How the team reflected on a memorable day.!you can see it all HERE We've collated some of their feedback from the immediate aftermath of that 1-0 victory and
Understandably, after an afternoon - and season - of high tension, the players were delighted to have sealed the deal with a win over Preston on the final day.
The team stuck together in the final run-in, and picked up enough points to ensure that the club extends its stay at League One above to an eighteenth season.
Colchester United's players ended the season with a remarkable run of eighteen points in their last ten games - and League One safety.