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Archive July 2019

Essex Senior Cup Draw to take place on Wednesday 31 July

Essex’s Step Five and Six clubs from the Essex Senior and Eastern Senior Leagues will find out who they face in the BBC Essex Senior Cup Preliminary, First and Second Round Draws when they’re broadcast live on Wednesday 31st July from BBC Essex station’s Chelmsford studios.

The draws will take place on the Wednesday Sport show at around 6:20pm and 6:45pm as part of a special preview programme featuring local clubs ahead of the new 2019/20 season. There are 54 sides taking part in the Senior Cup this year, including Southend United and Colchester United, with newcomers Hashtag United entering for the first ever time.

East Thurrock United are the current holders following their 3-1 victory in the final against Chelmsford City in front of 1,822 spectators at Colchester United FC in March. They join the rest of the Football League, National League and Isthmian League teams in a group exempt until Round Three of this year’s competition.

The following clubs will be involved in the Preliminary, First and Second Round Draws: Barkingside, Benfleet, Burnham Ramblers, Coggeshall United, FC Clacton, Fire United Christian, Frenford, Halstead Town, Harwich & Parkeston, Hashtag United, Holland, Ilford, Leyton Athletic, Little Oakley, Lopes Tavares London, May & Baker Eastbrook Community, Newbury Forest, Redbridge, Saffron Walden Town, Southend Manor, Stansted, Stanway Rovers, Takeley, Walthamstow, West Essex, White Ensign, Wivenhoe Town

The following clubs are exempt until the Third Round: Aveley, Barking, Basildon United, Billericay Town, Bowers & Pitsea, Braintree Town, Brentwood Town, Brightlingsea Regent, Canvey Island, Chelmsford City, Coggeshall Town, Colchester United, Concord Rangers, Dagenham & Redbridge, East Thurrock United, Grays Athletic, Great Wakering Rovers, Harlow Town, Heybridge Swifts, Hornchurch, Hullbridge Sports, Maldon & Tiptree, Romford, Southend United, Tilbury, Waltham Abbey, Witham Town

First Team Full Fixture List Published

Fixtures for the First Team for the 2019-20 have now been published in full.

These can be found below and on the ‘Fixtures and Results’ page of the website.

PD 03/08/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Newmarket Town Hawthorns
PD 06/08/19 19:45 Hadleigh United Stanway Rovers Millfield
FAC 10/08/19 15:00 Hullbridge Sports Stanway Rovers .
PD 17/08/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Thetford Town Hawthorns
PD 21/08/19 19:45 Long Melford Stanway Rovers Stoneylands
PD 24/08/19 15:00 Kirkley & Pakefield Stanway Rovers Walmer Road
PD 27/08/19 19:45 Stanway Rovers Whitton United Hawthorns
FAV 31/08/19 15:00 Hoddesdon Town Stanway Rovers .
PD 03/09/19 19:45 Stanway Rovers Brantham Athletic Hawthorns
PD 07/09/19 15:00 Ely City Stanway Rovers The Demcom Stadium
PD 14/09/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Haverhill Rovers Hawthorns
PD 21/09/19 15:00 Stowmarket Town Stanway Rovers Greens Meadow
LCC 24/09/19 19:45 Brightlingsea Regent Res Stanway Rovers Taydal Stadium
PD 28/09/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Swaffham Town Hawthorns
PD 05/10/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Godmanchester Rovers Hawthorns
PD 18/10/19 19:45 Stanway Rovers Hadleigh United Hawthorns
PD 25/10/19 19:45 Brantham Athletic Stanway Rovers Brantham Leisure Centre
PD 02/11/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Gorleston Hawthorns
PD 09/11/19 15:00 Newmarket Town Stanway Rovers The Bloorie Stadium
PD 16/11/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Woodbridge Town Hawthorns
PD 23/11/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Norwich United Hawthorns
PD 30/11/19 15:00 Walsham Le Willows Stanway Rovers Summer Road
PD 07/12/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Stowmarket Town Hawthorns
PD 14/12/19 15:00 Haverhill Rovers Stanway Rovers New Croft #1
PD 21/12/19 15:00 Stanway Rovers Long Melford Hawthorns
PD 28/12/19 15:00 FC Clacton Stanway Rovers Rush Green Bowl
PD 04/01/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers Mildenhall Town Hawthorns
PD 11/01/20 15:00 Gorleston Stanway Rovers Emerald Park
PD 18/01/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers Wroxham Hawthorns
PD 25/01/20 15:00 Godmanchester Rovers Stanway Rovers The David Wilson Homes Ground
PD 08/02/20 15:00 Wroxham Stanway Rovers Trafford Park
PD 15/02/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers Ely City Hawthorns
PD 22/02/20 15:00 Swaffham Town Stanway Rovers Shoemakers Lane
PD 29/02/20 15:00 Whitton United Stanway Rovers King George V Playing Field
PD 07/03/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers Kirkley & Pakefield Hawthorns
PD 14/03/20 15:00 Mildenhall Town Stanway Rovers Recreation Way
PD 28/03/20 15:00 Norwich United Stanway Rovers Plantation Park
PD 11/04/20 15:00 Woodbridge Town Stanway Rovers Notcutts Park
PD 13/04/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers FC Clacton Hawthorns
PD 18/04/20 15:00 Thetford Town Stanway Rovers Mundford Road
PD 25/04/20 15:00 Stanway Rovers Walsham Le Willows Hawthorns


