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Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Essex County Standard:

4:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Colchester Officers’ Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut – despite bowing out at the first hurdle.

Dunne won't change the way U's play

Essex County Standard:

4:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Joe Dunne insists he has no intention of changing the way Colchester United play - despite their winless start to the season.

Stephens content to take a draw

Essex County Standard:

6:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex skipper Ben Stephens admits he was content with a draw against fellow promotion-chasers Hadleigh and Thundersley.

Watt makes injury comeback in U's under-21 opener

Essex County Standard: Victory is the aim - Sanchez Watt is targeting all three points against his former club Crawley Town tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sanchez Watt played his return from injury as Colchester United's under-21s played out a 0-0 draw with Sheffield United in their Professional Development League opener.

Plenty of goals in Tuesday night's Ryman League games

Essex County Standard:

10:05pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Maldon and Tiptree were held to a draw by visiting Ware.

Dunne urges U's to stay positive after Notts County defeat

Essex County Standard:

10:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Joe Dunne admitted he was “desperately disappointed” after his Colchester United side were beaten 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

U's slip to narrow defeat at Notts County

Essex County Standard:

9:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United are still searching for their first win of the League One season after losing 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

Dunne hoping time is right to end Meadow Lane hoodoo

Essex County Standard:

11:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can end their recent poor record against Notts County tonight.

U's skipper Okuonghae ready to return

Essex County Standard:

10:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae is set to return from suspension for Colchester United at Notts County tonight.

Ibehre - first U's victory is just around the corner

Essex County Standard:

9:09am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Jabo Ibehre feels Colchester United’s early League One performances show they aren’t far away from their first win of the season.

Live Notts County v U's - live!

Essex County Standard: Ready - Freddie Sears is raring to go

7:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Stay here for live updates of Notts County v Colchester United live from Meadow Lane!

Frankie's performance helps Joe's spending power

Essex County Standard:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

The assured debut of young Frankie Kent may have handed Colchester United manager Joe Dunne some invaluable extra spending power.

Joe sees positives in encouraging performance at high-fliers

Essex County Standard: Staying cool - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is confident his side can avoid a situation where they have to battle against the drop. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne saw plenty of positives from his team's performance despite their 2-1 League One defeat by Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

U's still looking for first win after defeat at Bristol

Essex County Standard: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

4:59pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Colchester United were left still searching for their first League One win of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Bristol City.

LIVE Bristol City v Colchester United

Essex County Standard: Switch - U's boss Joe Dunne has criticsed the decision to move Colchester United's game at Swindon Town to tomorrow night. Picture: STEVE BRADING

1:39pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Live updates from Ashton Gate as Colchester United face Bristol City in League One

Dragons and Seasiders march on in the FA Cup

Essex County Standard:

9:26pm Saturday 16th August 2014

WIVENHOE TOWN and FC CLACTON took pride of place as north Essex sides embarked on their FA Cup campaigns.

The French Connection - Jim French's weekly look at Colchester United

Essex County Standard:

8:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

WITH the August sun beating down we were entertained to a solid and start to the season, with a 2-2 draw against Lee Johnson’s Oldham Athletic last Saturday.

Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed cup run

Essex County Standard: Taking the reins - Angelo Harrop is the new manager at Stanway Rovers

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS boss Angelo Harrop is pinning his hopes on a much-needed FA Cup run.

Dunne left bitterly disappointed after Okuonghae appeal fails

Essex County Standard: On the lookout - U's manager Joe Dunne wants any new signings he makes to have the character. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:38pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admits the decision to reject their appeal against skipper Magnus Okuonghae's red card against Charlton Athletic has left him bitterly disappointed.

Okuonghae wants red card rescinded

Essex County Standard:

7:55am Thursday 14th August 2014

Colchester United skipper Magnus Okuonghae has urged the Football Association to overturn his controversial red card against Charlton Athletic.

Stanway, Clacton and Halstead given home ties in Essex Senior Cup

Essex County Standard:

5:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS, FC CLACTON and HALSTEAD TOWN have all been given home draws in the second round of the Essex Senior Cup.

Webster hails the spirit in the Regent camp

Essex County Standard: Brightlingsea Regent fans prepare for the biggest match their club has ever faced.

8:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT manager James Webster hailed the spirit in the camp after his side won their first-ever Ryman League fixture.

Ray admits it was strange scoring against the Seasiders

Essex County Standard: Weapon - Ray Turner

8:11am Thursday 14th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS striker Ray Turner admitted it was a strange feeling scoring against former club FC CLACTON.

Stephens claims two gold medals at ASA National Championships

Essex County Standard:

5:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Laura Stephens joined forces with Olympic gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte to win gold at the British Gas ASA National Championships, in Sheffield.

