ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

Problems with sending in results by SMS

Following an exchange of e-mails with the FA, we have been advised that in some instances the system is deleting the mobile numbers of Team Administrators etc. from WGS. Where the person whose mobile number has been deleted this means there number is also deleted as an SMS contact and they will not be sent Read More


Notification of Postponements

Once again clubs are reminded of the requirements of League Rule 20 (E) (iii) paragraph 2 in relation to the notification by the home side of postponed fixtures to their opponents:- This MUST be given by telephone, or personal service IMMEDIATELY but not later than kick-off time This means such notification MUST NOT be given Read More


Guidance on Sending in Results by SMS

It is obvious that several people did not read this article when it was first posted in August. With lots of County and League Cup matches being played over the next few weeks, please ensure that whoever sends in your results by SMS reads the appropriate guidance notes below. If you follow the links below Read More


Primary Contact Problem

Please see below an exchange of messages we have had with the FA Grassroots Technology Department. In light of its contents it is recommended that club secretaries check the person you want to be your Primary Contact for your team/s is maintained as who you want it to be. There is nothing we as a Read More


October Fixtures

October fixtures have now been uploaded to the website. There will be changes and additional fixtures as there are still some first round County and League Cup ties to be played and the second round fixtures will have to be added. These changes will be notified in the normal way via Full Time. URGENT REMINDER Read More


Match Confirmation to Officials

The question has been asked by some clubs as to whether they have to confirm matches to referees and referees assistants even if they are late replacements. The answer is YES The home club must ALWAYS confirm their fixture with the latest appointed officials. Failure to do so will leave the offending club open to Read More


Suspended Players

Last season some of our clubs were penalised as they played players who were suspended although this fact was not shown on WGS. Following a question posed by the League the ECFA have responded as follows:- “Suspended players are shown on the Whole Game System. There may be instances where players have more than one Read More


Change to Temporary Dismissal Process

Please note the following change to procedure If the Team go down to less than 7 players as a result of a temporary dismissal, the game will be abandoned