ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

ECFA – Coronavirus Update

CORONAVIRUS: LOCAL ESSEX FOOTBALL PLAYS ITS PART Grassroots Thanked for Commitment and Dedication During these unprecedented times, both locally and globally, the Essex County FA wish to say thank you for the commitment, dedication and patience members of the grassroots community have collectively shown, and we wish everyone across football good health. This is a Read More


All Football Suspended

Following the Government’s announcement yesterday (Monday) about the Coronavirus outbreak, recommending for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, and in-line with Football Association advice, the Essex County FA are suspending all affiliated football in Essex for the foreseeable future. This suspension includes all matches (including friendlies) and training sessions until further notice. Read More


Applications To Join The League

Any teams wishing to join the EOFL from another league for season 2020-2021 must send in their application form to Kevin Lorkins by 31 March 2020 to allow time for an inspection of their facilities to take place. Details of the Criteria for Entry together with an application form can be found at Criteria for Read More


Returning Cups and Trophies

Clubs are reminded that all Cup and Trophies must be returned to the league via a league officer BY 01 MARCH 2020. These must be returned engraved and in a clean condition.


Essex Premier Cup Semi-Finals

The draw for the above scheduled to be played on Saturday 07 March 2020 is as follows:- Buckhurst Hill v Chingford Athletic Leigh Town v Grays Athletic Reserves or Ongar Town


Representative Match v Kent on 12 February Update

The EOFL will be playing the Kent County League at Aveley F.C. on Wednesday 12 February 2020. The scheduled kick of time is 19:30 but if there are any problems this could be 19:45


Essex Premier Cup Quarter-Finals

ESSEX PREMIER CUP QUARTER FINALS 13:30 K.O. 01 FEBRUARY 2020 Buckhurst Hill v Gas Recreation Chingford Athletic v Basildon Town or West Bergholt Grays Athletic Res. v Ongar Town Leigh Town v Corinthians


EOFL – MEFL Merger Statement (Updated 09/01)

Discussions regarding the full merger of the EOFL and MEFL into one structure have reached an impasse and a full merger will not now take place at the end of this season. So much has already been achieved between the two leagues with processes, administration, fines and rules brought into line with each other. The Read More


Switching Match Venues

It might appear to be stating the obvious but most teams want to play football on a Saturday afternoon and get fed up when matches are postponed due to pitches being unfit. Clubs are therefore reminded that, as stated in the “Notes to Club Fixtures Secretaries” “If you have not played your opponents at their Read More


Important Information from our ECFA Rep.

Below is some important information received from Dave Emerton our Leagues ECFA Representative SUSPENSIONS AND POSTPONED MATCHES It is the Clubs responsibility to inform the County Association of matches that are postponed (or not completed) if they have players under, or due to be under, a suspension that includes the postponed match. Matches have to Read More