Cup triumph and attract more girls and ladies to the sport.

Stodel looking forward to Rio despite missing out on medal

Gazette: Looking for a medal - Hannah Stodel is aiming for success in Miami. Picture: Paul Wyeth/RYA

8:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

West Mersea sailor Hannah Stodel was determined to take the positives despite missing out on a medal at the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships in Canada.

Witham Town secure a point

Gazette:

5:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

WITHAM Town held on to their unbeaten Ryman Premier Division record on Bank Holiday Monday.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Gazette:

12:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

The embryonic League One season may be barely a fortnight old.

Walker left aggrieved by Doncaster winner

Gazette: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

11:02am Monday 25th August 2014

Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker is adamant Doncaster Rovers’ winning goal should not have been allowed to stand.

Dunne - U's are not getting the breaks

Gazette: Assessing the conditions - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he thinking of making changes in order for his team to cope with the soggy Community Stadium pitch against Shrewsbury Town.

9:29pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne felt one goal was always going to decide his side's tight contest against Doncaster Rovers, following the U's 1-0 defeat.

Braintree's fortunes stay the same at Lincoln

Gazette: Kenny Davis says Braintree's recent results have helped lift them ahead of their gruelling run of Skrill Premier games. Picture: NEIL DADY

5:18pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Braintree Town were unable to make a man advantage for most of the second half count as their poor record against Lincoln City continued at Sincil Bank.

U's slide to defeat against Doncaster

Gazette:

4:56pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United suffered their third successive league defeat after being beaten 1-0 at home by Doncaster Rovers this afternoon.

The French Connection

Gazette:

7:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE transformation of the U’s first team into a side based upon Academy graduates is happening week by week, so smoothly that it is easy to overlook.

Dunne confident first U's win is just around the corner

Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Joe Dunne says there is no anxiety among his Colchester United players, as they go in search of their first win of the season.

David's delight after St Andrews triumph

Gazette:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Colchester Golf Club teenager Ben David says it was an “honour” to win the Eden Trophy at St Andrews.

Freddie can be U's 20-goal striker

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Freddie Sears can break the 20-goal mark for Colchester United this season - providing the U’s continue to carve out goalscoring opportunities.

Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Gazette:

4:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Colchester Officers’ Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut – despite bowing out at the first hurdle.

Dunne won't change the way U's play

Gazette:

4:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Joe Dunne insists he has no intention of changing the way Colchester United play - despite their winless start to the season.

Stephens content to take a draw

Gazette:

6:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex skipper Ben Stephens admits he was content with a draw against fellow promotion-chasers Hadleigh and Thundersley.

Watt makes injury comeback in U's under-21 opener

Gazette: Victory is the aim - Sanchez Watt is targeting all three points against his former club Crawley Town tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sanchez Watt played his return from injury as Colchester United's under-21s played out a 0-0 draw with Sheffield United in their Professional Development League opener.

Plenty of goals in Tuesday night's Ryman League games

Gazette:

10:05pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Maldon and Tiptree were held to a draw by visiting Ware.

Dunne urges U's to stay positive after Notts County defeat

Gazette:

10:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Joe Dunne admitted he was “desperately disappointed” after his Colchester United side were beaten 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

U's slip to narrow defeat at Notts County

Gazette:

9:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United are still searching for their first win of the League One season after losing 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

Dunne hoping time is right to end Meadow Lane hoodoo

Gazette:

11:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can end their recent poor record against Notts County tonight.

U's skipper Okuonghae ready to return

Gazette:

10:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae is set to return from suspension for Colchester United at Notts County tonight.

Ibehre - first U's victory is just around the corner

Gazette:

9:09am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Jabo Ibehre feels Colchester United’s early League One performances show they aren’t far away from their first win of the season.

Frankie's performance helps Joe's spending power

Gazette:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

The assured debut of young Frankie Kent may have handed Colchester United manager Joe Dunne some invaluable extra spending power.

Joe sees positives in encouraging performance at high-fliers

Gazette: Staying cool - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can avoid a situation where they have to battle against the drop. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne saw plenty of positives from his team's performance despite their 2-1 League One defeat by Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

U's still looking for first win after defeat at Bristol

Gazette: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

4:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United were left still searching for their first League One win of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Bristol City.

LIVE Bristol City v Colchester United

Gazette: Switch - U's boss Joe Dunne has criticsed the decision to move Colchester United's game at Swindon Town to tomorrow night. Picture: STEVE BRADING

1:39pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Live updates from Ashton Gate as Colchester United face Bristol City in League One

Dragons and Seasiders march on in the FA Cup

Gazette:

9:26pm Saturday 16th August 2014

WIVENHOE TOWN and FC CLACTON took pride of place as north Essex sides embarked on their FA Cup campaigns.

The French Connection - Jim French's weekly look at Colchester United

Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WITH the August sun beating down we were entertained to a solid and start to the season, with a 2-2 draw against Lee Johnson’s Oldham Athletic last Saturday.

Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed cup run

Gazette: Taking the reins - Angelo Harrop is the new manager at Stanway Rovers

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS boss Angelo Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed FA Cup run.

Dunne left bitterly disappointed after Okuonghae appeal fails

Gazette: On the lookout - U's manager Joe Dunne wants any new signings he makes to have the character. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admits the decision to reject their appeal against skipper Magnus Okuonghae's red card against Charlton Athletic has left him bitterly disappointed.

Okuonghae wants red card rescinded

Gazette:

7:55am Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United skipper Magnus Okuonghae has urged the Football Association to overturn his controversial red card against Charlton Athletic.

Stanway, Clacton and Halstead given home ties in Essex Senior Cup

Gazette:

5:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS, FC CLACTON and HALSTEAD TOWN have all been given home draws in the second round of the Essex Senior Cup.

Webster hails the spirit in the Regent camp

Gazette: Brightlingsea Regent fans prepare for the biggest match their club has ever faced.

8:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT manager James Webster hailed the spirit in the camp after his side won their first-ever Ryman League fixture.

Ray admits it was strange scoring against the Seasiders

Gazette: Weapon - Ray Turner

8:11am Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS striker Ray Turner admitted it was a strange feeling scoring against former club FC CLACTON.

Stephens claims two gold medals at ASA National Championships

Gazette:

5:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Laura Stephens joined forces with Olympic gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte to win gold at the British Gas ASA National Championships, in Sheffield.







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