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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Colchester United welcome back two for Notts County jaunt

PUBLISHED: 19:26 18 August 2014 | UPDATED: 19:26 18 August 2014

Magnus Okuonghae

Magnus Okuonghae

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Colchester United will welcome back two of their first team regulars for tonight’s trip to injury-hit Notts County.

Skipper Magnus Okuonghae returns to the fold, after serving his one-match suspension at Bristol City last weekend.

Okuonghae, who was sent off in the Capital One Cup defeat at Charlton, is set to resume his partnership with Tom Eastman in the heart of defence, with teenager Frankie Kent returning to the bench, despite the teenager’s impressive full debut in Saturday’s 2-1 reverse at Ashton Gate.

Craig Eastmond is also back in Joe Dunne’s squad, after a recent ankle injury. Eastmond is likely to be on the bench.

Notts County have a glut of injuries, forcing manager Shaun Derry to register himself as a player yesterday. The 36-year-old could feature against the U’s.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

ANDY WARREN takes a look at the changes made by Paul Lambert since his appointment as Ipswich Town manager.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

Jordan Spence has hailed the impact of manager Paul Lambert and believes the Blues can pull themselves away from trouble if they maintain the high standards they have set.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features wins over Arsenal and Stoke, while we also remember the late Marton Fulop.

Flynn Downes has been called into the England U20 for their game with Germany in Colchester next week.

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