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

27/08/2016 – Report – Tiptree Jobserve FC versus Wormingford Wanderers FC

ANDREAS CARTER ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   DIVISION ONE   TIPTREE JOBSERVE FC:                              3. WORMINGFORD WANDERERS FC:   0.   Date:   Saturday 27th August 2016.                            Venue: Florence Park, Tiptree.   After covering four Premier Division games in the first two weeks of the season I thought...
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FA Pitch Improvement Programme

Please refer to E.C.F.A. web-site: http://www.essexfa.com/more/facilities-and-funding/fa-pitch-improvement-programme The FA Facilities & Investment Team work in partnership with the Institute of Groundmanship to develop a grass pitch maintenance service which can be utilised by grassroots football clubs, with the simple aim of improving the quality of grass pitches.The need for this service...
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Sad News – Anthony (Tony) Harvey

ANTHONY (TONY) HARVEY IT IS WITH REGRET THAT THE ESBFL MUST ADVISE OF THE DEATH OF ANTHONY (TONY) HARVEY, A LIFE MEMBER OF THE ESBFL SINCE 2005 AND A MEMBER OF HARWICH & PARKESTON FC. TONY HAD HELD VARIOUS POSITIONS IN THE ESBFL AS WELL AS HARWICH & PARKESTON FC,...
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13/08/2016 – Report – Ipswich Wanderers FC Reserves versus Coggeshall Town FC Reserves

ANDREAS CARTER ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE   PREMIER DIVISION.   IPSWICH WANDERERS FC RESERVES:      0. COGGESHALL TOWN FC RESERVES:          9.   Date:   Saturday 13th August 2016.                            Venue: Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich.   Welcome back, where has the summer break gone, for many, the school holidays have only...
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ESBFL – First Aid Courses (dates)

Charter Standard Clubs – First Aid Courses On behalf of Member Clubs the ESBFL have arranged TWO First Aid Courses which will be held at Lawford Lads FC on: Tuesday 20th September 2016 @ 19:30pm and Tuesday 4th October 2016 @ 19:30pm These basic courses, which last about 2 1/2...
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URGENT – ESBFL – Mandatory Meeting (04/08/2016) to discuss “The Whole Game System / FA Full-Time”

ESBFL – Mandatory Meeting (04/08/2016) to discuss “The Whole Game System / FA Full-Time” Would all Member Clubs please take notice of a “Mandatory” League meeting which ALL clubs are required to attend. Date:                   Thursday 4th August 2016. Time:                   19:30pm Venue:                Stanway Rovers Football Club Clubs are invited to...
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ESBFL – TOMMY THOMPSON CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE TOMMY THOMPSON KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.         COLCHESTER ATHLETIC FC                                           V.           KELVEDON SOCIAL FC RESERVES P2.         TIPTREE HEATH FC                                         V.           BRADFIELD ROVERS FC P3.         BARNSTON AFC RESERVES                                           V.           BURES UNITED FC P4.         FLITCH UNITED FC                                          V.           HOLLAND...
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ESBFL – RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.         KELVEDON SOCIAL FC RESERVES                    V.           WEELEY ATHLETIC FC RESERVES   FIRST ROUND T1.         HATFIELD PEVEREL FC RESERVES                   V.           UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX FC RESERVES T2.         LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES                          V.           EARLS COLNE FC...
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ESBFL – KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE KNOCK-OUT CUP DRAW FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017. PRELIMINARY ROUND P1.         FC CLACTON RESERVES                                  V.           UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX FC P2.         BURES UNITED FC                                           V.           TOLLESBURY FC P3.         HOLLAND FC RESERVES                                  V.           EARLS COLNE FC P4.         CINQUE PORT FC                                            V.           TIPTREE HEATH FC P5.         COGGESHALL...
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ESBFL – CONSTITUTION FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE LEAGUE CONSTITUTION FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017.   PREMIER DIVISION            (17 Teams) ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC. BARNSTON AFC. BRANTHAM ATHLETIC FC RESERVES. CINQUE PORT FC. COGGESHALL TOWN FC RESERVES. EARLS COLNE FC. GAS RECREATION FC. HARWICH & PARKESON FC. HATFIELD PEVEREL FC. HOLLAND FC...
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14/05/2016 – Holland FC versus Coggeshall Town FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE      –           PREMIER DIVISION   HOLLAND FC:        0.                            COGGESHALL TOWN FC:          1.           Date:   Saturday 14th May 2016.                   Venue: Rush Green Bowl, Clacton-on-sea.   This was probably the last time we would be able to see either third placed, Holland FC or...
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Special General (Constitution) Meeting – Thursday 19th May 2016

