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Magnus shocked to see Dunne go

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Magnus Okuonghae admits he was shocked to learn that Joe Dunne had left his role as Colchester United manager.

Duguid to coach U's youngsters

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Colchester United legend Karl Duguid will revert to a position of youth-team coach, in the wake of Tony Humes' appointment as manager.

New U's boss Humes deserves his chance at the next level, says Cowling

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:28am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

New Colchester United manager Tony Humes deserves his chance to prove himself as a Football League manager, according to U’s supremo Robbie Cowling.

Harrop is looking for a positive response

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:18am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

STANWAY ROVERS manager Angelo Harrop has challenged his players to bounce back from one of the biggest lows of his time in charge.

Webster hopes FA Cup victory will give Regent belief

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT boss James Webster hopes his side’s dramatic FA Cup victory at Royston will spark an improved run of Ryman League form.

Humes is the new U's boss

Maldon and Burnham Standard: plenty to play for - Colchester United academy manager Tony Humes believes a trip to Villa Park is the perfect carrot for the U's youngsters ahead of their FA Youth Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle tonight.

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

Tony Humes has been announced as the new Colchester United manager.

Humes watches on as U's under-21s lose to Forest

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Unlucky - Sanchez Watt had a goal disallowed and also hit the bar in the U's draw with Rotherham United. Picture: NIGEL BROWN (CO90942-08)

8:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

New Colchester United manager Tony Humes watched on as the club's under-21s were beaten by Nottingham Forest at a rain-sodden Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Humes not looking for radical change after taking over as U's boss

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

7:37pm Monday 1st September 2014

Tony Humes says he is looking to build on Colchester United's performances this season after being unveiled as the club's new manager.

Devonshire: I've had no contact over Colchester job

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire. Picture STEVE ARGENT

3:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

Both Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire and Iron chairman Lee Harding have said that there has been no contact with them from Colchester United over their vacant managerial position.

Kinsella departs Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Video: Colchester United's assistant manager Mark Kinsella reflects on defeat against Nots County

1:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

Mark Kinsella has left his role as assistant manager, following Joe Dunne's exit from his role as U's boss this morning.

Joe Dunne leaves U's

Maldon and Burnham Standard: On the lookout - U's manager Joe Dunne wants any new signings he makes to have the character. Picture: WARREN PAGE

11:03am Monday 1st September 2014

Joe Dunne has left his role at Colchester United by mutual consent.

Colchester win promotion at first time of asking

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Looking for more success - Colchester captain Ben Stephens will be hoping to help his side continue their solid start to the season against Hutton, this weekend.

9:20am Monday 1st September 2014

Colchester and East Essex have won promotion back to the Shepherd Neame Essex League premier division at the first time of asking.

Eastmond given time off from U's

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Back in contention - Colchester United midfielder Craig Eastmond is available again from suspension for tonight's game against MK Dons. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO86651-02)

8:13am Monday 1st September 2014

Craig Eastmond was left out of Colchester United’s squad for their game with Peterborough United after being given time off by boss Joe Dunne.

Dunne urges U's players to keep believing after fourth successive league defeat

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:21pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne has urged his players to stay positive following their worst start to a league season for nearly 40 years.

U's fall to defeat against Posh

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

5:09pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Colchester United were beaten 3-1 by promotion-chasing Peterborough United this afternoon, in an eventful game at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Second-half goals secure third win of the season for Braintree

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Dan Sparkes. Picture: NEIL DADY

8:13pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Manager Alan Devonshire was pleased to see his Braintree Town players remain patient and secure their second consecutive 2-0 win in the Vanarama Conference Premier.

The French Connection

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THERE'S no point in saying ‘Ignore the league table until 10 games have been played’. We all look at it, but the season has hardly started, and is decided over 46 games, not four. A win or defeat can move a side eight or 10 places.

U's left-back Gordon learnt from the best

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Having a suitable role model to look up to is a must for any young professional footballer.

Colchester on the verge of promotion

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pleased - Ben Stephens has been encouraged by the start his side have made to life in Shepherd Neame Essex League division one, following last season's relegation. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club are hoping to seal a return to the Shepherd Neame Essex League top flight at the first time of asking tomorrow.

Dunne - U's need to be at their maximum to beat high-flying Posh

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Joe Dunne insists it will not be a case of mission impossible for Colchester United when they take on high-flying Peterborough United tomorrow.

Harwich ready for new season

Maldon and Burnham Standard: rugby ball - cxz

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

HARWICH and Dovercourt began their pre-season on July 2 and have been training extremely hard since.

Seasiders tagged as cup underdogs

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

GLENN Eldridge believes his FC Claton side will start as underdogs when they travel to play London Tigers in the FA Cup preliminary round, on Saturday.

Warwickshire dump Essex out at the quarter-final stage once again

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:12pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ESSEX skipper Ryan ten Doeschate admitted his team was gutted to be knocked out of a second quarter final in a month by Warwickshire.

Devonshire strengthens forward options with signing of Akinola

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Alan Devonshire. Picture: NEIL DADY

8:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire has done what he said he would and strengthened his squad with a new signing.

