Mar 3, 2020 League Sponsorship
After fifteen years Greene King have informed us that this will be the last season they will be sponsoring the League. During Greene King’s sponsorship the League has nearly trebled in size. We would like to thank Greene King for their sponsorship and the contribution they have made to the growth of Veterans Football in Essex.
Mar 3, 2020 Applications to Join the League Now Open
If you wish to join the League for the 2020-21 season applications are now open. The last date for applications to be received are 16th April 2020. Existing Clubs will be contacted separately in April about next season.
Mar 1, 2020 Old Barkabbeyans Reserves
This message is to advise Clubs that Old Barkabbeyans Reserves will not be completing the season and will not be entering next season.
Dec 27, 2019 Kick Off Time Changes 4th January 2020
On the weekend of 4th/5th January 2020 all FA Cup Ties will kick off one minute late. This is in support of the FA’s Heads Up campaign. The reason for the kick off time changes is so people “Take a minute” to think about their mental health and wellbeing
Dec 27, 2019 League Cup Semi Finals Draws
The draws for the League Cup Semi Finals are as follows
Nov 26, 2019 League Cup Survey
Feedback from different Clubs has raised the question whether Extra Time should be played in League Cup games or not? To enable the League to make an informed decision we have created the survey below.
Sep 26, 2019 Essex County FA County Cup Consultation
The Essex County FA have launched a Consultation exercise around County Cups. The feedback we have received over the last few years is you would like to see an Over 45 County Cup. This is your opportunity to give the same feedback directly to the Essex FA
Sep 20, 2019 Fixture Cancellation Policy
To try to strike a balance between getting fixtures played but to attempt to stop teams manipulating fixtures to their advantage the League Management Committee have agreed the following policy will apply for matches scheduled to be played from 26th September 2019.
Aug 31, 2019 League Changes
We have to advise of two changes to the Constitution. Hannakins Farm Over 35’s have moved as a team to Ramsden Scotia. This is effectively a name change so the team will remain in Division One East.
Aug 5, 2019 Open Letter to Essex County Football Association
The League have today taken the unprecedented step of writing an “Open Letter” to the Chairman and to teh Chief Executive of Essex County Football Association. The letter is as follows: