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Former U's favourite lands player-coach role

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Monday 18th May 2015

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid has joined newly-promoted Needham Market.

U's dramatic final-day survival shows what can be achieved

Essex County Standard:

11:35am Wednesday 6th May 2015

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together?

Rothery confirms he is leaving Brightlingsea Regent

Essex County Standard: Brightlingsea Regent fans prepare for the biggest match their club has ever faced.

1:51pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

ASSISTANT manager Tom Rothery is leaving Brightlingsea Regent.

Former Iron boss Devonshire takes the reins at Maidenhead

Essex County Standard: Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire. Picture STEVE ARGENT

1:04pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

FORMER Braintree Town boss Alan Devonshire has been appointed as the new manager of Maidenhead United.

God had a plan for me, says U's hero Moncur

Essex County Standard:

10:06am Tuesday 5th May 2015

George Moncur says there was a touch of divine intervention behind Colchester United’s survival.

Moncur - "unreal" feeling keeping U's in League One

Essex County Standard:

9:54am Tuesday 5th May 2015

Colchester United hero George Moncur described his side’s last-day survival as “unreal”.

Euphoria as heroic U's avoid relegation on final day

Essex County Standard:

2:21pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

COLCHESTER United have pulled off the great escape and are staying in League One.

Stanway finish third, Wivenhoe end on a high, Brantham stun the champions and Clacton sign off with a point at Walsham

Essex County Standard:

8:48pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

STANWAY ROVERS completed their best-ever season by finishing third in the Thurlow Nunn League.

Trophy triumph for Lorraine

Essex County Standard:

12:00pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

SPEEDY Lorraine Baalham has won her first karting trophy.

Carter bows out of the World Championship

Essex County Standard: Ali Carter

9:03pm Monday 27th April 2015

ALI Carter is out of this year's snooker World Championship.

Seasiders are safe but Wivenhoe have been relegated - today's Thurlow Nunn League round-up

Essex County Standard: FOOTBALL: Dursley hit three in derby with Charfield

6:17pm Saturday 25th April 2015

FC CLACTON are staying in the Thurlow Nunn League premier division – at WIVENHOE TOWN’S expense.

Carter is safely through to the second round

Essex County Standard:

6:21pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

ALI Carter is safely through to the second round of snooker's World Championship.

Stanway move second, Clacton salvage a point but Wivenhoe come unstuck in a ten-goal thriller at Whitton

Essex County Standard:

5:55pm Saturday 18th April 2015

STANWAY ROVERS took a major step towards finishing as Thurlow Nunn League runners-up after winning 2-1 at Godmanchester Rovers today.

Regent striker Jake is thought to be on the U's radar

Essex County Standard:

12:26pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent loanee Jake Gordon is being watched by two Football League clubs - and one is thought to be Colchester United.

Wivenhoe cut the gap between themselves and Clacton and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard: FOOTBALL: Dursley hit three in derby with Charfield

6:14pm Saturday 11th April 2015

WIVENHOE TOWN boosted their survival chances thanks to a 2-0 victory at home to Mildenhall Town.

Coyle nets a late winner for Clacton against Wivenhoe and Stanway and Brantham draw

Essex County Standard: FOOTBALL: Dursley hit three in derby with Charfield

6:12pm Monday 6th April 2015

KEVIN Coyle netted a precious late winner as FC Clacton gave their survival prospects a huge boost by sinking rivals Wivenhoe Town 1-0.

Clacton clamber out of the relegation zone at Wivenhoe's expense, Stanway move back into the top three and Brantham make it five straight wins

Essex County Standard:

7:59pm Saturday 4th April 2015

IT’S all change at the foot of the Thurlow Nunn League premier division as FC CLACTON clambered out of the bottom three – at the expense of neighbours WIVENHOE TOWN.

Tendring are crowned National Shield champions

Essex County Standard:

1:36pm Saturday 28th March 2015

TENDRING Volleyball Club have been crowned National Shield champions.

Clacton boost their survival hopes, Wivenhoe are held, Stanway slip up and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard: FOOTBALL: Dursley hit three in derby with Charfield

8:01pm Saturday 21st March 2015

FC CLACTON gave their chances of avoiding relegation a huge boost today after winning 3-2 at home to Mildenhall.

Daobry-Jay confident ahead of ring return

Essex County Standard:

5:13pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Sarah Daobry-Jay is stepping back in the ring – and is confident of celebrating another victory.

Stanway net late goals to claim the derby spoils at Clacton

Essex County Standard:

9:44pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

STANWAY ROVERS netted twice in the last ten minutes to beat neighbours FC CLACTON 3-1 tonight.

Defeats for Stanway, Wivenhoe and Clacton and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard: FOOTBALL: Dursley hit three in derby with Charfield

6:26pm Saturday 14th March 2015

STANWAY ROVERS suffered a blow in their quest for promotion this afternoon after slipping to a 2-1 defeat at home to Felixstowe & Walton.

Duguid re-signs but Stanway Rovers suffer defeat against Hadleigh

Essex County Standard:

9:55pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

KARL Duguid has re-signed for Stanway Rovers.

Stanway climb to second and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard:

6:10pm Saturday 7th March 2015

STANWAY ROVERS are up to second in the Thurlow Nunn League premier division after a 2-0 victory at Diss Town today.

Stanway and Wivenhoe share the spoils in Thurlow Nunn League derby

Essex County Standard:

9:55pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

STANWAY ROVERS and WIVENHOE TOWN shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw, in tonight’s Thurlow Nunn League derby at the Hawthorns.

