October 30 2014 Latest news:
Colchester United manager Tony Humes’ hopes of extending Ipswich Town youngster Elliott Hewitt’s loan spell may have been dashed, with Blues right-back Jonathan Parr suffering with a groin problem.
Resurgent Colchester United will face non-league Gosport Borough away in the first round of the FA Cup.
Gavin Massey served up one of this best displays in a Colchester shirt, capped by a 52nd minute equaliser to extend the U’s unbeaten league run to four games at Swindon in last Saturday’s 2-2 draw.
Carl Marston has never really recovered from his first game as a Colchester United reporter, when keeper Ron Green went walkabout once too often (twice actually) in a crazy 4-4 draw against Rochdale in 1992. But he is still following the U’s …
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I am making an official announcement – my curse on our local teams, for the current season, is over.