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Last update - February 2019

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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League Updates and Actions Required:

League Chairman

It is with great regret that I have to inform you that Paul Connelly , our League Chairman, has indicated that he will not seeking re-election at the end of the season.

I am sure you will want to pass on your thanks to him for all his hard work and dedication over many years with the league. He has been a referee, Press and Publicity Officer, Vice Chairman, Chairman and Secretary as well as carrying out many other tasks on behalf of the committee. Indeed he undertook both roles as League Chairman and Secretary for two seasons and it was his hard work that kept the League going during this difficult period.

As a result I would like to ask for any nominations for a successor to Paul. These need to be with me by 30th April signed by the secretary of two member clubs or failing that nominations can be made at our AGM in June.

Referees appointed to ECFA Cup Finals
The following referees on our panel have been rewarded with an appointment for an Essex County FA Cup Final. The league would like to congratulate them all and wish them the best of luck in their cup finals.

Joe Turnpenny, Simon Caton, Guy Pell-Ilderton, Luke Scottow

Important Updates

1. Registration of players - the last date for any registration of new players for this season is Thursday 28th of February. This includes any players signed on the day on Sunday morning.

2. Cup Semi-Finals - as we start to see our cup semi finals appear in the fixtures clubs are reminded that for the semi-final and final ties clubs must submit a list of players who will be in the squad to the registration secretary no later than the Tuesday prior to the match. Failure to do so could result in the club playing an ineligible player and being charged accordingly.

Management Committee:

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

Season 2017/2018:

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 - Hullbridge Sports - Runners Up - Railway Academicals
Division One: Winners - Academy Soccer - Runners Up - Shoebury Maplin
Division Two: Winners - Rochford Sports & Social - Runners Up - FC Dedman Gray
Division One: Winners - Shotgate United - Runners Up - Benfleet Villa Reserves

League Cup Finals:
Section A: Winners - Railway Academicals - Runners Up - Academy Soccer
Section B: Winners - Wakering Sports - Runners Up - Prittlewell
Section C: Winners - Rochford Sports & Social - Runners Up - Eastwood Rovers

Charity Cup Finals:
Section A: Winners - Railway Academicals - Runners Up - Hullbridge Sports
Section B: Winners - FC Dedman Gray - Runners Up - Shoebury Maplin

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.

Eastwood Falcons Walking Football Club

Eastwood Falcons, are a Walking Football Club dedicated to providing access for 50+ players who wish to continue their involvement with Football. They are looking for new members and more information can be found on their website (www.eastwoodfalconswfc.co.uk) and they can be contacted on eastwoodfalconswfc@gmail.com

They are situated at the Len Forge Centre, Eastwoodbury Lane and get together every Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon for an hours Walking Football. They have been established since December 2016, have over 60 members and welcome new players of all age (must be 50+) and abilities. In addition they are participants in the Essex Walking Football League which has three competing age groups (50+, 60+ & 65+) and indeed 3 of our 4 teams were Runners Up in the respective age groups.