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Carl Marston’s Talking Points from yesterday’s 1-0 home win over Macclesfield Town

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U’s Player Ratings out of 10, following yesterday’s 1-0 home win over Maccesfield Town, who are now managed by ex-England defender Sol Campbell.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, thought his side fully deserved their 1-0 victory over Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town this afternoon.

Colchester United 1 Macclesfield Town 0

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

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has admitted that his free-scoring attacking midfielder, Sammie Szmodics, might become the subject of transfer interest again when the window opens in January.

Colchester United’s Tom Lapslie would play every day of the week, if he could, which is why the last 10 days without competitive action has been so frustrating.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has been seeking advice from former Ipswich Town and U’s manager George Burley, during the recent break from competitive action.

Sammie Szmodics has deservedly been nominated for the Sky Bet League Two player of the month award for November.

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, declared tonight’s terrific 1-0 away win at Forest Green Rovers as a “classic away performance.”

Forest Green Rovers 0 Colchester United 1

Colchester United are riding high in third spot, in League Two, but only two points separate the U’s from 10th-placed Forest Green Rovers, who they face in the Cotswolds this evening.

Courtney Senior teased Exeter City’s defenders with a number of strong runs and mazy dribbles on Saturday, in addition to setting up Sammie Szmodics for the 67th minute opener in a 1-1 home draw.

Colchester United failed in their attempt to chalk up an eighth win from just 10 home league starts, but it was not for want of trying.

Colchester United correspondent, Carl Marston, awards his U’s Player Ratings (out of 10) following yesterday’s 1-1 home draw against Exeter City, when Sammie Szmodics’ superb 67th minute opener was matched by Jayden Stockley’s scrappy equaliser just two minutes later.

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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