Posts

Essex & Suffolk Border Football League News, Announcements & Match Reports

13/10/2018 – REPORT – Long Melford FC Reserves versus Harwich Rangers FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   DIVISION TWO.   LONG MELFORD FC RESERVES:                5.       HARWICH RANGERS FC:     0.   Date:               Saturday 13th October 2018.              Venue:             Stoneylands Stadium, New Road, Long Melford.   This week’s game featured the last two “new” teams in Division Two of...
Read More

06/10/2018 – REPORT – AFC Sudbury “A” versus Mersea Island FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   DIVISION TWO.   AFC SUDBURY “A”:                  4.                 MERSEA ISLAND FC:                3.   Date:               Saturday 06th October 2018.              Venue:             Kings March Stadium, Brundon Lane, Sudbury.   I decided to stay with Division Two again this week, had hoped...
Read More

29/09/2018 – REPORT – Ramsey & Mistley FC versus Tollesbury FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   DIVISION TWO.   RAMSEY & MISTLEY FC:           1.                 TOLLESBURY FC:            6.   Date:               Saturday 29th September 2018.                   Venue:            Furze Hills, Mistley.   Division Two this week and a chance to see two promoted teams do battle over at...
Read More

Tolleshunt D’Arcy Memorial Cup 2018/2019

Round One: 1             Hullbridge Sports                                           2-2         Great Bentley (5-3 pens) 2             Burnham Ramblers                                        2-3         Little Oakley 3             Maldon & Tiptree                                            vs          Halstead Town  (Tues 18 Sept,...
Read More

11/09/2018 – REPORT – A.V.Lee Trophy – Gas Recreation FC Versus West Bergholt FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE  A. V. LEE MEMORIAL TROPHY.   GAS RECREATION FC:    1.                 WEST BERGHOLT FC:               2.   Date:               Tuesday 11th September 2018.         Kick-Off:         19:30pm Venue:            War Memorial Ground, Little Oakley.   This A.V. Lee Memorial Trophy match eventually got played last evening at the impressive...
Read More

04/09/2018 – REPORT – Brantham Athletic FC Reserves versus Lawford Lads FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC RESERVES:        1.                 LAWFORD LADS FC:     4.   Date:               Tuesday 4th September 2018.           Venue:            Brantham Leisure Centre.   Fifth placed Lawford Lads FC made the short journey over Cattawade, into Suffolk, for their local derby against...
Read More

29/08/2018 – REPORT – Hedinghams United FC versus West Bergholt FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   HEDINGHAMS UNITED FC:      0.                 WEST BERGHOLT FC:               6.   Date:               Wednesday 29th August 2018.         Venue:            Lawn Meadow, Sible Hedingham.   More evening games this week, a Division One match on Tuesday with six Premier Division games on Wednesday,...
Read More

25/08/2018 – REPORT – Stanway Pegasus FC versus Cavendish FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION TWO. STANWAY PEGASUS FC:           4.                           CAVENDISH FC:              2. Date:               Saturday 25th August 2018.  Venue:            Melville Barracks, Colchester Garrison.   It was down to Division Two on Saturday and after an unscheduled change to the venue, well it was for...
Read More

22/08/2018 – REPORT – White Notley FC versus Earls Colne FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   WHITE NOTLEY FC:        5.                           EARLS COLNE FC:           2.   Date:               Wednesday 22nd August 2018.         Venue:            Oak Farm, White Notley.   More evening games this week, three on Tuesday and three on Wednesday, if you are a “Facebook”...
Read More

18/08/2018 – REPORT – Little Oakley FC Reserves versus Dedham Old Boys FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES:                   4.       DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC:               2.   Date:               Saturday 18th August 2018.  Venue:            War Memorial Ground, Little Oakley.   It was a warm welcome from Little Oakley FC when I visited last Saturday to...
Read More

ESBFL – HANDBOOK AMENDMENTS (1)

ESBFL – HANDBOOK AMENDMENTS (1)     AFC SUDBURY “A”.                                       DIVISION 2.                             Page 30. CLUB SECRETARY: Remove:                 David Webb Replace with:          Jules Ankers Address:                 Change to:              Kings Marsh Stadium Brundon Lane Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 1XR   Emergency Telephone:      01787 376213   BARNSTON AFC.                                           PREMIER & DIVISION...
Read More

