Errington Challenge Cup 2nd Round Tuesday 31st October Great Wakering Rovers 3 Tower Hamlets 2 A young Tower Hamlets side fell to a battling defeat at the hands of Great Wakering Rovers at Burroughs Park in the Challenge Cup. Aaron Russell put the hosts into a 20th minute lead before the visitors leveled five minutes
Tuesday 31st October Clapton 2 Southend Manor 0 The Tons are up to fourth after they defeated Southend Manor at the Old Spotted Dog. Aundre Spencer put the hosts ahead before Cobblah added a second for the home side meaning Stuart Marshall’s tenure at the Southchurch Park side ended in defeat as they stay fourteenth.
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.
Friday 27th / Saturday 28th October Premier Division Round-Up By Peter Dudley Wadham Lodge 2 Ilford 0 Lodge ended Ilford’s unbeaten run with an impressive home win over them at Kitchener Road in Walthamstow on Friday night. Dwayde James opened the scoring in the 9th minute with Sherwin Stanley supplying the other goal in
Stansted 0 – 2 Redbridge (Premier Division) On a fairly serene late autumn’s afternoon, I made my first visit to Hargrave Park as Stansted welcomed Redbridge. Stansted were missing a number of players that were not available, while the Motormen’s Brian Moses and Jonothon Mbamarah were among those missing for the visitors. In
Southend Manor 2 Enfield 1893 2 – Premier Division Wednesday 25th October On a nice autumn’s evening at Southchurch Park, Enfield 1893 were the the visitors as they took on Southend Manor in another Essex Senior League encounter. After a fairly even start to proceedings, Enfield were awarded a spot-kick as the referee
Colney Heath 0 Hullbridge Sports 1 – Buildbase FA Vase 1st Round Replay Tuesday 24th October Sports were without Lewis Watson, Luca Frankis, Tom Ranger, Ollie Miller and Howard Wright for this FA Vase replay under the lights at Colney Heath. It was 100 mile round trip on a Tuesday night and with
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
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
Buildbase FA Vase 1st Round By Peter Dudley Friday 20th October Holland 1 Great Wakering Rovers 2 Rovers netted late on to sneak victory against Holland in Clacton to get through to the next round of the FA Vase. The first chance of the game brought the opening goal as the visitors led