Gordon urged to fight for his place at U's

Gazette:

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

Gazette:

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.

We need to kill teams off, admits U's boss Humes

Gazette:

8:36am Monday 20th October 2014

Tony Humes admits Colchester United must be more ruthless if they are to climb further away from the League One drop zone.

Sears strike earns U's share of the spoils

Gazette:

4:52pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A fine goal by leading goalscorer Freddie Sears helped Colchester United claim a point in a 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe United this afternoon.

Scunthorpe United v Colchester United - live!

Gazette:

2:31pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Stay here for live updates of Scunthorpe United v Colchester United at Glanford Park!

Humes hoping more players will commit their futures to Colchester

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

12:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

Tony Humes is hoping more players will follow suit after three of Colchester United’s squad members committed to their future to the club.

Scunthorpe experience proved the making of U's assistant manager Hall

Gazette: Casting his eye - U's reserve-team boss Richard Hall will run the rule over West Ham United teenager Jake Young following his appearance for the U's second-string against Oxford United. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO42774-03)

12:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

He was teased for being a “southern softie” during his time there.

Kent puts pen to paper on long-term contract

Gazette:

4:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester United have tied Frankie Kent to a long-term contract after the teenage defender signed a new three-and-a-half year deal with the U's.

Massey pens new U's deal

Gazette:

4:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Gavin Massey has committed his future to Colchester United after signing a two-year extension at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Eastman signs new U's contract

Gazette:

3:26pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Tom Eastman has signed a new contract with Colchester United.

Former Wales boss Flynn backs Humes for success at Colchester

Gazette:

2:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Brian Flynn believes leading Colchester United to a mid-table finish would be an achievement for Tony Humes in his first season in charge.

Humes set for Holman talks

Gazette:

7:47am Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes is set to make a decision on Dan Holman’s immediate future this week.

Bean admits he may have played his last game for U's

Gazette:

7:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

Marcus Bean admits he may have played his last game for Colchester United.

Watson always wanted to return to the U's

Gazette:

10:34am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Kevin Watson says it was always his desire to return to Colchester United after taking up a part-time coaching role in their academy.

U's are hopeful over Wright injury

Gazette:

8:26am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Colchester United are optimistic that the injury suffered by winger Drey Wright in their under-21 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday is not as bad as first feared.

Sammie sets sights on regular spot for U's

Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Sammie Szmodics has set his sights on becoming a Colchester United regular after committing his long-term future to the club.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

One of the key characteristics of any good manager is their ability to make tough decisions.

Injury worry over Wright as U's under-21s are beaten

Gazette:

8:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Colchester United will check on the fitness of winger Drey Wright after the winger limped off with what appeared to be a knee injury in their under-21 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday.

Wright set for spell on the sidelines

Gazette:

3:43pm Monday 13th October 2014

Colchester United veteran David Wright is likely to be out for several weeks after picking up a thigh injury in training.

Humes lays down challenge for Vose

Gazette:

8:56am Monday 13th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says Dominic Vose needs to do more in “certain areas” to make his starting line-up.

Massey delighted after best-ever display

Gazette:

8:40am Monday 13th October 2014

Two-goal hero Gavin Massey helped Colchester United see off Fleetwood Town – and then labelled his match-winning performance as the best of his career.

Humes hails Massey after U's win

Gazette: Crucial goal - Gavin Massey celebrates his opening goal for Colchester United in their 2-1 win over Leyton Orient. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

6:19pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes was full of praise for match-winner Gavin Massey after his brace helped them see off Fleetwood Town.

Massey at the double as U's bag first home win

Gazette: Something to cheer - Gavin Massey celebrates his goal in the U's 2-1 victory over Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-14)

4:58pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Gavin Massey scored twice as Colchester United beat Fleetwood Town 2-1 to register their first home win of the season, The U's came from behind to beat the Cod Army and get back to winning ways at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Live Colchester v Fleetwood - live!

Gazette: Game time - Tom Eastman is expected to play for Colchester United's under-21s in their friendly at Watford today. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO82078-008)

2:41pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Stay here for updates from Colchester United v Fleetwood Town at the Weston Homes Community Stadium!

U's skipper Magnus raring to go after suspension

Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Magnus Okuonghae is desperate to end his frustrating exile from Colchester United’s starting line-up this weekend.

Szmodics pens new deal with U's

Gazette: Promise - Sammie Szmodics made a big impression after forcing his way into Joe Dunne's first team at Colchester United, last season.

1:35pm Friday 10th October 2014

Sammie Szmodics has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with Colchester United.

Ibehre wanted out as soon as Humes was appointed

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Jabo Ibehre wanted to quit Colchester United as soon as Tony Humes was appointed as the club’s manager.

Ibehre joins Oldham on loan

Gazette:

11:51am Thursday 9th October 2014

Colchester United striker Jabo Ibehre has signed for Oldham Athletic on a 93-day emergency loan.

Hewitt hoping U's move will boost Town chances

Gazette:

7:59am Thursday 9th October 2014

Colchester United loanee Elliott Hewitt wants to boost his chances of playing a part in Ipswich Town’s promotion push.

