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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

U’s drawn away to Accrington Stanley in FA Cup

PUBLISHED: 19:22 22 October 2018 | UPDATED: 19:28 22 October 2018

U's boss John McGreal

U's boss John McGreal

© Copyright Stephen Waller

Colchester United have been drawn away to Accrington Stanley in the first round of the FA Cup, following this evening’s draw.

Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman. Picture: STEVE WALLERAccrington Stanley manager John Coleman. Picture: STEVE WALLER

The U’s are away at Grimsby Town tomorrow night, targeting a third league win on the trot.

But looking further ahead, they have a tricky trip to Crown Ground to take on League One high-fliers Accrington, who were crowned League Two champions last season.

This will be the second meeting with Accrington in the FA Cup, and the third match.

Back in 2004, Phil Parkinson’s Colchester side drew 0-0 away, before winning the replay 2-1 back at Layer Road, with Joe Keith scoring both goals.

On the opening day of last season, the U’s were well beaten 3-1 at Accrington.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

Jordan Graham is training with Oxford United after being given permission to move on by Ipswich Town.

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