Sawbridgeworth Town Res. start their defence of the Reserve Shield at Burnham Ramblers Res. The 1st Round draw offers up a local derby as Thurrock Res. welcome Grays Athletic Res.; Hullbridge Sports Res. have a short trip down the road to meet Great Wakering Rovers Res; while AFC Sudbury Res. have a long trip to
Takeley start their defence of the Gordon Brasted Memorial Trophy in the 1st Round being drawn away to Barkingside. Hullbridge Sports host Sporting Bengal United; Tower Hamlets are paired with Stansted and Southend Manor have home advantage over FC Romania in other 1st Round ties.
The Errington Challenge Cup, Gordon Brasted Memorial Trophy and Reserve Shield were conducted live on Thursday 27th July on the Grassroots Footy Show, broadcast by East London Radio on www.eastlondonradio.org.uk. Hosted by Adam Richardson and Peter Dudley, the show welcomed Robert Errington and Michelle Dorling, along as guests. The Grassroots Footy Show is the Essex