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE Important Dates: ESBFL – SPECIAL GENERAL (CONSTITUTION) MEETING The ESBFL, Constitution Meeting, when new Club applications and Division formats are discussed and agreed, in advance of the Annual General Meeting, will be held at Stanway Rovers FC, on: Thursday 19th May 2016.                          Time:         19:30pm...
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07/02/2016 – Jersey Combination FC versus ESBFL – Friendly

ESSEX &  SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – FRIENDLY   JERSEY FOOTBALL COMBINATION:                                           5. ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE:                      2.   Date:   Saturday 07th May 2016.                   Venue: Springfield Stadium, St Helier, Jersey.   For the last five years, the ESBFL Representative Team has been invited back...
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30/04/2016 – Gas Recreation FC versus Holland FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE                  PREMIER DIVISION   GAS RECREATION FC:    2                  HOLLAND FC:        6.   Date:   Saturday 30th April 2016.                              Venue: Bromley Road, Colchester   After having no game to report on last weekend and I did turn up for a game, I had less...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE – SGM & AGM & Affiliations for 2016/2017

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE AFFILIATIONS FOR SEASON 2016 / 2017 The ESBFL is pleased to announce that Club Affiliations for next season will remain unchanged: Division Affiliation:                                      £130.00              (per team) Cup Affiliation/s:                                         £40.00                 (per cup competition) New Club Application Fee:                        £100.00              (off-set against acceptance to ESBFL) New Club...
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19/04/2016 – ESBL Report – Reserve Knock-Out Cup Final

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE RESERVE KNOCK-OUT CUP FINAL LITTLE OAKLEY FC RESERVES: 2.     WEST BERGHOLT FC RESERVES: 3.       Date:   Tuesday 19th April 2016.                               Venue: Garrison Ground, Colchester.   This is the second of the seasons Cup Finals, again played at the Garrison Ground, Colchester and the...
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16/04/2016 – Little Oakley FC versus Barnston AFC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION LITTLE OAKLEY FC:       2.                BARNSTON AFC:  0.        Date:   Saturday 16th April 2016.                    Venue: War Memorial Ground, Little Oakley. ThIs game was not my intended match, that was to have been Little Oakley FC “A” versus Tiptree Park FC at Low...
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02/04/2016 – Holland FC versus Weeley Athletic FC – (KOC-S/F)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE                  KNOCK-OUT CUP – SEMI-FINAL.   HOLLAND FC:                  5.                 WEELEY ATHLETIC FC:            1.   Date:   Saturday 2nd April 2016.                               Venue: Rush Green Bowl, Clacton   It’s been cup-week this week, the Essex Premier Cup Final on Wednesday and now the...
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15/08/2015 – White Notley FC versus West Bergholt FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE                  PREMIER DIVISION   WHITE NOTLEY FC:        1.                 WEST BERGHOLT FC:               2.   Date:   Saturday 15th August 2015.  Venue: Oak Farm, Faulkbourne Road, White Notley.   Welcome back, yes, it is only the middle of August and we are already watching football...
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22/08/2015 – Coggeshall Town FC versus Gas Recreation FC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE                  PREMIER DIVISION   COGGESHALL TOWN FC:          1.                 GAS RECREATION FC:               5.   Date:   Saturday 22nd August 2015.                         Venue: The Crops, Coggeshall.   It’s week two of the new season, it the “V Festival” weekend so a reduced fixture list gave...
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29/08/2015 – Cressing United FC versus Brightlingsea Regent FC “A”

