Thursday, 29 June 2017

KENSINGTON BOROUGH PLAY FIRST PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY NEXT WEEK


Kensington Borough, who will compete in the Combined Counties League Division One for the 2017/18 campaign,  play their first pre-season friendly on Tuesday 11th July at CCL Premier Division Colliers Wood United. Many people at the club have been involved in the community relief effort following the Grenfell Tower disaster so it would be good to see many people giving them some much needed support this season and beyond. 

POTTERS BAR TOWN PRE-SEASON FIXTURES


Potters Bar Town prepare for their first season back in the Isthmian League after a four season stay in the Southern League with a number of pre-season friendly games as follows - 

Tuesday 11th July Wingate & Finchley 
Saturday 15th July Leverstock Green
Tuesday 18th July North Greenford United 
Saturday 22nd July Harpenden Town 
Tuesday 25th July CHESHAM UNITED 
Saturday 29th July Edgware Town
Tuesday 1st August HENDON 
Saturday 5th August Chalfont St. Peter
Tuesday 8th August Royston Town - Herts Charity Cup 

The Scholars have finished in 15th, 14th, 12th and 9th in the Southern League Division One (Central) over the past four seasons.

BIGGLESWADE TOWN FC PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY GAMES

The Waders prepare for their fifth season at Step Three of the non-league ladder with home friendly games against Boreham Wood, Biggleswade United and Stevenage as well as trips to Newport Pagnell Town and Kempston Rovers. They have finished in 9th, 19th, 14th and 7th - Can they reach the play-offs this season? 

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

SPARTAN SOUTH MIDLANDS LEAGUE CHALLENGE TROPHY DRAW

The draw for the First Round matches in the 2017/18 SSMFL Challenge Trophy has been made recently as follows. Two ties that stand out are the local derby between Division One Langford and Premier Division Stotfold along with the all Premier Division game between Tring Athletic and Biggleswade United. Division Two new teams Park View (travel to Tring Town), AFC Southgate (at home to Grendon Borough) and Berhamsted Raiders (away at Wodson Park) are all in action - 

1. Tring Town AFC v Park View
2. Aston Clinton v Harpenden Town 
3. Wodson Park v Berkhamsted Raiders 
4. Welwyn Garden City v St Neots Town Reserves 
5. Rayners Lane v Old Bradwell United 
6. Risborough Rangers v Leighton Town 
7. Colney Heath v Tring Corinthians 
8. Winslow United v New Bradwell St Peter 
9. Edgware Town v Loughton Manor 
10. Wembley v Ampthill Town 
11. Mursley United v Leverstock Green 
12. Berkhamsted v Hoddesdon Town 
13. Hadley v Sun Sports 
14. Enfield Borough v Broadfields United 
15. London Tigers v St Margaretsbury 
16. Tring Athletic v Biggleswade United 
17. Langford v Stotfold 
18. Clean Slate v Harefield United 
19. Cockfosters v MK Gallacticos 
20. Unite MK FC v Pitstone & Ivinghoe 
21. Hatfield Town v Hillingdon Borough 
22. AFC Southgate v Grendon Rangers 
23. London Colney v Buckingham Athletic 
24. Biggleswade FC v Amersham Town 
25. Totternhoe v Oxhey Jets 
26. Bedford v Crawley Green 
27. Holmer Green v Southall 
28. London Lions v Codicote 

Byes: FC Broxbourne Borough, Brimsdown, Baldock Town, The 61FC (Luton)

THE ESSEX & SUFFOLK BORDER FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2017/18


Another league running with four divisions and an increase in teams for the 2017/18 season is The Essex & Suffolk Border League. Here is the confirmed constitution for the forthcoming campaign including White Notley, Tiprtree Jobserve, Mersea Island and Ramsey Mill - 

Premier Division (16 Teams) 
Alresford Colne Rangers
Barnston
Brantham Athletic Reserves
Coggeshall Town Reserves
Dedham Old Boys
Earls Colne
Gas Recreation
Harwich & Parkeston
Hatfield Peverel
Hedinghams United
Kelvedon Social
Little Oakley Reserves
Weeley Athletic
West Bergholt
White Notley
Wormingford Wanderers

Division One (14 Teams) 
Alresford Colne Rangers Reserves
Boxted Lodgers
Bradfield Rovers
Brightlingsea Regent Reserves
Cressing United
FC Clacton Reserves
Gas Recreation Reserves
Great Bentley
Holland Reserves
Lawford Lads
Little Oakley 'A'
Tiptree Jobserve
Tiptree Park
West Bergholt Reserves



Division Two (13 Teams) 
Belle Vue Social
Boxted Lodgers Reserves
Brantham Athletic 'A'
Bures United
Colne Engaine
Connaught Red Star
Flitch United
Hatfield Peverel Reserves
Holland 'A'
Kelvedon Social Reserves
Lawford Lads Reserves
Mersea Island
Tiptree Heath. 



