Ben Stevenson has graduated from being one of the least experienced central midfielders in Colchester United's squad, to becoming the most experienced fit midfielder, within the space of just a few weeks.
Colchester United have the best home record in League Two, a prime reason why they are riding so high in League Two, and they have another chance to make home advantage count when mid-table Swindon Town visit this afternoon.
Colchester United are going great guns this season, with the likes of Luke Norris spearheading the attack, Luke Prosser and Frankie Kent marshalling the defence, and summer recruit Harry Pell dominating the midfield battles.
Lincoln City have announced that management duo Danny and Nicky Cowley - who were the early bookies' favourites for the vacant Ipswich Town job - have signed new contracts at the play-off chasing League Two club until 2022.
Here are Colchester United writer Carl Marston's U's Player Ratings after yesterday's 2-1 defeat at Lincoln City, when substitute Luke Waterfall's injury-time header finally ended the U's already slender hopes of making the play-offs.
Former Lincoln City defender Bradley Wood has been banned from football and all football activity for six years following an FA investigation into 'unusual bets' placed on Ipswich Town's FA Cup replay defeat at Sincil Bank last season.