14/08/2018 – REPORT – Tiptree Heath FC versus Hatfield Peverel FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   TIPTREE HEATH FC:                 3.       HATFIELD PEVEREL FC:           4.   Date:               Tuesday 14th August 2018.   Venue:            Tolleshunt Knights Playing Fields.   The, what seems like an early season start, continued with some evening games and for me an opportunity...
Read More

11/08/2018 – REPORT – Great Bentley FC versus Alresford Colne Rangers FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   GREAT BENTLEY FC:                1.       ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC:          1.   Date:               Saturday 11th August 2018.              Venue:            The Green, Great Bentley.   Right, we are back, so soon you may ask, and there have been many changes for this...
Read More

REVISED – ESBFL – LEAGUE CONSTITUTION

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE LEAGUE CONSTITUTION FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019.   PREMIER DIVISION           (16 Teams) ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC. BARNSTON AFC. BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC RESERVES. DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC. EARLS COLNE FC. GAS RECREATION FC. GREAT BENTLEY FC. HATFIELD PEVEREL FC. HEDINGHAMS UNITED FC. KELVEDON SOCIAL FC....
Read More

REVISED – ESBFL – TOMMY THOMPSON CUP DRAW

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE TOMMY THOMPSON KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019. FIRST ROUND F1.       STANWAY PEGASUS FC                                     V.         TIPTREE ENGAINE FC RESERVES F2.       CAVENDISH FC                                                 V.         BRADFIELD ROVERS FC F3.       GREAT BENTLEY FC RESERVES                          V.         HEDINGHAMS UNITED FC RESERVES F4.       FC...
Read More

REVISED – ESBFL – RESERVE CUP DRAW

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.          LAWFORD LADS FC RESERVES                                        V.            DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC RESERVES   FIRST ROUND F1.          WEST BERGHOLT FC RESERVES                                      V.            WINNERS OF “P1” F2.          GREAT BENTLEY FC RESERVES                                        V.            BRANTHAM...
Read More

ESBFL – TOMMY THOMPSON CUP DRAW FOR 2018 / 2019

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE TOMMY THOMPSON KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019. FIRST ROUND F1.       STANWAY PEGASUS FC                                     V.         TIPTREE ENGAINE FC RESERVES F2.       CAVENDISH FC                                                 V.         BRADFIELD ROVERS FC F3.       GREAT BENTLEY FC RESERVES                          V.         HEDINGHAMS UNITED FC RESERVES F4.       FC...
Read More

ESBFL – RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR 2018 / 2019

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.          LAWFORD FC RESERVES                                                  V.            DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC RESERVES   FIRST ROUND F1.          WEST BERGHOLT FC RESERVES                                      V.            WINNERS OF “P1” F2.          GREAT BENTLEY FC RESERVES                                        V.            BRANTHAM ATHLETIC...
Read More

ESBFL – KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR 2018 / 2019

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.       DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC                                     V.         WEST BERGHOLT FC P2.       BELLE VUE SOCIAL FC                                       V.         FLITCH FC P3.       BRADFIELD ROVERS FC                                     V.         CAVENDISH FC P4.       LONG MELFORD FC RESERVES                          V.        ...
Read More

Bradfield Rovers FC – Change of Status

NOTE: Bradfield Rovers FC have now withdrawn their Reserve Team, from Division Three and their First Team, formerly in Division One will now compete in Division Three as the main / only club team. ***** Bradfield Rovers FC seek new 1st Team Manager/s For season 2018 / 2019 the club...
Read More

ESBFL – LEAGUE CONSTITUTION FOR SEASON 2018 / 2019.

