Apr 13, 2021 HRH Prince Philip Remembrance
The Committee have met to discuss how our respects are paid following the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip and his funeral on Saturday 17th April 2021. The Committee feel it is right to join in the National minutes silence at 3pm on Saturday but also acknowledge the difficulty Clubs will have at re-arranged fixtures at short notice and the fact they cannot be postponed to another date.
Mar 14, 2021 Essex Veterans League Restart
Clubs have voting overwhelmingly to declare the current League Season null and void. Clubs also voted to extend the League Season until 12th June 2021 and play a League format based on the current Divisions. Teams will play each other once between 10th April 2021 and 12th June 2021.
Feb 26, 2021 League Restart Offer
The email below has been sent to all Club Secretaries for a response by 12th March 2021
Feb 14, 2021 League Update
The Government are indicating they will be making an announcement on 22nd February 2021 with a plan for coming out of Lockdown. Hopefully this will give an indication of when park football may be able to re-commence.
Dec 21, 2020 Tier 4 Annoucement
Following the announcement that most of the area covered by the League has moved into Tier 4 the League is suspended until further notice. No new fixtures will appear on the website until at least a week after an announcement of the restrictions changing.
Dec 14, 2020 Tier 3 Changes
You will no doubt have seen the announcement earlier today that London and parts of Essex have been placed into Tier 3 of Coronavirus restrictions. We are currently awaiting advice from the Government/FA on what this means for playing fixtures.
Nov 5, 2020 League Suspension
Following the confirmation of the Lockdown we have had confirmation from the FA that Clubs at our level cannot play any games or train until up to an including Wednesday 2nd December 2020.
Sep 17, 2020 Essex Veterans League Start of Season
This is will be a very different season and we would anticipate changes during the season as the Government change guidelines, so we all need to be as flexible as possible but staying within those Government and FA Guidelines.
Aug 22, 2020 Season Start Update
This update is to keep all Clubs informed on our progress to restarting the season. Fixtures All Clubs have to be affiliated for the League to be sanctioned. Once the League is sanctioned we can then arrange for the new Season on Full Time to be created and work on fixtures can commence. There has been a delay with this process as we have been supporting a Club who wish to move from the Amateur Football Association (AFA) to the Essex County Football Association. This move would save the Club a considerable sum of money this season and in future years.
Aug 8, 2020 Constitution 2020/21
Following the AGM last night below is the current Constitution for the 2020/21 Season. The Committee are expecting changes of age groups or teams withdrawing due to the current circumstances. The AGM voted to allow the Committee to make appropriate changes to level out the Divisions. The Committee are aiming to confirm changes by 12th September 2020.