Sears sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures

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

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO-GOAL hero Freddie Sears was sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures and firing Colchester United to a precious victory at Stevenage.

Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground

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

10:58am Monday 14th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground – despite watching his side produce a scintillating second-half performance to win 3-2 at Stevenage.

Dunne pays credit to his U's players after thrilling win at Stevenage

Gazette: Video: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne reflects on Swindon Town setback

6:05pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT.

We don't want to be a League Two club, insists U's attacker Massey

Gazette: Focused - Gavin Massey knows it is vital that Colchester United stay in League One this season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-09)

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Colchester United’s players have not talked about the possibility of being relegated, according to Gavin Massey.

Dunne - U's fans' support can lift us at Stevenage

Gazette: Backing - Colchester United fans were out in numbers at Broadhall Way last season and the U's are hoping for a bumper away turnout tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Hundreds of Colchester United fans are set to make the trip to Stevenage for their relegation six-pointer tomorrow.

Vose is still sure that U's will beat the drop

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

4:17pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Dominic Vose is adamant out-of-sorts Colchester United can rediscover their spark and stay in League One.

U's fans send out SOS

Gazette: All stand - U's fans at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this season. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO82083-01)

11:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Colchester United supporters are sending out an SOS ahead of their crunch basement battle with Stevenage this weekend.

My views on the U's

Gazette: Video: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne reflects on Swindon Town setback

4:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

COLCHESTER’S body-blow at home to Tranmere sparked a rather unfortunate post-match discussion among the press pack, in the minutes spent waiting for U’s boss Joe Dunne.

Dunne: I take full responsibility

Gazette: Determined - Colchester boss Joe Dunne knows all of his side's games are important between now and the end of the season. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO89565-123)

4:24pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne is prepared to carry the can for his side’s current malaise.

Walker - we must pick ourselves up

Gazette: Realistic - Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker admits they are in "deep trouble" following a damaging 2-1 defeat against Tranmere Rovers. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

7:56am Monday 7th April 2014

Colchester United’s Sam Walker admitted his side are in deep trouble after the hammer-blow of their 2-1 defeat by Tranmere Rovers.

U's boss Dunne admits his side are in "very serious trouble"

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.

6:10pm Saturday 5th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne admitted his side are in “very serious trouble”.

U's suffer a costly defeat at home to Tranmere

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

5:34pm Saturday 5th April 2014

COLCHESTER United’s relegation fears intensified after sliding to a fourth straight defeat this afternoon, going down 2-1 at home to Tranmere Rovers.

Gloves are off for U's boss Dunne ahead of vital Tranmere clash

Gazette: Up for the battle - Colchester United boss Joe Dunne knows how important his side's crunch game against Tranmere Rovers is tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Joe Dunne has labelled Colchester United’s relegation showdown with Tranmere Rovers as a “season-defining” game.

Drey's on the Wright track for U's

Gazette: Back in the fold - Drey Wright came on as a second-half substitute at Peterborough for his first appearance for nearly seven months.

5:01pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Drey Wright handed Colchester United a boost after making his first senior appearance for nearly seven months following his return from knee surgery.

Dunne has no complaints after Posh defeat

Gazette: Dunne has no complaints after Posh defeat

10:35pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admitted he could have no complaints about the scoreline after they were beaten 2-0 at play-off chasing Peterborough United.

U's fall to defeat at Peterborough

Gazette: U's fall to defeat at Peterborough

9:33pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Colchester United fell to a third successive defeat after losing 2-0 at promotion-chasing Peterborough United.

Peterborough v Colchester - live!

Gazette: Bright young thing - Tosin Olufemi was on the bench for Colchester United's game at Bournemouth, last Saturday.

7:32pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Stay here for updates from Colchester United's crucial game against play-off chasing Peterborough United tonight at London Road.

Groves backing U's to beat the drop

Gazette: Confident - Perry Groves is sure that his former club Colchester United will be playing League One football next season.

10:19am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Perry Groves is adamant that Colchester United will retain their League One status this season.

Bonne carried off as U's youngsters book place in national final

Gazette: Concern - Macauley Bonne was stretchered off in Colchester's under-18 area final win over Portsmouth. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-28)

9:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Colchester United's under-18s are through to the Youth Alliance national final following a penalty shoot-out win over Portsmouth in the area final tonight.

