December 8 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Latest news from the Essex FA
October sees trials take place for the Essex Schools FA’s male and female representative sides for outer Essex players and those competing within the county’s five London Boroughs, while the girls’ teams already have their process underway.
The Essex Schools FA run seven representative teams: Boys under-18s (A and B), under-16s, under-15s and under-14s, as well as Girls under-16s and under-14s.
All the sides currently compete in the South-East England Schools Football Association (SEESFA) competition against schools sides representing Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex.
Each age group (with the exception of the Boys under-15s) also compete in the national English Schools Inter-County Trophy and the 2012/13 season brought a great deal of regional and national success.
Former England internationals Tony Adams and David Beckham are amongst a number of names to have enjoyed a career at the top echoleons of the game having represented Essex Schools during their youth.
The first outing for the boys under-16s, under-15s and under-14s players is on Saturday November 16 when they host Bedfordshire in the SEESFA competition at the London Playing Fields Society Ground in Fairlop.
An initial trial stage has been set-up for each, with the under-18s boys’ details yet to be confirmed.
Dates have been arranged as follows:
Under-16s boys: Saturday October 12 (10am), London Playing Fields Society Ground, Fairlop, Ilford, IG6 3HJ, E-Mail email@example.com.
Under-15s boys: Saturday October 5 (10:30am-12pm), Old Parkonians FC, Oakfield Playing Fields, Forest Road, Ilford, IG6 3HD, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under-14s boys: Outer Essex, Monday October 28 (9:30am); London Boroughs and Harlow & West Essex, Tuesday October 29 (9:30am). Both at London Playing Fields Society Ground, Fairlop, Ilford, IG6 3HJ. E-Mail email@example.com.
The first round of under-16s girls trials took place this week at Great Baddow High School in Chelmsford and a group of players have been invited back for a second trial and 11-a-side match at the same venue on Tuesday (October 1), from 4.30pm sharp until 6pm.
The girls this applies to are confirmed as: Aleah Headley, Beth Blacklock, Charley Beaumont, Charlotte Collins Blaize, Charlotte Kellett, Charlotte Walker, Eleena Finneran, Elisha Turner Powell, Ellis Lunn, Emily Baker, Emily Smith, Evie Clarke, Hannah Humpherys, Hollie Coughlin, Imogen Riches, Isabelle Wallings, Jess Croney, Katherine Gee, Katy Pounder, Kelsey Kiely, Kelsey Smith, Lucy Critchell, Lucy Jones, Maddie Hopper, Madison Hubbard, Madison Scheffer, Miagh Downey, Oylinda Okunowo, Rachel Lipede, Rebecca Dunning, Sophie Jones, Sophie Rhodes, Sophie Vale.
Applications to attend the male trials can be made by completing the registration form available to download from www.essexfa.com and returning it to the appropriate age group contact.
Information on all schools rep teams will be shared via Twitter (@EssexSchoolsFA) and Facebook (EssexFootball) throughout the season.