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Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Braintree and Witham Times: Tussle - Colchester United midfielder Marcus Bean battles with Coventry goalscorer Callum Wilson during the U's 2-1 victory. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-26)

11:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

It has certainly been an eventful month for Colchester United.

U's starlet Sembie-Ferris deserved his call-up

Braintree and Witham Times: Colchester United FC vs Oldham Athletic FC

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Teenager Dion Sembie-Ferris deserved his call-up to Colchester United's first-team squad, according to boss Tony Humes.

Bonne on target but U's under-21s are beaten by Birmingham

Braintree and Witham Times: Future prospect - Colchester United are hoping to produce more talented youngsters to emulate Macauley Bonne and progress to their first team. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

8:42am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Colchester United's under-21s were beaten 3-1 by Birmingham City to fall to only their second defeat of the Professional Development League Two season.

Goalscoring debut was a memorable moment for U's loanee Healey

8:26am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Colchester United debutant Rhys Healey says scoring his first-ever Football League goal is a moment he will never forget.

Alan Kimble is appointed Maldon manager

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:55am Monday 29th September 2014

ALAN Kimble has been appointed as the new manager of Maldon and Tiptree.

Mann hits a hat-trick for Brantham, Wivenhoe held at home and defeats for Clacton and Halstead

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:18am Sunday 28th September 2014

THERE was no doubting the result of the weekend in the Thurlow Nunn League as an Ollie Mann-inspired BRANTHAM ATHLETIC romped to a 4-0 victory at Thetford.

Humes delight after U's win at Crewe

Braintree and Witham Times: 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.

6:20pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Tony Humes was delighted with his side's second-half display after they ran out 3-0 winners at Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road.

U's claim emphatic win at Crewe after super second-half display

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

4:46pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Colchester United secured an impressive 3-0 win over struggling Crewe Alexandra to claim their first league victory at Gresty Road for the first time since 1986.

Rule book brings Norman Plum joy for the Essex

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

The Essex Golf and Country Club are the new holders of the Norman Plum Trophy after their final win against Stockbrook Manor.

Town boss is set for a selection headache

Braintree and Witham Times: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman admits his players have given him a headache.

Impressive start to Islanders' life at their new home

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Mersea Island Rugby Club made an impressive start to life at their new home at the Glebe with a comprehensive 38-20 victory over Ipswich YM.

Witham look to make the most of home advantage in the cup

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Witham Town assistant manager Brad King knows how important home advantage could be in tomorrow’s FA Cup game against Lewes.

Walker happy to play the role of elder statesman

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

He may only be 22 years young.

Iron boss certain that Sparkes will get his England chance

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Alan Devonshire is certain that Dan Sparkes will get his England chance.

Jess helps Chelmsford to seventh at Southern Road Relays

Braintree and Witham Times: Jessica Judd on her way to finishing second in her heat in Birmingham

9:31am Friday 26th September 2014

JESSICA Judd began her winter season by helping Chelmsford AC to seventh place in the South of England road relays.

Crunch clash but Humes won't put pressure on U's players

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Tony Humes insists Colchester United’s basement battle at bogey team Crewe Alexandra is not a six-pointer.

Enjoyable time at Phil's Captain's Day

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:48pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Phil Reeve’s Captain’s Day went down a storm at Playgolf Colchester.

Bob and James lift Spitfire Trophy

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Clacton Golf Club hosted the RAFA Battle of Britain Open.

Rabbit Cup win for Jim

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:43pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Jim Bentley burrowed his way to victory in Colchester Golf Club’s Rabbits’ Cup.

Condon loves leading the Seasiders

Braintree and Witham Times: Signed on- Aaron Condon has penned a contract for FC Clacton

2:39pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FC Clacton's Aaron Condon says the “privilege” of being club captain is helping drive him on to new heights.

Jesse Ryder at Essex Cricket Club marks new deal with fine unbeaten century

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:51am Thursday 25th September 2014

JESSE Ryder had another day to remember as Essex moved into a commanding position in their search for an LV=County Championship victory against Worcestershire.

Jesse Ryder signs two year extension at Essex

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

JESSE Ryder has given Essex a massive lift by signing a new two-year deal at the club.

Healey - I'll fire U's up the table

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:03am Thursday 25th September 2014

New loan signing Rhys Healey has vowed to repay Tony Humes’ faith in him by firing Colchester United up the League One table.

Garty wants a long-term replacement for Spillane

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:11pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MALDON & TIPTREE chairman Ed Garty wants his club’s next manager to be a long-term appointment rather than a “quick fix”.

Swifts boss praises battling performance

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:14pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MANAGER Keith Wilson was full of praise for his ten-man Heybridge Swifts side that battled to a 2-1 victory at Needham Market.

