Grab your programme on Saturday!
Having provided three pre-season friendly issues and one for the Capital One Cup against Peterborough, the match will see the U's sell their first full sized programme of the new campaign.
Once again, it is an 84-page issue, complete with perfect bound spine, which this year will feature Colchester United fans as its design.
In Saturday's issue for the game against Vale:-
- Joe Dunne reviews pre-season in our Big Feature
- Mark Cousins is first up in our new look World Cup preview
- We've got some fantastic pictures from the Gillingham game
- Robbie Cowling gives us the latest on the U's Academy plans
All of this is available for just £3 - the eighth season in a row we've been at that price - and the programme is on sale from around the stadium.