There`s nothing like an East Anglian Derby. And next Thursday`s Carling Cup draw will see Colchester get anything but.
Paul Lambert`s men wait to see who they get in the first round of a Cup completion in which they have not been notoriously strong in during the last couple of seasons.
They join the rest of the region`s top teams in being given a seed, following an improved second half of the 2008/9 campaign.
The means Colchester will not face Peterborough, Norwich, Ipswich or Southend, all of whom are also ranked, ahead of Thursday`s draw.
They could face them in later rounds, though.
Colchester might meet old Conference rivals Wycombe Wanders, however.
The U`s bowed out of last competition against Ipswich early on in the season, with Kevin Lisbie scoring against his former club at Portman Road.
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