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In good hands - Tony Ashby is helping Colchester United's academy carve a strong reputation within the game. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO107770-03)

Ashby is a driving force in U's academy

SUCCESS: Joe Alexander was the winner of the Geoff Day Memorial 5k race.

Great day for Alexander at the Geoff Day race

Brantham are ready for the challenge

Brantham are ready for the challenge

Links medal haul in Glasgow

Links medal haul in Glasgow

Halstead A team continue their push up the table

Halstead A team continue their push up the table

Promise - Louis Dunne came on as a substitute for Colchester United in their 1-0 friendly defeat against Fulham on Saturday.

Humes happy to hand Dunne his opportunity

Badge goes to Loughran

Badge goes to Loughran

Humphries hard work is being reward by an England call-up

Humphries hard work is being reward by an England call-up

ENJOYING THE DAY: A wet Daniel and James Stacey enjoyed the a fun day’s racing.

Ranson and Brzezinski take SOS Cup

Tisbury is the third lady overall in five-mile race

Tisbury is the third lady overall in five-mile race

GREAT CATCH: Paul Darcy, from Romford, with his best ever bass of 7lb caught this week.

Tight Lines with Phil White: Mackerel are good sign of improvement

Two Colne pairs are into finals

Two Colne pairs are into finals

Bowlers enjoy success in county competitions

Bowlers enjoy success in county competitions

"We have to finish our chances" admits Humes after U's suffer friendly defeat against Fulham

"We have to finish our chances" admits Humes after U's suffer friendly defeat against Fulham

Fitness boost - U's keeper Sam Walker played another 45 minutes as he continues his comeback from a knee injury in the U's

U's narrowly beaten by Fulham XI in final pre-season friendly

Gilbey is determined to chip in with more goals

Gilbey is determined to chip in with more goals

Marks looks to utilise his talent in a different way for Braintree Town

Marks looks to utilise his talent in a different way for Braintree Town

Double injury blow for Regent and the rest of the weekend's non-league news

Double injury blow for Regent and the rest of the weekend's non-league news

Coming through: Colchester Gladiators’ Andrew Cairns powers through the rain and the Mavericks defence.  Picture: John Singer

Gladiators set up winners takes all title match

GETTING STUCK IN: Chris Ribchester, pictured on the right, playing for Stanway Rovers against FC Clacton, can be a big hit for the Seasiders, according to manager David Coyle.

Class act Ribchester can keep improving: Coyle

Stoke by Nayland grab semi-final place

Stoke by Nayland grab semi-final place

Pedal power: Giles Askham competing at the Colchester Rovers Open 47-mile time trial

Ward sets fastest time at the Colchester Rovers Open time trial

WINNERS: David Wade and Simon Hibbet secured overall first place at the Fireball Open Championship held at Blackwater Sailing club.

Success for Hibbet and Wade at Fireball Open

Frinton set for cricket spectacle

Frinton set for cricket spectacle

Crushing victory earns first back-to-back wins

Crushing victory earns first back-to-back wins

MAN ON A MISSION: James Murray. Picture: Gary Mills

Unfinished business for returning Murray

Oakley boost team with a triple signing

Oakley boost team with a triple signing

Exits for Forrester Park teams

Exits for Forrester Park teams

Close battle for Challenge Trophy

Close battle for Challenge Trophy

Edwards is enjoying life with the U's

Edwards is enjoying life with the U's

Cowley believes Ebsfleet game is perfect preparation for Braintree Town's Vanarama National League campaign

Cowley believes Ebsfleet game is perfect preparation for Braintree Town's Vanarama National League campaign

Seasiders hit seven to see off their coastal rivals Holland

Seasiders hit seven to see off coastal rivals Holland

Kennedy looking forward to T20 finals

Kennedy looking forward to T20 finals

Blow as Harwich fall to defeat

Blow as Harwich fall to defeat

Thompson and Sanders win open event

Thompson and Sanders win open event

SUCCESS: Eddie Curtis Memorial Trophy winners Dave Morris and Mark Haines are pictured with Rita Curtis, Five Lakes captain Roger Hyman and runners-up Jamie Jones and Ronnie Wilson.

Haines and Morris hold off field for win

HALF-CENTURY: Mo Asghar scored 55 for the victorious Seasiders.

Kirk not taking anything for granted

SILVERWARE: Captain Jim Culleton (left) presents the Krohn Cup to vice-captain Terry Butcher.

Butcher secures Krohn Cup

Wells feels confident in his side

Wells feels confident in his side

Thorne nets for Holland FC

Thorne nets for Holland FC

ALL SMILES: Children are having fun at Harwich and Dovercourt’s rugby camp.

Fun time at rugby camp

Coming out on top: Colchester Pro-Am winners David Croger, Professional Phil Abbott, Lorrie Austin and Mike Smith.

Smith, Austin, Croger and Abbot taste success at Colchester Pro-Am

Richard Brindley – on a mission Picture: nigel brown CO108087_033

Brindley wants to reach his full potential at Colchester United

Pleasant day enjoyed by all at Gosfield Lake

Pleasant day enjoyed by all at Gosfield Lake

Wilson is pleased by Burnham Ramblers progress

Wilson is pleased by Burnham Ramblers progress

Maldon and Tiptree manager Wright is looking forward to the new season

Maldon and Tiptree manager Wright is looking forward to the new season

Colchester skipper Kennedy blasts poorest performance of the season

Colchester skipper Kennedy blasts poorest performance of the season

Winner – Rosie Mortimer with her 3lbs 12ozs bonus bream

Naish pips Palmer to top spot

O'Neill retains Tendring Open title

O'Neill retains Tendring Open title

Big haul – Mick Frost on board the Sophie Lea with a heavyweight tope, weighing in at 45lb 5oz

All at sea with John Popplewell: Sharks are starting to feed

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