Lord's final is main incentive for Napier and Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

Graham Napier says the prospect of playing in a Lord’s final can be the perfect incentive for Essex when they take on Warwickshire in their Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final.

Vose keen to play centre stage for the U's

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Confident - Dominic Vose is sure that Colchester United can preserve their League One status. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-05)

8:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

Dominic Vose has set his sights on nailing down a central role for Colchester United.

Marvell racks up appearance record for FC Clacton

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LOYAL Kyelan Marvell has been praised after becoming FC Clacton’s highest-ever appearance maker.

CLARETS: Welcome first win comes at rivals Stortford

Maldon and Burnham Standard: luke callander

3:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO goals in the space of a minute from Luke Callander and a half-volley from Michael Cheek recorded Chelmsford City’s first victory of the new season as they raced into a 3-0 lead.

Wright injury comeback scuppered by postponement

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Comeback trail - Drey Wright has missed much of this season because of a knee injury. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO74606-14)

2:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Drey Wright’s injury comeback was scuppered after Colchester United’s under-21 clash with Crystal Palace was postponed.

It's too early to panic, insists U's defender Clohessy

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Sean Clohessy insists it is still too early to panic over Colchester United’s winless start to the season.

Holman set to feature for U's under-21s at Crystal Palace

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Dan Holman is set to feature in Colchester United’s under-21 clash at Crystal Palace this afternoon.

Rugby club on the lookout for more female players

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:27am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Colchester Rugby Club are hoping to cash in on the success of England’s recent World Cup triumph and attract more girls and ladies to the sport.

Stodel looking forward to Rio despite missing out on medal

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Looking for a medal - Hannah Stodel is aiming for success in Miami. Picture: Paul Wyeth/RYA

8:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

West Mersea sailor Hannah Stodel was determined to take the positives despite missing out on a medal at the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships in Canada.

Witham Town secure a point

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

WITHAM Town held on to their unbeaten Ryman Premier Division record on Bank Holiday Monday.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:36pm Monday 25th August 2014

The embryonic League One season may be barely a fortnight old.

Walker left aggrieved by Doncaster winner

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Humbled - Sam Walker has been overwhelmed by the number of goodwill messages he has received from U's fans following his permanent move to Colchester United. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-09)

11:02am Monday 25th August 2014

Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker is adamant Doncaster Rovers’ winning goal should not have been allowed to stand.

Dunne - U's are not getting the breaks

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Assessing the conditions - Colchester United manager Joe Dunne says he thinking of making changes in order for his team to cope with the soggy Community Stadium pitch against Shrewsbury Town.

9:29pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne felt one goal was always going to decide his side's tight contest against Doncaster Rovers, following the U's 1-0 defeat.

Braintree's fortunes stay the same at Lincoln

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Kenny Davis says Braintree's recent results have helped lift them ahead of their gruelling run of Skrill Premier games. Picture: NEIL DADY

5:18pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Braintree Town were unable to make a man advantage for most of the second half count as their poor record against Lincoln City continued at Sincil Bank.

U's slide to defeat against Doncaster

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:56pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Colchester United suffered their third successive league defeat after being beaten 1-0 at home by Doncaster Rovers this afternoon.

The French Connection

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE transformation of the U’s first team into a side based upon Academy graduates is happening week by week, so smoothly that it is easy to overlook.

Dunne confident first U's win is just around the corner

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Joe Dunne says there is no anxiety among his Colchester United players, as they go in search of their first win of the season.

David's delight after St Andrews triumph

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Colchester Golf Club teenager Ben David says it was an “honour” to win the Eden Trophy at St Andrews.

Freddie can be U's 20-goal striker

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Freddie Sears can break the 20-goal mark for Colchester United this season - providing the U’s continue to carve out goalscoring opportunities.

Jennings savours his Wimbledon experience

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Colchester Officers’ Tennis Club coach Leon Jennings says he enjoyed making his Wimbledon debut – despite bowing out at the first hurdle.

Dunne won't change the way U's play

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Joe Dunne insists he has no intention of changing the way Colchester United play - despite their winless start to the season.

Stephens content to take a draw

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Colchester and East Essex skipper Ben Stephens admits he was content with a draw against fellow promotion-chasers Hadleigh and Thundersley.

Watt makes injury comeback in U's under-21 opener

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Victory is the aim - Sanchez Watt is targeting all three points against his former club Crawley Town tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

5:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sanchez Watt played his return from injury as Colchester United's under-21s played out a 0-0 draw with Sheffield United in their Professional Development League opener.

Plenty of goals in Tuesday night's Ryman League games

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:05pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Maldon and Tiptree were held to a draw by visiting Ware.

Dunne urges U's to stay positive after Notts County defeat

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Joe Dunne admitted he was “desperately disappointed” after his Colchester United side were beaten 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

U's slip to narrow defeat at Notts County

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:52pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Colchester United are still searching for their first win of the League One season after losing 2-1 at Notts County tonight.

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