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‘We could have been 6-1 up’ – Dunne

PUBLISHED: 12:00 03 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:00 03 February 2013

U's boss Joe Dunne

U's boss Joe Dunne

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COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne believed that his side should have wrapped up victory, at Portsmouth yesterday, by half-time.

But in the end, the U’s were hanging on grimly to record a narrow 3-2 win, thanks to an early brace from Gavin Massey, which sandwiched a 15th minute penalty by Freddie Sears.

Dunne admitted: “I thought we should have been out of sight at half-time.

“We could have been 6-1 up, that would have been no exaggeration. I felt that we had good chances but we were just not able to finish them off.

“But with Portsmouth’s wonderful crowd they have got here, and excellent support, that galvanised them in the second half.

“So I have to pay Portsmouth credit. But I thought we were very resolute in defence,” added Dunne.

The U’s are now three points clear of the drop zone. They entertain Swindon Town on Tuesday evening.

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Dominic Iorfa knows the best way to respond to criticism from the stands is by proving his worth to the Ipswich Town supporters on the pitch.

Ipswich Town have confirmed the signing of midfielder Stephen Gleeson on a free transfer from Championship rivals Birmingham City.

Mike Bacon takes at look at how the Video Assistant Referee is working in football as asks, is there too much technology in the game now?

Ipswich Town have signed defender Cameron Carter-Vickers on loan from Tottenham until the end of the season.

In this week’s nostalgia we take a look back to December 2012, when Dougie Freedman suffered his first defeat as Bolton manager as Michael Chopra grabbed a last-minute winner for Ipswich at the Reebok Stadium.

Ipswich Town take on Bolton Wanderers in a Championship game at The Macron Stadium tomorrow. STUART WATSON previews the action.

Ipswich Town will announce the loan signing of Birmingham City midfielder Stephen Gleeson tomorrow morning.

Bundesliga side Werder Bremen are said to be one of a number of clubs considering a January bid for Ipswich Town loanee Bersant Celina, according to reports.

Bartosz Bialkowski and Cole Skuse will both be fit for Ipswich Town’s trip to Bolton on Saturday.

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