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Exeter advance to League Two play-off final at Colchester’s expense

Exeter 3 Colchester 1 (aet); Exeter win 3-2 on aggregateRyan Bowman scores in extra time to secure place at WembleyExeter finally came out on top of their League Two play-off semi-final with Colchester as Ryan Bowman’s goal deep into extra time sent th…

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Colchester in driving seat for long return journey to Exeter after narrow win

Related: Barrow back in Football League thanks to miracle man Ian Evatt | Louise Taylor Given the existential issues in which lower division clubs are currently bound it is hard to describe the return of play-off football as an overwhelmingly positive…

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The chairman has said he can’t afford to keep us – it’s a shock but I understand | Frank Nouble

Everything was going well at Colchester but the coronavirus shut everything down and clubs this size are strugglingA couple of weeks ago, I had a phone call from my manager, John McGreal. He wanted to deliver some unfortunate news to four players who w…

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Colchester release four first-team players due to financial pressure

Coronavirus pandemic has affected football financesCaptain Luke Prosser among the players releasedColchester United have become the first club in the EFL to release players due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the chairman, Rob…

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Marcus Rashford downs Colchester once Manchester United find their range

If Marcus Rashford performs, Manchester United often follow suit. So it was that he transformed this quarter-final, turning it on in the second half to give Ole Gunnar Solskjær the win, which is the best way to celebrate his first anniversary of taking…

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Colchester’s Luke Norris: ‘We beat Palace and then I came down fishing’

Colchester forward is preparing for Manchester United and the biggest night of his career by waiting for a 42lb carpIt is an overcast day in late November, and Colchester United have given their players a day off. A few minutes’ drive from their traini…

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Colchester’s Luke Norris: ‘We beat Palace and then I came down fishing’

Colchester forward is preparing for Manchester United and the biggest night of his career by waiting for a 42lb carpIt is an overcast day in late November, and Colchester United have given their players a day off. A few minutes’ drive from their traini…

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Carabao Cup quarter-finals: Colchester and Oxford to face Manchester giants

Colchester drawn to play at Old TraffordOxford set to host holders Manchester CityThe two EFL teams left in the Carabao Cup were richly rewarded in Thursday’s quarter-final draw, with League Two Colchester United to face Manchester United at Old Traffo…

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Man City v Southampton, Everton v Watford: Carabao Cup – live!

Updates from Tuesday’s fourth-round tiesLive scoreboard: the latest from Tuesday’s matchesAnd you can email Simon here or tweet him here 7.25pm GMT Finally, here are the teams from Oxford where both teams make five changes:Oxford Utd: Eastwood, Long, D…

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Spurs’ Mauricio Pochettino: We need to be all together, not to have different agendas – video

Tottenham’s turbulent week continued as they lost to League Two side Colchester United in the Carabao Cup. The tie finished 0-0 before Mauricio Pochettino’s side lost 4-3 on penalties. Speaking after the game the Tottenham manager admitted, ‘When you h…

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Tottenham crash out of Carabao Cup to Colchester on penalties

Eric Dier summed it up best at full-time, telling Victor Wanyama it had been an embarrassing performance from Tottenham. Little did the Spurs defender know that the misery was only just beginning for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.They were out of the Cara…

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Colchester’s Luke Prosser: ‘My family are Spurs and they were going mad’

Former Tottenham youth player could not believe his luck in the Carabao Cup draw – until he realised who he could end up markingLuke Prosser could feel that something big was about to happen. The Colchester captain knew the numbers of the top Premier L…

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The standout young players in League One and League Two this season

Fans at Ipswich, Fleetwood, Swindon, Crawley and Colchester are witnessing some special performances this season By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe top two divisions in England have taken a break for the international fixtures, but the action has not …

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Carabao Cup roundup: Norwich are dumped out by League Two Crawley

• Crystal Palace lose to Colchester after penalty shootout• Sheffield United, Brighton, Watford and Southampton winNorwich were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by League Two Crawley as Bez Lubala’s deflected first-half strike was enough to secure a 1-0 w…

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League Two 2019-20 season preview

Scunthorpe and Plymouth should be contenders after their relegation to a division in which Stevenage could be dark horsesThere is a vast pool of exciting 40-something coaches determined to make a splash as managers, some of whom are taking their first …

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Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2018-19?

We select an XI from the Championship and Leagues One and Two, plus a manager for eachGoalkeeper: Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) The Manchester United loanee is on Gareth Southgate’s radar after a league-high 21 clean sheets. Another outstanding sea…

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Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2018-19?

We select an XI from the Championship and Leagues One and Two, plus a manager for eachGoalkeeper: Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) The Manchester United loanee is on Gareth Southgate’s radar after a league-high 21 clean sheets. Another outstanding sea…

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Arthur Turner obituary

Footballer who played for Charlton in an FA Cup final, but never played a game for them in the leagueThe footballer Arthur Turner, who has died aged 98, had the unusual distinction of appearing in an FA Cup final for his side without ever playing a gam…

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Oxford City and Boreham Wood shock Colchester and Blackpool in FA Cup

• Oxford City win 1-0 at Colchester; Boreham Wood beat Blackpool 2-1• Mansfield end Shaw Lane’s FA Cup dream with Danny Rose doubleOxford City, second bottom in the National League South, shocked League Two Colchester, 56 places above them, with a 1-0 …

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League One and League Two: a fan from each club previews the 2017–18 season

If the fans who spoke to us are right, Bradford City, Bristol Rovers, Bury, Charlton and Southend United – and a few other clubs – will be in the play-offs

• Championship: fans preview the season

It would be nice to stay clear of relegation and have a comfortable season with a few big wins to keep us going. I’d like a number of our younger players to establish themselves here rather than being bought by Premier League clubs.

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