ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Saturday 17 April – Kick-Off Update

As you may be aware the FA have posted some “recommendations” relating to football on Saturday. In light of this and following representation from some clubs, the League offer the following alternatives to a 15:05 kick off. 1. Matches kick-off at 13:00 which will mean they are finished before 15:00. 2. Matches kick-off at 14:00 Read More


Saturday 17 April – National One Minutes Silence

As you will probably be aware, at 15:00 hours on Saturday 17 April 2021 there will be a National One Minutes silence in honour of the Duke of Edinburgh. In order to accommodate this, all kick-offs scheduled for 14:30 will now kick-off at 15:05 unless we receive other instructions from the FA This will be Read More


08-04-2021 – Latest FA Covid-19 Guidance

Below you will find a link to the latest Covid-19 information supplied by the FA. The Government has confirmed that on Monday 12 April we will enter step two of the roadmap. Our guidance has therefore been updated to reflect the changes to national restrictions. The key changes to note are in relation to spectators, Read More


Closing Date for Player Registration

Reminder to all clubs . A player may not be registered for a club nor transferred to another Club in the competition after the second Saturday of April which this year is the 10th April


Phil Coulthard

We were shocked to hear that Phil Coulthard had passed away this morning following a heart attack. Phil had served for over 30 years in various positions on the Management Committee and had also been a referee on the League After joining the League in 1983 he had served at various times until 2015 as Read More


Stan Sewell

It is with great sadness that we must advise that Stan Sewell passed away last Friday at the age of 92. Stan was Secretary of Dunmow one of the Leagues Founder Members from when they entered the League until 1991 when they left and had served as a Club Representative on the Management Committee from Read More


WGS Upgrade

When the new Whole Game System was upgraded on the 17th March , not all the players that have been approved have been pulled across to Fulltime and showing in your squads. Please check and let me know their names and the ECFA/FA will do this process manually. Clive Cheeseman Registration Secretary


24-03-2021 – Latest FA Covid-19 Information

Below you will find a link to the latest Covid-19 information supplied by the FA. Following the publication of the latest FA guidance on the return of grassroots football in England, they have made printable signage available for leagues and clubs to download and use across their facilities to support a safe return. All of Read More


Changes to Full Time

The FA have have made changes to Full Time today without giving any notice to leagues that use it.. The changes effect the way fixtures and results are shown on both Full Time itself and our website. There are also instances where some fixtures show up twice in the fixture list and this problem has Read More


New Funding Available

MORE THAN £16M MADE AVAILABLE FOR GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL THROUGH NEW FUNDING The FA have come together with the Premier League, the government and Sport England through the Football Foundation to launch “Game on”, three funds totalling more than £16m to get the country ready for the return of grassroots football at the end of month. Read More