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2014's Most Read

1 January 2015

Which stories caught your eye this year?

It has been a year of many big stories on the Colchester United website this year, as another twelve months of ups and downs comes to a close on Wednesday.

A change of manager, many new signings and the arrival of Elton John at our Weston Homes Community Stadium have seen tens of thousands of visitors to the official website since January 1st.

But what have your top ten most read stories been this year? There are some unsurprising arrivals in the list, but one or two you might not expect, too!

In reverse order...

10) U's get Category Two
The U's plans for the future received a boost in June when it was confirmed that they would be a Category Two team for the coming season. The indoor ball court is due for completion soon, so we'll bring you news in 2015!
Read the story HERE

9) Ben arrives from Scotland
The arrival of Ben Gordon from his stint in Scotland is the first appearance for a U's player in our top ten. Ben has been back in the team in recent weeks and will be battling to be in the side for the trip to Cardiff.
Read the story HERE

8) Moncur pleased to be permanent
November brought the good news that George Moncur had changed his loan move to a permanent one to stay with the U's. He told us about his excitement about his new chapter!

7) Kinsella leaves the U's
The end of August saw Mark Kinsella leave his position as assistant manager as the U's changed their managerial team. Mark is now at Drogheda United back in Ireland.
Read the story HERE

6) U's are TV stars
The U's were named as one of the TV games for the FA Cup Second Round and details of their appearance on BT Sport made it into the top ten. Don't forget, we're on BBC Wales 2 on Friday!
Read the story HERE

5) Harney arrives from Hammers
Over the past twelve months, a number of players have arrived through the doors at WHCS. Jamie Harney's loan from West Ham was one of two new faces to make our most read list.
Read the story HERE

4) A new look for the U's
This season saw us release our latest PUMA kits - and fans were curious to see this year's look, ahead of our Open Day.
Read the story HERE

3) Tony takes the hotseat 
There was a change of manager in September and Tony Humes' arrival saw him take third place in our top ten this year...
Read the story HERE
...whilst Joe Dunne's departure saw him leave the club after over 16 years as player, coach and manager.
2) Joe leaves after lengthy association

1) Elton hits the right notes
2014 saw WHCS make its debut as a music venue and the FAQs ahead of our fantastic concert saw many of the 16,000 attendees take a peek!
Read the story HERE

We look forward to bringing you all of the news and stories in 2015, as the club look to prosper on and off the pitch. Thanks for reading the official website!

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