ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

League Cup Final Line-Up

All matches being played at Bishops Stortford F.C. with a 19:45 K.O. TUESDAY 30 APRIL 2019 Denny King Memorial Cup Final ONGAR JUBILEE U21 v HAROLD WOOD ATHLETIC U21 TUESDAY 07 MAY 2019 Reserve Cup Final BASILDON TOWN RESERVES v CATHOLIC UNITED RESERVES TUESDAY 14 MAY 2019 Senior Cup Final BISHOPS STORTFORD SWIFTS v CATHOLIC Read More


Player Registration Closing

Clubs are reminded that “A player may not be registered for a club nor transferred to another club in the competition after the second Saturday in April i.e. 13 April 2019”


Player Registration – Club Webinars

The FA are holding a series of Webinars throughout April demonstrating the Player Registration process to Clubs. Please feel free to join one of these webinars. The sessions are predominantly aimed at clubs who will be using Whole Game System Player Registration for the first time, however everyone is welcome to join including new club Read More


New League Publicity Secretary Sought

After seven seasons in the role, due to other commitments, Scott Lanza has stepped down as the Leagues Publicity Officer. In any one is interested in taking on this role from the start of the 2019-2020 season, please contact the League Secretary Kevin Lorkins. If you would like to know what the role involves, please Read More


2019-2020 Changes to Laws of The Game

There have been some major changes to the Laws of The Game which come into effect on 01 June 2019. It is recommended that all Referees, Players and Team Managers make themselves aware of them The main points include The introduction of yellow and red cards for misconduct by team official A player being substituted Read More


Entries into F.A. Competitions

REMINDER Please be advised the closing date to apply for FA Competitions 2019-2020 is MONDAY 1 APRIL 2019 If your Club has not applied and still wishes to do so, please follow the instructions below to submit your application and payment online To apply for next season’s FA Cup, FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Read More


2018-19 Fixture Schedule

This season apart from losing six U21 teams, eleven other teams have withdrawn from the league since the June AGM. This has greatly reduced the number of matches to be played in each of the affected divisions In 2016-17 there were 205 weather postponements, 2017-18 there were 239 but this season there have so far Read More


Remaining Seasons Fixtures

The seasons remaining fixtures are now available on the website. This season there are only two mid-week matches so far. Should a team find that they have an additional Saturday available, or wish to play on their opponents ground or mid-week to get a fixture out of the way, if their opponents agree, match dates Read More


Great Baddow Resign

Great Baddow have advised the League that they will be unable to fulfil their remaining four fixtures and are therefore withdrawing their team with immediate effect. As the team have results recorded for over 75% of their matches, the remaining matches will be awarded to the opposition. The Premier division table will be updated shortly


Newham United Withdraw from League

Newham United have withdrawn from the League with immediate effect, siting a lack of people to help with daily running of their ground and on match days, and struggling with players travelling to games away from home. As they have not completed 75% of their fixtures, their record will be expunged.