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.

Swindon Town v Colchester United - live!

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)

2:49pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Stay here for updates of Colchester United's game at Swindon Town today at a sunny County Ground!

U's striker Holman joins Shots on loan

Gazette:

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.

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

Gazette:

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

Gazette:

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

Gazette:

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

Gazette:

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.

U's v Chesterfield - live!

Gazette: Gary Liddle battles with Colchester opponent Alex Gilbey

6:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stay here for updates of U's v Chesterfield at the Weston Homes Community Stadium!

U's keen on extending Hewitt loan from Ipswich Town

Gazette:

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

Gazette:

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.

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

Gazette:

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

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!


U's news from around the web

Cooper states case for defence (link)

Sky Sports 8:28pm Sat 25 Oct 14

Mark Cooper was left ruing costly defensive errors after his Swindon side twice relinquished the lead in a 2-2 draw…

Swindon held by Colchester (link)

Sky Sports 6:58pm Sat 25 Oct 14

Two goals from Michael Smith failed to hand Swindon all three points as sloppy defending allowed Colchester to grab a…

Another signing for Tranmere (link)

Sky Sports 6:56pm Fri 24 Oct 14

Tranmere have continued to reinforce using the loan market by acquiring Colchester's Josh Thompson on a deal until…

Swindon Town 2-2 Colchester United (link)

BBC Sport 6:05pm Sat 25 Oct 14

Swindon have to be content with a draw as goals from Rhys Healey and Gavin Massey earn Colchester a point.

Tranmere sign Colchester's Thompson (link)

BBC Sport 3:13pm Fri 24 Oct 14

Tranmere Rovers sign centre-back Josh Thompson on loan from Colchester United until January 2015.

Aldershot sign U's striker Holman (link)

BBC Sport 12:07pm Fri 24 Oct 14

Conference side Aldershot Town sign Colchester United striker Dan Holman on loan until 22 November.

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