SAMMIE Szmodics is set to bring the curtain down on his Colchester United career today.

The talented U's attacker has certainly come a long way since joining the club's academy at the age of seven.

The Colchester-born player has blossomed into a superb player who is now set to show off his skills in the Championship, at Bristol City.

The Gazette takes a look back in pictures at the memorable Colchester United career of one of their own.