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. Admission will be £5 which includes a special commemorative programme. Badges and mugs celebrating Barkingside’s 120th anniversary will also be available. Added to that the club will also be collecting food for a local homeless charity.
The first game on Saturday is Redbridge v Burnham Ramblers which has a 12pm kick off. Programme and poppies will be sold together with the money raised going to the Poppy Appeal. There will also be a selection of food available on the day.
At 2.30pm Waltham Forest entertain Woodford Town with a full colour programme being produced.
The final game is at 5.30pm when Hackney Wick host Wadham Lodge. A special commemorative programme will be issued, there will be a penalty shootout before the game and there are other activities being planned as the club want to use the game as a way of showcasing its involvement with the local community.
Friday 10th November
Barkingside v Clapton (KO 7.45pm)
Saturday 11th November
Redbridge v Burnham Ramblers (KO 12pm)
Waltham Forest v Woodford Town 2017 (KO 2.30pm)
Hackney Wick v Wadham Lodge (KO 5.30pm)