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE                    DIVISION TWO  CRESSING UNITED FC: 7.                 BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT FC “A”:   0.  Date:   Saturday 29th August 2015.                            Venue: Jeffreys Road, Cressing. This week I chose to watch two new teams, a new referee, a new assistant referee and also visited a new...
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05/09/2015 – Weeley Athletic FC versus Barnston AFC (KOC-PR)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE KNOCK-OUT CUP – PRELIMINARY ROUND   WEELEY ATHLETIC FC:  6.                 BARNSTON AFC:   1.   Date:   Saturday 05th September 2015.                   Venue: Vista Road, Clacton-on-sea.   As I mentioned in last week’s report, I had decided to cover a Knock-Out Cup match this week...
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08/09/2015 – Little Oakley FC versus West Bergholt FC (AV Lee)

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE A.V. LEE MEMORIAL TROPHY   LITTLE OAKLEY FC:        2.                 WEST BERGHOLT FC:    0.   Date:   Tuesday 08th September 2015.                    Venue: Garrison Ground, Colchester.   With the Garrison Ground unavailable until September the usual ESBFL season opening fixture scheduled for Bank Holiday Monday...
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12/09/2015 – Alresford Colne Rangers FC versus Tollesbury FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION   ALRESFORD COLNE RANGERS FC:    3.                 TOLLESBURY FC:               0.   Date:   Saturday 12th September 2015.                   Venue: Ford Lane, Alresford.   A bright sunny afternoon welcomed the players, officials and spectators to a well prepared Ford Lane, Alresford last Saturday,...
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19/09/2015 – Lawford Lads FC versus Holland FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION   LAWFORD LADS FC:       0.                 HOLLAND FC:                 3.   Date:   Saturday 19th September 2015.                   Venue: School Lane, Lawford.   Another bright sunny afternoon welcomed the players, officials and spectators to yet another well prepared venue, this time at School...
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26/09/2015 – Brighton, Worthing & District versus ESBFL (The FA Inter-League Cup – R1)

THE FA INTER-LEAGUE CUP – ROUND ONE   BRIGHTON, WORTHING & DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE:               1. ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE:                               3.   Date:   Saturday 26th September 2015.                               Venue: Southwick FC, Worthing.   The ESBFL had been looking forward to this fixture ever since the First...
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03/10/2015 – Hatfield Peverel FC versus Tiptree Jobserve FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION   HATFIELD PEVEREL FC:           4.                 TIPTREE JOBSERVE FC:               0.   Date:   Saturday 03rd October 2015.            Venue: Keith Bigden Memorial Ground, Hatfield Peverel.   Where is this lovely weather coming from or more importantly how long will it last but its...
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10/10/2015 – Cinque Port FC versus Gas Recreation FC Reserves

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – DIVISION ONE   CINQUE PORT FC:          7.       GAS RECREATION FC RESERVES: 1.   Date:   Saturday 10th October 2015.            Venue: Regent Road Recreation Ground, Brightlingsea.   A short drive last Saturday took me into Brightlingsea to watch recently promoted, Cinque Port FC who won...
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17/10/2015 – Bradfield Rovers FC versus Kelvedon Social FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – DIVISION ONE   BRADFIELD ROVERS FC:       1.         KELVEDON SOCIAL FC:          3.   Date:   Saturday 17th October 2015.                                    Venue: The Playing Field, Bradfield.   I had originally selected a top of Division One clash for my weekly match report which was due to...
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24/10/2015 – West Bergholt FC versus Holland FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION.   WEST BERGHOLT FC: 2.                                             HOLLAND FC:  2.   Date:   Saturday 24th October 2015.             Venue: Lorkin Daniel Field, West Bergholt.   It seems I must be putting a jinx on certain fixtures as for the second week running my...
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31/10/2015 – Colchester Athletic FC versus Great Bentley FC

ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE – DIVISION TWO   COLCHESTER ATHLETIC FC:  4.                                 GREAT BENTLEY FC:   1.   Date:   Saturday 31st October 2015.             Venue: Mile End Playing Fields, Colchester.   To finish off October’s match reporting I decided to take in the Division Two match between Colchester Athletic...
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