Yeates Out for 3 weeks
Colchester have been dealt a blow with the news winger Mark Yeates faces up to three weeks out after suffering a dislocated shoulder.
Former Spurs player Yeates who rejoined the club in the summer ended up in hospital during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sheffield United to have his shoulder put back in place.
'Mark knew straight away it had popped out and came over to see if we could get it back in,' physio Tony Flynn told the club's official website.
'It wasn't possible to do it at the ground so we sent him off to hospital.
'We will need to do as much strengthening work on the area around the shoulder as soon as Mark is able to, and with it being put back in place quite quickly, we should have him back in two or three weeks.'