Justin Edinburgh: A tribute to a servant of football

Justin Edinburgh: A tribute to a servant of football

MY lasting reflection was one of a consummate professional. A man who was proud to have risen in the ranks to be a professional footballer, proud to have worn the colours of Tottenham Hotspur and proud to have won the FA Cup. He seemed neither boastful nor arrogant but a proud servant of the beautiful game.

Thurrock footballers advised on concussion

Thurrock footballers advised on concussion

FOR former Reading and Ireland striker Kevin Doyle, “it happened in training.” With Chelsea and England defender, Millie Bright, “it was an aerial duel between me and the striker.” And for grassroots player, Mitch Lacey, it was when an opponent “came straight through me with his elbow into the back of my head.”

Football: Ockendon Academy win Essex Cup

Football: Ockendon Academy win Essex Cup

The Ockendon Academy Football Team Wins Prestigious Essex Cup The Ockendon Academy’s Year 9 football team won the Under 14s Jubilee Cup for the first time, beating Brampton Manor 5-1. The Ockendon Academy’s Year 9 football team faced Brampton Manor Academy in the Essex Cup final at Aveley stadium on Tuesday 7th May. This was […]

Prokit UK Essex Olympian League – Saturday 4th May Round-Up

Prokit UK Essex Olympian League – Saturday 4th May Round-Up

Anagram Records Trophy Catholic United retained the Anagram Records Trophy after a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Clapton Community. A brace from Simon Thomas, alongside goals from Callum Mathews, Tom Kearney and Tom Hollingsworth ensured that the Trophy will spend a bit more time in the Catholic United trophy cabinet. Catholic United are also aiming for […]

Prokit UK Essex Olympian League – Saturday 27th April Round-Up

Prokit UK Essex Olympian League – Saturday 27th April Round-Up

Premier Division Kelvedon Hatch secured the runners-up position after a securing the required points at Catholic United in midweek. They won’t be adding any further points to the boars as they finished their season on Saturday against Buckhurst Hill. The vistors already had the Premier Division title sewn up but that didn’t stop them running […]

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