ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Discipline

Up to 13 May 2016 there have been 161 players sent off, 18 reports on managers sent to the E.C.F.A., 1 club official reported to the E.C.F.A. and 2 sets of supporters reported to the E.C.F.A. this season at matches under the jurisdiction of the League.


Leytonstone United Reserves Pull Out

We have been advised today that Leytonstone United have pulled their reserve team out of the League with immediate effect. As Leytonstone United Reserves have completed 75% of their fixtures, in accordance with rule 12 (C), the points for the unplayed matches have been awarded to their opponents.


Denny King Memorial Under 21 Cup Final Postponed

Following an appeal by Ryan F.C., the E.C.F.A. have this evening ordered that the Denny King Cup Semi-Final, Hutton v Ryan F.C., be replayed. This means that the Final due to be played on 03 May is postponed.


Upminster Reserves Pull Out

We have been advised today that Upminster have pulled their reserve team out of the League with immediate effect. As Upminster Reserves have completed 75% of their fixtures, in accordance with rule 12 (C), the points for the unplayed matches have been awarded to their opponents.


Grass-roots game spirals out of control

Grass-roots game spirals out of control You are urged to read the following report that appears in The Telegraph Its contents do not only apply to youth football but incidence such as those mentioned are occurring on our League You all need to remember that without a referee you will not have a match Article


Promoted Clubs

Springfield made it five of our teams in major cup finals when they travelled to Sandridge Rovers and won 3 – 2 after extra time in the Anagram Records Semi-Final They will have to wait a while for the final which takes place on Saturday 14 May where their opponents will be London Lions Canning Read More


Applications For Membership

Any clubs wishing to make application to join the League are reminded that they must send their application form together with a cheque for £50.00, to the League Secretary to arrive by 31 March 2016. Details of the Criteria for entry and a copy of the Application From are available via the links below E.O.F.L. Read More


Under 21 Player Qualification

After much consideration the Management Committee decided at their meeting on 10th March to allow TWO over age players to play in Under 21 teams from the start of the 2016/17 season. The age of those players will be capped at 25 years of age.