Joe Dunne hails magnificent Colchester United

Joe Dunne

Joe Dunne - Credit: Archant

Colchester United boss, Joe Dunne, hailed his side’s 3-0 win over Gillingham this afternoon as one of the “best performances” of his managerial career.

The U’s were in superb form against the visiting Gills, coasting to victory thanks to a 50th minute opener from Sanchez Watt, and two late goals from Clinton Morrison and substitute Freddie Sears.

Dunne enthused: “There were a few good games early on (in his reign), but I think this is one of the best performances of my so far short managerial career.

“I thought we were excellent from the first whistle to the last, and I don’t think Gillingham even had a shot on target until very late in the game.

“There was only one team pushing really. Gillingham have tended to sit back and frustrate many teams this season.


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“Even though it was still 0-0 at half-time, I told the lads – ‘don’t change!’ – and I thought we started the second half exceptionally well.

“We were very good today,” added Dunne, who has been on the U’s hot seat since the end of September, 2012.

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The U’s, who have now kept four clean-sheets in their last five games, are away at Carlisle next weekend.

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