Colchester United have rebounded between defeats and victories in recent weeks, and defender Frankie Kent hopes that the U's will again show that bouncebackability at play-off rivals Exeter City this afternoon.
Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U's Player Ratings following yesterday's terrific 3-0 home win over Cheltenham Town, which was achieved via goals from Kane Vincent-Young, Frank Nouble and Abo Eisa.
John McGreal faces a few pleasant selection headaches, following the impressive displays of new recruits Abo Eisa and Callum Roberts as substitutes last weekend, for tomorrow's visit of Cheltenham Town.
Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his marks out of 10 for the U's Player Ratings after their fantastic 4-0 win at Northampton Town yesterday. The goals were scored by Frank Nouble, Abo Eisa, Kane Vincent-Young and Sammie Szmodics.
Deadly marksman Harry Pell admitted that there was "a lot of pressure" on Colchester United's players to end their recent winless streak at Port Vale on Saturday, to steer their promotion bid back on track.
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.
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.
Colchester United midfielder, Harry Pell, believed that the U's were the better team for the first quarter of the game, but that a failure to score during this period ended up costing them at Accrington Stanley on Saturday
Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U's Player Ratings (out of 10) following yesterday's 1-0 home win over Swindon Town. Sammie Szmodics scored the winner in first-half stoppage time.
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.
Colchester United captain, Luke Prosser, revealed that Crawley Town winger Luke Gambin had admitted to him that he "dived," to earn a first-half penalty during the U's 3-1 home win over their Sussex visitors.
Colchester United correspondent, Carl Marston, awards his ratings out of 10 after the U's terrific 3-0 home win over Cambridge Unied yesterday, earned by goals from Sammie Szmodics, Frank Nouble and Courtney Senior.
Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was full of praise for Frank Nouble after the former Ipswich Town front-runner netted his first goal for his new club, in today's 3-0 home win over Cambridge United.
Tom Eastman is so used to being one of the first names on the Colchester United team-sheet, over the last five years, that it must have felt a little weird to have spent most of the first month of this campaign warming the substitutes' bench.