May 19 2013 Latest news:
by Carl Marston
Saturday, January 12, 2013
COLCHESTER United manager Joe Dunne will be “considering his position” this weekend, following his team’s ninth straight defeat.
The U’s slithered into the relegation zone, after losing 2-1 at home to Scunthorpe United this afternoon.
Goals either side of half-time from Jimmy Ryan and Karl Hawley enabled the Iron to leapfrog the U’s, who replied through a 59th minute goal from Freddie Sears.
The U’s have now lost their last nine games, since a 2-0 home win over Bury on November 17.
After the game, Dunne said: “The fans have been magnificent again, but I just need to consider my position now.
“I just need to speak to the chairman (Robbie Cowling).
“He has been very supportive of me. I know what I want to try and do with the club, but I love this club too much to see it suffer like it is at the moment.
“There are many solutions to problems, but I am man enough to know that we are not in a good position at the moment.
“Solutions may be another voice. I just need to speak to the chairman and see, although he won’t like me saying this.
“I am a fighter, but I don’t want to keep seeing us lose, and I don’t want us to be where we are,” added Dunne.