Athletics: Tributes paid to Thurrock Harrier legend David Staines

Athletics: Tributes paid to Thurrock Harrier legend David Staines

DAVID Staines, Coach and founder member of Thurrock Harriers, died on Tuesday. David’s health was declining over recent months and he died at home with his partner Ann and daughter Naomi by his side.  A primary school teacher of many years in Thurrock, and later headteacher, David influenced many young teachers’ and pupils’ lives. David was […]

Thurrock Swimming Club receive Jack Petchey cash boost

Thurrock Swimming Club receive Jack Petchey cash boost

JACK Petchey has awarded Thurrock Swimming Club a £1000 grant for continuing to deliver youth provision during the pandemic and in recognition of the Clubs continual commitment to their swimmers. It is also in celebration of The Jack Petchey Foundations 21st birthday. The Jack Petchey Foundation continues to invest in the Clubs swimmers and Thurrock […]

MB Motorsport hope for better results at Brands Hatch

MB Motorsport hope for better results at Brands Hatch

As the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship advances to Brands Hatch GP for the second round of the season, MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are hoping for better fortunes following a difficult start to the year at Donington Park. Determined to bounce back, the team head to their home circuit of Brands Hatch in […]

Motor Sport: Consistency Key for Linscott in Louisiana

Motor Sport: Consistency Key for Linscott in Louisiana

FOR Emily Linscott’s second race weekend of the 2020 season in America with the Lucas Oil School of Racing Formula Car Series, she was challenged with a new track that she was seeing for the first time on race weekend, and consistency proved key for her being able to produce improving results in every race […]

Football: Essex referee re-registration opens for 2020/21

Football: Essex referee re-registration opens for 2020/21

ESSEX REFEREE RE-REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2020/21 Plus Guidance for Referees on Re-Starting Football WITH clubs busily preparing for the eventual return of competitive football, Essex referees are also getting ready to officiate in matches in a safe and gradual way, with re-registration now open for the 2020/21 season via www.essexfa.com, plus guidance has also been […]

Football: Free podcasts for Harlow football clubs

Football: Free podcasts for Harlow football clubs

A SERIES of free FA podcast recordings can be accessed by Essex clubs and leagues so they can receive valuable financial advice and tips. The four-part podcast series has been be available for download each week during July as part of a commitment to ensuring support services are suitable and relevant for clubs or leagues […]

Football: Aveley re-sign Sykes for new season

Football: Aveley re-sign Sykes for new season

From Aveley FC We are delighted to announce that striker George Sykes has re-signed ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 season. George was an instant hit with The Millers scoring on his debut on a 5-0 win away at East Grinstead Town and felt like the missing piece to our forward line. Sykes went on to […]

Football: Grays Athletic add to backroom staff

Football: Grays Athletic add to backroom staff

GRAYS Athletic are pleased to announce that Jim Cooper has strengthened his backroom staff by adding Warren Fenton to his coaching staff. Warren is a 54 year old Uefa B licensed coach and is currently Head Coach at the very successful football academy programme at Shenfield High School. Warrens Last role in Non league football […]

Football: More signings by East Thurrock United

Football: More signings by East Thurrock United

BY ROCKS ONLINE https://www.eastthurrockunited TWO more players have signed for Paul Martin’s new look Rocks squad. Young Kenny Aileru worked his way into Phoenix Sports Isthmian South side during the 2018-19 season and made an immediate impact with the north Kent side. Kenny can play as an attacking midfielder, or as a forward, scoring more […]

Blundell: “We will be giving it all we have got”

Blundell: “We will be giving it all we have got”

FOR many, retirement is seen as the perfect time to put the feet up, relax and take some time out. For Mark Blundell, that couldn’t be further from the truth. After calling time on his own driving career at the back end of 2019 after enjoying successful spells in Formula One, Sportscars and IndyCar in […]

Online YouTube Learning for Essex Grassroots Enthusiasts

Online YouTube Learning for Essex Grassroots Enthusiasts

Football coaches can now access an extended wealth of online learning content via the Essex County FA YouTube channel, with members of the grassroots community accessing development opportunities at a convenient time from their own homes. CPDs (Continuing Professional Development) and club development webinars are just some of the features on the ‘EssexFA’ channel, as […]

Football: East Thurrock’s new owner sets out his plans for future

Football: East Thurrock’s new owner sets out his plans for future

THURROCK- based millionaire businessman Alfie Best talks about his plans for the club reports East Thurrock United’s website. East Thurrock United can now announce that the club has been bought by local businessman Alfie Best in a seven-figure deal. The entrepreneur owner of Wyldecrest Parks, Europe’s biggest static home parks company with over 80 sites […]

Gameplan for Growth delivers for female football

Gameplan for Growth delivers for female football

AS The FA come to the end of Season Four in their ‘Gameplan for Growth’ Strategy for women’s and girls’ football in England, their Director of Women’s Football, Baroness Sue Campbell, has introduced a final review and report. The Gameplan for Growth was published as a formal strategy for the development of women’s and girls’ […]

South Ockendon girl to take part in hospice ‘30 in 30’ challenge

South Ockendon girl to take part in hospice ‘30 in 30’ challenge

A LOCAL hospice charity is calling on families in the community to set themselves a ’30 in 30′ challenge this summer to raise money for essential hospice care. Over 500 people have already donated towards the virtual fundraising campaign, which aims to replace the charity’s public fundraising events which have had to be cancelled due […]

Learning Weekend for Linscott.

Learning Weekend for Linscott.

Learning Weekend for Linscott. ON her return to racing for the first time in nearly 9 months, Linscott posted a best finish of 5th place during the triple-header race event, took home fastest lap in race 2 and set a new lap record to boot. After being forced to miss the opening round of the Lucas […]

Businessman Alfie Best takes on East Thurrock United

Businessman Alfie Best takes on East Thurrock United

A LARGER-than-life businessman has flown in to East Thurrock United to be a new director and sponsor of East Thurrock United. Flamboyant Alfie Best, is a self-made millionaire, who runs mobile home park company, Wyldecrest Parks. According to Thurrock Nub News, East Thurrock United has undergone a close season resurgence with the creation of a […]

Football: Grant awarded to Grays Athletic

Football: Grant awarded to Grays Athletic

THE Club is very pleased to announce that they have been awarded a grant of £750 from the Grays Public Purposes and Recreational Charity to help with running costs as look forward to community football at grass roots level beginning again soon.

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