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Humes hails U's character after Orient win

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

6:26pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Tony Humes praised the character of his Colchester United players after they recorded a vital 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Leyton Orient.

U's boost survival hopes after Orient win

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)

4:59pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Colchester United secured a crucial 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Leyton Orient to give their hopes of staying up a big boost.

Colchester United v Leyton Orient - live!

Essex County Standard:

2:14pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Stay here for updates of Colchester United's crucial game with Leyton Orient at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this afternoon!

U's will consider any Eastmond interest

Essex County Standard: Back in contention - Colchester United midfielder Craig Eastmond is available again from suspension for tonight's game against MK Dons. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-02)

1:57pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Colchester United say they are prepared to consider any offers for their out of favour midfielder Craig Eastmond - if a move is right for both parties.

Humes hoping new signings will inspire U's to a rare home win

Essex County Standard:

1:49pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes is hoping the arrival of two new forwards will lead to his side recording a rare home victory tomorrow.

Gilbey ruled out of Orient clash

Essex County Standard: Staying put - Alex Gilbey has extended his stay with Colchester United.

1:31pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Colchester United midfielder Alex Gilbey has been ruled out of their big game with Leyton Orient tomorrow.

Kpekawa returns to QPR from U's

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

1:19pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Cole Kpekawa has returned to parent club Queens Park Rangers, following his loan spell with Colchester United.

U's new boy Porter has "a point to prove"

Essex County Standard:

5:27pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

Tony Humes believes his new signing Chris Porter has a point to prove after quitting Sheffield United to join Colchester United.

Eastman - your support makes a difference to us

Essex County Standard:

8:22am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Tom Eastman has urged Colchester United’s supporters to help cheer them on to a precious victory over Leyton Orient this weekend.

U's new boy Marriott is a "natural goalscorer"

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes believes he has signed a “natural goalscorer” after landing Jack Marriott on loan.

Humes has held Eastmond talks

Essex County Standard:

7:56am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Tony Humes says he has held talks with Craig Eastmond following the midfielder’s recent omission from the Colchester United squad.

Hewitt extends U's loan stay

Essex County Standard:

11:24am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Elliott Hewitt has extended his loan spell for a further month from Championship side Ipswich Town.

Iron's match at Southport is called off

Essex County Standard:

9:28am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Braintree Town's match at Southport has been postponed because of a frozen pitch.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

It was cruelly ironic that the image of a celebrating Freddie Sears should adorn the front cover of Colchester United’s matchday programme on Saturday.

Marriott completes loan move as U's set sights on experienced striker

Essex County Standard:

8:10am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Colchester United have completed the loan signing of Ipswich Town striker Jack Marriott.

Sears "seriously considered" U's stay

Essex County Standard:

11:25am Monday 19th January 2015

Robbie Cowling has revealed Freddie Sears “seriously considered” staying at Colchester United before leaving to join Ipswich Town.

U's set to swoop for Marriott

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

10:16am Monday 19th January 2015

Colchester United are reportedly close to signing Ipswich Town striker Jack Marriott on loan.

Humes can understand U's fans frustrations

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.

6:47pm Saturday 17th January 2015

Tony Humes admits he can understand the frustrations of Colchester United's supporters after they fell to another home defeat.

U's made to pay for missed chances after suffering another home defeat

Essex County Standard:

4:52pm Saturday 17th January 2015

Colchester United were booed off by their own fans after suffering a fifth successive home league defeat this afternoon.

Colchester United v Walsall - live!

Essex County Standard:

3:01pm Saturday 17th January 2015

Stay here for updates of Colchester v Walsall!

U's start hunt for Sears' replacement

Essex County Standard:

1:40pm Friday 16th January 2015

Colchester United have begun their hunt for Freddie Sears’ replacement.

Sears "deserves a crack at the next level" after leaving U's

Essex County Standard:

1:32pm Friday 16th January 2015

Freddie Sears “deserves a crack at the next level” according to Colchester United manager Tony Humes.

Jabo can leave the U's

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Friday 16th January 2015

Jabo Ibehre will be allowed to leave Colchester United - either permanently or on loan.

Gorkss confident that U's can beat the drop

Essex County Standard:

4:00pm Friday 16th January 2015

Kaspars Gorkss is confident Colchester United can stay in League One.

Humes handed cash boost

Essex County Standard:

9:04am Thursday 15th January 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes will be given any extra cash created by player departures in this month’s transfer window.

Gilbey edging closer to U's return

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

11:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

Tony Humes is hopeful midfielder Alex Gilbey will be fit enough to return to the Colchester United squad for their home clash with Walsall this weekend.

Holman challenged to fight for his place

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

Dan Holman has been challenged to come back and fight for his place at Colchester United.