Bonne set to feature for U's in area final

Gazette: On target - Macauley Bonne scored Colchester United's opener in their 3-2 Essex Senior Cup win over Thurrock. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-30)

2:20pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Colchester United supporters will get a glimpse of the future at the Youth Alliance Cup Area Final tonight.

Jon Waldron: My views on the U's

Gazette: Tussle - U's skipper Brian Wilson battles for the ball during his side's 2-0 defeat at Notts County, last weekend. Picture: WARREN PAGE

12:11pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

So Colchester United manager Joe Dunne has now conceded that the club are embroiled in a relegation battle for the second successive season.

Ipswich Town midfielder Berkane hoping to impress the U's

Gazette: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

8:09am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Colchester United are running the rule over Ipswich Town youngster Amir Berkane.

We can't push the panic button, insists U's midfielder Wright

Gazette: Frustration - Colchester United midfielder David Wright shows his anguish during their 2-0 defeat at Notts County, on Saturday. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:44am Monday 31st March 2014

David Wright has insisted that Colchester United’s players are not panicking about their precarious position in the League One table.

U's contributed to own downfall, admits Dunne

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

6:04pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admitted that his side were their own worst enemies following their 2-0 defeat at Notts County.

U's suffer damaging defeat at Notts County

Gazette: Close encounter - U's defender Tom Eastman gets to grips with Notts County striker Jamie Spencer during the U's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:59pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Colchester United’s relegation fears deepened when they were beaten 2-0 at fellow strugglers Notts County this afternoon.

Notts County v Colchester United

Gazette: Drive - Freddie Sears attacks the Swindon Town defence during Colchester's 1-0 defeat. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO74614-21)

2:48pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Stay here for updates of Notts County v Colchester United at Meadow Lane!

U's trip to Meadow Lane is not "do or die"

Gazette: Determined - Colchester boss Joe Dunne knows all of his side's games are important between now and the end of the season. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO89565-123)

7:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Joe Dunne insists Colchester United’s crucial game at struggling Notts County tomorrow is not a “do-or-die situation”.

U's sign defender Wynter from Crystal Palace

Gazette: New arrival - Alex Wynter has joined Colchester United on loan from Premier League outfit Crystal Palace. Picture: NEIL EVERITT

4:43pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Colchester United have signed young defender Alex Wynter on loan from Crystal Palace.

New forward unlikely after U's receive Watt boost

Gazette: Boost - Sanchez Watt's return will lift Colchester United when they play Rotherham United tonight. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO89001-13)

8:10am Thursday 27th March 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he is unlikely to sign a new forward before the emergency loan window closes today.

Sammie is an inspiration to fellow U's starlets

Gazette: Gracing the big stage - Sammie Szmodics showed no fear at Molineux after coming on as a substitute in Colchester United's 4-2 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:22pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Sammie Szmodics' appearance at Molineux can act as inspiration for Colchester United's other rising young stars, according to the club's head of youth Tony Humes.

Dunne praises U's for second-half response at Wolves

Gazette: Dunne praises U's for second-half response at Wolves

10:40pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Joe Dunne paid tribute to his Colchester United players after a stirring second-half display almost salvaged them a draw at leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers, following their 4-2 defeat.

U's beaten at Wolves despite spirited fightback

Gazette: So close - Colchester substitute Freddie Sears strikes the post in the U's 4-2 defeat at Wolves at Molineux. Picture: WARREN PAGE

9:56pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Colchester United were beaten 4-2 by leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers in a thrilling game at Molineux.

Wolves v Colchester - live!

Gazette: Well done - David Wright's performances have earned praise from Colchester United manager Joe Dunne.

7:44pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Stay here for live updates of Wolves v Colchester United!

Former U's forward Ken Plant dies

1:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Former Colchester United centre-forward Ken Plant has died at the age of 88.

Jon Waldron: My views on the U's

Gazette: On target - Gavin Massey scored Colchester United's first goal in their 2-2 draw with Bristol City, last Saturday. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO90354-19)

12:56pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

It was a day in which Colchester United’s players and management demonstrated bravery in equal fashion.

