Colchester United news

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Frankie Kent, right, in action against Southend last weekend

Frankie Kent is still upbeat about Colchester United’s chances of beating the drop, even though the U’s have slipped to eight points adrift of League One safety heading towards the final third of the season.

Anthony Wordsworth, pictured during his days at Colchester United

Anthony Wordsworth admitted that he “got a little bit excited” with his goal celebration after scoring the all-important opening goal in Southend’s 3-0 home win over Colchester United yesterday.

Kevin Keen

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen described today’s 3-0 defeat at Essex rivals Southend as “another heroic failure.”

Alex Gilbey, who was sent off for a rash challenge in the 36th minute at Southend today

Southend United 3 Colchester United 0

Richard Brindley, on the ball against Burton

Colchester United right-back, Richard Brindley, has no doubt that the U’s can turn their season around, despite sitting rock bottom of League One.

Fans arrive at the Weston Homes Community Stadium before the FA Cup game against Tottenham last Saturday. But the U's could be hosting near-neighbours Braintree Town next season.

Colchester United and Braintree Town, playing in the same division? It could happen, and perhaps sooner than you think.

The rise of Kane Vincent-Young

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Kane Vincent-Young, in action against Fleetwood

Kane Vincent-Young was the surprise inclusion in Colchester United’s starting FA Cup line-up, against Tottenham, and the teenage defender took his chance with both hands.

George Moncur, trying to get the ball ahead of Tottenham's Ben Davies during the FA Cup defeat on Saturday.

Yesterday’s transfer window deadline day passed very quietly at Colchester United.

Gavin Massey's shot which hit the post and led to the Tottenham og

Match highlights from Colchester United’s 4-1 FA Cup defeat to Premier League side Tottenham.

Marvin Sordell wastes a great chance to halve the deficit with only the Tottenham goalkeeper, Michel Vorm.,  to beat

Here are five talking points in the aftermath of Colchester United’s 4-1 home defeat to Tottenham, in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie.

Owen Garvan battles against Spurs during the first half

Colchester United 1 Tottenham Hotspur 4

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino gave “respect” to his opponents following today’s 4-1 win at Colcheter United in the FA Cup.

Darren Ambrose

Darren Ambrose, a boyhood Tottenham fan, wants to send his favourite club packing in today’s glamorous FA Cup fourth round tie.

Colchester United boss Kevin Keen

Colchester United boss, Kevin Keen, has been used to addressing just a handful of media gurus during his weekly press conferences, since he was appointed to his first senior job in management just four days before last Christmas,.

Karl Duguid celebrates a goal against Ipswich back in 2006

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid will have split loyalties when the U’s take on Tottenham, the club he has supported all his life, in Saturday’s mouth-watering FA Cup fourth round tie.

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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