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Following hot on the heels of club stalwart Tom Eastman, the duo of Drey Wright and Lewis Kinsella have secured their Colchester United futures for another season.

Tom Eastman has signed a new two-year contract with Colchester United.

Here’s a few observations from today’s unveiling of Colchester United’s new fixture list for the 2017-18 season.

Colchester United fans have been reacting to the release of the League Two fixtures on Wednesday morning.

Colchester United will kick off their second season back in League Two with an away fixture at Accrington Stanley on Saturday, August 5

Colchester United’s League Cup tie against Aston Villa will be televised live on Sky Sports.

Here are five things to learn from Colchester United’s League Two fixture list for 2017-18. The fixtures were unveiled this morning.

Football supporters, having digested their team’s first and last games of the season, tend to look at the holiday fixtures for inspiration.

Colchester United, on their way to eighth spot in League Two last season, began that campaign like a train, and they will be looking to replicate that for 2017-18.

Ipswich Town will face Luton away in the first round of the League Cup, while Colchester United will host Aston Villa.

U’s reporter CARL MARSTON compares Chris Porter, who left to join Crewe last week, to fellow No. 9 target men who have donned a U’s shirt over the last 25 years

Colchester United’s veteran striker Chris Porter has left the club to sign for Crewe Alexandra.

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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