ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

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Due to what the club are calling a “lack of commitment” from their players, Runwell Sports have withdrawn their reserve team from the league.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


Respect Procedure & Substitutes Bibs

Clubs and Referees are reminded that, in accordance with Rule 2 (E), the RESPECT handshake will take place in every match in this Competition prior to kick off. Clubs and Referees are also reminded that in accordance with Rule 10 (L), all named substitutes must wear the League sponsored bibs and referees are to report Read More


Notes From 17 August 2017 Committee Meeting

RULE 8 (O) PLAYING AN INELIGIBLE PLAYER It was agreed by the majority of the committee present that any club that is found guilty of playing an ineligible player will have any points gained from that match deducted from its record. In addition the points available from the match will be awarded to the opposition. Read More


26 August 2017 Appointments

26 August 2017 appointments have been sent out via Full Time to all relevant clubs and officials. If you have not received them, club Fixtures Secretaries should contact Peter Godfrey and officials James Lisher