Next Saturday’s ESL Premier Division match between Southend Manor and Hullbridge Sports will be promoting the Rainbow Laces Campaign. This campaign highlights the issues lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual players, supporters and volunteers face in the game. The Essex Senior League is one of three leagues selected by the Essex FA to promote the event 

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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.’            

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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After very amicable talks with the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League and the Football Association I am delighted  we are able to confirm that a Step 6 second division will go ahead next season as confirmed by Matt Edkins of the FA below.  We have been told that this statement will appear in today’s Non League Publication. Any further 

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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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The League is seeking to obtain funding for the £300 from third parties for each of you however should that not be successful (you may need to approach the councils yourselves but the League will advise you once this has been confirmed); don’t delay as we are aware this roll out is only for 900 

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