Rymer seals a vital win for Regent but Seasiders are defeated at Norwich

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

7:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent have given their promotion hopes a major boost by winning twice in four days.

Harwich ABC boxer John Wheatley toughs it out to win Eastern title

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Body shot – John Wheatley piles the pressure on Liam Goodjohn. Picture: MAXINE CLARKE

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HARWICH ABC’s John Wheatley dug deep to lift an Eastern Counties crown.

Iron frustrated by Gateshead

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alan Devonshire. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

9:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Braintree Town were frustrated by Gateshead as this Skrill Premier play-off tussle ended in a goalless stalemate at the Amlin Stadium.

Alastair Cook puts Essex in charge going into the final day against Derbyshire

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alastair Cook. Pictures Gavin Ellis/TGS Photos

6:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ENGLAND Test captain Alastair Cook came within 19 runs of a double-century to put Essex on the front foot in their County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire.

Nathan will be keeping it simple

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Nathan McDonald. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Nathan McDonald knows he doesn’t need to do anything out of the ordinary to try to impress when he returns to the Braintree Town starting line-up tonight.

Dunne sings the praises of "exceptional" defender Wynter

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: New arrival - Alex Wynter has joined Colchester United on loan from Premier League outfit Crystal Palace. Picture: NEIL EVERITT

10:53am Tuesday 15th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne has sung the praises of “exceptional” defender Alex Wynter.

Jammers hit four against Aveley

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

9:48pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Maldon and Tiptree secured an emphatic win against Aveley.

Swifts play-off push is on course

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

9:55pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Heybridge Swifts continued their play-off push with a good win against Tilbury.

Sears sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO-GOAL hero Freddie Sears was sky-high after rocketing his tally into double figures and firing Colchester United to a precious victory at Stevenage.

Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Facing the media - Joe Dunne gives his post-match interview following Colchester United's 2-0 defeat at Meadow Lane.

10:58am Monday 14th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne is keeping his feet firmly on the ground – despite watching his side produce a scintillating second-half performance to win 3-2 at Stevenage.

Dunne pays credit to his U's players after thrilling win at Stevenage

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Video: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne reflects on Swindon Town setback

6:05pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MAGNIFICENT.

Sears scores twice as U's secure a vital victory at Stevenage

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

5:37pm Saturday 12th April 2014

COLCHESTER United produced a scintillating second-half performance to secure a precious 3-2 victory at Stevenage.

Live Stevenage v U's - live!

2:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Stay tuned for updates from Colchester United's big League One match at Stevenage.

The Iron deny Luton at Kenilworth Road

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

5:38pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Ten-man Braintree Town held off leaders Luto to claim a victory that keeps them two points outside the play-off places.

Swifts keep play-off push on course

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

6:24pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Heybridge Swifts secure a 3-1 win to keep their play-off hopes on course

Regent reign at Haverhill

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Warrington Campus men's end league slump

7:12pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Brightlingsea Regent kept their promotion push on course.

We don't want to be a League Two club, insists U's attacker Massey

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Focused - Gavin Massey knows it is vital that Colchester United stay in League One this season. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90945-09)

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Colchester United’s players have not talked about the possibility of being relegated, according to Gavin Massey.

Dunne - U's fans' support can lift us at Stevenage

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Backing - Colchester United fans were out in numbers at Broadhall Way last season and the U's are hoping for a bumper away turnout tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Hundreds of Colchester United fans are set to make the trip to Stevenage for their relegation six-pointer tomorrow.

Colchester snap up Kiwi youngster Cam

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: High hopes - new Colchester and East Essex CC captain Ben Stephens has welcomed the arrival of their new overseas player, Cam Hawkins.

4:41pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Colchester and East Essex Cricket Club have been boosted by the signing of Kiwi teenager Cam Hawkins, ahead of a brand new season.

Vose is still sure that U's will beat the drop

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

4:17pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Dominic Vose is adamant out-of-sorts Colchester United can rediscover their spark and stay in League One.

Play-offs will mean a trim for Iron fan Daniel

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Daniel Turner has vowed to lose his locks if Braintree get into the Skrill Premier play-offs this season.

3:29pm Thursday 10th April 2014

One of the most distinctive haircuts on the Amlin Stadium terraces is set to disappear if Braintree Town finish the season in the Skrill Premier play-off places.

U's fans send out SOS

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: All stand - U's fans at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this season. Picture: LOUISE SMITH (CO82083-01)

11:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Colchester United supporters are sending out an SOS ahead of their crunch basement battle with Stevenage this weekend.

Seasiders pick up a valuable point on the road

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

9:56pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

FC CLACTON picked up a hard-earned and valuable point at high-flying Gorleston tonight, drawing 1-1.

Regent suffer a blow after losing at Mildenhall

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

9:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEA Regent suffered a 2-0 defeat at Mildenhall Town tonight.

Swifts boost promotion hopes by beating Brentwood

9:43pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

HEYBRIDGE Swifts boosted their promotion dream by running out 3-1 winners in tonight’s Ryman One North contest at home to Brentwood.

Iron's play-off hopes dented by Silkmen

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alan Devonshire. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

9:36pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Braintree Town missed the chance to move back into the Skrill Premier play-off places after losing 1-0 at home to Macclesfield Town.

My views on the U's

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Video: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne reflects on Swindon Town setback

4:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

COLCHESTER’S body-blow at home to Tranmere sparked a rather unfortunate post-match discussion among the press pack, in the minutes spent waiting for U’s boss Joe Dunne.

Dunne: I take full responsibility

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Determined - Colchester boss Joe Dunne knows all of his side's games are important between now and the end of the season. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO89565-123)

4:24pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne is prepared to carry the can for his side’s current malaise.