Brayley wants to add to squad

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:18pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BURNHAM Ramblers boss Bertie Brayley is looking to strengthen his squad following two disappointing defeats.

Essex Senior Cup third round draw

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:56pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

COLCHESTER United have been drawn away in the third round of the Essex Senior Cup.

Dowsett finishes in 20th place as Sir Bradley Wiggins claims world title

Braintree and Witham Times: Dowsett in time-trial action last week

3:54pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ALEX Dowsett couldn’t make an impact in the Road Race World Championships individual time trial.

Buoyant Brentwood Town beat Cheshunt to take their unbeaten run to nine games

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:46pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BRENTWOOD Town moved up to fifth in the Ryman Division One North after their 3-2 victory away to Cheshunt saw them stretch their unbeaten run to nine matches.

Chelmsford ladies crushed by East Grinstead

Braintree and Witham Times: Hockey - cxz

7:35pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CHELMSFORD'S recent excellent form largely deserted them in this challenging EHL Conference East away fixture at one of the league’s leading teams.

Hunter and Rayner on target as Chelmsford edge out Wapping in nine-goal thriller

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:33pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CHELMSFORD opened their league campaign with an excellent hard fought result at the new Lee Valley Hockey Centre with Harry Rayner (2), Adam Hunter (2), Hugh Fillingham on target.

Squire wins Stammer Cup at finals

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:16pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ANDREW Squire (Maldon BC) beat Alby Evans (RHP BC) in the Single Handed Two Bowl Championship to win the Alex Stammers cup as Chelmsford & District Bowling Association held its finals day.

Chelmsford get chance to avenge Noak Hill defeat

Braintree and Witham Times: County League cricket

7:15pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WHAT was scheduled to be the last weekend of the cricket season became the penultimate week with Noak Hill agreeing to a second fixture on Saturday.

Chelmsford recover to beat South Woodham Ferrers

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CHELMSFORD came from behind to see off local rivals, South Woodham Ferrers, in a tense and competitive London Two North East League derby game, which was played at a fast pace to record an ultimately deserved victory by three penalties, one try and a conversion to one try.

Tedder-Ward bags a brace as Colchester get off to a winning start

Braintree and Witham Times: Hockey - cxz

10:10am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Nick Tedder-Ward scored twice on his debut as Colchester got their new league season off to a great start with a 3-2 win over against newly-promoted Brentwood.

Colchester and East Essex claim title despite defeat

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:05am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Their season may have ended in a defeat at Mistley, but it didn’t mean Colchester and East Essex fell short in their bid to retain the Piri Piri North Essex League premier division title.

Promotion-chasing Essex hoping to strengthen their grip on Worcestershire match

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:59am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Worcestershire were put to the sword by Essex at Chelmsford yesterday in a dramatic day of falling wickets.

Wright happy to be back in the fray for U's

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Drey Wright says he is happy to be back in first team action for Colchester United following his return from injury.

Jammers fall to defeat again

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Maldon and Tiptree fell to their sixth defeat in a row.

Super Seasiders make it five straight wins

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:54pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FC CLACTON made it five straight wins tonight thanks to a 2-1 victory at Whitton United.

Bonne on target as U's under-21s share spoils with Coventry

Braintree and Witham Times: Macauley Bonne gives Colchester the lead. Picture: Richard Blaxhall/Colchester United

4:35pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Colchester United’s under-21s maintained their solid start to the season with a 2-2 draw with Coventry City.

Jon Waldron - my views on the U's

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

It was interesting to hear Phil Parkinson reflect on his time at Colchester United in the aftermath of his return there with Bradford City.

Goalkeeper Reid hoping fine form continues

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FC CLACTON are in superb form at both ends of the pitch - something they will hope to continue in tonight’s trip to Whitton United.

Colchester claim big win over Ipswich

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:32am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Colchester dominated their London League division one north match against Ipswich at Mill Road, winning 67-7 and scoring 11 tries in a bonus point victory.

Promotion-chasing Essex ready for vital clash

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:24am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Essex take on Worcestershire today, knowing that a win will leave them in a good position to gain promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship.

Big incentive for U's under-21s ahead of Sky Blues clash

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

John McGreal believes the continued emergence of Colchester United’s young starlets this season can be the perfect carrot for the club’s academy players.

U's striker Ibehre still on the sidelines

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Jabo Ibehre is likely to have to be patient in his bid to return to first-team action with Colchester United.

Parkinson believes U's have bright future

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Phil Parkinson believes his former club Colchester United have a bright future after his Bradford City side played out a 0-0 draw at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Reds move was right for Holman

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Colchester United manager Tony Humes says playing league football was the main reason behind his loan move to Wrexham.

Moncur loving life under Humes

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

George Moncur says he is enjoying life under new Colchester United manager Tony Humes.






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