This was no Wind in the Willows ... and other terrible tales of terrible weather

Posted over 7 years ago by Carl Marston with 0 comments

YOU should never blame the weather, however bad the weather, for your team's failings. Colchester United didn't fall into that trap, following the recent 1-0 defeat at Carlisle - John Ward and his players mentioned the strong, gusting winds, but...

When 'home' doesn't sound like 'home' anymore

Posted over 7 years ago by Carl Marston with 0 comments

FOOTBALL fans, for all their bravado and desire for success, are traditionalists at heart. And I am no different. I would love to play Devil's Advocate, and congratulate Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley on his recent decision to rename St James'...

Hits and misses

Posted over 7 years ago by Carl Marston with 0 comments

WHENEVER a club dips into the loan market, it is always fraught with danger. Colchester United can vouch for that. Over the years, there have been many success stories, and yet just as many torrid tales of loan players who have failed to live up to expectations...