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Colchester Utd

Richard Brindley – on a mission Picture: nigel brown CO108087_033

Brindley wants to reach his full potential at Colchester United

Massey hails U's character after coming from behind to beat Ipswich

Massey hails U's character after coming from behind to beat Ipswich

Two-goal Gilbey and Massey hand Colchester victory against Ipswich

Two-goal Gilbey and Massey hand Colchester victory against Ipswich

Porter is proud to wear the U's armband

Porter is proud to wear the U's armband

Missing out: Colchester's Sammie Szmodics will not feature against Ipswich.

Szmodics and Briggs will miss out against Ipswich

Humes: we must tighten up defensively against Town

Humes: we must tighten up defensively against Town

Eastman: we will benefit from "learning curve" of Orient defeat

Eastman: we will benefit from "learning curve" of Orient defeat

Radio appeal

Radio appeal

Humes: bit by bit we're building to where we want to get to

Humes: bit by bit we're building to where we want to get to

U's suffer their first pre-season defeat after losing at home to Orient

U's suffer their first pre-season defeat after losing at home to Orient

Walker is back in training and could feature against the O's

Walker is back in training and could feature against the O's

Goalkeeper Parish signs a one-year deal with the U's

Goalkeeper Parish signs a one-year deal with the U's

Humes looking to strengthen squad

Humes looking to strengthen squad

Looking good – Jacob Murphy impressed on loan at U’s last season    Picture: nigel brown

U's target Murphy wants to stake his claim at Norwich City

Keep away – the U’s do not want any bids for George Moncur

U's issue hands off Moncur warning

Leading the way - Chris Porter will skipper Colchester United this season.

Porter named as new U's captain

On target - George Moncur netted Colchester's winner against former club West Ham in their friendly victory tonight.

Moncur secures U's friendly win over West Ham

Ready for the Hammers: Alex Gilbey is set to start in the U's Tuesday night friendly against West Ham

Humes wants U's to hit the ground running against West Ham

Close: U's boss Tony Humes (pictured) is looking closely at Tomi Adeloye

Colchester United are close to a deal for Adeloye

FREE U'S TEAM POSTER IN TODAY'S DAILY GAZETTE

FREE U'S TEAM POSTER IN TODAY'S DAILY GAZETTE

Feeling confident - Colchester United chairman Robbie Cowling is looking forward to another season in League One.

Cowling optimistic ahead of new season

On target - Macauley Bonne netted Colchester United's third goal in their 3-2 friendly win at Bishop's Stortford.

U's fight back to beat Stortford

Community Stadium spirit - Colchester United boss Tony Humes is hoping tomorrow's Open Day at the Weston Homes Community Stadium will help attract more people to the club's fixtures. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO102960-043)

Humes wants U's to be the talk of the town

Positive influence - Chris Porter is a candidate to be Colchester United's new captain, next season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO102965-004)

Humes still to make U's skipper decision

Back in the fold - Drey Wright has impressed in Colchester United's opening two pre-season friendlies after recovering from a long-term knee injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO108276-09)

Wright targets U's starting place after injury comeback

Raring to go - Colchester United defender Matt Briggs is looking forward to the forthcoming League One campaign. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO105376-098)

Briggs cannot wait for new season after international chance

Bright young hope - Cameron James, who has signed a four-year contract with Colchester United, has featured in both of the club's opening two pre-season friendlies.

U's duo pen four-year deals

Looking for a deal - Ollie Lee has played for Colchester United in their opening two pre-season friendlies. Picture: NIGEL BROWN (CO107366-06)

U's set for talks with trialists

Sidelined - U's goalkeeper Sam Walker, who missed only one league game for Colchester United last season, has not featured in either of their opening pre-season friendlies because of a knee injury. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Humes plays down Walker fitness fears

Looking for openings - Colchester United midfielder Joe Edwards in action duiring their 4-0 friendly win at Brentwood Town.

Quality of U's goals pleases Humes

At the double - Gavin Massey scored twice for Colchester United in their friendly win at Brentwood tonight. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Massey at the double as U's make it two wins from two

Fighting fit - George Elokobi (left, pictured with U's boss Tony Humes) is easing his way back to full fitness after signing for the U's earlier this month. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

U's fans will have to wait a little longer to see Elokobi

Options - Elliot Parish, seen here after moving on loan to Wycombe in 2012, is on trial with Colchester United.

Former Blackpool keeper Parish training with U's

Chance to shine - Olly Lee (left) is hoping to impress while on trial at Colchester United after being released by Birmingham City at the end of last season. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

Lee will get chance to impress at U's

Wanted man - Colchester United have expressed an interest in re-signing winger Jacob Murphy on loan.

U's bid to recapture Murphy on loan rests with Norwich

Helping hand - U's right-back Richard Brindley, who had a hand in two of Colchester's first-half goals against Heybridge Swifts, looks for another opening.

Humes pleased with prolific U's

Friendly fire - Colchester's Tom Lapslie shields the ball during his side's friendly win over Heybridge Swifts this afternoon.

Porter bags a brace as U's cruise to friendly win over Swifts

Hot prospect - Alex Woodyard, who had interested the U's, is set to feature for Leyton Orient in their friendly at Braintree Town tonight. Picture: ANNA LUKALA (BA102197-ANL25)

U's target Woodyard set to feature for Orient

Raring to go - Joe Edwards is settling in nicely at Colchester United after joining them on a free transfer this week. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Edwards claims Humes was big factor in U's move

Breakthrough - Dion Sembie-Ferris was one of a number of academy players to sample first-team action for Colchester United, last season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO108276-12)

Humes - U's youngsters will be a stronger force

Free agent - Elliott Hewitt is available after being released by Ipswich Town but is unlikely to return to Colchester United on a permanent basis, following his loan spell last season. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO100856-054)

Hewitt unlikely to make U's return

Back where it all began - George Elokobi (left, with U's boss Tony Humes) has re-joined Colchester United on a two-year deal. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Elokobi almost returned to the U's 12 months ago

New recruit - Joe Edwards, pictured here playing for former club Yeovil Town against Bradford City, has joined Colchester United.

U's sign midfielder Edwards

New additions? - Colchester United manager Tony Humes says he is "very close" to making another signing, as he closes in on snapping up a new midfielder.

U's close in on midfielder

He's back! George Elokobi has returned to Colchester United for a second spell after penning a two-year deal with the club that handed him his professional debut. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Elokobi returns to Colchester

Back in the groove - U's players Sammie Szmodics (17), Jamie Harney (26) and Tom Lapslie on the first day of pre-season training at Five Lakes. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO108276-04)

U's willing to play the waiting game

Put through his paces - Colchester United striker Chris Porter undergoes fitness testing as part of their pre-season preparations.

Porter raring to go as U's preparations get underway

Work out - Gavin Massey leads the way as Colchester United's players are put through their paces on the first day of pre-season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

U's players sweat it out on opening day of pre-season

Considering his options - U's boss Tony Humes (right, pictured with assistant boss Richard Hall at a training session last season), will name his new skipper in the coming weeks. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO99161-020)

U's new skipper could be a summer signing

Pastures new - Ben Gordon has been released by Colchester United. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Gordon leaves Colchester

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