CAMBRIDGE may be manager-less right now but they are far from rudder-less.

The U’s sacked Colin Calderwood just over a fortnight ago after a run of only one win in 10 games culminated with a 4-0 home thrashing by Salford.

The Scot had signed a new three-year deal with the club only four months earlier.

Assistant head coach Mark Bonner was put in temporary charge while the hunt began for a replacement – and has overseen three wins on the bounce.

Tuesday’s 2-0 success at Scunthorpe lifted Cambridge, who were 18th when Calderwood was axed, into the top half.

Bonner has been told he will stay in charge for the foreseeable future but owner Paul Barry is yet to make a decision on whether his position will be long term.

Meanwhile, Cambridge are going along merrily.

“There’s a good feeling around the place and we want to keep it going,” said Bonner after the latest win over the Iron.

“We played with a real good intensity and a real good organisation and that’s been the platform for what’s given us the chances we’ve had and the results we’ve had.

“That’s what we’ve got to go forward with.

“We know we’ve got individuals that can win us games. But the strength of the team has got to be the collective and we’ve got to keep building on that.”

Cambridge face form team Plymouth straight after the Bantams but Bonner added: “We should have no fear going into those. We’ve got to keep this going.”

Cambridge ended Colchester’s 17-match unbeaten run with a come-from-behind victory in their last home game.

On-loan Ipswich striker Idris El Mizouni and Paul Mullin scored their goals in the midweek win at Glanford Park. Teenager El Mizouni, a Tunisian international, netted with a stunning free-kick – his second professional goal.