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Saturday, August 20, 2016
John McGreal

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, felt that his side were just getting on top when Portsmouth scored the first of their two late goals at Fratton Park this afternoon, in a 2-0 defeat.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Craig Slater, who went close to a goal at Portsmouth this afternoon

Portsmouth 2 Colchester United 0

Thursday, August 18, 2016
John McGreal

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has not ruled out the possibility of further strengthening his squad, despite the U’s sitting pretty in second spot after three games of the new season.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Kurtis Guthrie is congratulated by team-mate Chris Porter after scoring Colchester United's second goal against Grimsby tonight. Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester United 3 Grimsby Town 2

Saturday, August 13, 2016
John McGreal

Colchester United manager John McGreal was delighted to mark his first competitive home game, in charge, with a 2-0 home win over Cambridge United this afternoon.

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Brennan Dickenson is congratulated by teammate Chris Porter after his goal had put the home side 1-0 ahead in the Colchester United v Cambridge United (League two) match at Weston Homes Community Stadium, Colchester, on 13 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

Colchester United 2 Cambridge United 0

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Lewis Kinsella

Lewis Kinsella was helping out his uncle, a plumber, with some part-time work before Colchester United intervened to sign him for this season.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Brighton & Hove Albion 4 Colchester United 0

Monday, August 8, 2016
Richard Brindley chases down a ball at Hartlepool

Richard Brindley endured a tough start to his second season with Colchester United, but he warmed to the task at Hartlepool on Saturday.

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Tom Eastman. broke the deadlock after four minutes at Hartlepool

Hartlepool United 1 Colchester United 1

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Luke Prosser, in training

Luke Prosser is delighted, and so proud, to be appointed Colchester United’s new club captain, for the 2016-17 season.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Craig Slater, likely to make the U's starting XI for the trip to Hartlepool this weekend

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, settled on his first-choice starting line-up at the beginning of this week, for the season opener at Hartlpeool this Saturday.

Monday, July 25, 2016
John McGreal

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, was satisfied with his side’s performance during tonight’s latest pre-season friendly, against Premier League outfit Crystal Palace.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Colchester United's Weston Community Home Stadium.

Overweight men are being invited to play football at Colchester United – not to shore-up the squad, but in a new weight-loss scheme.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Danny Haynes heads the ball past Colchester goalkeeper Aidan Davison

 during a 3-1 win in 2007

Colchester United entertain Ipswich Town tonight, in a pre-season friendly. Carl Marston recalls the days when both clubs were arch rivals in the Championship.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Colchester United Football Fun Day on Sunday at Weston Homes Community Stadium. A fan gets to meet Drey Wright

Colchester United fans young and old got to meet the team’s stars at the club open day.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Sam Walker

Colchester United’s new boss, John McGreal, has been busy recruiting new players galore this summer, but the return of an old face will have been given him the most pleasure of all – Sam Walker is back!

Monday, July 11, 2016
Doug Loft, a U's summer signing from Gillingham, in action at Maldon & Tiptree on Saturday. He should be in a strong squad for tomorrow night's friendly at Needham Market

Colchester United will play their second pre-season match of the summer, at Needham Market this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Dexter Peter, who scored on his U's debut in a 3-0 win at Maldon & Tiptree today.

Maldon & Tiptree 0 Colchester United 3

Thursday, July 7, 2016
U's boss John McGreal, who has again been busy in the transfer market

Colchester United have completed another new signing, their eighth of the summer, by recruiting Craig Slater from Kilmarnock, for an undisclosed fee.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Jamie Harney, who has signed a new one-year deal with the U's

Colchester United have today completed the signing of striker Kurtis Guthrie, from Forest Green Rovers.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Tom Eastman, right, has signed a new deal

Colchester United received a boost today, with experienced centre-half Tom Eastman signing a new contract.

Monday, July 4, 2016
Doug Loft, in training on Friday

Doug Loft was desperate for a “fresh start,” after such a frustrating last season at Gillingham.

Friday, July 1, 2016
New U's signing, Doug Loft, battles for possession, in the colours of his former club Gillingham, against George Moncur

Colchester United have made their fifth signing of the week, by securing the services of former Gillingham club captain, Doug Loft.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Brennan Dickenson, left, is welcomed to the U's by manager John McGreal

It has been a busy last couple of days at Colchester United, with four new players recruited in just 48 hours.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Denny Johnstone

Colchester United have completed two signings this afternoon, with striker Denny Johnstone recruited from Birmingham City, and teenage winger, Courtney Senior, snapped up from Brentford.

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