Sembie-Ferris bags a brace as U's youngsters beat Palace

Essex County Standard: On target - Macauley Bonne scored Colchester United's opener in their 3-2 Essex Senior Cup win over Thurrock. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-30)

10:50am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Dion Sembie-Ferris scored twice as Colchester United's under-21s beat Crystal Palace 4-2, in their latest Professional Development League Two match.

Former U's stalwart Izzet helping next generation to flourish

Essex County Standard:

4:25pm Monday 12th January 2015

Kem Izzet enjoyed a long and productive career as a professional footballer.

Ibehre's long-term future remains unclear despite U's return

Essex County Standard:

4:04pm Monday 12th January 2015

Jabo Ibehre has returned to Colchester United following the completion of his loan spell at their League One rivals Oldham Athletic.

U's new boy Wynter puts his career first after leaving Crystal Palace

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Alex Wynter says he needed to “step out of his comfort zone” after signing for Colchester United.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

The contribution of arguably Colchester United’s two most valuable players at the weekend further illustrated how important the duo can be in the final four months of the season.

Competition is "intense" among U's under-21s

Essex County Standard:

11:40am Monday 12th January 2015

Colchester United’s under-21s will be hoping to record back-to-back wins for the first time since September tonight.

Hewitt dedicates his first senior goal to late pal

Essex County Standard:

8:46am Monday 12th January 2015

Colchester United loanee Elliott Hewitt bagged his first-ever career goal – and then dedicated it to his late pal Richard Butcher.

Humes hails "committed" U's after victory at Posh

Essex County Standard:

5:55pm Saturday 10th January 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes praised his side’s committed display after they ran out 2-0 winners at Peterborough United.

U's boost survival hopes with a vital win at Peterborough

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

4:52pm Saturday 10th January 2015

Colchester United boosted their survival hopes with an excellent 2-0 win at Peterborough United at London Road this afternoon.

Peterborough v Colchester - live!

Essex County Standard: Unlucky - Sanchez Watt had a goal disallowed and also hit the bar in the U's draw with Rotherham United. Picture: NIGEL BROWN (CO90942-08)

2:24pm Saturday 10th January 2015

Stay here for live updates of Peterborough United v Colchester United here at London Road!

Gorkss set to extend U's stay

Essex County Standard:

7:50am Friday 9th January 2015

Kaspars Gorkss is set to put pen to paper on a new short-term deal with Colchester United today.

Fox agrees new contract with the U's

Essex County Standard:

David Fox will stay at Colchester United until the end of the season after agreeing a new short-term deal with the club.

Humes - we have to stick by our philosophy

Essex County Standard:

8:10am Thursday 8th January 2015

Tony Humes is adamant he will not ditch his side’s playing style in his attempts to steer Colchester United away from relegation danger.

Sembie-Ferris sets sights on league bow after U's debut

Essex County Standard:

8:53am Wednesday 7th January 2015

Dion Sembie-Ferris has set his sights on securing a first-ever Football League appearance after making his Colchester United bow.

Thompson extends Tranmere loan

Essex County Standard:

11:38am Tuesday 6th January 2015

Colchester United defender Josh Thompson has extended his loan spell at Tranmere Rovers.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

1:00pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

Can you imagine Colchester United changing their main club colours to red and white?

U's happy for loan deals to continue

Essex County Standard:

10:01am Tuesday 6th January 2015

Colchester United are willing to allow their loan quartet to extend their time away from the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

U's youngsters win in Cardiff

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

9:07pm Monday 5th January 2015

Colchester United's under-21s have got 2015 off to a flying start after securing a superb 2-0 win at Cardiff City tonight.

U's confident of Fox stay

Essex County Standard:

1:00pm Monday 5th January 2015

Colchester United are hoping to extend David Fox's stay at the club this week.

U's head back to Cardiff City

Essex County Standard:

10:00am Monday 5th January 2015

Colchester United make a rapid return to Cardiff City tonight when their under-21s play their first game of 2015.

U's defender Gorkss wants to play at a higher level again

Essex County Standard:

8:02am Monday 5th January 2015

Colchester United will resume talks with Kaspars Gorkss today, with the defender on the brink of leaving the club.

Humes disappointed with manner of U's FA Cup defeat

Essex County Standard:

10:29pm Friday 2nd January 2015

Tony Humes admitted Colchester United were left to rue defensive errors after they were beaten 3-1 at Championship club Cardiff City to go out of the FA Cup at the third-round stage.

Sears strike not enough as U's are beaten by Cardiff City to go out of FA Cup

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

9:34pm Friday 2nd January 2015

Freddie Sears' strike proved only a consolation as Colchester United bowed out of this season's FA Cup at the third round stage following a 3-1 defeat at Championship club Cardiff City.

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