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Wing play - debutant Callum Harriott takes on Scunthorpe defender Jordan Clarke during Colchester United's 2-2 draw on Saturday. Picture: WARREN PAGE

New loan signing Harriott will "add quality" to the U's

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Game time - Tom Lapslie was in the U's under-21 squad to face Charlton.

U's under-21s to take on Charlton

Carter wins first professional tournament since beating battle with cancer

Carter wins first professional tournament since beating battle with cancer

Braintree are shot down by late comeback

Braintree are shot down by late comeback

Simeon Akinola is back in Braintree's starting line up.

LIVE Braintree Town v Aldershot Town

Strutton heads to Hayes and Yeading on loan

Strutton heads to Hayes and Yeading on loan

CHAMPIONS: Clacton’s winning Premier League team. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Mick Devenish, David Mitchell-Gears MBE, Laurie Freeman, Phil Cooper, Eddie Myers, Brian Hobbs and Clive Seager. Front: Roy Kendall, Terry Roast, Peter Halliday,

Trio book their place in Tendring Hundred final

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

Christine and Val battle all the way to Essex final

FUN AND GAMES: cadets enjoying their week of activities at Clacton Sailing Club.

Youngsters make waves during showpiece week

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

Garvan's U's debut leaves Humes pleased

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Jesse Trayler at Cadwell Park. Picture: DAVID HOLLAND

Nightmare round for Jesse

Kwik Cricket event is among highlights of fundraiser

Kwik Cricket event is among highlights of fundraiser

Carl Pentney

Open day for goalkeepers

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HONOURABLE DRAW: the Clacton and Gosfield Lake members after their match at West Road.

Annual friendly ends in an honourable draw

SHAKE ON IT: Frinton head coach Tony Stubbs (right) welcomes Fiji coach Shane Jurgensen to Ashlyns Road.

Fijians get ready to light up Frinton

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Mixed feelings - Colchester boss Tony Humes was disappointed with his side's poor start against Scunthorpe but pleased with the way they battled back to secure a 2-2 draw. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Humes disappointed with Scunthorpe draw as U's miss out on Cole

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Tussle - Gavin Massey competes with Jack King during Colchester United's 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United. Picture: WARREN PAGE

Elokobi's late equaliser salvages point for U's

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New deal - Chris Porter has signed a new contract with Colchester United until the end of the 2016-17 season.

Porter "delighted" to agree new contract with U's

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Dan Sparkes. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Sparkes is on a roll as the Iron win once again

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

FA Cup round-up: Stanway, Swifts and Brantham through, Witham and Brightlingsea draw but Clacton and Maldon out

Jake Wakelin. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Wakelin: We are still in the title race

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

Braintree skipper hopes title rivals are victorious

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

U's game at Sheffield United is postponed

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U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

U's sign Harriott on loan from Charlton

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New face - Charlton winger Callum Harriott is set to join Colchester United on loan.

U's set to sign winger Harriott on loan

Call-up - Macauley Bonne's call-up for Zimbabwe is recognition of his progress at Colchester United, according to boss Tony Humes. Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108873-20)

U's boss Humes pleased that Bonne's progression is recognised

Experience will benefit young volleyball pair

Experience will benefit young volleyball pair

Danny Cowley. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Cowley is pleased with chance to recharge Braintree's batteries

Garry Kimble. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

Kimble is looking for an FA Cup boost

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

Humes: Garvan will give us more quality in midfield

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Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

HIGH HOPES: FC Clacton goalkeeper Joe Fowler. Pictures: Hannah Fountain (hrfphotography.co.uk)

Joe hopes for more FA Cup magic

The French Connection

The French Connection

New recruit - Owen Garvan has joined Colchester United on a short-term deal and trained with his new team-mates for the first time this morning.

U's snap up former Ipswich midfielder Garvan

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Impressed - U's under-21 coach John McGreal says the club are in the process of sorting something out with goalkeeper Dillon Barnes. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO108086-046)

U's in talks with Barnes

Options - Could Drey Wright be used as a number nine for Colchester United to ease their forward problems? Picture: STEVE ARGENT (CO108867-056)

Wright shines in central role for U's

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Dragons fight back from two-down to secure a point

Dragons fight back from two-down to secure a point

Will Norris. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Norris is impressed with Iron's defence

CRACKING BASS: Irene Colins with this super catch, caught from the charter boat Sophie Lea

John Popplewell column: Codling and whiting catches increasing

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Matt Fry is stretchered off after suffering a knee injury late in their game against Tranmere Rovers. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Positive news for Iron duo

Imran stars as title aim is boosted

Imran stars as title aim is boosted

Not getting too down - U's boss Tony Humes says it is important his players stay positive despite failing to win any of their opening five league and cup matches this season. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's boss Humes determined to stay upbeat despite difficult start

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Call-up - Colchester United striker Macauley Bonne has been named in the Zimbabwe squad for their African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea next month.

Bonne called up to Zimbabwe squad for African Nations Cup qualifier

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On the sidelines - U's skipper Chris Porter has missed their last four games with an ankle injury sustained against Blackpool. Picture: STEVE BRADING

U's skipper Porter likely to miss Scunthorpe clash

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Ray Turner.

Turner and Dragons hope to continue their flying start

Welcome appearance - George Elokobi (right) looks to clear his lines during his first appearance of the season at Fleetwood Town. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

Comment - U's have plenty to ponder but Elokobi return is a tonic

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Fitness check - Darren Ambrose (white shirt) battles for possession during Colchester United's 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood Town on Saturday. Picture: RICHARD BLAXALL

U's to monitor Ambrose injury

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Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

Brightlingsea, Clacton and Halstead win, Maldon fight back and the rest of Tuesday's non-league news

White wants Clacton to be more solid at the back

White wants Clacton to be more solid at the back

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Plenty to smile about - Reece Topley has been named in England's T20 squad for next week's international against Australia in Cardiff.

Reece Topley called up for England T20 squad

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