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Colchester United are bang in form, and hoping to mark their first visit to Macclesfield Town for 20 years with a third win on the spin this afternoon.
Kane Vincent-Young is poised to make his 100th league appearance for Colchester United, away at lowly Macclesfield Town on Saturday, an impressive landmark for a young defender aged just 22.
Colchester United boss John McGreal knows full well that his side must “get better results at home,” if they are to sustain a promotion push during the last third of the season.
Colchester United look set for a season-long challenge for promotion, and manager John McGreal wants them to “enjoy it.
Luke Norris has never known such a strong “togetherness” within a squad, than the current dressing room at Colchester United.
The return of Luke Norris, after injury, has given Colchester United boss John McGreal a pleasant selection headache looking towards this weekend’s long trek up to Cumbria.
Mikael Mandron bagged 10 goals last season, but it took him four months and 22 appearances to break his duck this term.
Colchester United boss, John McGreal, admits that it is looking ‘rosy’ for his team, after another home victory at the expense of bottom club Macclesfield Town.
Carl Marston’s Talking Points from yesterday’s 1-0 home win over Macclesfield Town
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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.
Sammie Szmodics has deservedly been nominated for the Sky Bet League Two player of the month award for November.
Colchester United face a real test of their automatic promotion credentials when they take on fellow top-six side Newport County in South Wales this afternoon, not least because they are weakened by injuries, suspension and unavailability.
Frank Nouble might be blessed with a mixed reception, when he returns to his former club Newport County in the colours of Colchester United tomorrow.
Danny Rowe produced a stunning volleyed finish at he end of a 16-pass move to set Ipswich Town on their way to a 2-0 win against Birmingham City in an Under-23 game at Portman Road last night.
Here are FIVE Talking Points from today’s publication of the Football League fixtures, relating to Colchester United
Vanarama National League
Ryan Jackson is a strong believer that Colchester United can still reach the League Two play-offs, despite the Essex club remaining a little off the pace with just four fixtures remaining.
The Buildbase FA Vase
The Emirates FA Cup
Vanarama National league
The Buildbase FA Trophy