ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

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Newham United have withdrawn from the League with immediate effect, siting a lack of people to help with daily running of their ground and on match days, and struggling with players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.


Essex Premier Cup Semi-Finals

The draw for the above was made is as follows:- Kelvedon Hatch v Buckhurst Hill Hutton v Catholic United Matches are scheduled to take place on Saturday 09 March 2019


Applications to Join the EOFL

Any clubs that may wish to join our league for next season should look at the Criteria for Entry & Continued Membership on our website. An Application Form is available via this page. Applications must be received by 31 March 2019. This also applies to any existing clubs who wish to enter an additional team. Read More


First Aid Courses for EOFL Clubs

Following up as promised on the offer of free first aid courses, please see the links below to book on to the next two courses in March. One is being held at the County FA in Chelmsford, the other at Frenford in Ilford. The reason behind offering these courses, apart from you should have a Read More


Spare Pitch at May & Baker

May & Baker E.C. have advised the League that on most Saturdays they have a spare pitch available should any of our teams own pitches be unavailable. Please contact Andy Everett on 07415 377 029 or by e-mail at andyev1965@yahoo.co.uk


New Referees Result Sheet

The NEW REFEREES RESULT SHEET (Incorporates new Under 21 Groups) is now available on the website. Don’t forget to press Enable Editing


New Under 21 Competition

In view of the reduced number of teams in the Under 21 Division and the small number of matches they have left to play, a new competition has been set up with the agreement of the participating teams, which will give each team an additional six matches. This competition will comprise of two groups of Read More


February Fixtures

February fixtures are now available on the website. Some teams are well ahead with their fixtures and for this reason there are several dates when teams do not have matches as there is no-one available for them to play. It is also the case that some teams may play the same team twice within a Read More


Upminster Withdraw from the League

Upminster have withdrawn from the League with immediate effect. As they have not completed 75% of their fixtures, their record will be expunged. This has delayed the publication of the February fixtures which will now be published on Thursday.


Management Committee Report

Discipline Six clubs will be appearing before the League Discipline Committee later this month. There have been a total of 85 players sent off so far this season. Unfortunately six Managers have also been reported to the County. The Sin-Bin has been used on 159 occasions this season saving clubs over £1500 in administration charges. Read More