ESSEX OLYMPIAN LEAGUE NEWS

LEAGUE REFEREES SECRETARY UNAVAILABLE

Please note that Chris McGovern will not be available from 12 September 2021 until 01 October 2021. Over this period clubs and referees should contact Keith Barron by telephone on 07860 261895 or by e-mail via Keith Barron in relation to any matters relating to the appointment or availability of Referees or Assistant Referees.


06 September 2021 – Latest Coronavirus Guidance

The latest FA guidance states: Examples of close contact include: • Face-to-face contact under one metre for any length of time – including talking to someone or being coughed on; • Being within one metre of each other for one minute or longer; • Being within two metres of each other for more than 15 Read More


October Fixtures Uploaded

Provisional October fixtures have now been uploaded to the website and it is too late to close dates during that month.. On 09 and 16 October the second rounds of the Essex Junior and Essex Premier Cup take place with the previous rounds being played during September, the first round of the EJC is only Read More


ESSEX COUNTY CUP FIXTURES

The First & Second Rounds of the ESSEX PREMIER and ESSEX JUNIOR Cups are now available via the CUP DRAWS menu at the top of the page. There are 13 of our teams in the First Round of the ESSEX PREMIER CUP which is scheduled for 18 September, and there are 2 all league matches. Read More


20 August 2021 – Latest Coronavirus Guidance

The FA have updated the summary guide and grassroots return to football guidance to reflect changes to the rules on self-isolation, which came into effect on Monday 16th August. The changes mean that under 18s and those who are ‘double-jabbed’ no longer need to self-isolate if they come into close contact with someone with Covid-19, Read More


Respect Handshake

The League has taken the decision not to have the Respect Handshake before matches in the current environment until Jan 2022 at the earliest.


New Heading Guidance

The FA have issued new heading guidance for clubs playing up to and including Step 5 of the NLS. Heading Guidance


Wakebury On The Move

Wakebury have left their Shoebury Park ground and will now be playing at Nursery Sports Ground, Downham Road, Ramsden Heath CM11 1PU the ground recently vacated by Ramsden Scotia. This move will add to the fixture changes caused by the resignation of a number of teams which will be published shortly.


Player Registration Additional Information

Further to the Information shown below posted on 20 Jul 2021 please note the following When your club is adding photographs to the WGS for registrations of your players , please add a clear head shot only not of the whole body. Each club must have at least 11 players per team registered by 9th Read More


Ramsden Scotia

Ramsden Scotia have advised the League that they are withdrawing their team with immediate effect. This will obviously affect the fixtures and changes will be advised in due course.