Colchester United attacker Sammie Szmodics was on cloud nine after earning the U’s a last gasp point thanks to a real goal poacher’s effort, in the fifth minute of stoppage time in a 1-1 draw at Mansfield Town this afternoon.
This time last season, Colchester United were already feeling the effects of long-term injuries, with both club skipper Luke Prosser and key left-sided specialist Brennan Dickenson stuck in the treatment room for months on end.
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…
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