Colchester United are still very much in the promotion race, but Saturday’s rollercoaster ride suggests that they are not quite good enough to make the top three automatic places.


Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U’s Player Ratings out of 10 following yesterday’s 3-2 home defeat to Mansfield Town, during which the U’s squandered a two-goal lead by conceding three second-half goals.

Yesterday, 17:43

Colchester United boss John McGreal was left frustrated after today’s dramatic 3-2 home defeat to fellow promotion candidates Mansfield Town.

Yesterday, 17:00

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s EFL League Two clash against Mansfield at the JobServe Stadium.

Yesterday, 16:59

Colchester United 2 Mansfield Town 3

Yesterday, 08:19

Needham Market will soar into the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Central play-off zone, if they can overcome in-form Stratford Town on the road in Warwickshire this afternoon.

Yesterday, 06:00

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, insists that his team are “still in with a shout,” in terms of promotion, ahead of today’s big top-five clash against ambitious Mansfield Town.

Fri, 08:30

Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he heads to Hadleigh United

Fri, 06:00

Colchester United’s club skipper, Luke Prosser, remains focused on grabbing one of the three automatic promotion places, rather then just being content with a play-off berth.

Thu, 14:18

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has missed out on his initial targets in the transfer market, during the first half of this month’s transfer window.

Mon, 13:00

Hadleigh United’s caretaker management team, of Andy Lambert and Andy Crisp, were delighted with their side’s spirited performance during Saturday’s narrow 1-0 home defeat to in-form Walsham-le-Willows.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Hadleigh United 0 Walsham-le-Willows 1

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, declared today’s 3-0 win at Port Vale as “a big three points.”

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Port Vale 0 Colchester United 3

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Colchester United have drawn huge praise from today’s hosts, Port Vale, both from their manager Neil Aspin and their leading scorer Tom Pope.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Bury Town manager Ben Chenery is looking for the same sort of performance from his team, but with a very different result, when they entertain Canvey Island at Ram Meadow tomorrow afternoon.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Getting your noses in front, in a game, has never been more important to Colchester United than this season.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tamworth 1 Needham Market 2

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

St Neots Town 2 Leiston 0

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Even though Colchester United failed to beat Notts County, the Football League’s basement dwellers, following a 3-3 draw on Saturday, striker Mikael Mandron believes that it could yet prove a “massive point” by the end of the season.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Mikael Mandron might not have known much about his goal, on the stroke of half-time, but it certainly helped Colchester United to claw back a two-goal deficit to draw 3-3 against Notts County.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston’s U’s Playerr Ratings, out of 10, following yesterday’s exciting 3-3 home draw against Notts County.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Colchester United boss John McGreal was impresssed with the way his side came back from 3-1 down to secure a 3-3 home draw against Notts County this afternoon.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s home EFL League Two match against Notts County

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Colchester United 3 Notts County 3

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Bury St Edmunds signed off 2018 in style, by winning three of their four matches during December and clinching their last victory thanks to Cameron Ritchie’s last kick of the game in a 24-22 win over Old Albanians.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Needham Market boss, Richard Wilkins, has admitted that his side are “not ready” to compete for a place in the top five of the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Central.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, is looking for more guile and more energy from his team, when they take on relegation-threatened Notts County this afternoon.

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