The French Connection


4:16pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE first half at Swindon was a bit of a non-event but the game burst into life as soon as the second half started.

Stanway swoop for Colchester United legend Duguid


4:12pm Thursday 30th October 2014

STANWAY Rovers have completed the “biggest signing” in their history - by swooping for Colchester United legend Karl Duguid.

U's running the rule over West Ham defender


8:07am Thursday 30th October 2014

Colchester United are running the rule over West Ham United youngster Jamie Harney.

Regent make cup progress after a shoot-out win at Stanway


9:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT held their nerve to beat STANWAY ROVERS on penalties, in tonight's Essex Senior Cup tie at The Hawthorns.

Essex Senior Cup fourth round draw is made


5:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BRAINTREE TOWN have been handed an Essex Senior Cup date at home to Thurrock - if they get past Tilbury first.

Humes to speak to Ipswich over Hewitt stay


4:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes plans to speak to Ipswich Town this week about extending defender Elliott Hewitt’s stay with the club.

Stanway and Regent prepare for Essex Senior Cup showdown


7:19am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BRAGGING rights and Essex Senior Cup progress will be up for grabs when STANWAY ROVERS renew acquaintances with BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT tonight.

Iron progress in FA Cup but need extra-time to defeat Weymouth


10:54pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Braintree Town marched into the first round proper of the FA Cup but needed extra-time to do it after a brave performance from Weymouth.

Swifts crash out of Essex Senior Cup but Ramblers progress and Kimble picks up his first win as Jammers manager


11:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Heybridge Swifts crashed out of the Essex Senior Cup at the hands of Waltham Abbey.

Eldridge signs off in style as Seasiders beat Brantham


10:56pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

DEPARTING FC Clacton boss Glenn Eldridge signed off on a winning note as the Seasiders beat Brantham Athletic 3-0 tonight.

U's bow out of Essex Senior Cup after losing to Concord on penalties


9:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester United were knocked out of the Essex Senior Cup at the third round stage tonight after losing 4-2 on penalties to Concord Rangers.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's


1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

When was the last time Colchester United boasted so many attacking players at the top of their game?

Watson hoping to take England chance with both hands


12:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester Royal Grammar School pupil Matt Watson is hoping to make a big impression when he takes part in England trials this week.

McGreal wants U's to rise to Concord challenge


10:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester United’s trip to Concord Rangers in the Essex Senior Cup tonight represents a different kind of challenge for the club’s young players.

Coyle is replacing Eldridge as Seasiders boss


9:12am Tuesday 28th October 2014

DAVID Coyle is returning as FC Clacton manager.

Colchester rack up a century of points to put Woodford to the sword


8:45am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester racked up the points after thrashing struggling Woodford 100-0 at Mill Road.

Massey - everyone's fighting for the cause


8:16am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Gavin Massey believes a new-found fighting spirit has been key to Colchester United’s turnaround in fortunes.

Eldridge is relieved of his duties as Seasiders boss


8:49pm Monday 27th October 2014

FC CLACTON boss Glenn Eldridge has been relieved of his duties as Seasiders manager.

Iron or Weymouth handed an FA Cup tie against Chesterfield

Gazette: Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire. Picture STEVE ARGENT

7:21pm Monday 27th October 2014

BRAINTREE Town have been handed an FA Cup first-round tie at home to Football League side Chesterfield - if they get past Weymouth.

U's to face non-league Gosport Borough in FA Cup


7:17pm Monday 27th October 2014

Colchester United have been handed an away trip to play non-league side Gosport Borough after the draw was made at St George's Park.

Watt "surprised" to be left out of U's side


4:02pm Monday 27th October 2014

Sanchez Watt admits he was “surprised and unhappy” to be omitted from Colchester United’s starting line-up for their game against Swindon Town.

Humes happy with potent U's - but still wants more


8:50am Monday 27th October 2014

Tony Humes praised his free-scoring Colchester United side after their draw at Swindon Town – and then challenged them to become even more prolific.

Regent are held, Swifts are stunned and Maldon are defeated by a late goal at Tilbury


9:59pm Saturday 25th October 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT had to be content with a share of the spoils from today's scrappy Ryman One North draw at home to Barkingside.

More precious points for Stanway and Brantham, while Halstead book their place in the KO Cup semi-final


9:43pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STANWAY ROVERS climbed to fourth in the Thurlow Nunn League premier division after an impressive 4-2 victory at home to Ipswich Wanderers.

