Colchester United chalked up a fine 3-0 win over Newport County, on Saturday afternoon.

Goals from Sammie Szmodics, Courtney Senior and Frank Nouble gave the U's a comprehensive victory, at the JobServe Community Stadium.

The win lifted Colchester up to sixth in the table - and back into the League Two play-off places.

Here's a selection of comments on social media after the U's claimed victory.


Frank Nouble

Great win and performance by all involved today great reaction to last week. Buzzing to get back on the score sheet. Didn’t celebrate had a great time with them boys last year wish newport all the best rest of the season unless we play them again OFcourse lol. Tuesday focus now!

Sam Szmodics

Great 3-0. 12th of the season. Back in the play offs. Let’s keep pushing

Ben Stevenson

That’s how you bounce back after last weekend, great win today! Onto Tuesday

Ryan Jackson

Great home win today boys worked ever so hard today! On to the next

Noah Chilvers

Dream come true making my professional debut for @ColU_Official today

Harry Pell



Matt Schofield

That performance from @Senior_Official today was one of the best I've ever seen in a #colu shirt.

Ian Hipkin

Cracking result today! Massive love to big @FrankNouble. Two more goals mate and I've won my bet of a free nando's, keep em coming

Ben Elmer

@FrankNouble getting better and better each week! Love it big man, same again Tuesday!🙌👌 #ColU

Duncan Stonehouse

Another clean sheet! have to praise @frankiejkent and @TomEastman91 who were both solid in tricky windy conditions today, and the superb save from Gilmartin in the second half

Tristan Peperell

One of the best performances in a half you’ll see from an individual in this league from @Senior_Official. #unplayable #ColU

Si Collinson

That was a great afternoon of football @ColU_Official postive bounce back from last weekend. @FrankNouble one of best goals I’ve ever seen live. Top draw.


You know you’ve had a good game when some of the away fans applaud you off. @Senior_Official #colu