This week’s results … next week’s fixtures.

February 21, 2024 stecat 0

So apologies in order- completely forgot there might be games this week after Sunday’s washout – but looking out of the window over the last couple of days I reckon we’ll be lucky if any pitch has dried out enough to get a game on. Fingers crossed though !! And fingers crossed too for Wormingford Newtown as they take on Hatch Lane Utd for a place in the Essex Sunday Premier Cup – good luck [… more …]

Using pitches at Mile End or Shrub End ?

February 4, 2024 stecat 0

Please be reminded of the below requirements when hiring pitches as the Home Team at either Shrub End or Mile End; Home Teams are therefore kindly requested to use the corner flags located outside of the changing room doors to take to the pitch and return to the changing rooms after the game. It has been noted that not all clubs are adhering to this requirement, so we once again are asking for your cooperation [… more …]

VISTA ROAD – UPDATE !!

February 4, 2024 stecat 0

Following on from the post regarding changing facilities at Vista Road, we have now been advised that due to the issues highlighted, we will NO LONGER have use of the changing facilities within the Leisure Centre. As an alternative solution and for a trial period, changing facilities will now be available in the Pavilion Changing Rooms within the grounds of Clacton County High School, which is adjacent to Vista Road Pitches. Please therefore that if [… more …]

Colchester City Council Pitch Hire

November 12, 2023 stecat 0

For all clubs hiring Colchester City Council pitches through the League: Clubs will have noticed that the Council have made changes to their operations at both sites over Saturdays and Sundays, so please be advised of the following: Shrub End As a reminder, the car park and building are opened each Sunday by Colchester United FC Community Foundation – they are not responsible for the Council pitches. Council contractors have not been on site for [… more …]

ECFA Long Service Award

October 22, 2023 stecat 0

Congratulations from everyone involved with the Colchester & District Sunday League to our fixture secretary Graham Osborne who has been awarded the Essex County Football Association Award of Merit for Long Service. The management committee would like to lead everyone in thanking Graham for his continuous hard work representing the league in a number of roles over the years and has been the fixture secretary since 1991, an unenviable task I’m sure everyone will agree [… more …]

Player Registrations & Eligibility of Players

August 30, 2023 stecat 0

Please be reminded that ONLY players who have been approved by the League are eligible to play in your fixtures. It is the responsibility of each club to check that the players are registered before proceeding to play them, which can be done easily by accessing the Player Registration Portal. You MUST also check that a player is not showing as suspended before playing them. As a reminder, any players submitted to the League for [… more …]

Matchday Signings

August 30, 2023 stecat 0

Please be reminded of the correct process for completing Matchday Signings, which is listed under Rule 18(A) for your reference. See full post for details ….

Points deductions introduced for 2023/24

August 2, 2023 stecat 0

From the start of the 2023/24 season, The FA will introduce point deductions for teams across the grassroots game if their players or coaches commit repeated offences of serious misconduct, making clear to clubs that this kind of behaviour will not be tolerated. Point deductions will apply to clubs at Step 7 and below of the men’s game, and clubs across Tier 3 and below in the women’s pyramid, which commit cumulative incidents of serious [… more …]