Friday, December 8, 2023

Football: Essex Olympian League Reports

Anagram Records Trophy

Jamie Ricks and Craig Skipper fire Galleywood into the last eight after they come away from Broadfields with a 2-1 victory. Galleywood will now be entertaining Herts Senior County League outfit Sandridge Rovers in the next round.

Premier Division

Hannakins Farm remain top of the table despite losing at Leigh Ramblers. James Ainslie was able to get Hannakins Farm back on equal parity but Leigh Ramblers then added a further goal to win the game 2-1. Hannakins Farm now lead the table on goal difference after Harold Wood Athletic were able to beat Frenford Senior 2-0. Stephen Reynolds and Dan Gillard grabbed a goal each in the victory. Bishops Stortford Swifts have now lost three league games on the spin after a 3-2 reverse at Buckhurst Hill. Tom Prendergast and Jamil Shaffiri were the Swifts scorers. Joe Villiers and James Barlow both scored braces for May & Baker E.C. who come away from Springfield with all the points thanks to a 5-2 win. Kiel Chandler scores the other May & Baker goal, while Josh White and Adam Vyse provided the Springfield replies. White Ensign move off the foot of the table after securing a 2-2 draw at Canning Town. Pete Paoletti and Luke Skinner scored the White Ensign goals with Julian Edwards and Paul Henry doing likewise for Canning Town. Harold Hill now foot the table after losing 5-1 at Rayleigh Town, whose goals came via a Tony Fraser hat-trick plus a brace from Lloyd Wilson. Jamie Hughes was the Harold Hill scorer. Kelvedon Hatch and Manford Way share a point after their game ends goalless.

Division One

Catholic United return to the top after thumping Newbury Forest 7-0. Dan Trenkel notched five of the goals with Brad Vaughan and Ronnie Bridges completing the rout. Great Baddow meanwhile are downed by Marcus Bowyers and Jack Main who win the game 2-1 for Basildon Town. The win keeps Basildon Town in third place but only a solitary point separates them from Great Baddow who have also played two games more. Ed Gould claims all the Old Southendian goals in a 4-0 win over London APSA. The Snaresbrook keeper received his marching orders after only fifteen minutes but a goal in each half from Fabian Brown helps them overcome Runwell Sports with a 2-0 score line. Robert Clark, Brad Freeman and Danny Howett are the Hutton scorers in a 3-3 draw with Old Chelmsfordians who score their goals via Ben Polley, Ryan Baxter and Daniel Griffin.

Division Two

Danny Downer opens the Sungate account at Upminster with a divine free-kick. Rory MacKenzie then adds a further goal before Upminster pull one back through Max Catherall. Sungate hold on to claim all three points and now remain unbeaten in the league and are putting together a serious case for promotion as we head into the festive period. Ryan remain second after a 4-2 win over Benfleet. Clifford-Newby Harris, Eren Mehmet, Matt Waldron and Reece Monanya score a goal apiece to secure the points. Toby meanwhile are up to third after a 5-3 success over Lakeside. Ezra Barnard (2), Abid Diop, Arron Watson-McNab and Damien Donnelly were the Toby marksmen. Georgie Wright (2) and Leon Glen notch the Lakeside goals but they drop down to fifth after this defeat. Jay Dale scores twice for Old Barkabbeyans but they are on the receiving end of a goal avalanche as Herongate Athletic go on to win the game 11-2. The result keeps Old Barkabbeyans at the foot of the table, with Ramsden Scotia also remaining in the drop zone after they concede a solitary goal to Ashley King which wins the game 1-0 for FC Hamlets.

Division Three

May & Baker E.C. Res. open up a five point lead at the top of the table after a Darren Seymour goal gives them a 1-0 win over Harold Wood Athletic Res. A Lee Pyne strike for second-placed Rayleigh Town Res. isn’t enough as Roydon go on to win the game 3-1 with Mo Benzid’s brace being added to by Tony Smith. Harrison Brown scores a hat-trick for Hutton Res. who beat Frenford Senior Res. 6-3. Further Hutton goals are claimed by Michael Lyndsey, Thomas Price and Harry Payne. Frenford score their goals through Villia Caleir, George Fairhead and Ben Woolley. Old Chelmsfordians Res. draw 1-1 with Debden Sports. James Ward is the source for the OCs goal, with Jake Saunders grabbing the Debden Sports strike.

Anagram Records Trophy 2nd Round

Broadfields 1 Galleywood 2

Premier Division

Buckhurst Hill 3 Bishops Stortford Swifts 2

Canning Town 2 White Ensign 2

Harold Wood Athletic 2 Frenford Senior 0

Kelvedon Hatch 0 Manford Way 0

Leigh Ramblers 2 Hannakins Farm 1

Rayleigh Town 5 Harold Hill 1

Springfield 2 May & Baker E.C. 5

Division One

Basildon Town 2 Great Baddow 1

Catholic United 7 Newbury Forest 0

Hutton 3 Old Chelmsfordians 3

Old Southendian 4 London APSA 0

Snaresbrook 2 Runwell Sports 0

Division Two

FC Hamlets 1 Ramsden Scotia 0

Herongate Athletic 11 Old Barkabbeyans 2

Ryan 4 Benfleet 2

Toby 5 Lakeside 3

Upminster 1 Toby 2

Division Three

Frenford Senior Res. 3 Hutton Res. 6

May & Baker E.C. Res. 1 Harold Wood Athletic Res. 0

Old Chelmsfordians Res. 1 Debden Sports 1

Roydon 3 Rayleigh Town Res. 1


Saturday 3rd December

Anagram Records Trophy

Chipperfield Corinthians v Manford Way (KO 3pm)

Herts Senior Centenary Trophy

Bishops Stortford Swifts v Belstone (KO 1.30pm)

London Senior Cup

Newham United v Lewisham Borough (KO 1.30pm)

Senior League Cup

White Ensign v Springfield (KO 1.30pm)

Premier Division

Canning Town v Harold Wood Athletic

Frenford Senior v Buckhurst Hill

Harold Hill v Hannakins Farm

Kelvedon Hatch v Leigh Ramblers

May & Baker E.C. v Rayleigh Town

Division One

Catholic United v Galleywood

Great Baddow v Runwell Sports

Hutton v Old Southendian

London APSA v Old Chelmsfordians

Newbury Forest v Shenfield AFC

Snaresbrook v Basildon Town

Division Two

Benfleet v Upminster

Herongate Athletic v Ryan

Lakeside v Sungate

Old Barkabbeyans v FC Hamlets

Ramsden Scotia v Ongar Town

Rochford Town v Toby

Division Three

Harold Wood Athletic Res. v Hutton Res.

Leytonstone United v Debden Sports

Old Chelmsfordians Res. v Roydon

Rayleigh Town Res. v Frenford Senior Res.

Shoebury Town v May & Baker E.C. Res.


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