Steve Coombs of Manford Way

It is with deep regret that we must advise that Steve Coombs of Manford Way passed away on Friday morning after a short illness. Manford Way joined the League in 1999 and Steve served the club in many different capacities throughout their time with us and for many years before they joined. In 2005 he Read More

Temporary Dismissals – Pilot 2017/18 Season

Following the decision of IFAB to permit National Associations the ability to implement Temporary Dismissals (more commonly known as “Sin Bins”) at Grassroots level of the game, The Football Association has agreed to trial the system in selected leagues for the duration of the 2017/18 season. This will be implemented for selected leagues at Step Read More

Free Entry to Cup Finals

Entry is FREE to all our Cup Finals which are being held at:- Bishops Stortford F.C., ProKit UK Stadium, Dunmow Road,, CM23 5RG All matches kick off at 19:45 Tuesday 02 May – Denny King Memorial Under 21 Cup Final – SOUTHEND MANOR U21 v MAY & BAKER E.C. U21 Tuesday 09 May – Reserve Read More

Special General Meeting

Due to the complexities surrounding the make-up of the Constitution for next season, and in order that agreement on this can be reached ahead of the A.G.M., the Management Committee have called a Special General Meeting to be held at Old Chelmsfordians on 23 May 2017 starting at 19:30. In accordance with the requirements of Read More

All Clubs should be aware of this event

Below are details of a WGS event being run by the ECFA. Next season ALL CLUBS IN OUR LEAGUE will be using the WGS system for registering their players. All clubs should now be aware that The FA, supported by Essex FA, have launched functionality recently that allows clubs to prepare for online player registrations Read More

The History of The Essex Olympian Football League

The book “The History of the Essex Olympian Football League” giving details of our first 50 seasons is now available. The book is 10″ x 7″ and contains 443 pages Apart from details of the League History from 1966 to 2016, the book contains details of all of our Current and Former clubs with a Read More

2016-17 Cup Final Dates

There has been some confusion over the date of this seasons Cup Finals which will all be played at Bishops Stortford F.C.’s ProKit Stadium kicking off at 19:45. The dates are as follows Tuesday 02 May 2017 Denny King Memorial Cup Final Tuesday 09 May 2017 Reserve Cup Final Tuesday 16 May 2017 Senior Cup Read More

Fixture Changes in April & May

Now that the London F.A. have decided to replay the Essex Senior Trophy match involving Newham United on 08 April 2017, all changes to accommodate this match have been made and the April/May fixtures have been finalised. If however Newham United win, there may have to be changes to accommodate the final on a Saturday Read More

Pitch availability at the end of the Season

Clubs are reminded that the Criteria for Entry and Continued Membership of the League states under the heading GENERAL (Clubs) whose facilities are not available until the third Saturday of April, shall not be allowed to enter their reserve team in the competition Where a club has a Senior Team, no Reserve team but an Read More