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Colchester United news

Yesterday, 17:43
Kevin Keen

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen described today’s 3-0 defeat at Essex rivals Southend as “another heroic failure.”

Yesterday, 16:54
Alex Gilbey, who was sent off for a rash challenge in the 36th minute at Southend today

Southend United 3 Colchester United 0

Tommy Leggett does a marathon around the Weston Homes Community Stadium to raise money for his ill son. Photo: Richard Blaxall/Colchester United

A Colchester United fan is set to run almost 40 miles from the club’s home ground to Essex rivals Southend United to raise money for his sick son who has a rare condition.

Yesterday, 05:53
Richard Brindley, on the ball against Burton

Colchester United right-back, Richard Brindley, has no doubt that the U’s can turn their season around, despite sitting rock bottom of League One.

Fri, 05:56
Fans arrive at the Weston Homes Community Stadium before the FA Cup game against Tottenham last Saturday. But the U's could be hosting near-neighbours Braintree Town next season.

Colchester United and Braintree Town, playing in the same division? It could happen, and perhaps sooner than you think.

Thu, 06:00
Kane Vincent-Young, in action against Fleetwood

Kane Vincent-Young was the surprise inclusion in Colchester United’s starting FA Cup line-up, against Tottenham, and the teenage defender took his chance with both hands.

Tue, 09:11
George Moncur, trying to get the ball ahead of Tottenham's Ben Davies during the FA Cup defeat on Saturday.

Yesterday’s transfer window deadline day passed very quietly at Colchester United.

Mon, 14:11
Gavin Massey's shot which hit the post and led to the Tottenham og

Match highlights from Colchester United’s 4-1 FA Cup defeat to Premier League side Tottenham.

Mon, 07:55
Marvin Sordell wastes a great chance to halve the deficit with only the Tottenham goalkeeper, Michel Vorm.,  to beat

Here are five talking points in the aftermath of Colchester United’s 4-1 home defeat to Tottenham, in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Fans watching Tottenham warm up before the start at Colchester

Fans packed into the Weston Homes Stadium this afternoon for the FA Cup clash between Colchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
George Moncur, pictured in action for the U's, has Colchester's clergy rooting for him.

Today’s huge FA Cup clash for Colchester United has been causing excitement across the town.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Owen Garvan battles against Spurs during the first half

Colchester United 1 Tottenham Hotspur 4

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino gave “respect” to his opponents following today’s 4-1 win at Colcheter United in the FA Cup.

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Darren Ambrose

Darren Ambrose, a boyhood Tottenham fan, wants to send his favourite club packing in today’s glamorous FA Cup fourth round tie.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Freddie Laidler, 14, posts YouTube videos on previews and reviews about Colchester United.

A schoolboy and passionate U’s fan has documented his excitement about tomorrow’s huge cup tie on YouTube.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Colchester United boss Kevin Keen

Colchester United boss, Kevin Keen, has been used to addressing just a handful of media gurus during his weekly press conferences, since he was appointed to his first senior job in management just four days before last Christmas,.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Karl Duguid celebrates a goal against Ipswich back in 2006

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid will have split loyalties when the U’s take on Tottenham, the club he has supported all his life, in Saturday’s mouth-watering FA Cup fourth round tie.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Chelsea's Ricardo Carvalho looks on as Colchester's Richard Garcia challenges Chelsea's Michael Essien during the FA Cup fifth round match at Stamford Bridge in 2006

This Saturday will be the first-ever competitive meeting between Colchester United and Tottenham, attracting a sell-out crowd and live television coverage via BT Sport.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino brings Spurs to Colchester on Saturday

Tottenham have been gearing up for their FA Cup fourth round trip to Colchester United at a training camp in Barcelona.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Owen Garvan

Owen Garvan insists that he would not see it as a shock, if Colchester United were to beat Premier League high-fliers Tottenham in this Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie.

Saturday, January 23, 2016
Colchester United boss Kevin Keen

Colchester United boss Kevin Keen was very upset with his team’s latest defeat, a 3-0 reverse at Scunthorpe United this afternoon, and also revealed that the bid for midfielder Alex Gilbey earlier in the week was a “joke offer.”

Saturday, January 23, 2016
Marvin Sordell, squandered several chances in the first half at Scunthorpe this afternoon

Scunthorpe United 3 Colchester United 0

Friday, January 22, 2016
Alex Gilbey lets fly with this injury-time strike that was superbly saved by keeper Chris Maxwell, during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Fleetwood.

Bristol City want to recruit Colchester United midfielder, Alex Gilbey, during this month’s transfer window.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Alex Gilbey has his head in his hands after his injury-time shot is saved during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Fleetwood.

Colchester United are no strangers to winning a relegation battle, but the odds are stacked against them this year, even more than their three previous escape acts.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Tottenham's Nacer Chadli scores his side's second goal in a 2-0 win at Leicester City tonight, to book a fourth round visit to Colchester United

Tottenham will be Colchester United’s opponents in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Colchester United's new signing, Nicky Shorey, seen here playing for Reading against Ipswich's Dean Bowditch

Colchester United manager Kevin Keen has bolstered his squad, for the relegation struggle ahead, by signing defender Nicky Shorey.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Nicky Shorey, left, in action for Reading, has signed for Colchester United

Colchester United have made their third addition of the January transfer window, with the signing of hugely experienced defender Nicky Shorey on a free transfer until the end of the season.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Alex Gilbey lets fly with this injury-time strike that was superbly saved by keeper Chris Maxwell, during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Fleetwood.

Manager Kevin Keen felt that his Colchester United side deserved to end their long wait for a league victory, in tonight’s 1-1 draw with fellow strugglers Fleetwood Town.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Alex Gilbey celebrates his first-half goal with team-mate Marvin Sordell against Fleetwood tonight.

Colchester United 1 Fleetwood Town 1

Monday, January 18, 2016
Elliot Lee, in action during his loan spell at Colchester in the autumn of 2013

Colchester United’s new loan signing, Elliot Lee, will go straight into the squad for tomorrow’s home match against fellow strugglers Fleetwood Town.

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