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Welcome to the official website of The Southend Sunday Football League. The League was founded in 1964 and is now in its 54th season. Should you wish to contact the League, follow us on Twitter or if you are one of our registered referees and wish to submit your match result sheet then please 'click' on one of the icons below.

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Last update - 1st May 2018

The Southend Sunday Football League utilises the FA Full-Time website facility for the general administration of the League including fixtures, results, tables and cup competitions please click on the links below to access the League information

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Cup Finals:

Thank you for everyone that attended this season's cup finals at The Len Forge Centre. Congratulations to the winners of the six competitions. The results were as follows;

League Cup Section A        
Railway Academicals 5 - 0 Academy Soccer
League Cup Section B        
Prittlewell 0 - 5 Southend Sports
League Cup Section C        
Eastwood Rovers 0 - 3 Rochford Sports
Charity Cup Section A        
Railway Academicals * 4 - 4 Hullbridge Sports
Charity Cup Section B        
Shoebury Maplin 1 - 2 FC Dedman Grey
Charity Cup Section C        
Railway Academicals 'A' 3 - 7 Rochford Sports
* Railway won 5-4 on penalties

Annual General Meeting (AGM):

A reminder that the AGM will take place at the Len Forge Centre on Wednesday 27th June with an 8:00 p.m. start.
Further information will be provided nearer the date.

Management Committee:

The committee is always looking for new members and if anyone is interested we have various roles vacant including vice-Chairman and press and publicity. If you are interested or know of anyone who is then please let us know.

David Hill (Former League Chair & Vice-Chair):

The League Management Committee is pleased to advise that Dave Hill, the former League Chair and Vice-Chair has accepted the role of Life Vice-President.

Essex Junior Trophy Final:

Congratulations to Rochford Sports & Social for making it to the final of the Essex Sunday Junior Trophy. The final against Upshire Reserves will take place at Aveley FC on Friday 6th April with a 7.45pm kick off. Best of Luck in the Final.

The League would also like to congratulate Hullbridge Sports and Academy Soccer for reaching the Essex Sunday Premier Cup and Essex Sunday Junior Cup Semi-Finals.

Clubs Folding:

Unfortunately it is with regret that we need to advise that Papillon (Premier Division) and Southford United (Division One) have both had to withdraw from the League.

Double Headers:

Due to the recent weather we are now at that stage of the season where in order to try to complete the league programme we will need to schedule double headers. For those of you who have not done these before I have listed below the main points to note:
* These consist of 2 games of 60 minutes (30 minutes each half).
* The first game is the first named teams home game.
* The second game is the second named teams home game.
* The match fee is £45 shared between both teams.
* Any discipline from one game does not count in the second game (even for red cards).
* Please complete two separate match reports forms on full time.
* You will also need to complete two separate team sheets.

Referees Promotions:

The committee are pleased to say that one of our referees, Luke Scottow, has achieved promotion from Level 7 to 6. Congratulations to Luke and best wishes for the future.

League Chairman Wins Award:

The League is pleased to announce that the League Chairman, Paul Connelly, has been recognised by Active Southend for his work in promoting football in Southend. At the awards ceremony held in November Paul was awarded the "Community Hero" award for 2017. Well done Paul!

Useful Information:

Each week the League receives a number of queries relating to various aspects of the League and the League Rules. Please review the details found on the "Useful Information" page of the website as many of the answers can be found by clicking here, but please note the following;
Fixtures - As the home team please ensure that you confirm the game with the away team and the referee as soon as possible and that if you want to request a free Sunday you need to give 6 weeks notice and are only allowed one per season, and,
Full Time - Please ensure that you complete the match report on Full Time as soon as possible after the game and by Wednesday at the latest, you need to include any yellow or red cards that your team receive and the referees mark should be out of 100.

Signing Players on the Day:

Following a couple of queries we thought that we would clarify the process for signing players on the day.
Any player whose details have not been registered on the WGS by 19.00 on the Friday before a match can only play if he has completed a Signed On The Day Form which is part of the team sheet. It is important that this is legible so it is probably best to complete this on the bottom (green) copy only so that you can copy this and send to Karen Andrews within two days of the match.
When a player is Signed On The Day, that player may not play again for your club until such time as your club have registered the player on the WGS, and your club has been notified via the WGS that his registration has been accepted. Result/Stats on Full Time cannot be entered for a match until the registration has been accepted on WGS. Any player who plays for your club again before this notification of acceptance has been received by your club will be regarded as an ineligible player.
A player signed on the day also has to sign the Player Registration Document before he can play again. The League Secretary has sent important information to all club secretaries regarding updating the club directory and full time information. This requires a response from all clubs by 25th August at the latest.

Season 2016/2017:

Congratulations to the winners and runners up in the various competitions. The full details of who won what are detailed below,

League Competition:
Premier Division: Winners - Railway Academicals - Runners Up - Hullbridge Sports
Division One: Winners - Papillon Reserves - Runners Up - South Benfleet United
Division Two: Winners - Southford United - Runners Up - Laindon Orient
Division One: Winners - Little Thorpe Lions - Runners Up - Leigh United Reserves

League Cup Finals:
Section A: Winners - Mayne United - Runners Up - Railway Academicals
Section B: Winners - Papillon Reserves - Runners Up - Nilpam Templar
Section C: Winners - Railway Academicals 'A' - Runners Up - Southford United
Section D: Winners - Chalkwell Redbulls - Runners Up - Little Thorpe Lions

Charity Cup Finals:
Section A: Winners - Brush Rangers - Runners Up - Railway Academicals
Section B: Winners - Southford United - Runners Up - Railway Academicals Reserves
Section C: Winners - Leigh United Reserves - Runners Up - Ralee