Pre-Match, Matchday and Post-Match Requirements

September 17, 2022 stecat 0

In advance of League Fixtures commencing this weekend, please be reminded of several rules you need to be aware of and follow: Pre-Match Protocols It is the responsibility of the HOME TEAM to contact the AWAY TEAM and confirm details of the fixture, including the location, kick off time and kit colours NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO THE FIXTURE It is the responsibility of the HOME TEAM to contact the Referee and confirm details [… more …]

Matchday Signings …

September 17, 2022 stecat 0

Please be reminded of the correct process for completing Matchday Signings, which is listed under Rule 18(A) for your reference. The Club Secretary must email the League Secretary – NO LATER THAN 2 HOURS BEFORE KICK OFF (BY 8.30AM) The subject Line should be entered as ‘Matchday Signing’ The email should contain the players details, specifically Full Name and DOB Following completion of the fixture, the Club Secretary should login to the Player Registration Portal [… more …]

Club responsibilities …

September 17, 2022 stecat 0

Please remember that it is the responsibility of all players and officials of every club to take care of the facilities they are using. Please pick up your litter, drinks bottles, discarded tape and anything else you’ve left on the floor and either take it with you, or place it in a litter bin. It is not the job of the groundsman to tidy up your mess !!

Enough Is Enough

September 10, 2022 stecat 0

It’s time to stamp out unacceptable behaviour in grassroots football. This letter has been sent to everyone involved in grassroots football (step 5 and below) whose email address in in the FA system, and is completely endorsed the the Colchester Sunday League Management Committee. Football has a unique power to deliver amazing benefits to individuals and communities. Not only does it keep us physically and mentally healthy, but it also builds long lasting friendships, teaches [… more …]

Message from the Essex FA

September 10, 2022 stecat 0

On behalf of all grassroots football across the county, Essex FA has joined the nation in offering our deepest condolences following the sad passing of HM The Queen. The FA have provided a statement relating to their position for the weekend of 9th to 11th September 2022, which can be found here. In line with The FA statement, Essex County FA wish to confirm no matches, including non-competitive or friendly fixtures, are to be played [… more …]

SGM to re-constitute the league.

September 10, 2022 Aaron Finch 0

After six clubs chose to resign from the league after the AGM, the decision was taken to hold an SGM by email after which all clubs were asked to vote on the restructuring of the league for the season ahead. Two options were available and the results were; Please be informed that 6 permitted votes were not received and were therefore deemed as abstentions, however these votes would not have changed the outcome of the [… more …]

Arthur Boswell Cup – Match Report

September 10, 2022 stecat 0

The League got its season underway with the Arthur Boswell Cup, being played between Premier Division Winners, Fifteen Degrees and The Hewitt Memorial Cup Runners Up, Queens Arms at Lawford FC. The game started as an even encounter with Fifteen Degrees looking to control possession in the early stages, however a resilient Queens Arms determined to minimise any chances for them. In the 15th minute, Ryan Ellis in the Fifteen Degrees backline picked up the [… more …]

Archive update

June 4, 2022 stecat 0

All of last season’s information has been added to the archive. As always, if you have anything that isn’t in there already, photos, match reports, league tables for the early 90s, please get in touch.