PREMIER DIVISION           (16 Teams) ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC. BARNSTON AFC. BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC RESERVES. DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC. EARLS COLNE FC. GAS RECREATION FC. GREAT BENTLEY FC. HATFIELD PEVEREL FC. HEDINGHAMS UNITED FC. KELVEDON SOCIAL FC. LAWFORD FC. LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES. TIPTREEE HEATH FC. WEST BERGHOLT FC. WHITE NOTLEY....
Read More

Great Bentley FC seek new 1st Team Manager

Great Bentley FC seek new 1st Team Manager After two very successful back-to-back seasons and consecutive championships in the Essex & Suffolk Border League Great Bentley FC seeks applications for a new 1st Team Manager. Next season the club will be competing in the E&S Border League Premier Division (Step...
Read More

17/05/2018 – REPORT – Tiptree Heath FC versus Bures United FC (Tommy Thompson Cup Final)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   TOMMY THOMPSON CUP FINAL.   TIPTREE HEATH FC:       3.                 BURES UNITED FC.        0.   Date:               Thursday 17h May 2018.       Venue:            Brantham Athletic FC., Brantham Leisure Centre.   The two of the top teams in the ESBFL, Division Two had worked their way...
Read More

15/05/2018 – REPORT – Gas Recreation FC versus West Bergholt FC (KO Cup Final)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   KNOCK-OUT CUP FINAL.   GAS RECREATION FC:    3.                 WEST BERGHOLT FC.     1.   Date:               Tuesday 15h May 2018.         Venue:            Brantham Athletic FC., Brantham Leisure Centre.   Two of the top teams in the ESBFL had battled their way through to this seasons...
Read More

Retain the Game 2018 – Adult Club Funding

Good Afternoon Here is a reminder of the current funding opportunity available to adult clubs from the football foundation at present. Please circulate to the clubs within your leagues regarding the following information on Retain the Game 2018. The application window opens on 18th April 2018 and is due to close on Monday 30th May 2018....
Read More

Off-Season grounds maintenance workshop

Dear Club, Please find attached details of a free workshop for volunteers within your club workforce who maintain grass pitches. The workshop will be delivered by Phil Jeggo East Region Pitch Advisor (employed by The Institute of Groundsmanship). As shown in the flyer it will cover some basic content around...
Read More

Wembley Stadium – Have your say

As someone who is involved in Affiliated Football within England, we would like to get your thoughts around the offer received for the sale of Wembley Stadium. Please click the button below to take our survey and provide your feedback The survey will take around 5 minutes to complete and your answers will remain anonymous. If you have...
Read More

12/05/2018 – REPORT – Hatfield Peverel FC versus Gas Recreation FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION. HATFIELD PEVEREL FC:           1.       GAS RECREATION FC:    3.   Date:               Saturday 12th May 2018.       Venue:            The Keith Bigden Memorial Ground, Hatfield Peverel.   There were four scheduled Premier Division matches to be played on Saturday, thus bringing closure on this long...
Read More

08/05/2018 – REPORT – Little Oakley FC Reserves versus Coggeshall United FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION. LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES:         0.       COGGESHALL UNITED FC:          4.   Date:   Tuesday 8th May 2018.                      Venue:            War Memorial Ground, Little Oakley.   An evening match at Little Oakley saw these two teams finish their respective league matches, for Little Oakley FC...
Read More

ESBFL – TOMMY THOMPSON CUP FINAL – Thursday 17th May @ Brantham Athletic FC : 19:45pm

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   NOTICE OF “TOMMY THOMPSON KO CUP” FINAL   BURED UNITED FC V TIPTREE HEATH FC   at:      BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC   on:    THURSDAY 17th MAY 2018   kick off at 7.45pm (extra time and penalties if required)   Referee:                Lee Miller                        (Colchester)  ...
Read More

ESBFL – KNOCK-OUT CUP FINAL – Tuesday 15th May @ Brantham Athletic FC : 19:45pm

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   NOTICE OF “KNOCK-OUT CUP” FINAL   GAS RECREATION FC V WEST BERGHOLT FC   at:      BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC   on:    TUESDAY 15th MAY 2018   kick off at 7.45pm (extra time and penalties if required)   Referee:                Nathan Oakes                (Colchester)   Assistants:            Richard Baker                ...
Read More

05/05/2018 – REPORT – Gas Recreation FC versus Coggeshall United FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION. GAS RECREATION FC:    0.       COGGESHALL UNITED FC:       3. Date:   Saturday 5th May 2018.                                 Venue:            Bromley Road, Colchester.   The sun’s out, a big crowd has turned up, where you ask, well Bromley Road, Colchester of course, where the home team,...
Read More

