2) BARKINGSIDE - relegated from Ryman Division One (North)
3) BASILDON UNITED
4) BURNHAM RAMBLERS
6) ENFIELD 1893
7) ETON MANOR
8) FC ROMANIA
9) GREENHOUSE SPORTS
10) HULLBRIDGE SPORTS
12) LONDON BARI
13) REDBRIDGE - relegated from Ryman Division One (North)
14) SAWBRIDGEWORTH TOWN
15) SOUTHEND MANOR
16) SPORTING BENGAL UNITED
19) TOWER HAMLETS
20) WADHAM LODGE
21) WALTHAM FOREST
22) WEST ESSEX - promoted from the Middlesex County Premier Division
The Essex Senior League for the forthcoming season should look like the above subject to ratification at the league's AGM. Leaving the league are Champion's Bowers and Pitsea who move up to the Ryman Division One (North) and Newham who struggled playing at Tilbury last season and finished bottom of the table. They have resigned from the league and have reverted back to their old name of London APSA joining the Essex Olympian League where they have been placed in Division One.
Barkingside and Redbridge who finished in the bottom two places of the Ryman D1N should drop down and return to the Essex Senior League.
West Essex were due to play FC Assyria tonight in the Middlesex County League where a win would of won them the title. Unfortunately their opponents couldn't raise a side so they were awarded the three points which has given them the Middlesex County League Premier Division title. As their twitter feed stated they would of preferred to win it on the pitch but their achievement is still a very good one and see's the club, who currently ground share at Barking's Mayesbrook Park, move up to the Essex Senior League for next season. They still have one more game scheduled to play which is at home to CB Hounslow United Reserves on Saturday.
West Essex's spiritual home is around the Highams Park, E4 area but their first team have been ground sharing at Barking this season in order for the club to progress up the football pyramid.
If all is correct the league will run with a constitution of 22 clubs for the first time in it's illustrious history.
KEMAL JOINS THE STAGS
Waltham Forest will be under new management for the 2016/17 campaign with former Broxbourne Borough and Ware boss Kem Kemal joining to replace Turgut Esendagli who departed to take a full time post as Chief Scout at football league side Crawley Town.
IEVOLI JOINS BRENTWOOD TOWN
Tony Ievoli has left Wadham Lodge and has been named boss of Ryman Division One (North) side Brentwood Town. He has been replaced by Neil Day who has been with the club in a coaching capacity last season.
Some of the member clubs have already announced some dates for pre-season friendlies.
Clapton's are as follows -
Saturday 16th July - COCKFOSTERS
Saturday 23rd July - WELWYN GARDEN CITY
Saturday 30th July - Codicote
Tuesday 2nd August - WHITE ENSIGN
Southend Manor look to have a very busy pre-season schedule with ten games already arranged as follows -
Saturday 2nd July - Non-League Chance XI
Saturday 9th July - AFC Barnston
Tuesday 12th July - Romford
Thursday 14th July - Old Southenians
Saturday 16th July - THURROCK
Tuesday 19th July - AFC HORNCHURCH
Saturday 23rd July - Halstead Town
Tuesday 26th July - Basildon Town
Saturday 30th July - Hailsham Town
Saturday 6th August - Earls Colne