FA Cup adventure is over for Witham


9:35pm Saturday 25th October 2014

WITHAM Town's FA Cup adventure came to an unfortunate end today, as Garry Kimble's side lost 2-1 at home to Weston-super-Mare.

Iron held to goal-less draw at Weymouth


5:09pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Braintree Town will have it all to do again after being held to a draw in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round.

Battling U's claim a point at Swindon

Gazette: On the comeback trail - Gavin Massey is back in training for Colchester United following a hamstring injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO77907-08)

4:53pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Colchester United came from behind twice to claim a 2-2 draw with Swindon Town in an entertaining contest at the County Ground this afternoon.

Colchester hoping juggernaut continues against basement boys


7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE Colchester Rugby Club juggernaut continues to rumble on in London League division one north.

Johnston hoping timely victory is the first of many


7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

CLACTON Rugby Club skipper Aaron Johnston hopes his side can go from strength to strength after their first victory of the season.

U's striker Holman joins Shots on loan


1:17pm Friday 24th October 2014

Colchester United striker Dan Holman has signed for Conference Premier side Aldershot Town on a month's loan.

U's open contract talks with key duo

Gazette: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Colchester United have opened contract talks with leading goalscorer Freddie Sears.

Iron star Matt hoping to return at Weymouth


7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

MATT Paine is hoping to return to Braintree Town first-team action in tomorrow’s FA Cup tie at Weymouth.

Kimble hoping for a bumper turnout for FA Cup tie

Gazette: Garry Kimble. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

WITHAM TOWN boss Garry Kimble has issued a rallying cry for the public to get behind his team and help them make FA Cup history.

U's suffer injury blow after winger Wright is ruled out for the rest of the season

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

2:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Colchester United have suffered an injury blow after winger Drey Wright was ruled out for the rest of the season with a cruciate ligament knee injury.

Humes - U's are growing in belief


8:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Humes believes the character Colchester United have shown in recent games shows the growing belief that exists among his players.

McCarthy open to Hewitt extending U's stay


7:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has said he open to Elliott Hewitt extending his loan spell with Colchester United.

Duguid could resume playing career after leaving the U's


2:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Karl Duguid has left his coaching role at Colchester United - and is considering reviving his playing career.

U's hopeful over Kent head injury


12:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Colchester United are confident that defender Frankie Kent did not suffer any concussion following his head injury in their 2-1 win over Chesterfield.

Humes hails U's character after Chesterfield triumph

Gazette: Welcome return - Freddie Sears in the U's 2-0 defeat against MK Dons, when he started his first game in six weeks. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

10:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes praised his side's character after they came from behind to beat Chesterfield 2-1 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Sears scores superb late winner as U's beat Chesterfield

Gazette: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

10:38pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Freddie Sears scored a superb late winner as Colchester United came from behind to beat Chesterfield and record back-to-back home wins for the first time in more than two years.

Mixed cup fortunes for Stanway and Clacton


9:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STANWAY ROVERS booked their place in the next round of the Thurlow Nunn League's Challenge Cup tonight thanks to a dramatic 2-1 victory against Cornard United.

Jammers and Swifts fall to 4-2 defeats


9:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Maldon and Tiptree fell to a 4-2 defeat at Needham Market.

Marks sees red as Iron suffer defeat at Barnet

Gazette: Sean Marks. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

9:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRAINTREE Town slid to their fourth straight defeat after losing 3-0 at Barnet.

U's keen on extending Hewitt loan from Ipswich Town


2:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says he would be interested in speaking to Ipswich Town about extending Elliott Hewitt's loan spell at the club.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's


11:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The news that a further three players have extended their contracts at Colchester United has been warmly received by supporters.

Chapman: Clacton have the mental steel to bounce back from shock defeat

10:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FC CLACTON’S Wayne Chapman insists his side have the mental steel to recover from their shock setback against Ely.

Smith at the double as U's youngsters win at Leeds United

Gazette: New arrival - striker Dominic Smith has signed a one-year professional deal with the U's after leaving Crewe. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

11:09am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A brace from Dominic Smith helped Colchester United’s under-21s claim a superb 2-1 win at Leeds United.

Loan spell has made Holman more determined to be a success at U's


10:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Dan Holman says his disappointing loan spell at Wrexham has made him even more determined to be a success at Colchester United.

Gordon urged to fight for his place at U's


11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Tony Humes has challenged defender Ben Gordon to fight to regain his place in Colchester United’s starting line-up.

U's youngsters will relish Leeds United test, says McGreal


9:26am Monday 20th October 2014

John McGreal believes Colchester United’s under-21 clash with Leeds United is another example of why it was essential they secured Category Two academy status.


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