Dunne wants U's to rise to the challenge against leaders Wolves

Gazette: Hoping for more action - Drey Wright is set to feature for Colchester United in their essex Senior Cup semi-final against Concord Rangers tonight. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO75281-04)

12:52pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Joe Dunne has insisted he will not sacrifice his attacking principles when his Colchester United side lock swords with leaders Wolves tonight.

U's midfielder Gilbey cannot wait to play at Molineux

Gazette: Staying put - Alex Gilbey has extended his stay with Colchester United.

10:05am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Not so long ago, Alex Gilbey was dreaming of playing at some of English football’s most illustrious grounds.

U's attacker Vose has no hard feelings over substitution

Gazette: In-form - Colchester's Dominic Vose takes on a Bristol City defender during the U's 2-2 draw with Bristol City. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO90354-31)

11:01am Monday 24th March 2014

Dominic Vose admits Joe Dunne's decision to substitute him during Colchester United's 2-2 draw with Bristol City worked in the U's favour.

My goal could prove vital, says U's goalscorer Sears

Gazette: Crucial strike - Freddie Sears came off the bench to help Colchester secure a 2-2 draw with Bristol City, on Saturday. Picture: NIGEL BROWN (CO90352-12)

9:52am Monday 24th March 2014

Freddie Sears rates his superb equaliser against Bristol City as one of his best-ever goals for Colchester United.

Dunne praises U's character after fine comeback

Gazette: Looking for some festive cheer - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is keen to see his side follow up their win over Oldham with another positive result. Picture: WARREN PAGE

6:31pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Joe Dunne hailed his Colchester United players' character after they recovered a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with Bristol City.

Sears strike rescues point as U's draw with Bristol City

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

4:58pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Colchester came from two goals behind to salvage a 2-2 draw with Bristol City this afternoon.

Dunne expects U's to battle the odds

Gazette: Rise to the challenge - Colchester United midfielder Alex Gilbey battles for a header during the U's 1-1 draw with Bristol City, last September. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Joe Dunne thinks his Colchester United side will start as underdogs tomorrow - despite being level pegging with opponents Bristol City in the table.

U's legend Duguid to hang up his boots

Gazette: Still smiling - U's midfielder Karl Duguid says the club's players are staying positive, despite the team's poor start to the season. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid has called time on his successful playing career.

Magnus: we know how to survive

Gazette: Survival instinct - Magnus Okuonghae believes the experiences Colchester United had in battling relegation last season has been beneficial to them, this time around. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

1:03pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Magnus Okuonghae has revealed the torment of last season’s relegation battle is driving Colchester United’s current survival bid.

Gilbey earns praise after making impressive U's return

Gazette: Winning return - Alex Gilbey helped Colchester United claim a vital 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town, on his return to Joe Dunne's starting line-up. Picture: ADRIAN RUSHTON (CO90417-13)

1:41pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Alex Gilbey has been praised by manager Joe Dunne after making a positive impact on his return to the Colchester United starting line-up.

Crucial U's win pleases boss Dunne

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

10:49pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Joe Dunne said his Colchester United side deserved their vital 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town.

Ibehre scores winner as U's secure vital win over Shrewsbury

Gazette: Jabo Ibehre – believes U’s will bounce back from cup defeat

9:42pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Colchester United eased their relegation fears with a crucial 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Shrewsbury Town.

U's v Shrewsbury - live!

Gazette: Sending a message - Colchester United midfielder Alex Gilbey wants the club's supporters to stick with them, despite their home defeat against Swindon Town. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-14)

7:46pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Stay here for live updates from Colchester v Shrewsbury!

Vose hoping for U's recall

Gazette: Happy days - Dominic Vose is celebrating signing a new contract with Colchester United. Picture: NIGEL BROWN (CO87593-46)

4:20pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Dominic Vose has targeted a return to Colchester United’s starting line-up in their crunch clash with Shrewsbury Town tonight.

Jon Waldron: My views on the U's

Gazette: Looking for reinforcements - Joe Dunne wants to add a new player to his squad but has declined to reveal the position. Picture: WARREN PAGE

10:14am Tuesday 18th March 2014

It's not about tactics anymore.






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