Jan 12, 2016 Life Savers
People sometimes talk about football being a case of life or death, on Saturday for Chris Ball of BSC (Bishops Stortford) Over 45’s it was. Just before half time in the match against Dunmow Rhodes Chris fell to the ground with a heart attack. Lucky for Chris, Mick Margaritis of BSC and Tony Brown of Dunmow Rhodes put their first aid training to use and commenced CPR
Dec 24, 2015 Multiple Cases of West Essex and Players Breaching Rules Proven
The Essex FA have contacted us about our reporting of West Essex repeatedly breaking the FA Standard Code of Rules. We have been asked to only report the facts of the case and not to provide any inference as to how the decisions were made even if West Essex used the same words in mitigation of the offences.
Dec 11, 2015 League Management Trophy
Twenty one Over 45 teams to be split into four groups (One groups of six and two groups of five). Maidonians have requested not to enter the Competition. Teams will play each other once in the Group stage. There will be a designated “Home” team, however if their pitch is unplayable then the game is played on opponents ground if fit.
Dec 11, 2015 League Cup Semi Final Draws
The draws for the Semi Finals of the League Cups have been made. They are as follows:
Dec 5, 2015 Registrations
Clubs are reminded that Registration forms must be received by Thursday at the latest for players to play on the following Saturday. This includes
Dec 5, 2015 Cup Updates
Please see updates on various Cup Competitions The draws for the Semi Finals of the League Cup competitions will be made at the Management Committee meeting on Thursday 14th January 2016. The Finals will be held at Billericay Town.
Nov 10, 2015 Dean Weatherley West Essex
We are sorry to advise you that Dean Weatherley of West Essex passed away last week. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and everyone connected to West Essex at this difficult time
Oct 8, 2015 Port of London Authority
We are sorry to announce that Port of London Authority have withdrawn their Over 35 Team from the Premier Division. This may mean alterations to the fixtures
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.