League Fixtures for August 2019

Hot off the press, the league have announced the fixtures for August 2019.  Fixtures for the full season will follow in due course.

The Rovers will have 6 league games during a busy August which will also include an FA Vase and FA Cup.

Full fixtures are below.

Sat 3 August – Home – vs Newmarket

Tues 6 August – Away – vs Hadleigh

Sat 10 August – FA CUP – Away – vs Hullbridge Sports

Sat 17 August – Home – vs Thetford

Wed 21 August – Away – vs Long Melford

Saturday 21 August – Away – vs Kirkley & Pakefield

Tues 27 August – Home – vs Whitton United

Sat 31 August – FA VASE – Away – vs Hoddesdon Town

Full details will be published on the fixtures page of the website when available.

Rowers drawn away in both FA Cup and FA Vase

F A Cup

Rovers have been handed an extremely difficult tie in the Extra Preliminary Round of the F A Cup being drawn away to last season’s Essex Senior League Champions Hullbridge Sports.

The tie will take place on Saturday 10 August at 3pm.  The winners of the tie will be away to Tilbury in the Preliminary Round on Saturday 24 August.

F A Vase

Rovers are away again in the First Qualifying Round of the FA Vase at Hoddesdon Town.  Hoddesdon Town finished 9th in the Essex Senior League last year.  The tie will take place on Saturday 31 August.  The winners will be at home to either Wodson Park (based in Ware, Hertfordshire and playing in the Spartan South Midlands League) or Sawbridgeworth Town who finished 18th in Essex Senior League last season on Saturday 14 September


League Cup Draw Announced

The draw has been made for the Eastern Counties League Challenge Cup 2019-20.

Rovers face a short away trip as they travel to Brightlingsea Regent Reserves in Round 1 with the tie due to be played on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

The winners of that tie will be at home in Round 2 to either May & Baker or Burnham Ramblers.  That tie will take place on Tuesday 22 October 2019.


Work Party Required – Saturday 20 July

With the 2019-2020 season soon upon us, the club is arranging a work party on Saturday 20th July from 10am to 2pm to assist in getting the ground ready for the new season.

No skills are required, just plenty of enthusiasm.  Please arrive at 10am ready to muck in.

Liquid refreshments will be available in the bar from 12pm to aid your enthusiasm if required.

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