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U's to look elsewhere after missing out on loan signing

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

4:57pm Tuesday 4th August 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes says he is casting his net elsewhere after his attempts to sign a forward on a season-long loan fell through at the last minute.

New forward will complete U's transfer dealings "for time being"

Essex County Standard:

8:44am Tuesday 4th August 2015

Colchester United are today expected to clinch the signing of a new forward on a season-long loan.

U's will allow Lewington to leave on loan

Essex County Standard:

10:20am Tuesday 4th August 2015

Colchester United are willing to allow goalkeeper Chris Lewington to leave on loan after he fell down the pecking order at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

U's keepers to battle it out for opening-day start

Essex County Standard: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

8:18am Tuesday 4th August 2015

Sam Walker and Elliot Parish will this week battle it out to secure a place in Colchester United’s starting line-up for their curtain-raiser against Blackpool.

Ashby is a driving force in U's academy

Essex County Standard:

10:00am Monday 3rd August 2015

It's quite appropriate that someone who once worked in the motor industry should now be a driving force behind Colchester United’s assembly line of young talent.

U's set to wrap up deal for new forward

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Monday 3rd August 2015

Colchester United are expected to clinch the signing of a new forward on a season-long loan within the next 24 hours.

Humes happy to hand Dunne his opportunity

Essex County Standard:

8:09pm Sunday 2nd August 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes says he was happy to hand teenager Louis Dunne his first taste of senior action in their friendly defeat against Fulham.

"We have to finish our chances" admits Humes after U's suffer friendly defeat against Fulham

Essex County Standard: Colchester boss Tony Humes

5:55pm Saturday 1st August 2015

Tony Humes felt Colchester United’s pre-season friendly against a Fulham XI was a good exercise for his side, despite their narrow 1-0 defeat.

U's narrowly beaten by Fulham XI in final pre-season friendly

Essex County Standard: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

4:47pm Saturday 1st August 2015

Colchester United's pre-season programme ended in defeat after they were beaten 1-0 by a young Fulham side in their final friendly of the summer.

Porter named as new U's captain

Essex County Standard:

10:07pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

Chris Porter will lead Colchester United this season after being named as the club's new captain.

Moncur secures U's friendly win over West Ham

Essex County Standard:

9:37pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

George Moncur’s fine free-kick against his former club helped Colchester United beat a young West Ham United side 1-0 in a pre-season friendly tonight.

Cowling optimistic ahead of new season

Essex County Standard: Delighted - U's chairman Robbie Cowling says manager Joe Dunne is the hardest-working manager he has ever worked with. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO47693-42)

7:51am Monday 20th July 2015

Robbie Cowling says Colchester United says he is feeling full of optimism ahead of the new League One season.

U's fight back to beat Stortford

Essex County Standard: Big moment - Macauley Bonne made his Colchester United debut as a second-half substitute in their 1-1 draw at Shrewsbury Town. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:43pm Saturday 18th July 2015

Colchester United came from behind to beat Bishop's Stortford 3-2 and make it three wins out of three in pre-season.

Humes wants U's to be the talk of the town

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Saturday 18th July 2015

Tony Humes wants more people from the town to rally behind Colchester United.

Humes still to make U's skipper decision

Essex County Standard:

5:00pm Friday 17th July 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says he is still to decide who his captain will be next season.

Wright targets U's starting place after injury comeback

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Friday 17th July 2015

Drey Wright says he is determined to nail down a place in Colchester United’s starting line-up after recovering from his long-term injury nightmare.

Briggs cannot wait for new season after international chance

Essex County Standard:

8:39am Thursday 16th July 2015

Colchester United full-back Matthew Briggs says his first taste of senior international football with Guyana has boosted him ahead of the new season.

U's duo pen four-year deals

Essex County Standard:

4:40pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

Colchester United teenagers Cameron James and Tariq Issa have both penned new four-year contracts with the club.

Quality of U's goals pleases Humes

Essex County Standard:

11:54am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes was impressed by the quality of the goals his side scored in their 4-0 pre-season friendly win at Brentwood Town.

U's set for talks with trialists

Essex County Standard:

11:40am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Colchester United are set for talks with trialists Ollie Lee and Elliot Parish today.

Humes plays down Walker fitness fears

Essex County Standard:

10:51am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes has played down fears that goalkeeper Sam Walker may miss the start of the new season.

Massey at the double as U's make it two wins from two

Essex County Standard:

9:24pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

Colchester United went on the goal trail again tonight after beating Ryman Premier side Brentwood 4-0 in their latest pre-season friendly.

U's fans will have to wait a little longer to see Elokobi

Essex County Standard:

3:05pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

Colchester United continue their pre-season programme with a trip to play Ryman Premier new boys Brentwood Town tonight.

U's bid to recapture Murphy on loan rests with Norwich

Essex County Standard: Jacob Murphy is reported to be a loan target of Swindon Town

4:16pm Monday 13th July 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes admits their attempts to bring Jacob Murphy back for a second loan spell lie in Norwich City’s hands.

