Wright injury comeback scuppered by postponement

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

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

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

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

Walker left aggrieved by Doncaster winner

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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.

U's slide to defeat against Doncaster

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Colchester v Doncaster - live!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: On the mend - Jabo Ibehre is said to be on the recovery trail after missing the U's last three games because of injury. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO87590-40)

2:23pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Stay here for updates from Colchester United v Doncaster Rovers at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, as the U's search for their first win of the new season.

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Freddie can be U's 20-goal striker

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Dunne won't change the way U's play

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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.

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Live Notts County v U's - live!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Ready - Freddie Sears is raring to go

7:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Stay here for live updates of Notts County v Colchester United live from Meadow Lane!

Frankie's performance helps Joe's spending power

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Dunne left bitterly disappointed after Okuonghae appeal fails

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Dunne urged U's to keep attacking

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Live Charlton v U's - live!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:46pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Stay here for live updates of the U's Capital One Cup first-round tie at Charlton Athletic at the Valley

U's reluctant to put timescale on Wright recovery

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

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.

Lewington ready for Valley return

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:43am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Chris Lewington is preparing to go back to his roots tonight.

U's will not fear Valley trip insists Dunne

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:11am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Joe Dunne insists his Colchester United players should not fear going to the Valley tonight.

Magnus wants to lead by example for U's

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:13am Monday 11th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae celebrated being named Colchester United’s new captain with an opening-day goal – and then pledged to lead by example this season.

Eastmond suffers injury blow

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Happy - Craig Eastmond is relishing being a regular in Colchester United's starting line-up this season. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83729-02)

2:50pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Craig Eastmond is a major doubt for Colchester United's trip to play Charlton Athletic in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.

Dunne felt U's did enough to win in Oldham draw

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:53pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Joe Dunne felt Colchester United were unfortunate not to win their entertaining opening-day game with Oldham Athletic.

Moncur scores on debut as U's play out opening-day draw with Oldham

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

George Moncur came off the bench to score on his debut and secure a point for Colchester United in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Oldham Athletic, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Live Colchester United v Oldham Athletic - live!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:07pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Stay here for updates for Colchester's opening game of the season at home to Oldham Athletic this afternoon!

Wilson ready for rapid return to U's

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Tussle - U's skipper Brian Wilson battles for the ball during his side's 2-0 defeat at Notts County, last weekend. Picture: WARREN PAGE

3:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Former Colchester United skipper Brian Wilson is set to make a rapid return to his old club tomorrow,

Col Utd fans to travel more than 10,000 miles to away games

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

1:34pm Friday 8th August 2014

FANS travelling to Colchester United away games this season will face the longest trips of any supporters in the top three divisions.

U's loanee Moncur aiming to tread his own path in the game

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Happy days: George Moncur celebrates his goal against Burton

9:50am Friday 8th August 2014

George Moncur wants to be his own man during his time at Colchester United.

Dunne focused on improvement from the U's

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

7:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Joe Dunne insists he will not make any “false promises” about where Colchester United might finish this season.

West Ham United midfielder joins U's

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

COLCHESTER United have extended George Moncur's loan period with the club.

Okuonghae is handed the armband

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Return match - Magnus Okuonghae's Colchester are due to take on Sheffield United for the third time this season, having already played them in the league and the FA Cup. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86650-10)

3:28pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae is the new U's captain for the 2014/15 season.

U's new boy Clohessy aiming high ahead of big kick-off

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:59pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Sean Clohessy believes Colchester United should set their sights high ahead of the new League One season.

U's youngsters will benefit from fixture programme

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Richard Hall expects Colchester United’s talented youngsters to reap the benefits of having a full fixture programme to adhere to this season.

Smith scores a hat-trick as U's see off Southend in friendly

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: New arrival - striker Dominic Smith has signed a one-year professional deal with the U's after leaving Crewe. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

3:44pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Dominic Smith bagged a hat-trick as a young Colchester United side beat Southend United 6-4 in a behind-closed-doors friendly.

U's players drop in on summer soccer camp

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:16am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Colchester United’s players signed autographs for football-mad youngsters at their Football in the Community annual summer soccer camp.

Bean to stake a claim for U's starting spot

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Ready for action - Marcus Bean is keen to get back on the pitch and help Colchester United continue their good form in League One. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86650-05)

8:02am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Marcus Bean will today stake his claim to be in Colchester United’s starting line-up for this weekend’s big kick-off.

Holman set to return for U's but Ambrose move looks unlikely

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:32am Monday 4th August 2014

Colchester United striker Dan Holman is hoping to play in a behind-closed-doors friendly tomorrow, in a bid to be fit for the new League One season.

Dunne won't make panic signings despite defender shortage

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bright young thing - Tosin Olufemi was on the bench for Colchester United's game at Bournemouth, last Saturday.

9:23am Monday 4th August 2014

Colchester United boss Joe Dunne will not make any panic signings - despite Tosin Olufemi being ruled out for around six months with an ankle injury.

Olufemi set for long injury lay-off

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Fine start - Tosin Olufemi impressed on his full debut for Colchester United against Carlisle United. PIcture: LOUISE SMITH (CO82083-07)

5:11pm Friday 1st August 2014

Colchester United defender Tosin Olufemi has been ruled out for at least six months after rupturing his Achilles tendon.






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