ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Full-Time SMS – 10th September

The following message has been posted on the Full Time website by the F.A. On Saturday 10th September we unfortunately had issues with the SMS functionality for Full-Time, which was not working from around 11am onwards. This was resolved late afternoon, and by 7.30pm the backlog of outgoing and incoming SMS messages had been cleared. Read More


Management Committee Notes

Your attention is drawn to the following items discussed at the Management Committee Meeting held on 08 September 2016 1. With immediate effect, clubs are no longer required to enter sportsmanship marks for the opposition on Full Time. 2. In the past when a team has failed to fulfil a fixture, as well as the Read More


Contacting League Officers

Some clubs have taken to regularly contacting officers after 9:00 p.m. by telephone. Unless a call is regarding something of immediate urgency there should be no need for this to happen. Will you please either phone earlier or send an e-mail. Notification of postponed or otherwise cancelled fixtures MUST be made by telephone, but such Read More


Sending in Results To Full Time

Clubs are still sending in results by SMS when they should not do so, in an incorrect format that is not being accepted by the system and late. Rule 11 B The HOME Club ONLY shall submit by SMS to the E.O.F.L. F.A. Full Time web site the result of all League and League Cup Read More


The EOFL Twitter Feed

With the season getting into full swing, we thought we would remind you of the benefits of having a Twitter account. You may or may not know that the League have a Twitter Feed on which important information is conveyed to members of our League, both clubs and Referees. Many clubs re-tweet some of the Read More


Overage Players Playing in The U21 Division

As you will be aware, clubs are allowed to play two overage players in their under 21 team, provided they comply with League Rule 8 (B) (iii). This rule states that “Only those who are not over 26 years of age as at midnight on 31 August 2016 may play in under 21 teams.” On Read More


Sending in League Cup Results by SMS

This weekend sees the first round of various League Cups with further League Cup matches being played throughout the month. In order to try and avoid problems that some clubs have had in the past sending in the results of League Cup matches to Full Time by SMS, you are urged to read the guide Read More


Filling in Result Sheets on Full Time

Clubs are reminded that when filling in result sheets on Full Time you are required to:- 1. Under the heading STARTED, Tick the players who played in the match and under the heading BENCH USED Tick the substitutes who actually came on. If the player was signed on the day, tick the appropriate box against Read More


Details of Postponed Fixtures

To keep clubs informed, the centre menu at the bottom of the website pages now has a link to pages showing details of matches that have been postponed due to teams being unable to fulfil fixtures that will not be rearranged, and matches postponed for other reasons that will be rearranged.


Registration of Players & Using Twitter

Some clubs appear not to know that we have a website and do not subscribe to our Twitter feed. They therefore missed the News item posted on the website and Twitter in mid-July reminding them that they had to have registered 11 players for each of the teams they have in our league by 09 Read More