Tendring book their place in National Shield final

Essex County Standard:

10:33pm Saturday 28th February 2015

TENDRING Volleyball Club have powered into the men’s National Shield final.

Precious wins for Stanway and Clacton and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard:

9:24pm Saturday 28th February 2015

FC CLACTON and STANWAY ROVERS pocketed precious points in their respective battles at opposite ends of the Thurlow Nunn League premier division table.

Defender Osborne is joining the U's on loan from Bristol City

Essex County Standard: Karleigh Osborne (above) is set to miss out on the Bolton game. PICTURE BY EDMUND BOYDEN.

12:39pm Thursday 26th February 2015

KARLEIGH Osborne is joining Colchester United on loan from Bristol City.

Dion eyes first U's start

Essex County Standard:

9:21am Thursday 26th February 2015

Dion Sembie-Ferris is setting his sights on a first start for Colchester United.

Chapman's spectacular goal rescues a point for the Seasiders

Essex County Standard:

11:10pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

FC CLACTON secured their first point of 2015 tonight after a battling 1-1 draw at home to Gorleston.

U's under-21s suffer their first defeat of 2015

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

3:12pm Thursday 19th February 2015

COLCHESTER United's under-21s have suffered their first defeat of 2015.

Humes: it's about sticking together, not pointing the finger of blame

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

12:12pm Thursday 19th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes refused to point the finger of blame after watching his side slip to defeat against MK Dons.

Humes pleased to welcome back Gilbey and Moncur

Essex County Standard: Happy - Alex Gilbey is enjoying playing for Colchester United under Joe Dunne. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO83731-02)

2:52pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes was delighted to welcome back Alex Gilbey and George Moncur during Tuesday's defeat against MK Dons.

Humes bemoans one defensive lapse in Dons defeat

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

10:52pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes felt there was little between his side and League One title hopefuls MK Dons, in tonight’s 1-0 defeat at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

U's slip to a narrow defeat against MK Dons

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

10:36pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

COLCHESTER United missed an opportunity to climb out of the relegation zone tonight after slipping to a 1-0 defeat against promotion-chasing MK Dons.

Gilbey, Healey and Moncur return to U's squad for Dons clash

Essex County Standard: Happy - Alex Gilbey is enjoying playing for Colchester United under Joe Dunne. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO83731-02)

4:14pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

COLCHESTER United have been boosted by the return of three key players for tonight's League One clash against MK Dons.

Eastman is hunting first back-to-back wins of the season

Essex County Standard: Game time - Tom Eastman is expected to play for Colchester United's under-21s in their friendly at Watford today. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO82078-008)

12:00pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

COLCHESTER United defender Tom Eastman says he and his team-mates are desperate for back-to-back victories.

Humes: enjoy the challenge of taking on top teams in league

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

9:52am Tuesday 17th February 2015

ENJOY the challenge.

It's My Shout: Gazette sports reporter Matt Plummer has his say on the U's

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

6:00am Tuesday 17th February 2015

WHAT a difference a win makes.

You've set the benchmark - now build on it, says U's boss Humes

Essex County Standard: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

5:00pm Monday 16th February 2015

COLCHESTER United have set the bar – now they must deliver on a regular basis.

Sammie is setting his sights on double figures

Essex County Standard: Bright young thing - Sammie Szmodics is one of a number of young players to feature in Colchester United's first team this season. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

10:54am Monday 16th February 2015

SAMMIE Szmodics is setting his sights on double figures after notching his fourth Colchester United goal.

Proud Humes felt his U's side were worthy winners at Oldham

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

5:43pm Saturday 14th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes praised his side for a “terrific, solid team performance” after watching them win 1-0 at Oldham Athletic.

Szmodics' early goal gives Colchester a precious victory at Oldham

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

4:54pm Saturday 14th February 2015

COLCHESTER United gave their survival hopes a major boost this afternoon after pulling off a nail-biting 1-0 victory at Oldham Athletic.

Live Live - Oldham Athletic v Colchester United

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

2:29pm Saturday 14th February 2015

Welcome to our live coverage of this afternoon's League One match between Oldham Athletic and Colchester United.

Szmodics: we're ready to fight for League One survival

Essex County Standard: Promise - Sammie Szmodics made a big impression after forcing his way into Joe Dunne's first team at Colchester United, last season.

6:00am Saturday 14th February 2015

NO more Mr Nice Guys.

Humes: clear-the-air talks were healthy

Essex County Standard: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

6:00am Friday 13th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes says he and his players have had clear-the-air talks this week.

Stanway bounce back from Vase exit with a victory at Ipswich Wanderers

Essex County Standard:

10:34pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

STANWAY ROVERS bounced back from their FA Vase exit with an excellent 4-2 victory at Ipswich Wanderers tonight.

Humes: we're a soft touch at the moment

Essex County Standard: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

10:22pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes admitted his side have become a “soft touch” following tonight’s 4-1 defeat at Sheffield United.

U's suffer a heavy defeat at Sheffield United

Essex County Standard: Promise - Sammie Szmodics made a big impression after forcing his way into Joe Dunne's first team at Colchester United, last season.

10:14pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

COLCHESTER United's survival hopes took another turn for the worse tonight after crashing to defeat at play-off chasing Sheffield United.

Live Live: Sheffield United v Colchester United

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

6:52pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

Welcome to our live coverage of tonight's Colchester United match at Sheffield United.

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