Colchester United have allowed striker Dan Holman to move to National League side Woking on a month's loan.

The former Braintree Town player, who has struggled for first-team opportunities since joining the U's in the summer of 2014, went straight into the Cards' starting line-up for their game against Altrincham this afternoon.

Holman's departure leaves Colchester a little short of forward options, with skipper Chris Porter currently sidelined with an ankle injury.

U's boss Tony Humes said this week he is still hoping to reinforce the U's attacking options in either the transfer window or when the loan window is open, next month.

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