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Mind games - Colchester United's players have been working with a sports psychologist in a bid to make them mentally stronger. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108867-130)

U's link up with sports psychologist

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Bright young thing - Macauley Bonne attempts to get a shot away during Colchester United's 3-2 defeat at Northampton Town. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Bonne brace will boost striker's confidence - Humes

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Good impact - new loan signing Callum Harriott has made a good impression for Colchester United since arriving on loan from Charlton Athletic. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Harriott confident U's first win is close

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Lewington leaves U's

Lewington leaves U's

Defensive duties - Frankie Kent (right) and Colchester United team-mate Alex Wynter (left) combine to try and stop Northampton attacker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Kent return is a boost for U's

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Disappointed - U's boss Tony Humes admits a lack of concentration at crucial times is costing his side.

Humes rues concentration lapses after U's crash out of JPT

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At the double - but Macauley Bonne's brace was not enough to prevent Colchester United from losing 3-2 to Northampton Town, in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

U's knocked out of Johnstone's Paint Trophy by Northampton

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Northampton v U's - live!

Northampton v U's - live!

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Hoping for a start - Sammie Szmodics is pushing for a place in Colchester United's starting line-up in their Johnstone's Paint Trophy tie at Northampton Town tonight. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108873-04)

Humes keen to mark milestone with JPT progression

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Window of opportunity - Tony Humes has been attempting to strengthen Colchester United's forward options for some time. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Comment - will U's secure new forward before window closes?

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Down memory lane - Paul Lambert presided over Colchester United's last win in the Football League Trophy, back in 2008.

U's hope to end JPT hoodoo

Olufemi at the double as U's under-21s see off Charlton Athletic

Olufemi at the double as U's under-21s see off Charlton Athletic

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Wing play - debutant Callum Harriott takes on Scunthorpe defender Jordan Clarke during Colchester United's 2-2 draw on Saturday. Picture: WARREN PAGE

New loan signing Harriott will "add quality" to the U's

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Game time - Tom Lapslie was in the U's under-21 squad to face Charlton.

U's under-21s to take on Charlton

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

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Mixed feelings - Colchester boss Tony Humes was disappointed with his side's poor start against Scunthorpe but pleased with the way they battled back to secure a 2-2 draw. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Humes disappointed with Scunthorpe draw as U's miss out on Cole

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Tussle - Gavin Massey competes with Jack King during Colchester United's 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Elokobi's late equaliser salvages point for U's

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New deal - Chris Porter has signed a new contract with Colchester United until the end of the 2016-17 season.

Porter "delighted" to agree new contract with U's

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Back in the team - George Elokobi made his first start for Colchester against Scunthorpe since returning to the club.

Colchester v Scunthorpe - live!

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

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U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

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New face - Charlton winger Callum Harriott is set to join Colchester United on loan.

U's set to sign winger Harriott on loan

Call-up - Macauley Bonne's call-up for Zimbabwe is recognition of his progress at Colchester United, according to boss Tony Humes. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108873-20)

U's boss Humes pleased that Bonne's progression is recognised

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

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New recruit - Owen Garvan has joined Colchester United on a short-term deal and trained with his new team-mates for the first time this morning.

U's snap up former Ipswich midfielder Garvan

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Impressed - U's under-21 coach John McGreal says the club are in the process of sorting something out with goalkeeper Dillon Barnes. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108086-046)

U's in talks with Barnes

Options - Could Drey Wright be used as a number nine for Colchester United to ease their forward problems? Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108867-056)

Wright shines in central role for U's

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Not getting too down - U's boss Tony Humes says it is important his players stay positive despite failing to win any of their opening five league and cup matches this season. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's boss Humes determined to stay upbeat despite difficult start

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Call-up - Colchester United striker Macauley Bonne has been named in the Zimbabwe squad for their African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea next month.

Bonne called up to Zimbabwe squad for African Nations Cup qualifier

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On the sidelines - U's skipper Chris Porter has missed their last four games with an ankle injury sustained against Blackpool. Picture: STEVE BRADING

U's skipper Porter likely to miss Scunthorpe clash

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Welcome appearance - George Elokobi (right) looks to clear his lines during his first appearance of the season at Fleetwood Town. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Comment - U's have plenty to ponder but Elokobi return is a tonic

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Fitness check - Darren Ambrose (white shirt) battles for possession during Colchester United's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town on Saturday. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's to monitor Ambrose injury

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Disappointing day - George Elokobi applauds the travelling Colchester United supporters following the U's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town on Saturday. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Elokobi - U's must go back to basics

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Making his mark - Drey Wright scored twice for Colchester's under-21s in their 2-0 win at Bristol City this afternoon.

Wright at the double as U's under-21s win again

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Back in the fray - Tom Lapslie is set to feature for Colchester United's under-21s game at Bristol City today.

Lapslie set to feature for U's under-21s at Bristol City

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One to forget - Colchester United manager Tony Humes (far left) and his coaching team cannot hide their disappointment during the U's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

"We got what we deserved" admits Humes after heavy Fleetwood defeat

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U's suffer heavy defeat at Fleetwood

U's suffer heavy defeat at Fleetwood

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On the hunt - Gavin Massey will be looking for a repeat of his goal at Highbury Stadium last season when the U's take on Fleetwood this afternoon.

Fleetwood v U's - live!

Back in the squad - George Moncur is in Colchester's squad for their trip to play Fleetwood after missing their draw with Oldham.

Humes has "decision to make" as Moncur returns for U's

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Looking for encouragement - Colchester United boss Tony Humes is keen for the club's supporters to stick by his players "through thick and thin" as they hunt for their first win of the season.

Humes wants supporters to stay behind the U's

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Confident - Joe Edwards feels Colchester United's first win of the season is not far away. Picture: WWW.CU-FC.COM

Edwards - U's first win is just around the corner

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Staying put? Speculation has been rife about George Moncur's future at Colchester United after he missed their game with Oldham, on Tuesday night.

Moncur set to stay at Colchester

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On target - Tom Lapslie scored Colchester United under-21s' winning goal in their 2-1 triumph over Birmingham City.

Lapslie scores the winner as U's see off Blues

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Praise - Kane Vincent-Young performed well on his first-ever Football League start, according to his Colchester United manager Tony Humes. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108088-009)

Vincent-Young can flourish for U's after first-ever Football League start

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U's boss Humes tight-lipped on Moncur absence

U's boss Humes tight-lipped on Moncur absence

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Impressive - Tom Eastman played well for the U's in their 0-0 draw with Oldham Athletic.

U's play out goal-less draw with Latics

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Opportunity - Sammie Szmodics made his first start of the season for Colchester United against Oldham Athletic.

Colchester v Oldham - live!

Late call - Colchester United will give a late fitness test to captain Chris Porter ahead of their match with Oldham Athletic tonight. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108088-006)

U's will make late decision on Porter

Shining star - Alex Glibey has been in fine early-season form for Colchester United. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Comment - Gilbey is relishing his new-found responsibilities

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Wynter aiming to put things right tonight

Wynter aiming to put things right tonight

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