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WINNING COMBINATION: Charlie Dennis and Keith Banks were victorious on veterans’ Guest Day at Harwich and Dovercourt Golf Club. Forty competitors turned out in glorious sunshine for the  popular event. Banks (left) and Dennis (right) are pictured with v

Dennis and Banks secure victory on Guest Day

Disappointed - U's boss Tony Humes admits a lack of concentration at crucial times is costing his side.

Humes rues concentration lapses after U's crash out of JPT

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At the double - but Macauley Bonne's brace was not enough to prevent Colchester United from losing 3-2 to Northampton Town, in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

U's knocked out of Johnstone's Paint Trophy by Northampton

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Northampton v U's - live!

Northampton v U's - live!

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Hoping for a start - Sammie Szmodics is pushing for a place in Colchester United's starting line-up in their Johnstone's Paint Trophy tie at Northampton Town tonight. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108873-04)

Humes keen to mark milestone with JPT progression

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Window of opportunity - Tony Humes has been attempting to strengthen Colchester United's forward options for some time. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Comment - will U's secure new forward before window closes?

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Down memory lane - Paul Lambert presided over Colchester United's last win in the Football League Trophy, back in 2008.

U's hope to end JPT hoodoo

Pavett nets a last-gasp winner as Witham sink Brightlingsea

Pavett nets a last-gasp winner as Witham sink Brightlingsea

Exit - Reece Topley is leaving Essex for Hampshire

Reece Topley confirms Essex exit with Hampshire his destination come the end of the season

SPECIAL CATCH: Richard Harfield with his first common carp – a 12lbs 2ozs catch from Bradfield Lake.

Carp specialists are out in force for marathon match

VICTORIOUS: Clacton’s winning team following their success in the East Anglia Invitational Trophy.  They beat Kelvedon 18-6 in the final to win the event at Clacton Railway Club on Friday night.

Clacton claim honours in first East Anglian event

Olufemi at the double as U's under-21s see off Charlton Athletic

Olufemi at the double as U's under-21s see off Charlton Athletic

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Wing play - debutant Callum Harriott takes on Scunthorpe defender Jordan Clarke during Colchester United's 2-2 draw on Saturday. Picture: WARREN PAGE

New loan signing Harriott will "add quality" to the U's

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Game time - Tom Lapslie was in the U's under-21 squad to face Charlton.

U's under-21s to take on Charlton

Carter wins first professional tournament since beating battle with cancer

Carter wins first professional tournament since beating battle with cancer

Cowley: We beat ourselves in this one

Cowley: We beat ourselves in this one

Braintree are shot down by late comeback

Braintree are shot down by late comeback

Simeon Akinola is back in Braintree's starting line up.

LIVE Braintree Town v Aldershot Town

Strutton heads to Hayes and Yeading on loan

Strutton heads to Hayes and Yeading on loan

CHAMPIONS: Clacton’s winning Premier League team. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Mick Devenish, David Mitchell-Gears MBE, Laurie Freeman, Phil Cooper, Eddie Myers, Brian Hobbs and Clive Seager. Front: Roy Kendall, Terry Roast, Peter Halliday,

Trio book their place in Tendring Hundred final

FUN AND GAMES: cadets enjoying their week of activities at Clacton Sailing Club.

Youngsters make waves during showpiece week

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

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Jesse Trayler at Cadwell Park. Picture: DAVID HOLLAND

Nightmare round for Jesse

Kwik Cricket event is among highlights of fundraiser

Kwik Cricket event is among highlights of fundraiser

Carl Pentney

Open day for goalkeepers

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HONOURABLE DRAW: the Clacton and Gosfield Lake members after their match at West Road.

Annual friendly ends in an honourable draw

SHAKE ON IT: Frinton head coach Tony Stubbs (right) welcomes Fiji coach Shane Jurgensen to Ashlyns Road.

Fijians get ready to light up Frinton

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Mixed feelings - Colchester boss Tony Humes was disappointed with his side's poor start against Scunthorpe but pleased with the way they battled back to secure a 2-2 draw. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Humes disappointed with Scunthorpe draw as U's miss out on Cole

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Tussle - Gavin Massey competes with Jack King during Colchester United's 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Elokobi's late equaliser salvages point for U's

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New deal - Chris Porter has signed a new contract with Colchester United until the end of the 2016-17 season.

Porter "delighted" to agree new contract with U's

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Dan Sparkes. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Sparkes is on a roll as the Iron win once again

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

Back in the team - George Elokobi made his first start for Colchester against Scunthorpe since returning to the club.

Colchester v Scunthorpe - live!

Jake Wakelin. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Wakelin: We are still in the title race

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

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U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

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New face - Charlton winger Callum Harriott is set to join Colchester United on loan.

U's set to sign winger Harriott on loan

Call-up - Macauley Bonne's call-up for Zimbabwe is recognition of his progress at Colchester United, according to boss Tony Humes. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108873-20)

U's boss Humes pleased that Bonne's progression is recognised

Experience will benefit young volleyball pair

Experience will benefit young volleyball pair

Danny Cowley. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Cowley is pleased with chance to recharge Braintree's batteries

Garry Kimble. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Kimble is looking for an FA Cup boost

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

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Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

HIGH HOPES: FC Clacton goalkeeper Joe Fowler. Pictures: Hannah Fountain (hrfphotography.co.uk)

Joe hopes for more FA Cup magic

The French Connection

The French Connection

New recruit - Owen Garvan has joined Colchester United on a short-term deal and trained with his new team-mates for the first time this morning.

U's snap up former Ipswich midfielder Garvan

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Impressed - U's under-21 coach John McGreal says the club are in the process of sorting something out with goalkeeper Dillon Barnes. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108086-046)

U's in talks with Barnes

Options - Could Drey Wright be used as a number nine for Colchester United to ease their forward problems? Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108867-056)

Wright shines in central role for U's

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