The first friendlies have been confirmed for the U's U23s pre-season preparations.
Wayne Brown's side have five friendlies lined up so far, as they get themselves ready for this year's Development League fixtures.
They will travel to Hertfordshire, Suffolk and across Essex in their friendly fixtures, with one home game to be played at Florence Park.
The games to date are as follows:-
Concord Rangers - Saturday 8th July, 3.00pm KO (Florence Park)
Hitchin - Tuesday 11th July, 7.45pm KO (Away)
East Thurrock United - Saturday 22nd July, 3.00pm KO (Away)
Leiston FC - Tuesday 25th July, 7.45pm KO (Away)
Thurrock - Tuesday 8th August, 7.45pm KO (Away)
Further details on each of the friendlies will follow closer to the time.