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Focused Magnus not thinking about potential new contract at U's

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Magnus Okuonghae says he is willing to put any potential contract talks on hold in a bid to be a consistent performer for Colchester United.

U's running the rule over West Ham defender

Essex County Standard:

8:07am Thursday 30th October 2014

Colchester United are running the rule over West Ham United youngster Jamie Harney.

Humes to speak to Ipswich over Hewitt stay

Essex County Standard:

4:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes plans to speak to Ipswich Town this week about extending defender Elliott Hewitt’s stay with the club.

U's bow out of Essex Senior Cup after losing to Concord on penalties

Essex County Standard:

9:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester United were knocked out of the Essex Senior Cup at the third round stage tonight after losing 4-2 on penalties to Concord Rangers.

Watson hoping to take England chance with both hands

Essex County Standard:

12:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester Royal Grammar School pupil Matt Watson is hoping to make a big impression when he takes part in England trials this week.

Colchester rack up a century of points to put Woodford to the sword

Essex County Standard:

8:45am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester racked up the points after thrashing struggling Woodford 100-0 at Mill Road.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

When was the last time Colchester United boasted so many attacking players at the top of their game?

McGreal wants U's to rise to Concord challenge

Essex County Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Colchester United’s trip to Concord Rangers in the Essex Senior Cup tonight represents a different kind of challenge for the club’s young players.

Massey - everyone's fighting for the cause

Essex County Standard:

8:16am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Gavin Massey believes a new-found fighting spirit has been key to Colchester United’s turnaround in fortunes.

U's to face non-league Gosport Borough in FA Cup

Essex County Standard:

7:17pm Monday 27th October 2014

Colchester United have been handed an away trip to play non-league side Gosport Borough after the draw was made at St George's Park.

Watt "surprised" to be left out of U's side

Essex County Standard:

4:02pm Monday 27th October 2014

Sanchez Watt admits he was “surprised and unhappy” to be omitted from Colchester United’s starting line-up for their game against Swindon Town.

Humes happy with potent U's - but still wants more

Essex County Standard:

8:50am Monday 27th October 2014

Tony Humes praised his free-scoring Colchester United side after their draw at Swindon Town – and then challenged them to become even more prolific.

Battling U's claim a point at Swindon

Essex County Standard: On the comeback trail - Gavin Massey is back in training for Colchester United following a hamstring injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO77907-08)

4:53pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Colchester United came from behind twice to claim a 2-2 draw with Swindon Town in an entertaining contest at the County Ground this afternoon.

Swindon Town v Colchester United - live!

Essex County Standard: Return match - Magnus Okuonghae's Colchester are due to take on Sheffield United for the third time this season, having already played them in the league and the FA Cup. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86650-10)

2:49pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Stay here for updates of Colchester United's game at Swindon Town today at a sunny County Ground!

U's striker Holman joins Shots on loan

Essex County Standard:

1:17pm Friday 24th October 2014

Colchester United striker Dan Holman has signed for Conference Premier side Aldershot Town on a month's loan.

U's open contract talks with key duo

Essex County Standard: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Colchester United have opened contract talks with leading goalscorer Freddie Sears.

U's suffer injury blow after winger Wright is ruled out for the rest of the season

Essex County Standard: Comeback trail - Drey Wright has missed much of this season because of a knee injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO74606-14)

2:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Colchester United have suffered an injury blow after winger Drey Wright was ruled out for the rest of the season with a cruciate ligament knee injury.

Humes - U's are growing in belief

Essex County Standard:

8:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Humes believes the character Colchester United have shown in recent games shows the growing belief that exists among his players.

Duguid could resume playing career after leaving the U's

Essex County Standard:

2:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Karl Duguid has left his coaching role at Colchester United - and is considering reviving his playing career.

U's hopeful over Kent head injury

Essex County Standard:

12:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Colchester United are confident that defender Frankie Kent did not suffer any concussion following his head injury in their 2-1 win over Chesterfield.

Humes hails U's character after Chesterfield triumph

Essex County Standard: Welcome return - Freddie Sears in the U's 2-0 defeat against MK Dons, when he started his first game in six weeks. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

10:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes praised his side's character after they came from behind to beat Chesterfield 2-1 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Sears scores superb late winner as U's beat Chesterfield

Essex County Standard: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

10:38pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Freddie Sears scored a superb late winner as Colchester United came from behind to beat Chesterfield and record back-to-back home wins for the first time in more than two years.

U's v Chesterfield - live!

Essex County Standard: Gary Liddle battles with Colchester opponent Alex Gilbey

6:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stay here for updates of U's v Chesterfield at the Weston Homes Community Stadium!

U's keen on extending Hewitt loan from Ipswich Town

Essex County Standard:

2:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says he would be interested in speaking to Ipswich Town about extending Elliott Hewitt's loan spell at the club.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

11:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The news that a further three players have extended their contracts at Colchester United has been warmly received by supporters.

