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Mon, 17:39

Colchester United could come in for Elliott Hewitt, after the ex-U’s loanee was released by his parent club Ipswich Town this afternoon.

Mon, 06:00
Magnus Okuonghae

Magnus Okuonghae arrived at Colchester United “as a boy,” and left “as a man.”

These, I hasten to add, are his words, not mine!

Friday, May 15, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

Colchester United defender, Magnus Okuonghae, has NOT been offered a new deal by the Essex club.

Thursday, May 14, 2015
George Moncur watches his shot hit the back of the net and keep Colchester in League One

Another season, another relegation battle conquered.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Freddie Sears

Ipswich Town play-off winner John McGreal would like to see former Colchester United hitman Freddie Sears spearhead a new breed of Blues heroes at the end of this month.

Monday, May 11, 2015
George Moncur

Colchester United escaped relegation, against the odds, on the final day of the season.

Friday, May 8, 2015
Sean Clohessy

Sean Clohessy has been linked with a move to relegated club, Yeovil Town.

Friday, May 8, 2015
Tony Humes, celebrating his team's 1-0 win over Preston on the final day

It has been full-on for Colchester United manager, Tony Humes, during his first eight months as a Football League manager.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Tom Eastman scores in the 2-2 draw against Scunthorpe last month

Tom Eastman is destined to play at the top level – so insists Colchester United team-mate, George Moncur.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sean Clohessy, who has left Colchester United with a year still to go on his contract

Experienced defender, Sean Clohessy, has been released by Colchester United following the end of this season.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Chris Porter gets caught up in the emotion of the events on Sunday afternoon, with keeper Sam Walker

For Chris Porter, the final whistle was greeted with a heady concoction of joy and relief, as Colchester United were finally free to celebrate another famous escape act, thanks to a 1-0 win over Preston on Sunday.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Chris Porter and George Moncur celebrate after Moncur scores the winning goal against Preston, set up by Porter

Here are the thoughts of the chief protagonists from yesterday’s successful Colchester United relegation escape act, following the 1-0 win over Preston that secured the U’s League One status for another season.

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Match-winner George Moncur with manager Tony Humes

George Moncur was over-the-moon to score the crucial goal that kept Colchester United in League One, on the final day of the season this afternoon.

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Chris Porter, who missed a vital penalty for Colchester United against Preston this afternoon

Colchester United 1 Preston North End 0

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Magnus Okuonghae

It has been a season to forget, for Magnus Okuonghae, and he is not looking forward to enduring another torturous afternoon of watching his team-mates try to retain the club’s League One status for another year.

Sunday, May 3, 2015
David Fox, celebrating a goal against Crawley, with team-mate Alex Gilbey

For Colchester United skipper, David Fox, today’s home game against Preston (12.15pm kick-off), boils down to one simple equation – the U’s have to win.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Tony Humes bellows out instructions, alongside assistant Richard Hall

Colchester United might be stuck in the relegation zone, with their fate out of their own hands, but manager Tony Humes insists that his team can still escape the dreaded drop into League Two.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Dion Sembie-Ferris, centre, celebrates at the final whistle after the win at Fleetwood

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, has labelled Dion Sembie-Ferris as an “exciting prospect.”

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
U's boss Tony Humes

Colchester United manager Tony Humes praised his players, despite their failure to kill off Swindon Town tonight.

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