Fox has a point to prove after returning to the U's

Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

David Fox says he has a point to prove after linking up with Colchester United for a second time.

U's to check on Kent injury

Gazette:

11:18am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Colchester United will check on the fitness of defender Frankie Kent after he limped out of their Johnstone's Paint Trophy defeat against Gillingham last night.

Humes wants U's players to keep their belief despite JPT exit

Gazette:

10:46pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes urged his players to keep believing in themselves after they suffered the disappointment of bowing out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy on penalties tonight.

U's knocked out of JPT on penalties

Gazette:

10:16pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Colchester United were knocked out of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy by Gillingham after losing 4-2 on penalties.

U's v Gillingham - live!

Gazette: Back in contention - Colchester United midfielder Craig Eastmond is available again from suspension for tonight's game against MK Dons. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-02)

7:38pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Stay here for updates of Colchester United v Gillingham in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy tonight!

Watson makes U's return

Gazette: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

3:16pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Colchester United legend Kevin Watson is back at the club after taking up a role as an academy coach.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Gazette: Gary Liddle battles with Colchester opponent Alex Gilbey

12:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Alex Gilbey’s virtuoso display at Deepdale was the latest example of a young footballer who is growing in stature week by week.

U's hoping to end their JPT hoodoo

Gazette:

10:37am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Colchester United will be desperate to end their Johnstone’s Paint Trophy hoodoo tonight.

JPT run can be good for U's insists Wright

Gazette: It's good to talk - David Wright intends to hold further discussions with Colchester United about his new contract. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

10:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014

David Wright insists success in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy can help and not hinder Colchester United’s fortunes this season.

U's sign Ipswich defender Hewitt on loan

Gazette:

4:26pm Monday 6th October 2014

Colchester have made their second signing of the day after bringing in attacking full-back Elliott Hewitt on a month's loan from Ipswich Town.

Fox returns to U's on three-month contract

Gazette:

1:22pm Monday 6th October 2014

David Fox has rejoined Colchester United on a three-month contract.

U's defender on track for Christmas return

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

10:33am Monday 6th October 2014

Tosin Olufemi is targeting a Christmas return from the long-term Achilles injury that has sidelined him so far this season.

Magnus set to return for U's under-21s at Millwall

Gazette: Return match - Magnus Okuonghae's Colchester are due to take on Sheffield United for the third time this season, having already played them in the league and the FA Cup. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86650-10)

9:15am Monday 6th October 2014

Magnus Okuonghae will return for Colchester United's under-21s in their League Cup tie at Millwall tonight.

Gilbey targets more goals after wonder strike

Gazette:

9:01am Monday 6th October 2014

Colchester United midfielder Alex Gilbey said he let his feet do the talking following his wonder goal at Deepdale.

Mistakes cost us, admits U's boss Humes

Gazette: Forward thinking - Freddie Sears has scored twice for Colchester United so far this season.

7:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

Tony Humes admitted his Colchester United side fell back into old habits in losing 4-2 at Preston North End, at Deepdale.

U's are beaten in entertaining contest at Preston

Gazette: Gary Liddle battles with Colchester opponent Alex Gilbey

4:52pm Saturday 4th October 2014

Colchester United fell to their first away defeat under Tony Humes after they were beaten 4-2 at promotion-chasing Preston North End this afternoon.

Preston v Colchester - live!

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

2:49pm Saturday 4th October 2014

Stay here for updates of Preston North End v Colchester United at a sunny Deepdale!

Szmodics ruled out of Preston clash

Gazette: Promise - Sammie Szmodics made a big impression after forcing his way into Joe Dunne's first team at Colchester United, last season.

7:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Colchester United face a Preston North End side who lie sixth in the table and are unbeaten at Deepdale so far this season.

U's loanee Healey set for first league start

Gazette: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

5:31pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Rhys Healey is in line to make his first-ever professional start for Colchester United this weekend.

Humes - senior players have to fight for their place

Gazette: Happy memories - Colchester defender Magnus Okuonghae played his part in helping them claim a 2-0 win at Leyton Orient, last season. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:23pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Tony Humes has warned Colchester United’s senior players they may face a battle to win a place in his starting line-up.

Clohessy enjoying leading the U's

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

He has led Colchester United with pride, over recent weeks.


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Scunthorpe boss off the mark (link)

Sky Sports 7:58pm Sat 18 Oct 14

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Duo next to commit to Colchester (link)

Sky Sports 6:15pm Thu 16 Oct 14

Gavin Massey and Frankie Kent have both signed contract extensions that will keep them at Colchester for the…

Scunthorpe United 1-1 Colchester United (link)

BBC Sport 6:25pm Sat 18 Oct 14

Scunthorpe struggle to a draw at home with Colchester in Mark Robins' first game in charge.

New contracts for Colchester trio (link)

BBC Sport 4:51pm Thu 16 Oct 14

Colchester United hand new deals to striker Gavin Massey and defenders Tom Eastman and Frankie Kent.

Colchester United 2-1 Fleetwood Town (link)

BBC Sport 6:14pm Sat 11 Oct 14

Gavin Massey scores a brace as Colchester fight back to earn their first home league win of the season against…

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