Former Blackpool keeper Parish training with U's

Essex County Standard: Elliot Parish. Pic courtesy WWFC

4:00pm Monday 13th July 2015

Colchester United are running the rule over former Blackpool and Bristol City shot-stopper Elliot Parish.

Lee will get chance to impress at U's

Essex County Standard:

7:20am Monday 13th July 2015

Olly Lee will be given the chance to earn a permanent move to Colchester United, according to boss Tony Humes.

Humes pleased with prolific U's

Essex County Standard:

8:19pm Saturday 11th July 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes believes hitting the net eight times in their opening pre-season friendly will boost his players’ confidence.

Porter bags a brace as U's cruise to friendly win over Swifts

Essex County Standard:

4:19pm Saturday 11th July 2015

Colchester United got their pre-season off to a thumping start with an 8-0 friendly win over Heybridge Swifts this afternoon.

King on track in Olympic bid

Essex County Standard:

12:00pm Friday 10th July 2015

Colchester race walker Dominic King says a feeling of unfinished business is fuelling his desire to book an Olympic spot.

U's target Woodyard set to feature for Orient

Essex County Standard:

9:00am Friday 10th July 2015

Colchester United target Alex Woodyard is likely to feature for Leyton Orient in their friendly at Braintree Town tonight.

Humes - U's youngsters will be a stronger force

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Thursday 9th July 2015

Tony Humes believes Colchester United’s emerging youngsters can be an even stronger force this season.

Edwards claims Humes was big factor in U's move

Essex County Standard:

8:46am Thursday 9th July 2015

Colchester United new boy Joe Edwards says manager Tony Humes was a key factor in his decision to join the U’s.

Key players will be crucial in Ashes battle says former England bowler Foster

Essex County Standard:

12:37pm Wednesday 8th July 2015

Neil Foster believes England’s key players must hit top form if they are to have any chance of reclaiming the Ashes.

King claims bronze medal at British Championships

Essex County Standard:

6:02pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

Colchester Harriers' Dominic King was in impressive form to claim bronze at the British Championships in Birmingham.

Robinson progresses to Players Championship quarter-finals

Essex County Standard:

5:57pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

Colchester professional Jamie Robinson battled his way through to the quarter-finals of round 13 of the Players Championship, in Wigan.

Elokobi almost returned to the U's 12 months ago

Essex County Standard:

10:27am Tuesday 7th July 2015

New Colchester United defender George Elokobi has revealed that he came close to joining Colchester United last summer.

U's sign midfielder Edwards

Essex County Standard: Yeovil's Joe Edwards gets to the ball ahead of Billy Clarke

3:38pm Monday 6th July 2015

Colchester United have further bolstered their squad this afternoon with the capture of midfielder Joe Edwards.

U's close in on midfielder

Essex County Standard: Colchester boss Tony Humes

7:11am Monday 6th July 2015

Colchester United manager Tony Humes is hoping to secure another new signing today.

Elokobi returns to Colchester

Essex County Standard:

4:26pm Friday 3rd July 2015

George Elokobi is back at Colchester United.

U's willing to play the waiting game

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes says he is willing to play the waiting game as he looks to further strengthen his squad for next season.

Shante braced for British Championships debut

Essex County Standard:

7:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

Shante Little wants to smash her personal best on her British Athletics Championships debut this weekend.

Porter raring to go as U's preparations get underway

Essex County Standard:

8:39am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Chris Porter says the prospect of playing League One football again will make pre-season a more enjoyable experience for Colchester United’s players.

Former U's skipper Okuonghae signs for Luton

Essex County Standard: Staying upbeat - Magnus Okuonghae, pictured celebrating his goal at Brentford with team-mate Clinton Morrison, insists Colchester United have to remain positive despite a run of ten league games without a win. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:47pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Former Colchester United captain Magnus Okuonghae has signed for League Two side Luton Town.

Gordon leaves Colchester

Essex County Standard:

3:56pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Colchester United have parted company with defender Ben Gordon.

U's players sweat it out on opening day of pre-season

Essex County Standard:

1:00pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

Colchester United's players reported for the first day of pre-season training today, at a humid Five Lakes.

U's new skipper could be a summer signing

Essex County Standard:

9:04am Wednesday 1st July 2015

Tony Humes has revealed Colchester United’s new captain could be one of his summer signings.

Russo determined to ensure U's are fighting fit for new season

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

5:42pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Stefano Russo says his main priority is to get Colchester United’s players as fit as possible in readiness for the big kick-off.

U's will consider offers for Gordon

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Ben Gordon has been told he can leave Colchester United if the right opportunity arises.

Stephens finishes sixth in 50m butterfly final at European Games

Essex County Standard:

4:25pm Saturday 27th June 2015

Colchester Swimming Club member Laura Stephens rounded off her European Games participation with a sixth-place finish in the 50m butterfly final, in Baku.

Stephens wins bronze in Baku final

Essex County Standard: Enjoying relocation - Tough training for Laura Stephens in Plymouth

3:37pm Friday 26th June 2015

Colchester Swimming Club member Laura Stephens finished tied for third place to claim bronze for Great Britain in a dramatic women's 100 metres butterfly final at the European Games.

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