ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Player Registration – League Rule 8 (A)(ii)

Clubs are reminded that in accordance with League Rule 8 (a) (ii) Each Club must have at least 11 players per team registered by 9th August of the current playing season


Player Registrations – A note from the F.A.

Dear League Officials I wanted to drop you a personal note this afternoon as you may have experienced some difficulty with player registrations through Whole Game this week. Since Monday afternoon, we have received reports from County FA colleagues and league and club officials of slow speed when submitting registrations and my colleagues in the Read More


August & September Fixtures

Over 220 August and September fixtures have now been uploaded to the website. Whilst every effort has been made to take note of information supplied by clubs, if you have been given a fixture on a date that you have previously closed or that your club have advised you do not have a pitch available Read More


Spam Emails

We have been made aware that some referees, club and league officers are receiving emails purporting to come from our member clubs or league officers. These are normally headed Invoice notification with id number: or something similar and may emanate from Poland or have a from email address ending with @happyapples.com or .pl PLEASE DELETE Read More


Player Registration Update & Reminder

Over 70% of our clubs have yet to start submitting their players to the League via the WGS Player Registration system. Over the past month the League have sent out several emails regarding this process, the FA have had several on line webinars and the ECFA have been having drop-in sessions, so there is no Read More


New Season Constitution Changes

Since the A.G.M. we have recently lost both London APSA and Hannakins Farm who have withdrawn as they were unable to find suitable people to take on the management of their teams. After consultation with the FA, it has been agreed that the Premier Division will run with 13 teams in 2017/18. A decision regarding Read More


Team Administrators and Club Fixtures Secretaries

On the forms sent back to the League last month, details were given of who were Team Administrators. All new Team Administrators were sent messages directly from Full Time asking them to register a password so that they could access the Full Time system. A large number of Team Administrators have not responded to this Read More


New Pilot Referees Appointments Scheme

From the start of the new season the League, in conjunction with the Essex County FA, we will be using Full Time to notify fixtures and appointments to ALL clubs and officials. The appointment of officials will now be done by James Lisher at the Essex County FA. His contact details are; from 0900 to Read More


Challenge Cup Dates

Both Challenge Cups will be played on 26 August 2017 K.O. 14:30 Senior Challenge Cup Springfield v Basildon Town at Springfield Hall Park, Arun Close, Springfield CM1 7QE Under 21 Challenge Cup A1 Sports v Southend Manor Lakeside Sports Ground, Arterial Road A1306, Thurrock RM16 6DN


Current Club Directory

The Club Directories are being updated as the season 2017/18 forms are returned. Only the directories of Collier Row, London APSA and Rochford Town have not yet been updated