Colchester United will host Tottenham Hotspur in a pre-season friendly next month.

Andre Villas Boas will bring his Premier League side to the Weston Homes Community Stadium to face the U's on Friday, July 19, kick-off 7pm.

Spurs have said they will bring a first-team squad to the Community Stadium for the game, which follows hot on the heels of Colchester's game against West Ham United, three days earlier.

And after taking on two Premier League clubs, the U's will then pit their wits against East Anglian neighbours Ipswich Town, on July 23.

Following the confirmation of Spurs' visit to the Community Stadium, the U's trip to play non-league Histon in another pre-season friendly has now been moved to Wednesday, July 24.

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