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Bright young thing - Macauley Bonne attempts to get a shot away during Colchester United's 3-2 defeat at Northampton Town. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Bonne brace will boost striker's confidence - Humes

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CALLING IT A DAY: Mark Jones is calling time on his hugely successful reign as captain of Frinton Cricket Club. Picture: Nigel Brown CO68724_ 20

Skipper Jones is stepping down

Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

Cowley wants more "substance" from Braintree's players

Top spot is sealed after concessions

Top spot is sealed after concessions

Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

Braintree boss is unlikely to add to loanees

MAGIC MOMENT: FC Clacton’s Adam Daniels (right) celebrates his goal against Aveley, in last week’s FA Cup tie at the Rush Green Bowl. Picture: Hannah Fountain (www.hrfphotography.co.uk)

Coyle spots chance for a Vase run

Good impact - new loan signing Callum Harriott has made a good impression for Colchester United since arriving on loan from Charlton Athletic. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Harriott confident U's first win is close

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Lewington leaves U's

Lewington leaves U's

Cowley wants Strutton to find his sharpness

Cowley wants Strutton to find his sharpness

Youngsters get set for big kick-off

Youngsters get set for big kick-off

Narrow loss in opening friendly test

Narrow loss in opening friendly test

TOP CATCH OF THE WEEK: Dave Hollands used squid bait to catch this cracking 11lbs bass.

John Popplewell column: Codling season starts with a real vengeance

Defensive duties - Frankie Kent (right) and Colchester United team-mate Alex Wynter (left) combine to try and stop Northampton attacker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Kent return is a boost for U's

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Aaron Condon hit the post for Clacton at Ipswich Wanderers

Seasiders suffer defeat at Ipswich Wanderers

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

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

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

Youngsters make waves during showpiece week

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

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