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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.

Little "humbled" are being cleared to compete for Great Britain

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Friday 26th June 2015

American-born athlete Shante Little says it would be “amazing” to represent Great Britain on the world stage.

Gilbey keen to continue progress with U's

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Friday 26th June 2015

Alex Gilbey admits he still has plenty to learn as a footballer.

New U's coach inspired by Dario Gradi influence

Essex County Standard:

8:54am Thursday 25th June 2015

DAVID Wright says he will take inspiration from respected academy coach Dario Gradi after joining Colchester United’s coaching team.

Stephens seals final spot at European Games

Essex County Standard: View of the new swimming pool at Radcliffe Leisure Centre

8:39am Thursday 25th June 2015

Colchester Swimming Club member Laura Stephens has qualified for the women's 100m butterfly semi-finals at the European Games, in Baku.

Unlucky Laura misses out on semi-final spot at European Games

Essex County Standard:

5:50pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Laura Stephens was unfortunate to miss out on a semi-final spot at the European Games.

U's suffer Fox blow

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 24th June 2015

David Fox will not be returning to Colchester United.

U's boosted by "strong" season-ticket sales

Essex County Standard: Colchester United fans at the first home game of the season

7:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Colchester United season-ticket sales are on the up.

U's snap up left-back Briggs

Essex County Standard:

3:47pm Monday 22nd June 2015

Colchester United have completed their second signing of the summer after bringing in defender Matt Briggs on a permanent deal.

Humes wants U's to make home advantage count

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Sunday 21st June 2015

Tony Humes wants Colchester United to improve their home form next season.

Derby date is a "belter" for U's

Essex County Standard: All stand - U's fans at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this season. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO82083-01)

8:00am Friday 19th June 2015

Tim Waddington is confident Colchester United’s hotly-anticipated Boxing Day showdown with Southend United will attract a sell-out crowd to the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Colchester and Essex seamer Topley earns England T20 call-up for New Zealand clash

Essex County Standard:

9:33am Thursday 18th June 2015

Reece Topley has been called up to the England T20 squad for their match against New Zealand next Tuesday.

Wright relishing new coaching role at the U's

Essex County Standard:

8:33am Thursday 18th June 2015

David Wright says he jumped at the chance to return to Colchester United.

U's will embrace Royals test says promotion-winning midfielder

Essex County Standard:

8:25am Thursday 18th June 2015

Colchester United’s players will relish the chance to pit their wits against higher-league opponents after being drawn to play Reading in the Capital One Cup.

U's to host Blackpool in League One curtain-raiser

Essex County Standard:

8:45am Wednesday 17th June 2015

Colchester United will host Blackpool on the opening day of the new League One season.

Mersea sailor Saskia earns Olympic Test Event selection

Essex County Standard:

6:00pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

West Mersea’s Saskia Clark has been picked to take part in an Olympic Test Event in Rio.

Wright returns to U's and lands Maldon and Tiptree manager role

Essex County Standard: It's good to talk - David Wright intends to hold further discussions with Colchester United about his new contract. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

7:50am Wednesday 17th June 2015

David Wright says he is relishing his new dual coaching role at both Colchester United and Maldon and Tiptree.

U's to reveal new kit

5:04pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

Colchester United will unveil their brand new home and away shirts at the club's Open Day next month.

U's in the market for experienced centre-half

Essex County Standard:

4:56pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

Colchester United assistant manager Richard Hall says landing an experienced centre-half is one of their main priorities, ahead of the new League One season.

U's to host Royals in Capital One Cup

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

10:02am Tuesday 16th June 2015

Colchester United will host Championship side Reading in the first round of this season's Capital One Cup.

Lapslie ready to battle for U's midfield spot

Essex County Standard:

9:19am Monday 15th June 2015

Tom Lapslie insists he is ready to battle for a regular midfield starting role at Colchester United next season.

Colchester cricketers set new cup record after potent partnership

Essex County Standard:

6:00am Saturday 13th June 2015

A prolific pair of Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club teenagers have smashed their way into the record books.

Saskia still on course for gold at Sailing World Cup

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Friday 12th June 2015

West Mersea’s Saskia Clark and helm Hannah Mills are in a good position heading into the third day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Weymouth.

U's new boy Brindley is on a fitness mission

Essex County Standard:

3:53pm Thursday 11th June 2015

Colchester United new boy Richard Brindley has revealed he has already started his pre-season in a bid to hit the ground running in the forthcoming campaign.

U's snap up former West Ham youngster

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

5:13pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

Colchester United have signed teenager Kieron Bailey on a development contract.

U's rule out move for Wordsworth

Essex County Standard: Moving on? Colchester United midfielder Anthony Wordsworth is set to join Ipswich Town.

8:37am Wednesday 10th June 2015

Tony Humes has ruled out a Colchester United return for midfielder Anthony Wordsworth this summer.

Former U's defender Clohessy links up with Orient

Essex County Standard:

5:11pm Tuesday 9th June 2015

Former Colchester United right-back Sean Clohessy has signed for League Two side Leyton Orient.

Interest in U's players would not be a surprise for Hall

Essex County Standard:

11:37am Tuesday 9th June 2015

Colchester United assistant manager Richard Hall admits he would not be surprised if some of their talented young players attracted some interest this summer.

Reliable Sam wants to play it again for U's

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)

6:15am Monday 8th June 2015

Colchester United shot-stopper Sam Walker believes consistency is key to him continuing to flourish as a goalkeeper.

U's to host West Ham United in pre-season friendly

Essex County Standard: Young guns - Alex Gilbey will be one of the Colchester youngsters taking on Arsenal's under-21s tonight. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO82073-052)

11:09am Saturday 6th June 2015

Colchester United will host Premier League side West Ham United in a pre-season friendly next month.

Bush's form brings World Cup interest from the USA

Essex County Standard:

5:00am Friday 5th June 2015

COLCHESTER and East Essex’s Harry Bush has taken the Shepherd Neame Essex League by storm.

U's need to keep core of their squad together, insists Izzet

Essex County Standard:

8:00am Friday 5th June 2015

Colchester United can make progress next season – providing they keep the bulk of their squad together.

Regular football was the key for U's new boy Brindley

Essex County Standard:

1:01pm Thursday 4th June 2015

Richard Brindley has revealed that the prospect of playing regular football was the main reason behind his decision to join Colchester United.

Holman is still "part of U's squad"

Essex County Standard:

8:44am Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Tony Humes insists striker Dan Holman still has a future at Colchester United.

Brindley agrees two-year deal with U's

Essex County Standard:

1:10pm Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Colchester United have completed the signing of Richard Brindley on a two-year deal.

Massey feeling right at home after "best-ever season" with the U's

Essex County Standard:

8:39am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Gavin Massey believes he has just enjoyed the best season of his career at Colchester United.

Carolan exit will not affect U's pre-season plans

Essex County Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

8:05am Monday 1st June 2015

Colchester United boss Tony Humes insists the departure of fitness guru David Carolan will not affect the club’s preparations for next season.

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