ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

2017-2018 New F.A. Discipline Procedure

The F.A. have issued Regulation amendments that have been sent by the ECFA to all clubs. If you have not received a copy please contact the League Secretary The main points are as follows:- SUSPENSION START DATES Following any case that has an automatic suspension (Red Card, 5/10/15 cautions) all suspensions will commence 7 days Read More


Essex FA Seeking
Independent Commission Members

As part of The FA’s Regulatory Amendments for the 2017/18 season, Essex FA are looking to appoint local members for the County Association Independent Discipline Panel. From 1st January 2018 Independent Commission Members are required to sit on all Essex FA hearings in a decision that provides an opportunity for those not operating within the Read More


New Procedure for Sending in SOOTD Forms

Following representation from clubs regarding delays in Signed on on The Day players being available on Full Time, clubs are now required to scan and email the signed forms to the Registration Secretary by midnight two days after the match i.e. for Saturday matches by midnight on the following Monday. Clubs are also required to Read More


Runwell Sports Reserves Withdraw from League

Due to what the club are calling a “lack of commitment” from their players, Runwell Sports have withdrawn their reserve team from the league. Amendments to tables and fixtures have been made and fixture changes notified to clubs involved. Runwell Sports have also advised that they have a second pitch that fully complies with league Read More


Player Transfers – New Guidance

We have received the following from Robert Craven at the ECFA Good afternoon.   With the new season nearly upon us (and underway in the case of some leagues), you may currently be experiencing a high volume of queries concerning transfers and notices of approach.   The FA have produced the attached document to provide Read More


Help Button on WGS Pages

It has become apparent that many clubs are not using the “Need Help” button available on the Player Registration pages of the WGS system. If you press this button you will be taken to either a video or a pdf file that will answer 99% of your questions. This will save you time in having Read More


Full Time Problem Resolved

When you have entered the number of players “Signed on on the Day” and pressed the update button, the page does not automatically go to the page where you enter who played and a message shows up at the bottom of the page that says in red “* means value is required” Ignore this message Read More


Pitfalls with Signing a Player on “On The Day”

Whilst you are allowed to sign players on on the day, it is not something that is either recommended or encouraged by the League as it does have its pitfalls. As you will be aware, before you sign a player on on the day, it is suggested that you contact the League Registration Secretary to Read More


Sending in Results By SMS

Following a number of errors being made on 26 August, it is obvious that some people have not read this notice so it has been re-posted


Southend Manor U21 withdraw

The League have been advised by Southend Manor that they are withdrawing their Under 21 team with immediate effect as they have been unable to find a suitable pitch to play on. Accordingly the Under 21 Challenge Cup match has been postponed. Where they can be scheduled, re-arranged League matches have been notified to teams Read More