U's Seal Vital 2-1 Win
Colchester United have tonight secured a vital 2-1 win against Preston, their first at home in nine games, to lift themselves away from the Championship basement.
Other results mean that the U`s are no longer in last place, while their relegation opponents surrendered a draw to lose when vice captain Johnnie Jackson smashed the late winner three minutes from time.
Neil Mellor had levelled the scoring after Scott Scot Vernon opened the scoring from the penalty spot.
Full Match Report And Reaction To Follow.