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Brennan Dickenson

This was no smash-and-grab away victory.

Match winner, Luke Prosser, announced there was “no better feeling” after scoring the crucial goal in Colchester United’s 1-0 win at promotion rivals MK Dons yesterday.

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Colchester United writer Carl Marston’s U’s Player Ratings after yesterday’s 1-0 defeat at Accrington Stanley in the FA Cup.

League Two

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Colchester United’s recent good run was ended on on the road at Grimsby Town tonight.

Colchester United face up to a 600-mile round trip this weekend, in the quest for back-to-back league victories for the first time this season.

Colchester United goalscorer, Sammie Szmodics, admitted that the U’s failed to respond to a “kick up the backside” from manager John McGreal during the half-time interval, on their way to defeat at Stevenage.

Leading scorer Luke Norris, in addition to the defensive pair of Tom Eastman and Frankie Kent, is a doubtful starter for tomorrow’s visit of Yeovil Town.

Club captain, Luke Prosser, admitted that the U’s defensive injury woes made it a ‘hard’ afternoon, but the 30-year-old was making no excuses after Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to visiting Bury.

Kane Vincent-Young has enjoyed a good start to the season, as has his Colchester United team, but he believes that there is still room for improvement.

This is not a false dawn – Colchester United look the real deal this season.

Colchester United correspondent, Carl Marston, awards his ratings out of 10 after the U’s terrific 3-0 home win over Cambridge Unied yesterday, earned by goals from Sammie Szmodics, Frank Nouble and Courtney Senior.

Brandon Comley is set to go straight back into Colchester United’s starting line-up, after returning from an exhausting round trip to Montserrat at the beginning of this week.

Colchester United are showing all the hallmarks of a side who can be serious promotion contenders this season.

Two of Colchester United’s most experienced players are facing up to life on the sidelines for the next few weeks.

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Colchester United writer CARL MARSTON awards his U’s Player Ratings after yesterday’s 2-1 home defeat to Northampton Town.

Colchester United, bang in form and third in the table, will be hoping to continue where they left off against Crewe on Tuesday evening, when they entertain early strugglers Northampton Town today.

Colchester United have a couple of injury concerns, ahead of Saturday’s home match against Northampton Town.

Colchester United’s down-to-earth boss, John McGreal, insists that it is “just a start for us,” despite Tuesday night’s sensational 6-0 demolition of Crewe Alexandra.

Brennan Dickenson insists that there is even “more to come” from free-scoring Colchester United.

Brennan Dickenson spearheaded a wonderful team performance from Colchester United, bagging a first-half brace in an emphatic 6-0 home win over Crewe tonight.

Colchester United have enjoyed a good start to the new season, in League Two, but boss John McGreal admits that there is still a gap to be bridged to become major promotion contenders.

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Courtney Senior, who scored Colchester United’s opener in a 2-0 win over Port Vale, and delivered a man-of-the-match display, was buzzing at the end of the game

These are very early days, and it’s only wise to whisper it at the moment, but Colchester United’s 2018-19 season could be a very exciting one.

Colchester United writer CARL MARSTON’s U’s Player Ratings from yesterday’s fine 2-0 home win over Port Vale.

Colchester United manager, John McGreal, hailed the “terrific performance” of his side following their impressive 2-0 home win over Port Vale this afternoon.

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s opening home EFL League Two match against Port Vale.

This time last season, Colchester United were already feeling the effects of long-term injuries, with both club skipper Luke Prosser and key left-sided specialist Brennan Dickenson stuck in the treatment room for months on end.

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