Smith at the double as U's youngsters win at Leeds United

Essex County Standard: New arrival - striker Dominic Smith has signed a one-year professional deal with the U's after leaving Crewe. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

11:09am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A brace from Dominic Smith helped Colchester United’s under-21s claim a superb 2-1 win at Leeds United.

Loan spell has made Holman more determined to be a success at U's

Essex County Standard:

10:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Dan Holman says his disappointing loan spell at Wrexham has made him even more determined to be a success at Colchester United.

Gordon urged to fight for his place at U's

Essex County Standard:

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Tony Humes has challenged defender Ben Gordon to fight to regain his place in Colchester United’s starting line-up.

We need to kill teams off, admits U's boss Humes

Essex County Standard:

8:36am Monday 20th October 2014

Tony Humes admits Colchester United must be more ruthless if they are to climb further away from the League One drop zone.

Sears strike earns U's share of the spoils

Essex County Standard:

4:52pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A fine goal by leading goalscorer Freddie Sears helped Colchester United claim a point in a 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe United this afternoon.

Scunthorpe United v Colchester United - live!

Essex County Standard:

2:31pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Stay here for live updates of Scunthorpe United v Colchester United at Glanford Park!

Humes hoping more players will commit their futures to Colchester

Essex County Standard: Focused - Gavin Massey knows it is vital that Colchester United stay in League One this season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-09)

12:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

Tony Humes is hoping more players will follow suit after three of Colchester United’s squad members committed to their future to the club.

Scunthorpe experience proved the making of U's assistant manager Hall

Essex County Standard: Casting his eye - U's reserve-team boss Richard Hall will run the rule over West Ham United teenager Jake Young following his appearance for the U's second-string against Oxford United. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO42774-03)

12:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

He was teased for being a “southern softie” during his time there.

Kent puts pen to paper on long-term contract

Essex County Standard:

4:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester United have tied Frankie Kent to a long-term contract after the teenage defender signed a new three-and-a-half year deal with the U's.

Massey pens new U's deal

Essex County Standard:

4:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Gavin Massey has committed his future to Colchester United after signing a two-year extension at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Eastman signs new U's contract

Essex County Standard:

3:26pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Tom Eastman has signed a new contract with Colchester United.

Former Wales boss Flynn backs Humes for success at Colchester

Essex County Standard:

2:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Brian Flynn believes leading Colchester United to a mid-table finish would be an achievement for Tony Humes in his first season in charge.

Extra-hole defeat for Colchester duo at Daily Mail Foursomes national finals

Essex County Standard:

1:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester Golf Club duo David Latta and Mike Sutton suffered an early exit at the Daily Mail Foursomes national finals, in Scotland.

Humes set for Holman talks

Essex County Standard:

7:47am Thursday 16th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes is set to make a decision on Dan Holman’s immediate future this week.

Bean admits he may have played his last game for U's

Essex County Standard:

7:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

Marcus Bean admits he may have played his last game for Colchester United.

Watson always wanted to return to the U's

Essex County Standard:

10:34am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Kevin Watson says it was always his desire to return to Colchester United after taking up a part-time coaching role in their academy.

U's are hopeful over Wright injury

Essex County Standard:

8:26am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Colchester United are optimistic that the injury suffered by winger Drey Wright in their under-21 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday is not as bad as first feared.

Sammie sets sights on regular spot for U's

Essex County Standard:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Sammie Szmodics has set his sights on becoming a Colchester United regular after committing his long-term future to the club.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

One of the key characteristics of any good manager is their ability to make tough decisions.

Injury worry over Wright as U's under-21s are beaten

Essex County Standard:

8:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Colchester United will check on the fitness of winger Drey Wright after the winger limped off with what appeared to be a knee injury in their under-21 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday.

Wright set for spell on the sidelines

Essex County Standard:

3:43pm Monday 13th October 2014

Colchester United veteran David Wright is likely to be out for several weeks after picking up a thigh injury in training.

Humes lays down challenge for Vose

Essex County Standard:

8:56am Monday 13th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says Dominic Vose needs to do more in “certain areas” to make his starting line-up.

Massey delighted after best-ever display

Essex County Standard:

8:40am Monday 13th October 2014

Two-goal hero Gavin Massey helped Colchester United see off Fleetwood Town – and then labelled his match-winning performance as the best of his career.

Humes hails Massey after U's win

Essex County Standard: Crucial goal - Gavin Massey celebrates his opening goal for Colchester United in their 2-1 win over Leyton Orient. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

6:19pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes was full of praise for match-winner Gavin Massey after his brace helped them see off Fleetwood Town.

Massey at the double as U's bag first home win

Essex County Standard: Something to cheer - Gavin Massey celebrates his goal in the U's 2-1 victory over Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-14)

4:58pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Gavin Massey scored twice as Colchester United beat Fleetwood Town 2-1 to register their first home win of the season, The U's came from behind to beat the Cod Army and get back to winning ways at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

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