Parkinson counting down the minutes

COLCHESTER United manager Phil Parkinson is counting down the minutes - let alone the days - until the transfer window closes tomorrow night.The League One side's latest headline-grabbing performance saw them beat Championship side Derby County 3-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at Layer Road on Saturday.

COLCHESTER United manager Phil Parkinson is counting down the minutes - let alone the days - until the transfer window closes tomorrow night.

The League One side's latest headline-grabbing performance saw them beat Championship side Derby County 3-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at Layer Road on Saturday. And the Essex club's recent run has alerted clubs higher up the league

ladder to the talent in Parkinson's squad.

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