ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Notifying Postponed matches to League Officers

Some clubs seem to have missed the bit in rule 10 (F) iii about notifying postponed fixtures to League Officers by telephone or personal contact. Personal contact does not mean email or SMS, but means by actually speaking to the officers or leaving a message on their telephone. On a Friday afternoon the League Fixtures Read More


Essex Premier Cup Semi-Finals

The draw for the Semi-Finals of the Essex Premier Cup to be played on 03 March 2018 is as follows:- Old Southendian v Catholc United Waltham Abbey Res. v Buckhurst Hill The final will be played at Billericay Town F.C. On Wednesday 11 April 2018


Tuesday 13 February 2018 – Representative Match

On Tuesday 13 February 2018 the E.O.F.L. will be playing our old rivals the Essex Suffolk Border League at Coggeshall Town F.C. West Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NT Kick off is at 19:45


Essex Junior Trophy Semi-Final Draw

The draw for the above matches to be played on 24 February is as follows Docklands or A1 Sports U21 v Corinthians U21 Sandon Royals v Dunmow or Brentwood United


Essex Premier Cup

The draw for the quarter finals of the BBC Radio Essex Premier Cup to be played on 03 February is as follows:- Waltham Abbey Res v May & Baker E.C. Catholic United v Shenfield A.F.C. Buckhurst Hill v Kelvedon Hatch Old Southendian v Manford Way


Who to Contact at Opposition Clubs

Many clubs are contacting the wrong person at their opponents to confirm fixtures, postponements or the inability to fulfil fixtures. Section 6 of the “Notes to Secretaries” in the handbook and on the website states:- Where the term “Secretary” in relation to a club officer is used within the rules, this can be taken as Read More


13 January – County Cup

In the Essex Premier Cup, the EOFL have 7 teams through to the quarter finals to be drawn on Wednesday 17 January 2018 Old Southendian pulled off a shock winning 3 – 1 at Frenford. Shenfield A.F.C. visited Little Oakley Reserves and went through after a 1 – 0 extra time win. Catholic United won Read More


Notes from January Management Meeting

13 January Postponed Matches As Mark Lisher is still away, your League Referees Secretary contact will be Kevin Pratt and/or Mark Irvine if your match is postponed Confirming Fixtures or Postponed Matches As item 6 in Notes To Secretaries Where the term “Secretary” in relation to a club officer is used within the rules this Read More


Important message from the League & E.C.F.A.

The following e-mail has been sent out to all clubs in our Constitution by the League Secretary Dear Clubs, You will be aware that for some time we have been in dialogue with the Mid-Essex Football League concerning the issues impacting open-age football. More recently the Southend Borough & District Combination Football League has joined Read More


Important Note to Referees and Clubs

PLAYER SHIRT NUMBERS Clubs are asked to ensure that players are wearing the correctly numbered shirts as shown on the team sheet. (Rule 10 (J)). We recently had a case where, when sending off a player, the referee took the players number and did not ask his name. Unfortunately the players was wearing the wrong Read More