Eagles keeper heads to Colchester on deadline day

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Bedford Town goalkeeper Dillon Barnes has signed for League One side Colchester United.

The 19-year-old stopper has been on trial with the U’s recently and has now penned a one-year deal.

Barnes has also previously been with Fulham and was training with Colchester during August, keeping a clean sheet in the U21s victory over Bristol City last week.

The youngsters is eligible to be involved in the U’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy squad against Northampton tonight.