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League One

Joe Dunne dismissed by Colchester United

1 September 2014

Colchester United have reacted to a run of five straight defeats by sacking manager Joe Dunne.

The U's began the campaign with a draw at home to Oldham but were then thrashed 4-0 at Charlton Athletic in the Capital One Cup before losing their next four League One fixtures.

Chairman Robbie Cowling stated on the club website: "Joe has done a remarkable job as manager for Colchester United over the past two seasons and he has been a remarkable servant for the club for many years.

"He is a Colchester United legend and I am grateful for the way he kept our club in League One during these challenging times. I wish him all of the very best for the future."

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