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 […]
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 accelerated by Blue Square bounced back in style with a strong start to the second round of the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch GP. A positive showing throughout the day closed with Jake Hill and Sam Osborne qualifying in P4 and P16 respectively for Sunday’s opening race. Heading […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A GOVERNMENT scheme offering £50 bike repair vouchers will launch in England on Tuesday as part of plans to boost cycling and walking reports the BBC. An initial 50,000 vouchers will be made available online later in the day on a first-come, first-served basis. The prime minister also announced that bikes will be made available […]
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 […]
Blues Pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2020/21 Isthmian League North Division. 18/8 – A – Ware Town FC22/8 – H – Enfield Town24/8 – H – Hashtag Utd29/8 – H – TBC2/9 – H – Billericay Town FC5/9 – H – Tilbury FC in the Stan Veness Cup9/9 – H – Kingstonian FC KO times […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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. 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 […]
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 […]
THURROCK teenage racing driver, Emily Linscott, has today announced that her planned season of racing in 2020 is about to get back on track.
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.
WE are absolutely delighted to be able to announce that Tommy South has agreed to become the new president of East Thurrock United FC.
FOOTBALL pitches across Essex are set to be enhanced thanks to £349,350 worth of investment from a new Pitch Preparation Fund scheme set up by the Premier League, The FA and the Government’s Football Foundation.
WOMEN and girls across Thurrock are being invited to join the 14th Women Like Us festival delivered by This Girl Can Essex ambassadors. The festival will take place virtually over the weekend of 13th and 14th June.