The Essex Senior League is holding a groundhop weekend with a game on Friday 10th November followed by three games on Saturday 11th November which will have staggered kick off times. The weekend is set to coincide with Remembrance Sunday and the Poppy Appeal.   The Friday evening game sees Barkingside entertain Clapton. 

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The FA statement regarding promotion states that ‘In terms of 5 to 4, there are no promotion applications required as it is a matter of fact for the 14 champions and 12 best placed runners up on a points per game basis.’            

Tuesday 24th October   Premier Division Takeley 1 Basildon United 1 It was honours even between the top two at Station Road as Takeley and Basildon United earned a point each. The Bees took the lead seven minutes into the second period from a Marcus Bowers penalty but just seven minutes later Reece Barrett levelled 

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Alan Brazil Ended Playing Career in the Essex Senior League   There was quite a stir in the 1989/90 season when former Scottish International and Ipswich Town favourite signed for Stambridge United in a tremendous coup. Brazil had also turned out for Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Coventry City, before finishing off his professional career 

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Turgut Esendagli sadly passed away on October 12th.  The Waltham Forest Chairman joined the club whilst they were still groundsharing with Ilford at Cricklefields. Within a year he had steered the club back to their former Wadham Lodge base, instigated the setting up of a Ladies and Veteran teams at the club and was actively 

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