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Tom Lapslie is making good progress on his comeback from knee surgery.

John McGreal has admitted that his Colchester United team has already exceeded expectations, with their superb start to the season.

Frank Nouble felt “proud” to finally celebrate his first goal in a Colchester United shirt, during Saturday’s 3-0 home win over Cambridge.

This is not a false dawn – Colchester United look the real deal this season.

Colchester United correspondent, Carl Marston, awards his ratings out of 10 after the U’s terrific 3-0 home win over Cambridge Unied yesterday, earned by goals from Sammie Szmodics, Frank Nouble and Courtney Senior.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was full of praise for Frank Nouble after the former Ipswich Town front-runner netted his first goal for his new club, in today’s 3-0 home win over Cambridge United.

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s home EFL League Two match against Cambridge United

Colchester United 3 Cambridge United 0

Sammie Szmodics has revealed that Colchester United have set a target of “not to going out of the top seven” for the rest of this season.

Brandon Comley is set to go straight back into Colchester United’s starting line-up, after returning from an exhausting round trip to Montserrat at the beginning of this week.

Brandon Comley is only just getting over his jet-lag, following his marathon round trip to Montserrat and back, but he can’t wait to return to the Colchester United fold against East Anglian rivals Cambridge United this weekend.

Colchester United’s Sammie Szmodics is sure that former U’s player and manager, Joe Dunne, willl enjoy a good reception when he leads out his Cambridge United team at the JobServe Community Stadium on Saturday.

Colchester United are showing all the hallmarks of a side who can be serious promotion contenders this season.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has experienced a mixture of emotions over the last few days.

Colchester United boss John McGreal was delighted with the away point after his side’s 1-1 draw at Tranmere Rovers this afternoon.

U's and me

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… Follow him on twitter @Carl_Marston

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