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Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Ipswich Town keeper Michael Crowe rejoins Braintree Town for second loan spell

Joe Gardner has been training with Braintree Town and scored twice for their reserves last week. Picture: ANNA LUKALA

UPDATED: Gardner is the next to follow Danny Cowley from Concord Rangers to Braintree Town

Kenny Davis. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Braintree Town skipper insists no-one is getting carried away

Stuart Zanone in action for his former club Cheshunt ahead of his switch to Witham Town.

Witham Town boss hopes Stuart Zanone will provide goals to help them up the table

Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

The French Connection

The French Connection

Sadler is delighted to land a home tie in Essex Premier Cup semi-finals

Sadler is delighted to land a home tie in Essex Premier Cup semi-finals

(from left) Molly Gerrard, Jodie Root, Eloise Conway and Lewis Craig.

Halstead Swimming Club quartet book places in Essex finals

Skingley expecting to be without Dye

Skingley expecting to be without Dye

POWERING FORWARD: goal-scorer Steve Eaton goes on the attack for Holland. Picture: Hannah Fountain (hrfphotography.co.uk)

Holland FC suffer heartache in Essex Premier Cup

Colchester take the win over Stoke by Nayland

Colchester take the win over Stoke by Nayland

Brett Ballard kicks a conversion in Halstead’s 24-19 win. Picture: RAY JACOBS/FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER

Halstead Templars' fourth win in a row puts a dent in Brightlingsea's promotion hopes

Winners: Mark Harlow (left) and Lee Stafford (right) are pictured with Five Lakes captain Nigel Popper.

Harlow and Stafford take fourth round winter league win

HAPPY: Maldon Winter League winners Ian Ladkin (left) and Lenny Blagden (right) with Maldon club captain Terry Butcher.

Ladkin and Blagden take field by storm

FC Clacton boss David Coyle

Top-half finish would be a real achievement for Seasiders boss Coyle

Shrimpers move into mid-table after late winner

Shrimpers move into mid-table after late winner

On the mend - Alex Wynter plans to attend Colchester United's game against Swindon Town on Saturday following a fortnight's rest after his head injury against Spurs.

"I've watched it a few times and it's quite frightening to see" - Alex Wynter

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Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

UPDATED: Braintree Town wait on Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe's knee before making loan decision, but McCarthy is happy with goalkeeper's fitness

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Garry Kimble. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Kimble: It was nice to turn the formbook around

Golf: Allan faces world’s best in Dubai test

Golf: Allan faces world’s best in Dubai test

Women's football: Sleep is good for Chelmsford

Women's football: Sleep is good for Chelmsford

Darts & dominoes: League gets tight at top

Darts & dominoes: League gets tight at top

Football: Chelmsford City on road to Havant & Waterlooville

Football: Chelmsford City on road to Havant & Waterlooville

Ice hockey: Chieftains stay on course

Ice hockey: Chieftains stay on course

Rugby Union: Norfolk trip for Chelmsford

Rugby Union: Norfolk trip for Chelmsford

Chelmsford boxer Chloe Thorpe (right) with Chalvedon's Alana Atkins

Boxing: Hull applauds club’s best show

Athletics: Newton tops at Bentley

Athletics: Newton tops at Bentley

Table tennis: Halling lives up to billing in Chelmsford finals

Table tennis: Halling lives up to billing in Chelmsford finals

Double-header for Tendring Volleyball Club's men

Double-header for Tendring Volleyball Club's men

Impressive victory for Marauders

Impressive victory for Marauders

Wind doesn't bother Seaman at Playgolf Colchester

Wind doesn't bother Seaman at Playgolf Colchester

Swifts boss Brown believes progress is being made

Swifts boss Brown believes progress is being made

Ball disappointed by Jammers' defeat

Ball disappointed by Jammers' defeat

Oakley joint-boss Paul Sadler

Oakley into semi-finals for first time in 26 years

Youthful Seasiders suffer elimination from Shield

Youthful Seasiders suffer elimination from Shield

John Popplewell

John Popplewell column: High winds are the latest weather-related problem

Mahon and Clark go top with Winter League win at Colne Valley

Mahon and Clark go top with Winter League win at Colne Valley

Tough match ahead for Burnham Ramblers

Tough match ahead for Burnham Ramblers

Rallying his troops - Kevin Keen wants to secure his first league win as Colchester United manager against Swindon Town on Saturday. Picture: STEVE BRADING CO114334_014

Can last season's Houdini act offer inspiration for the U's in their survival battle?

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Belief - Colchester United midfielder Joe Edwards says each player has to give everything to try and help the club stay in League One. Picture: STEVE BRADING CO108873_10

Edwards ready to give everything to U's cause

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Oakley given home tie in cup semi-finals while Weeley drawn away - if they win their quarter-final

Oakley given home tie in cup semi-finals while Weeley drawn away - if they win their quarter-final

Charlie leads the Bentley cross-country contingent at Parliament Hill

Charlie leads the Bentley cross-country contingent at Parliament Hill

Newcomer Sebastian leads from start to finish

Newcomer Sebastian leads from start to finish

Walton bowlers on a roll after latest win

Walton bowlers on a roll after latest win

Wilkinson clears up on top honours at the Essex Golf and Country Club and gets a handicap trim as well

Wilkinson clears up on top honours at the Essex Golf and Country Club and gets a handicap trim as well

Back in the fold - Tom Lapslie returned from injury in Colchester United under-21s' 3-2 defeat against Crystal Palace.

Lapslie makes injury comeback as U's under-21s are beaten

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Up for the challenge - Colchester United defensive duo Frankie Kent and Tom Eastman challenge Southend United captain Adam Barrett for a high ball during the U's derby defeat. BA114743_ 005

Comment - U's must start their ascent soon if they are to succeed in their mountainous challenge

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Jammers fall to leaders

Jammers fall to leaders

Stanway's Danny Slatter and Jamie Shaw

Harrop believes Stanway fully deserve their Thurlow Nunn League award

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