U's youngsters will relish Leeds United test, says McGreal

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Swifts and Regent go through but Ramblers and the Jammers lose out

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:09pm Sunday 19th October 2014

SIX-SHOOTING Heybridge Swifts made progress in the FA Trophy.

Sears strike earns U's share of the spoils

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jason Pickford tries to block Freddie Sears' shot at goal before Stephen Darby cleared off the line

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.

Carter wins the General Cup in Hong Kong

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ali Carter in action at the Crucible

1:13pm Saturday 18th October 2014

ALI Carter has made a glorious return to the snooker circuit after winning the General Cup, in Hong Kong.

Memorable day for Stanway and Halstead - but one to forget for Clacton and Brantham

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:05pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THERE were very contrasting fortunes for our Thurlow Nunn League contingent.

Ipswich defender Sowunmi joins Braintree on month's loan deal

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

Ipswich Town central defender Omar Sowunmi is set to travel with Braintree Town to Altrincham tomorrow after joining the Iron on a one-month loan.

King has upward vision for Witham Town

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Witham Town captain Paul King believes he and his team-mates should be looking towards the upper part of the Ryman League premier division table rather than over their shoulders at the relegation scrap.

Humes hoping more players will commit their futures to Colchester

Chelmsford Weekly News: 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

Chelmsford Weekly News: 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.

The French Connection

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOU could hear the relief in Gavin Massey’s voice as he talked about his first two goals of the season. He has drive and ambition, and in the afterglow of Saturday’s goals he reflected that after nearly 100 appearances for the U’s he needs to be making his mark.

Sparkes targets even stronger push for Conference play-offs

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Braintree Town midfielder Dan Sparkes feels the Iron can have a stronger push for the Vanarama Conference Premier play-off places this year.

Kent puts pen to paper on long-term contract

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Tendring hope for another "amazing" year

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Tendring Volleyball Club are gearing up for what could prove another historic season.

Extra-hole defeat for Colchester duo at Daily Mail Foursomes national finals

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester Golf Club duo David Latta and Mike Sutton suffered an early exit at the Daily Mail Foursomes national finals, in Scotland.

Bailey battles to slender victory at Playgolf Colchester

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:33pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Jon Bailey claimed a narrow victory in the Playgolf Colchester Par/Bogey competition.

Reed's second-half surge takes her clear at Autumn Meeting

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A strong back nine helped Jane Reed came out top in Colchester Golf Club’s ladies Autumn Meeting.

Humes set for Holman talks

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Penalty heartache for Maldon and Tiptree

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

It was heartache for Maldon and Tiptree in the Essex Senior Cup as they exited the competition on penalties.

Brightlingsea slip to defeat against Cheshunt

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:07pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to Cheshunt, in tonight's Ryman One North contest at North Road.

Sammie sets sights on regular spot for U's

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

One of the key characteristics of any good manager is their ability to make tough decisions.

New signing Heath set to make his Regent debut

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:39am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent have completed the signing of former Stanway Rovers striker Jordan Heath.

Injury worry over Wright as U's under-21s are beaten

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Carter makes a winning return to the snooker circuit

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ali Carter in action at the Crucible

1:07pm Monday 13th October 2014

ALI Carter has made a winning return to the snooker circuit.

Humes lays down challenge for Vose

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Swifts and Regent lose out

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:10am Sunday 12th October 2014

Heybridge Swifts fell to a solitary goal at Great Wakering Rovers.

Humes hails Massey after U's win

Chelmsford Weekly News: 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

Chelmsford Weekly News: 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.

Lynn has to wait to wrap up GP3 title

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alex Lynn. Picture: Malcolm Griffiths GP3 Series Media

12:58pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Alex Lynn will try to wrap up the 2014 GP3 Series title tomorrow when the second of the weekend's races takes place at Sochi in Russia after a seventh-place finish in the opening race this morning.

Halstead provide the only cheer on a day of defeat for Stanway, Wivenhoe, Clacton and Brantham

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:58pm Saturday 11th October 2014

IT proved a disastrous day for north Essex’s Thurlow Nunn League contingent.

Lynn is chilled over chance to wrap up GP3 title

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

The prospect of wrapping up the 2014 GP3 Series title this weekend won’t give Alex Lynn any sleepless nights.

U's skipper Magnus raring to go after suspension

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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

Chelmsford Weekly News: 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.

Rovers new boy Giles takes honours at final time trial

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Colchester Rovers new recruit Giles Askham took the honours in Colchester Rovers’ final time trial event of the season.

Reason shines for Harwich at Southend Classic

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Harwich runners enjoyed considerable succes at one of the major events of the south east road racing calendar.

Kimble expects warm reception for Witham's FA Cup tie

Chelmsford Weekly News: Good job - Garry Kimble

11:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Garry Kimble is expecting a warm reception for his Witham Town team when they head to Needham Market in the FA Cup tomorrow.

Ibehre wanted out as soon as Humes was appointed

Chelmsford Weekly News:

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.

Shirley is so close to breaking three-hour barrier

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Colchester Harriers’ Marie Shirley came seconds away from beating the elusive three-hour barrier at the Berlin Marathon.

Devonshire isn't ruling out a loan addition but has players coming back

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Alan Devonshire hasn’t ruled out getting in a loan player to bolster his Braintree Town squad but the Iron boss admits he may not need one.

Brightlingsea suffer a treble injury blow

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:49pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT have been dealt a treble injury blow.

Stoke is ready to welcome leading women golfers

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:44pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Stoke by Nayland Golf Club is preparing to welcome some of the leading young golfers in the women’s game.

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