Division Three (14 Teams) 
Barnston Reserves
Bradfield Rovers Reserves
Colne Athletic
Dedham Old Boys Reserves
Great Bentley Reserves
Hedinghams United Reserves
New Field
Oyster
Ramsey Mill
Rowhedge
Tiptree Jobserve Reserves
Tollesbury
Weeley Athletic Reserves
Wormingford Wanderers Reserves



ESSEX ALLIANCE FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2017/18 CONSTITUTION


The Essex Alliance Football League goes into it's fourth season bigger and better than the 2016/17 campaign with over 60 teams involved and five divisions. Last season's Premier Division Champions 'Jolof Sports' are included in the top division with many new teams including two teams from 'Docklands Albion' and two teams representing the London, E16 area in 'Custom House' and 'Custom House Community'. 

PREMIER DIVISION
(13 teams) 
BLUE MARLIN
COLEBROOK ROYALS 
DOCKLANDS ALBION u21 (New) 
EDUCATION COME FIRST (New) 
GROVE UNITED 
JOLOF SPORTS 
LEYTON FALCONS (Name Change)
LOASS 
LONDON CRANES (Name Change) 
LOPES TAVARES LONDON 
OLD ESTHAMEIANS 
UNITED LONDON 
WEST ESSEX RESERVES 

DIVISION ONE 
(13 teams) 
COLEBROOK ROYALS RESERVES 
COWLEY COMMUNITY 
DOCKLANDS ALBION (New) 
EAST HAM INTERNATIONAL 
FERNS SENIORS 
FOREST GREEN 
MELBOURNE SPORTS 
RYAN RESERVES 
SINGH SABHA BARKING 
SPORTING HACKNEY RESERVES 
ST JOHNS DEAG 
THREE COLTS 
WAPPING 

DIVISION TWO
(12 teams) 
ACD UNITED (New) 
CHINGFORD ATHLETIC RESERVES 
CUSTOM HOUSE 
FLYERS 
FOREST GREEN RESERVES (New) 
INTER PLAISTOW 
LIONSIDE UNITED (New) 
LYMORE GARDENS 
NEWHAM UNITED RESERVES (New) 
RAINHAM WORKING MENS CLUB 
ST FRANCIS 
UNITED LONDON RESERVES (New)

DIVISION THREE 
(11 teams) 
CHIGWELL (New) 
CHINGFORD HARRIERS 
CUSTOM HOUSE COMMUNITY (New) 
FC BARESI (New) 
FRENFORD 'A' (New) 
GATCLIFFE (New) 
GLENDALE 
KITROOM 
LONDON CR (New) 
NEW STAR SOCCER (New) 
OLD ESTHAMEIANS 



DIVISION FOUR 
(12 teams) 
AVONDALE RANGERS 
BRENTWOOD UNITED RESERVES 
DEBDEN PARK (New) 
FLYERS RESERVES (New) 
HAVER TOWN 'B' (New) 
INTERWOOD (New) 
NEWHAM ROYALS 
OLD BARKABBEYANS 'A' (New) 
ROYAL FOREST 
ST FRANCIS RESERVES 
UPMINSTER RESERVES 
WANSTEAD WARRIORS 


TWO TEAMS REPRESENTING CUSTOM HOUSE THIS SEASON

FISHER FC GEARING UP FOR THEIR SOUTHERN COUNTIES EAST LEAGUE DIVISION ONE SEASON


Dean Harrison's Fisher FC side start their preparations to their Southern Counties East League Division One season with a prestigious friendly against a Millwall XI on Saturday 8th July at their St Pauls stadium. 

The Fish are looking to bounce back to the Premier Division following their relegation at the end of last season. They also face Cray Wanderers at home on Saturday 15th July, Walton Casuals at home on Tuesday 18th July before a local trip away to Peckham Town on Saturday 22nd July before hosting West Didsbury and Chorlton at St Pauls on Saturday 29th July. Their pre-season schedule ends with another home game against Farnborough OBG on Tuesday 1st August.