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John McGreal revealed that Tarique Fosu was close to a start at Exeter on Saturday, and is convinced the Reading loanee can have a big part to play for the U’s during the second half of the season.

Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker has hailed the U’s recent nine-game unbeaten run as the best spell of his career.

Colchester United boss John McGreal will breathe a huge sigh of relief when this month’s transfer window is slammed shut.

Colchester United’s nine-game unbeaten run in League Two came to a halt at St James Park on Saturday, as a buoyant Exeter City side, inspired by the outstanding Ollie Watkins, scored two late goals to seal a 3-0 win.

Colchester United boss John McGreal was disappointed but not too disheartened after his side’s nine-game unbeaten run came to an end at Exeter City on Saturday afternoon.

Colchester United’s nine-game unbeaten run came to an end at in-form Exeter City on Saturday afternoon, the U’s losing 3-0 at St James Park.

Only Exeter City sit above Colchester United in the League Two form table – the two teams set to meet in Devon this afternoon.

New Colchester United signings, Eli Phipps and Tommy O’Sullivan are delighted to have signed on at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Colchester United U-23s 2 Manchester City U-23s 1

Colchester United might not have another home game for nearly three weeks, but their under-23s development side have a big game at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this evening (7pm kick-off).

Colchester United’s first team will next be in action on home turf on Tuesday, February 7, when play-off rivals Wycombe Wanderers visit the Community Stadium for a rearranged League Two fixture, although that too might have to be rescheduled.

The sign of a good team is one that is still picking up points, when playing well below their best.

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was full of praise for centre-half Tom Eastman after Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Newport County.

Colchedster United’s flying right wing-back, Richard Brindley, was happy with his side’s point from Saturday’s ugly 1-1 draw at Newport.

Colchester United boss John McGreal described today’s 1-1 draw at bottom club Newport County as a “hard-earned point.”

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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