Exeter manager Matt Taylor could not hide his delight after his team smashed Colchester 6-1 at St James Park, with Ryan Bowman scoring a second-half hat-trick.
Mansfield boss Nigel Clough was delighted with his new charges in his first home game despite a late Luke Norris equaliser stealing a 1-1 draw for Colchester.
Colchester boss Steve Ball saluted his side’s excellent home form after they beat Leyton Orient 2-1 to register a fourth straight league win at the JobServe Community Stadium.
Colchester boss Steve Ball praised his hat-trick hero Jevani Brown after their 3-1 triumph over Stevenage.
Striker Padraig Amond is set to return for Newport with manager Michael Flynn having to change a winning line-up at home to Colchester.
Chris Beech hailed Carlisle’s “best overall performance” during his tenure after they beat Colchester 3-2 in an entertaining clash.
Barrow boss David Dunn was full of praise for his side’s “excellent” performance in their 1-1 draw against Colchester and backed them to get better and better as the season progresses.
Bolton boss Ian Evatt felt his side produced their best performance of the season so far at Colchester – despite their 2-0 defeat.
Reading first-team coach John O’Shea believes that new manager Veljko Paunovic has already had a positive impact on his squad.