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Colchester United writer Carl Marston gives his five talking points on the U’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, rued his side’s missed changes in today’s 2-1 home defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.

Colchester United writer CARL MARSTON recalls an exciting 2-2 draw against today’s opponents Wycombe, in a midweek tussle from 16 years ago on October 23, 2001.

Ryan Jackson insists that there is “a lot more to come” from Colchester United, following a luke-warm start to the new season.

Colchester United and Wycombe Wanderers have been deadly rivals, ever since the 1991-92 season when the two clubs were vying for promotion into the Football League.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and further afield at times), running various Parkruns.

For the present, Frankie Kent is battling to overcome a niggling ankle injury, but for the future, things looked far more settled.

Colchester United will be forced into at least one change, for the visit of Wycombe, due to Mikael Mandron’s one-match suspension for his second-half sending off at Cheltenham last Saturday.

Head coach, Ollie Smith, admits that his new-look Bury St Edmunds side face their “first proper test” this weekend, with tomorrow’s National League Two South away fixture at Barnstaple (kick-off 2.30pm).

Ramadan Osman powered to victory, so retaining his title for a third year, as Colchester Harriers dominated the annual Fiducia Dedham Run, a 10K challenge last Sunday.

Colchester United wing-back, Ryan Jackson, is looking for the U’s to ‘bounce back’ from the latest away-day flop at Cheltenham last weekend, for tomorrow’s visit of Wycombe Wanderers.

Colchester United centre-half Frankie Kent has this afternoon signed a new contract.

Elmstead captain, Aidan O’Brien, admitted that he “never thought in a million years” that his side would lift the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One title.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has criticised his side for being too naïve, when playing away from the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Sam Walker insists that Colchester United must get their away form in order, after suffering their fourth away defeat on the bounce at Cheltenham last weekend.

Suffolk opener Martyn Cull scored an unbeaten century as Copdock & Old Ipswichian signed off for the season with a crushing eight-wicket win over Norwich, in a Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Old London Road on Saturday.

Elmstead cricket club captain, Aidan O’Brien, has hailed the achievement of his unfancied side after the Vicarage Meadow outfit clinched the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One title last weekend.

Frinton ended their third season in the East Anglian Premier League with a heavy home defeat, at the hands of Vauxhall Mallards, by 230 runs at Ashlyns Road on Saturday.

Bury St Edmunds avoided finishing bottom of the East Anglian Premier League, after their home match against Cambridge Granta, and basement dwellers Horsford’s game at Great Witchingham, ended in ‘no results’ due to the wet weather.

Three years ago, Tom Huggins predicted that Sudbury Cricket Club would win the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League title, for the first time in their history.

Darren Batch, Sudbury’s club captain, has lauded the “incredible season” which the Suffolk club have enjoyed in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League this summer.

Colchester United’s alarming loss of form, away from home, is giving a big cause for concern this season.

Sudbury Cricket Club have been crowned champions of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, the top club competition in the region, for the first time in their history.

Sam Walker’s fine penalty save, when he smothered Brian Graham’s 56th minute spot kick, was of no consolation to the U’s giant keeper following another dismal away display.

Carl Marston awards his match ratings for Colchester United players following yesterday’s disappointing 3-1 defeat at Cheltenham Town.

Carl Marston highlights five talking points from today’s 3-1 defeat at Cheltenham Town.

Colchester United manager John McGreal admitted that his side’s display was “not good enough” following today’s 3-1 defeat at Cheltenham Town.

U’s writer Carl Marston recalls a Colchester United trip to Cheltenham from 14 years ago, on October 14, 2003.

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