Devonshire strengthens forward options with signing of Akinola

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alan Devonshire. Picture: NEIL DADY

8:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire has done what he said he would and strengthened his squad with a new signing.

Lord's final is main incentive for Napier and Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graham Napier says the prospect of playing in a Lord’s final can be the perfect incentive for Essex when they take on Warwickshire in their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final.

Vose keen to play centre stage for the U's

Chelmsford Weekly News: Confident - Dominic Vose is sure that Colchester United can preserve their League One status. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-05)

8:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

Dominic Vose has set his sights on nailing down a central role for Colchester United.

Marvell racks up appearance record for FC Clacton

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LOYAL Kyelan Marvell has been praised after becoming FC Clacton’s highest-ever appearance maker.

Wright injury comeback scuppered by postponement

Chelmsford Weekly News: Comeback trail - Drey Wright has missed much of this season because of a knee injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO74606-14)

2:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Drey Wright’s injury comeback was scuppered after Colchester United’s under-21 clash with Crystal Palace was postponed.

It's too early to panic, insists U's defender Clohessy

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Sean Clohessy insists it is still too early to panic over Colchester United’s winless start to the season.

Holman set to feature for U's under-21s at Crystal Palace

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Dan Holman is set to feature in Colchester United’s under-21 clash at Crystal Palace this afternoon.

Rugby club on the lookout for more female players

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:27am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Colchester Rugby Club are hoping to cash in on the success of England’s recent World Cup triumph and attract more girls and ladies to the sport.

Stodel looking forward to Rio despite missing out on medal

Chelmsford Weekly News: Looking for a medal - Hannah Stodel is aiming for success in Miami. Picture: Paul Wyeth/RYA

8:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

West Mersea sailor Hannah Stodel was determined to take the positives despite missing out on a medal at the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships in Canada.

Witham Town secure a point

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

WITHAM Town held on to their unbeaten Ryman Premier Division record on Bank Holiday Monday.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

The embryonic League One season may be barely a fortnight old.

Walker left aggrieved by Doncaster winner

Chelmsford Weekly News: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

11:02am Monday 25th August 2014

Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker is adamant Doncaster Rovers’ winning goal should not have been allowed to stand.

Dunne - U's are not getting the breaks

Chelmsford Weekly News: Assessing the conditions - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he thinking of making changes in order for his team to cope with the soggy Community Stadium pitch against Shrewsbury Town.

9:29pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne felt one goal was always going to decide his side's tight contest against Doncaster Rovers, following the U's 1-0 defeat.

Braintree's fortunes stay the same at Lincoln

Chelmsford Weekly News: Kenny Davis says Braintree's recent results have helped lift them ahead of their gruelling run of Skrill Premier games. Picture: NEIL DADY

5:18pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Braintree Town were unable to make a man advantage for most of the second half count as their poor record against Lincoln City continued at Sincil Bank.

U's slide to defeat against Doncaster

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:56pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United suffered their third successive league defeat after being beaten 1-0 at home by Doncaster Rovers this afternoon.

The French Connection

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE transformation of the U’s first team into a side based upon Academy graduates is happening week by week, so smoothly that it is easy to overlook.

Dunne confident first U's win is just around the corner

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Joe Dunne says there is no anxiety among his Colchester United players, as they go in search of their first win of the season.

David's delight after St Andrews triumph

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Colchester Golf Club teenager Ben David says it was an “honour” to win the Eden Trophy at St Andrews.

Freddie can be U's 20-goal striker

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Freddie Sears can break the 20-goal mark for Colchester United this season - providing the U’s continue to carve out goalscoring opportunities.

Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Colchester Officers’ Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut – despite bowing out at the first hurdle.

Dunne won't change the way U's play

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Joe Dunne insists he has no intention of changing the way Colchester United play - despite their winless start to the season.

Stephens content to take a draw

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex skipper Ben Stephens admits he was content with a draw against fellow promotion-chasers Hadleigh and Thundersley.

Watt makes injury comeback in U's under-21 opener

Chelmsford Weekly News: Victory is the aim - Sanchez Watt is targeting all three points against his former club Crawley Town tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sanchez Watt played his return from injury as Colchester United's under-21s played out a 0-0 draw with Sheffield United in their Professional Development League opener.

Plenty of goals in Tuesday night's Ryman League games

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:05pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Maldon and Tiptree were held to a draw by visiting Ware.