Dunne urged U's to keep attacking

Essex County Standard:

4:46pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he had to make attacking substitutions during his side’s Capital One Cup defeat at Charlton Athletic.

U's to appeal Okuonghae red card

Essex County Standard:

10:25pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United boss Joe Dunne says they will be appealing the red card shown to skipper Magnus Okuonghae during their 4-0 Capital One Cup defeat at Charlton Athletic tonight.

Okuonghae sent off as U's bow out of Capital One Cup

Essex County Standard:

9:37pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United were knocked out of the Capital One Cup first round after losing 4-0 at Championship side Charlton Athletic at the Valley tonight.

Iron sink Dover Athletic

Essex County Standard:

9:43pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Braintree Town recorded their first win of the Conference premier season.

Late goal denies Heybridge Swifts a win

Essex County Standard:

10:17pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Heybridge Swifts were held to a 1-1 draw against visiting Redbridge.

Brightlingsea take win against Soham

Essex County Standard:

10:07pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Brightlingsea Regent held their first home game in the Ryman league and celebrated with a win.

Stanway pip the Seasiders in Thurlow Nunn League derby

9:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

STANWAY ROVERS ran out 2-1 winners in tonight’s Thurlow Nunn League premier division derby against FC CLACTON.

Live Charlton v U's - live!

Essex County Standard:

7:46pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Stay here for live updates of the U's Capital One Cup first-round tie at Charlton Athletic at the Valley

U's reluctant to put timescale on Wright recovery

Essex County Standard:

12:44pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he is reluctant to predict how long winger Drey Wright is likely to be out for with his knee injury.

Lewington ready for Valley return

Essex County Standard:

9:43am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Chris Lewington is preparing to go back to his roots tonight.

U's will not fear Valley trip insists Dunne

Essex County Standard:

9:11am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Joe Dunne insists his Colchester United players should not fear going to the Valley tonight.

Brightlingsea prepare to host their first Ryman League fixture

Essex County Standard:

9:17am Tuesday 12th August 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT are set to host their first Ryman League fixture.

Stanway and Clacton to meet in first Thurlow Nunn League derby

Essex County Standard:

9:10am Tuesday 12th August 2014

IT’S derby day in the Thurlow Nunn League.

Clark and Mills grab silver at Olympic test event in Rio

Essex County Standard:

10:33am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Saskia Clark secured a silver medal at the Olympic test event in Brazil.

Iron defender Matt faces a spell on the sidelines

Essex County Standard: Matt Paine. Picture: NEIL DADY

9:22am Tuesday 12th August 2014

BRAINTREE TOWN have suffered an early season blow after Matt Paine was ruled out for at least six weeks with a knee injury.

Maldon and Witham to meet in the Robert Dyas League Cup

Essex County Standard:

4:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

MALDON & TIPTREE and WITHAM TOWN are set to meet in the first round of this season’s Robert Dyas League Cup.

Magnus wants to lead by example for U's

Essex County Standard:

9:13am Monday 11th August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae celebrated being named Colchester United’s new captain with an opening-day goal – and then pledged to lead by example this season.

The Jammers lose out to Barkingside

Essex County Standard:

10:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

Maldon and Tiptree fell to defeat at Barkingside.

Eastmond suffers injury blow

Essex County Standard: Happy - Craig Eastmond is relishing being a regular in Colchester United's starting line-up this season. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83729-02)

2:50pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Craig Eastmond is a major doubt for Colchester United's trip to play Charlton Athletic in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.

Dunne felt U's did enough to win in Oldham draw

Essex County Standard:

12:53pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Joe Dunne felt Colchester United were unfortunate not to win their entertaining opening-day game with Oldham Athletic.

Moncur scores on debut as U's play out opening-day draw with Oldham

Essex County Standard:

4:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

George Moncur came off the bench to score on his debut and secure a point for Colchester United in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Oldham Athletic, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Live Colchester United v Oldham Athletic - live!

Essex County Standard:

2:07pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Stay here for updates for Colchester's opening game of the season at home to Oldham Athletic this afternoon!

Wivenhoe and Stanway both draw on the road and the rest of today's Thurlow Nunn League news

Essex County Standard:

10:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WIVENHOE TOWN and STANWAY ROVERS both kicked-off their seasons with draws on the road.

Iron fall to first-half goal at Macclesfied Town

Essex County Standard:

5:15pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Braintree Town kicked off their Vanarama Conference season with a defeat.

Mixed results on opening day

Essex County Standard:

5:56pm Saturday 9th August 2014

The Ryman League season’s opening day saw mixed results for local sides.

The French Connection - Colchester fan Jim French's views on the U's

Essex County Standard:

6:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE battle for League One points starts again tomorrow, with Oldham Athletic in town. We have had so few opening day home games in recent years that it seems unnatural to start on home territory.

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