Colchester United news

Saturday, April 30, 2016
David Wright

Colchester United caretaker boss David Wright was delighted with the way his side persevered to earn an unlikely point at Barnsley this afternoon, in a 2-2 draw.

David Wright

David Wright will never forget the 2015-16 season.

David Wright

Colchester United’s caretaker boss, David Wright, will consider his long-term future after the club’s last two games of the season.

Kevin Keen, who has left his post as manager of Colchester United this afternoon

On Sleeping Giants this week, we discuss Colchester United’s next move, the Whizzinator, sporting cheats and painful moments.

Alex Wynter

Colchester United defender, Alex Wynter, who signed a new contract earlier this week, has revealed that he was surprised to learn of manager Kevin Keen’s sudden departure on Tuesday.

Colchester v Chesterfield.
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Colchester manager Kevin Keen.

The likes of John McGreal, Teddy Sheringham, David Wright, Kem Izzet and Danny Cowley are the bookmakers’ favourites for the vacant Colchester United job, following the departure of Kevin Keen yesterday.

Skipper Kem Izzet with the Ryman North trophy last season

Kem Izzet, who has thrown his hat in the ring for the vacant Colchester United’s manager’s job, has today left Needham Market.

Kevin Keen, who has left his post as manager of Colchester United this afternoon

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen has left the club this afternoon.

Kevin Keen, who has left his post as manager of Colchester United this afternoon

Colchester United boss, Kevin Keen, admitted that the 16th minute sending-off of Joe Edwards was a key moment in today’s 3-0 home defeat to Burton Albion, which finally condemned the U’s to relegation into League Two.

Joe Edwards, who was sent off this afternoon

Colchester United 0 Burton Albion 3

Kevin Keen

Colchester United could well be officially relegated today, regardless of their result at home to promotion-chasing Burton Albion.

Colchester's players can't believe they have conceded another late goal, this time at Crewe in Tuesday night's 1-1 draw

Late goals have effectively cost Colchester United their League One status this season.

Jason and Andre Dozzell at the Ipswich Town  training ground.

Andre replcated his dad's feat last week when he scored on his debut as a 16-year-old.

On episode 13 of Sleeping Giants, we discuss whether the Blues can keep hold of their newest star as well as some of sport’s great excuses.

George Moncur forces a save from the Crewe keeper Ben Garratt during the first half

Crewe Alexandra 1 Colchester United 1

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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