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.
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.
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.
With the current heavy schedule of five games in 14 days, Colchester United boss John McGreal looks sure to tinker with his starting line-up over the next couple of fixtures, at home to lowly Morecambe tomorrow and away at 18th-placed Crawley Town on New Year’s Day.
Colchester United boss, John McGreal, admitted that his side gave themselves a “mountain to climb” by conceding two first-half goals during this afternoon’s 2-1 home defeat to Stevenage, who celebrated their first away win since October.
Colchester United boss, John McGreal, was delighted with the way his side responded to the previous weekend’s 4-0 defeat at Carlisle, with a very important 1-0 win at promotion rivals MK Dons this afternoon.
There used to be a time when Colchester United were regularly on the wrong end of some heavy defeats, especially when they were low on confidence, short of self-belief and in the midst of a relegation battle.