#bcafc FT: Colchester 0-2 CITY - Goals from James Hanson and Kyle Bennett either side of half time give The Bantams an excellent win!
#bcafc Brian Wilson and Aaron Mclean both booked following a brief altercation
#bcafc Alex Gilbey booked for a rash challenge on Garry Thompson
#bcafc There will be a minimum of 4 additional minutes at the end of the 90
#bcafc 86th min: Alex Gilbey tries a speculative 30 yard drive but McLaughlin holds comfortably
#bcafc CITY Sub: ON Carl McHugh OFF Adam Drury
#bcafc CITY Sub: ON Garry Thompson OFF Kyle Bennett
#bcafc Colchester bring on Macauley Bonne for Clinton Morrison and Alex Gilbey for Marcus Bean
#bcafc 74th min: Reach beats his man before forcing Walker into a save with a low drive
#bcafc 70th min: City only half clear a free kick into the area and after the ball is put back in, McLaughlin does well to hold the ball
#bcafc Stephen Darby booked for a mis-timed challenge on Sanchez Watt
#bcafc Tonight's attendance the Weston Homes Community Stadium is 2,605 (281 Visitors) - Thanks to the Bantams fans that made the journey
#bcafc 61st min: Doyle hooks the ball clear from the goalmouth after Okuonghae had put the ball back into the mix
#bcafc Colchester think they have a goal back but the ref dis-allows the effort after Sears handled the ball on its way in
#bcafc Bennett got his first goal in a City shirt after bursting through and firing an emphatic drive past Walker from a tight angle
#bcafc GOAL!!! Colchester 0-2 CITY (Bennett 56)
#bcafc 47th min: From Dolan's resulting free kick, Davies heads the ball inches wide of the target
#bcafc Ryan Dickson is booked for a late challenge on Kyle Bennett
#bcafc Colchester v CITY: The second half begins!
#bcafc HT: Colchester 0-1 CITY - James Hanson's 15th minute header has City ahead at the interval
#bcafc Minimum of 1 additional minute at the end of the first half
#bcafc 43rd min: Bennett dispossesses Dickson before squaring the ball to Mclean who unfortunately couldn't find the target
#bcafc 36th min: City only half clear a ball into the area and Wright fires a shot a yard or so wide of the target from 20 yards out
#bcafc 35th min: Hanson's flick on drops to Mclean but he snatches at a half volley that flies harmlessly over the bar
#bcafc 34th min: Mclean brings down Drury's cross well before hitting a low shot on the turn that is beaten away by Walker
#bcafc 33rd min: The ball breaks to Mclean but his well hit angled shot was well held well by Walker
#bcafc 30th min: Bennett bursts forward from midfield before curling a shot comfortably wide from 20 yards out
#bcafc City's opener came after Dolan's far post corner was powered in by the head of Hanson!
#bcafc GOAL!!! Colchester 0-1 CITY (Hanson 15)
#bcafc 14th min: Bennett's cross is cleared as far as Doyle who's low shot is parried away well by Walker
#bcafc 13th min: Morrison teed up Sears for a shot from just outside the area that went a yard or so over the bar
#bcafc 11th min: Sears burst forward from the centre of the park before chipping a shot comfortably over from just inside the area
#bcafc 7th min: Bean lifted the ball into the area before Dickson produced a header that went narrowly wide
#bcafc - Phil Parkinson gets a nice reception from the Colchester fans pre-match having managed The Us between 2003 and 2006.
#bcafc Colchester v CITY: We have kick off!
#bcafc - Five Colchester players arrive late due to traffic. No plans for a delayed kick-off though.
#bcafc - Apprentice 'keeper Jack Bentley on the bench instead of Arron Jameson due to 'five loanees' rule.
#bcafc - City back to 4-4-2 after five in midfield at Brentford.
#bcafc - Stephen Darby to captain the side. Adam Drury handed his full City debut at left back.
#bcafc - Davies and Hanson both passed fit to play. Gary Jones misses out due to illness, however.
#bcafc - SUBS - Bentley, Gray, Thompson, Yeates, McHugh, Bates, Atkinson
#bcafc - CITY XI - McLaughlin, Darby, McArdle, Davies, Drury, Bennett, Doyle, Dolan, Reach, Hanson, Mclean
#bcafc - Despite the York defeat, City's youth team still hold a commanding lead at the top of their league.