Dunne urges U's to stay positive after Notts County defeat

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Joe Dunne admitted he was “desperately disappointed” after his Colchester United side were beaten 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

U's slip to narrow defeat at Notts County

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United are still searching for their first win of the League One season after losing 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

Dunne hoping time is right to end Meadow Lane hoodoo

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can end their recent poor record against Notts County tonight.

U's skipper Okuonghae ready to return

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae is set to return from suspension for Colchester United at Notts County tonight.

Ibehre - first U's victory is just around the corner

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:09am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Jabo Ibehre feels Colchester United’s early League One performances show they aren’t far away from their first win of the season.

Frankie's performance helps Joe's spending power

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

The assured debut of young Frankie Kent may have handed Colchester United manager Joe Dunne some invaluable extra spending power.

Joe sees positives in encouraging performance at high-fliers

Chelmsford Weekly News: Staying cool - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can avoid a situation where they have to battle against the drop. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne saw plenty of positives from his team's performance despite their 2-1 League One defeat by Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

U's still looking for first win after defeat at Bristol

Chelmsford Weekly News: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

4:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United were left still searching for their first League One win of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Bristol City.

LIVE Bristol City v Colchester United

Chelmsford Weekly News: Switch - U's boss Joe Dunne has criticsed the decision to move Colchester United's game at Swindon Town to tomorrow night. Picture: STEVE BRADING

1:39pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Live updates from Ashton Gate as Colchester United face Bristol City in League One

Dragons and Seasiders march on in the FA Cup

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:26pm Saturday 16th August 2014

WIVENHOE TOWN and FC CLACTON took pride of place as north Essex sides embarked on their FA Cup campaigns.

The French Connection - Jim French's weekly look at Colchester United

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WITH the August sun beating down we were entertained to a solid and start to the season, with a 2-2 draw against Lee Johnson’s Oldham Athletic last Saturday.

Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed cup run

Chelmsford Weekly News: Taking the reins - Angelo Harrop is the new manager at Stanway Rovers

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS boss Angelo Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed FA Cup run.

Dunne left bitterly disappointed after Okuonghae appeal fails

Chelmsford Weekly News: On the lookout - U's manager Joe Dunne wants any new signings he makes to have the character. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admits the decision to reject their appeal against skipper Magnus Okuonghae's red card against Charlton Athletic has left him bitterly disappointed.

Okuonghae wants red card rescinded

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:55am Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United skipper Magnus Okuonghae has urged the Football Association to overturn his controversial red card against Charlton Athletic.

Stanway, Clacton and Halstead given home ties in Essex Senior Cup

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS, FC CLACTON and HALSTEAD TOWN have all been given home draws in the second round of the Essex Senior Cup.

Webster hails the spirit in the Regent camp

Chelmsford Weekly News: Brightlingsea Regent fans prepare for the biggest match their club has ever faced.

8:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT manager James Webster hailed the spirit in the camp after his side won their first-ever Ryman League fixture.

Ray admits it was strange scoring against the Seasiders

Chelmsford Weekly News: Weapon - Ray Turner

8:11am Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS striker Ray Turner admitted it was a strange feeling scoring against former club FC CLACTON.

Stephens claims two gold medals at ASA National Championships

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Laura Stephens joined forces with Olympic gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte to win gold at the British Gas ASA National Championships, in Sheffield.

Dunne urged U's to keep attacking

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:46pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he had to make attacking substitutions during his side’s Capital One Cup defeat at Charlton Athletic.

U's to appeal Okuonghae red card

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:25pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United boss Joe Dunne says they will be appealing the red card shown to skipper Magnus Okuonghae during their 4-0 Capital One Cup defeat at Charlton Athletic tonight.

Okuonghae sent off as U's bow out of Capital One Cup

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:37pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United were knocked out of the Capital One Cup first round after losing 4-0 at Championship side Charlton Athletic at the Valley tonight.

Iron sink Dover Athletic

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:43pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Braintree Town recorded their first win of the Conference premier season.

Late goal denies Heybridge Swifts a win

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:17pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Heybridge Swifts were held to a 1-1 draw against visiting Redbridge.

Brightlingsea take win against Soham

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:07pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Brightlingsea Regent held their first home game in the Ryman league and celebrated with a win.

Stanway pip the Seasiders in Thurlow Nunn League derby

9:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS ran out 2-1 winners in tonight’s Thurlow Nunn League premier division derby against FC CLACTON.

U's reluctant to put timescale on Wright recovery

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:44pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he is reluctant to predict how long winger Drey Wright is likely to be out for with his knee injury.

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