This week saw the incoming 2010/11 campaign take shape as the edgily-anticipated fixtures finally hit the printing presses.
A long-halt trip is first up in August for the side – they face Exeter City in a typically-drawn away fixtures which will also seen John Ward in charge for the his first competitive game as manager since succeeding Coventry City boss, Aidy Boothroyd.
Meanwhile, the League Cup`s opening-round game is another away trip and an action-replay of sorts for the U`s since they drew Hereford, a side they only narrowly beat in the Football League`s sister completion, the F.A. Cup, last term thanks to a dramatic last winner.
That game is eight weeks away – August 10 – and Colchester will be hoping to progress at the first hurdle this time around, unlike last season when they fell away to Leyton Orient`s 2-1 reverse at home.
See the side’s official site for a more detailed rundown of the games for next term.
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