The above photograph shows Dwight Gayle in April 2011, when he made his last appearance in Stansted colours at Enfield 1893. Since then Gayle has played for Dagenham & Redbridge, Peterborough United, Crystal Palace and more recently Newcastle United. That’s Essex Senior League right up to the Premier League scoring plenty of goals along 

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  Len Llewellyn was recently awarded the 50 Year Long Service Award from the Football Association having been a loyal servant to grassroots football since first getting involved in 1966. Engine Plant Controllers FC was the first club Len served on the committee for, being the Club Secretary. A year later he was elected onto 

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By Pete Dudley   Tower Hamlets 3 Wadham Lodge 1 Hamlets made it five wins on the bounce in all competitions after seeing off bottom side Lodge at Mile End Stadium on Friday evening. Mata Julio put the host’s ahead just before the half-hour mark and they doubled the lead from Luke With’s penalty five 

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  Takeley 4 Hackney Wick 1 (Premier Division) Report by  Pete Dudley @ped1980   The hosts had started the season in perfect fashion having won all five of their league games so far whilst Wick were still trying to adapt to Senior Football but did grab their second win of the season in midweek at 

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    Waltham Forest 2 Sporting Bengal United 3 (Premier Division) Report by David Ballheimer   Sporting Bengal United continued their excellent start to the season by snatching victory from Waltham Forest at Wadham Lodge on Saturday. The first thing to say that it was a superb contest, one that neither deserved to lose.   

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 USE OF FLARES & PYROTECHNICS While such devices are common at football matches overseas, crowds in UK stadiums are banned from using them. Officers are reviewing footage from matches to identify suspects. Metropolitan police “Flares and pyrotechnic devices inside stadiums are very dangerous and they can reach extremely high temperatures,” inspector Matt Ashmead from the 

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Basildon United will have to replay their tie with St. Margaretsbury after their encounter on Saturday ended in a 1-1 draw. Marcus Bowers fired the Bees into a 59th minute lead but Ryan Wade equalised. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams so they go at it again on Tuesday. Waltham Forest had a fruitless 

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