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Colchester United are resigned to yet another season of struggle against relegation, following a horrible defeat to bottom club Crewe tonight.

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Chris Porter in action against Crewe last season

Chris Porter feels sorry for his defensive team-mates, despite Colchester United’s terrible record of conceding goals.

Alex Gilbey leaves the pitch after Colchester's defeat at Millwall

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, will be stepping up his search for a new centre-half following Saturday’s dismal showing at Millwall.

Colchester United boss Tony Humes

Colchester United boss Tony Humes blasted his side’s woeful defending after this afternoon’s 4-1 defeat at Millwall.

Tom Eastman goes up for a corner at Doncaster

Tom Eastman has not missed a league match for two years, and he is determined to extend that proud record this weekend.

Milwall defender, Tony Craig, seen here playing for his previous club Brentford, has been ruled out for the season and so will miss the visit of the U's this Saturday.

Colchester United are still lumbered with the worst defensive record in the Football League, and their defensive frailties will again be put under the spotlight at Millwall this Saturday.

Jamie Jones, congratulated by U's boss Tony Humes

Colchester United keeper Jamie Jones is all set to extend his loan deal, from Preston, until the end of the season.

Big boost for Colchester United

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Tom Eastman, heading the ball

Colchester United have received a boost, ahead of this weekend’s trip to Millwall, with the news that centre-half Tom Eastman is fighting fit.

Tom Eastman (heading the ball) limped off during Colchester's 3-1 defeat to Coventry City on Saturday

Colchester United boss Tony Humes is on the search for central defensive cover.

Macauley Bonne

Macauley Bonne became the first Colchester United player to score four goals in a game for nine years, with his goal-spree at Wealdstone.

Tom Lapslie in action at Wealdstone on Saturday

Tom Lapslie is his own biggest critic.

Macauley Bonne celebrates scoring Colchester United's third goal in a 6-2 win at Wealdstone in the FA Cup on Saturday

Colchester United have been drawn at home to non-league Altrincham in the second round of the FA Cup.

Macauley Bonne takes on Wealdstone's Matt Lowe during Saturday's 6-2 win at Grosvenor Vale

Four-goal hero Macauley Bonne hopes that his dynamic performance at Wealdstone will lead to some more first-team starts, in the months ahead.

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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