REPORT – 28/04/2018 – Jersey Football Combination versus ESBFL Representative XI

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE REPRESENTATIVE TEAM – FRIENDLY. JERSEY FOOTBALL COMBINATION:  1.       ESBFL REPRESENTATIVE XI:          0.   Date:   Saturday 28th April 2018.                  Venue:            Springfield Stadium, St Helier, Jersey   Last weekend, the ESBFL embarked on their annual pilgrimage over to St Helier, Jersey to play the Jersey...
Read More

ESBFL – RESERVE CUP FINAL – Monday 7th May 2018 – Kick-Off: 10:30am

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   RESERVE KO CUP FINAL   DEDHAM OLD BOYS FC RESERVES V HATFIELD PEVEREL FC RESERVES   at LITTLE OAKLEY FC   on MONDAY 7th MAY 2018   kick off at 10:30am                           (extra time and penalties if required)   Referee:                      Simon Bird                 (Wivenhoe) Assistants:                 ...
Read More

21/04/2018 – REPORT – Great Bentley FC versus Lawford Lads FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION ONE. GREAT BENTLEY FC:      1.       LAWFORD LADS FC:       0. Date:   Saturday 21st April 2018.                              Venue:            The Green, Great Bentley.   When this fixture was first posted on “FA Full-Time” the respective teams were literally “neck-and-neck” for the Division One title, however...
Read More

Need help supporting players & funding your team?

View this email online The spring edition of the grassroots bulletin provides information and updates of the latest adult grassroots news from The FA, including the new Retain the Game scheme and great ways to freshen up league competitions. DOWNLOAD NOW In this edition Player Support Guidance to adult clubs as...
Read More

Play on with Retain the Game 2018

View this email online Are you an adult football club looking for financial support to help you to continue? The FA and the Football Foundation, have launched a funding scheme specifically for adult male grassroots football clubs called Retain the Game. Offering grants of £750 to support existing adult male clubs, from...
Read More

11/04/2018 – REPORT – Little Oakley FC Reserves versus Alresford Colne Rangers FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION. LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES:         1.       ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC:        1. Date:   Wednesday 11th April 2018.             Venue:                        War Memorial Ground, Little Oakley.   Evening games can be a bit of a lottery for clubs without floodlights, early evening kick-offs for matches that...
Read More

07/04/2018 – REPORT – Tiptree Heath FC versus Flitch United FC (KOC-Q/F)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE KNOCK-OUT CUP – QUARTER FINAL. TIPTREE HEATH FC:       5.       FLITCH UNITED FC:       0. Date:   Saturday 07th April 2018.                  Venue:                        Feering Community Centre, Feering.   This was the last of the Knock-Out Cup, Quarter Finals to be played, two Division Two teams, both promoted...
Read More

31/03/2018 – REPORT – Holland FC Reserves versus Tiptree Park FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION ONE. HOLLAND FC RESERVES:         1.       TIPTREE PARK FC:         6. Date:   Saturday 31st March 2018.               Venue:                        Eastcliff Stadium, Holland-on-sea.   To coin a phrase from an old “Supertramp” song, “It’s raining again”, but let’s spare a thought for the ESBFL Fixture Secretary, who...
Read More

ESBFL – CUP FINAL APPOINTMENTS – 2018

CUP FINAL APPOINTMENTS 2018 LEAGUE KO CUP FINAL Date to be confirmed, at Brantham Athletic FC. Kick off 7.30pm. Referee: Nathan Oakes Assistant Referees: Richard Baker and Martin Weavers Reserve Official: Matthew Jarvis     RESERVE KO CUP FINAL Date to be confirmed, at Little Oakley FC. Kick off 7.30pm....
Read More

Rule 8(J) Player Registration & Transfer deadlines

Please note that the following Rule becomes effective after next Saturdays game’s:   Rule 8(J) A player may not be registered for a Club nor transferred to another Club in the Competition after 1st April except by special permission of the Management Committee. Therefore, for clarification, Clubs can Register or...
Read More
1 2 3 6