Devonshire hopes players will return

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dan Sparkes is hoping to return to action after his wrist injury turned out not to be a fracture. Picture: NEIL DADY

10:56am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire is hoping that some of his battle-weary troops will be back to being fighting fit as they continue their assault on the Skrill Premier play-offs tonight.

Walker - we must pick ourselves up

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Realistic - Colchester United goalkeeper Sam Walker admits they are in "deep trouble" following a damaging 2-1 defeat against Tranmere Rovers. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

7:56am Monday 7th April 2014

Colchester United’s Sam Walker admitted his side are in deep trouble after the hammer-blow of their 2-1 defeat by Tranmere Rovers.

It's one game too far for Braintree

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Luke Daley. Picture: NEIL DADY

11:50pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Braintree Town’s players and manager agreed that their Skrill Premier game against Salisbury City was one too many after the gruelling time that they’ve had this week.

U's boss Dunne admits his side are in "very serious trouble"

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: 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.

6:10pm Saturday 5th April 2014

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne admitted his side are in “very serious trouble”.

U's suffer a costly defeat at home to Tranmere

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Happy - Freddie Sears (left) celebrates his goal against Coventry City. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO90351-06)

5:34pm Saturday 5th April 2014

COLCHESTER United’s relegation fears intensified after sliding to a fourth straight defeat this afternoon, going down 2-1 at home to Tranmere Rovers.

U's v Tranmere - live!

2:27pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Stay tuned for live updates from today's big six-pointer between Colchester United and Tranmere Rovers, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium

We're not feeling the play-off pressure: Holman

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dan Holman celebrates one of his two goals at Southport earlier this week. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

7:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Despite getting themselves into the thick of the Skrill Premier promotion race with some stunning results in recent weeks, Braintree Town striker Dan Holman feels there is no pressure on the team.

Devonshire is delighted as long week ends with a well-earned point

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dean Wells. Picture: NEIL DADY

9:47am Friday 4th April 2014

Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire was understandably delighted with his players and the excellent team effort shown by all of them as they ended a long week on the road with a draw at FC Halifax Town.

Gloves are off for U's boss Dunne ahead of vital Tranmere clash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Up for the battle - Colchester United boss Joe Dunne knows how important his side's crunch game against Tranmere Rovers is tomorrow. Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Joe Dunne has labelled Colchester United’s relegation showdown with Tranmere Rovers as a “season-defining” game.

Gruelling week ends with Braintree sitting fourth

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Make some noise - Braintree Town manager Alan Devonshire wants fans to cheer his side on. Picture: Neil Dady

10:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Braintree Town's gruelling week of travelling ended with them sitting fourth in the Skrill Premier table after a 0-0 draw at FC Halifax Town.

Drey's on the Wright track for U's

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Back in the fold - Drey Wright came on as a second-half substitute at Peterborough for his first appearance for nearly seven months.

5:01pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Drey Wright handed Colchester United a boost after making his first senior appearance for nearly seven months following his return from knee surgery.

Essex batsmen enjoy time at crease in friendly against Kent

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Tom Westley

5:52pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

ESSEX continued their preparations for the new season with a day of batting in their friendly with Kent at the County Ground, Chelmsford, yesterday.

Seasiders suffer costly defeat at Woodbridge

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Football: Olveston United promotion hopes dented

10:38pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

FC CLACTON suffered a hugely disappointing 2-1 defeat at Woodbridge Town tonight.

Dunne has no complaints after Posh defeat

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dunne has no complaints after Posh defeat

10:35pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Colchester United manager Joe Dunne admitted he could have no complaints about the scoreline after they were beaten 2-0 at play-off chasing Peterborough United.

U's fall to defeat at Peterborough

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: U's fall to defeat at Peterborough

9:33pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Colchester United fell to a third successive defeat after losing 2-0 at promotion-chasing Peterborough United.

Groves backing U's to beat the drop

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Confident - Perry Groves is sure that his former club Colchester United will be playing League One football next season.

10:19am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Perry Groves is adamant that Colchester United will retain their League One status this season.

Clacton boss Eldridge describes Woodbridge trip as a "cup final"

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

7:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

FC CLACTON boss Glenn Eldridge has described tonight’s trip to basement boys Woodbridge Town as a “cup final”.

Brad is delighted as Witham keep proving their doubters wrong

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: (from left) Witham manager Garry Kimble, coach Brad King and assistant manager Johnny Ray. Picture: SEANA HUGHES

11:58pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Witham Town assistant manager Brad King is delighted that their players are still proving people wrong as they secured another valuable three points with a 3-0 win against Tilbury.

Braintree shrug off the miles with stunning show at Southport

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dan Holman celebrates scoring against Luton. Picture: NEIL DADY

11:17pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Braintree moved back up to the cusp of the Skrill Premier play-off positions with a stunning 4-0 win at Southport.

Brantham run out victorious at Wivenhoe

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

10:50pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

BRANTHAM Athletic ran out 3-1 winners in tonight’s Thurlow Nunn League premier division contest at Wivenhoe Town.

Bonne carried off as U's youngsters book place in national final

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Concern - Macauley Bonne was stretchered off in Colchester's under-18 area final win over Portsmouth. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO83735-28)

9:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Colchester United's under-18s are through to the Youth Alliance national final following a penalty shoot-out win over Portsmouth in the area final tonight.

Positive mental attitude will help Braintree's travel-weary troops

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Dan Holman. Picture: NEIL DADY

4:53pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Braintree Town striker Dan Holman is trying to stay positive rather as he and his Iron team-mates continue their gruelling week on the road.








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