ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

League Competitions Cancelled

Currently we do not know if or when we will be able to start playing football again. In light of the large number of Divisional matches still to be played, if we are to have any hope of ALL our clubs completing 50% of their fixtures and thus allow promotion and relegation to take place, Read More


04-01-2020 – LATEST F.A. COVID-19 STATEMENT

We note the UK Government’s announcement on Monday 4 January with regards to the new national COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown. As a result, the impact on ‘non-elite’ football in England will include the suspension of fixtures and training across the following with immediate effect: Steps three to six of the National League System Tiers three Read More


30-12-2020 – FA COVID-19 STATEMENT

COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOR ‘NON-ELITE’ FOOTBALL UPDATED FOLLOWING TIER 4 ANNOUNCEMENTS Further to the government’s announcement on Saturday 19 December and subsequent statements on Wednesday 23 December and Wednesday 30 December with regards to the introduction of Tier 4 areas and the latest information on COVID-19, we have issued the following update. Football for adult participants Read More


23-12-2020 – Covid-19 Update

The whole of Essex will be placed in Tier 4 from Boxing Day. One assumes that the whole of Essex will be classed as being one area.


FA STATEMENT – 19 DECEMBER

An update for ‘Non-Elite’ football in England following latest Covid-19 Tier 4 restrictions Further to the government’s announcement this evening with regards to the introduction of Tier 4 areas and the latest information on Covid-19, football for adult participants across ‘non-elite’ football in Tier 4 areas is not permitted, including all training and fixtures. This Read More


Tier & Area Finder

If you do not know which tier your players live in, please go to the following site and enter their Post Code. Find Out Which Tier You Are In Then go to the following page which tells you which Area this is in New Covid Rules


Saturday 19 December Fixtures Update

The following has been sent to all EOFL Club Secretaries You will all be aware that Greater London, and parts of Essex and Hertfordshire have been placed in Tier 3. After seeking guidance from the ECFA, below you will find a summary of how the latest Government decision affects our league. Should your club decide Read More


New Covid-19 Tiers and Guidance

The League are awaiting guidance from the F.A./ECFA with regard to the effect the new Tier 3 areas, that come into effect on Wednesday will have on the League programme. As soon as this information is received we will advise clubs of any changes to the fixtures uploaded today plus any other information we receive.


FA Media Assets & Signage

Following the publication of The FA’s updated guidance for ‘non-elite’ football in England, they have made social media assets and printable signage available for leagues and clubs to download and use across their channels and facilities to support a safe return. These can be found at the link below. Social Media Assets and Printable Signage