Sep 28, 2015 Fixtures
As a League over the last two seasons we are becoming increasingly concerned over the rise in forfeited games due to teams being unable to field sides. This trend is continuing already this season. We want to try to address this as it leaves opponents without games and it costs them money. It also causes the Fixture Secretaries, the Referee Appointment Secretary and the Governance Officer increased workloads. Again here we want football to be played we don’t want your money from fines and teams winning points through default. The new procedures for requesting fixtures to be re-arranged are as follow:
Sep 28, 2015 Registration Changes
The League Officers work very hard to try to make the League run as smoothly as possible, they also try to help people when they have problems. The issue we are experiencing is there has been a large increase being made on demands of League Officers, some of this is due to the increased size of the League whilst some of it being more Clubs not doing things at the right time which increases the work load of the League Officers. We want people to get things right and we want to help people, we don’t want money from fines or players not being able to play because of red tape.
Sep 26, 2015 Website & Twitter
During the summer there were a number of issues with the server hosting the League website. This lead to the website being moved to a new server. One of the problems experienced meant the website crashed and had to revert to a backup copy.
Sep 15, 2015 Colebrook Royals and Forest Rangers
We are sorry to announce that Colebrook Royals and Forest Rangers have today withdrawn from the League
Aug 22, 2015 Referee's Required
Once again the League has expanded so we are looking for Referees to join our Panel. We have spaces available for Referees with all levels of experience from people taking charge of their first game to very experienced Officials for top Divisions.
Aug 22, 2015 Assistant Secretary
We are pleased to announce that Dave Brignall has joined the League Management Committee as Assistant Secretary
Aug 1, 2015 First Round League Cup Draws
The draws for the first rounds of the Greene King Essex Veterans League have been made. They are as follows: Premier Division Port of London Authority v Heath Park Collier Row v White Notley
Jul 26, 2015 Player Registrations 2015/16 - New Address
Player Registrations for 2015/16 are now open. Please note there is a change of address from Clubs A-L to submit their registrations. Clubs should submit their forms as follows:
Jun 11, 2015 AGM Minutes 2014/15
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 10th June 2015 commencing 7. 37 pm held at The Premier Suite, Essex County Cricket Club, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford CM2 0PG. Present: All Clubs bar Collier Row. Management Committee all bar apologies recorded below. Also present Anna Thrift
Jun 11, 2015 League Secretary Annual Report 2014/15
I start my report by sounding like a broken record by commenting on the impact of the weather again this year. What was pleasing was the number of clubs who made efforts to get games played when their pitches were unavailable with is greatly appreciated by the Fixture Secretaries in particular.