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Thousands of players and volunteers use Squad Booster to find regular football at clubs. Squad Booster is pivotal to achieving one of our main goals - simply to get more people playing grassroots football in Essex.
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Layer Colts: Age Group: Under 18s, School Years: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Andy Eadie, 07599 212855, andreweadie@ntlworld.com, Twitter: @LayerColts, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Coggeshall Town: Age Group: Under 14s, School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Simon Hodgson, 07919 563622, simonhodgson3237@icloud.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Witham

FOBS Peverel: Age Group: Adult Men (Over 45s), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: Greene King Essex Veterans League, Contact: Rishi, 07966 143547, rishye12@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Brooklands: Age Group: Adult Men (Reserve Team), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Colchester & District Sunday League, Contact: James Evans, 07446 397125 (text only please), james.evans21@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

April

AFC Sudbury: Age Group: Under 10s, School Years: 10 and 11, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Ipswich & Suffolk Youth League, Contact: Samo, 07539 274486, samo_lyttle@yahoo.com, Twitter: @AFCSudbury, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Brightlingsea Regent: Age Group: Under 12s (Blues), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Right Midfielder/Winger, Left Midfielder/Winger, Striker, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Mark Henry, 07989 654583, mwhenry81@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brightlingsea

Dunmow Rhodes: Age Group: Under 16s (Panthers), School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Gavin Wood, 07954 760216, gwood1968@live.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dunmow

Sporting 77: Age Group: Under 12s (Wolves), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Richard Tubbs, 07990 898441, sporting77@hotmail.co.uk, Twitter: @sporting77yfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Sporting 77: Age Group: Under 11s (Meerkats), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: David Blaylock, 07941 526575, sporting77@hotmail.co.uk, Twitter: @sporting77yfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Brightlingsea Regent: Age Group: Under 11s (Blues), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Mark Henry, 07989 654583, mwhenry81@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brightlingsea

Bocas: Age Group: Under 11s (Lions), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Dan Chapman, 07496 021546, bocasfootballclub@gmail.com, Twitter: @bocas_youth, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harlow

Hutton Ladies: Age Group: Adult Women, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Region Women's League, Contact: Dennis Hindley, 07817 238164, dentomlin@icloud.com, Twitter: @huttonFCladies, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Danbury & Bicknacre: Age Group: Under 12s (Blues and Royals), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Rob Blake, 07956 711241, shakeyblakey13@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Inter-Path: Age Group: Under 10s (Eagles), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Mid Herts Rural Minors League, Contact: John Purches, 07957 683662, purches.soccerschool@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Epping Forest

Springfield: Age Group: Under 13s (Blacks), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Roy Kirby, 07778 469599, roy@designcoalition.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hutton Girls: Age Group: Under 13s (Harriers), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Paul Barclay, 07585 112003, paulb54.pb@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Writtle Minors: Age Group: Under 14s (Whites), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Left-Back, Centre-Back, Training: Friday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Tony Armstrong, 07722 025710, essextech1@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

April

Broomfield: Age Group: Under 15s (Lions), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Duncan Paterson, 07966 266442, duncanp@tiscali.co.uk, Twitter: @fcbroomfield, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Broomfield: Age Group: Under 18s (Flame Blacks), School Years: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Stuart Paterson, 07785 710881, stuartdpaterson@gmail.com, Twitter: @fcbroomfield, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hutton Girls: Age Group: Under 13s (Harriers), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Paul Barclay, 07585 112003, paulb54.pb@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Hutton Girls: Age Group: Under 16s (Hornets), School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Stuart Hart, 07882 439622, baronvonhart@googlemail.com, Twitter: @huttonfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Springfield: Age Group: Adult Men (A Team), School Years: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Jacob Dennis, 07704 061184, jlpdennis@hotmail.com, Twitter: @SpringfieldFCA1, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

South Woodham Ferrers United: Age Group: Under 16s (Terriers), School Years: 11 and 12, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Dean Lampshire, 07535418505, deanlampshire77@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Rayleigh: Age Group: Under 17s (Reds), School Years: 11 and 12, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Paul Harcourt, 07775 513055, paul_harcourt@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Catholic United Minors: Age Group: Under 14s (South), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Brian Vesey, 07895 721052, brian.vesey1@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Southend Manor: Age Group: Under 15s, School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Darren, 07917 691597, southendmanoreja@yahoo.com, Twitter: @manor_eja, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Hullbridge Sports: Age Group: Under 18s, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Andy Gray, 07791 457256, hullbridge18@gmail.com, Twitter: @EjaHullbridge, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Benfleet Youth: Age Group: Under 15s, School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Matt Dexter, 07958 442313, mattdexter77@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Benfleet

FC Laindon Republic: Age Group: Adult Men, School Years: 11 and 12, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Left-Back, Right Midfielder/Winger, Left Midfielder/Winger, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Central Midfielder (Attacking), Training: Wednesday and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Tumarie, 07833 186796, fclaindonrepublic@gmail.com, Twitter: @Laindonrepublic, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Old Southendian: Age Group: Under 13s (Greens), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Garry Poulton, 07540 490655, gdpoulton@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @smyfcU, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

FC Redwing: Age Group: Under 9s (Buzzards), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Mark Gordon, 07977 416044, fcredwinggirls@gmail.com, Twitter: @FCRedwingEssex, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

April

Linford Wanderers: Age Group: Under 14s, School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Paul Watson, 07809 145103, theclan84@icloud.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Stanford-le-Hope

Brandon Groves: Age Group: Under 16s, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Left-Back, Centre-Back, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Niel North, 07917 224350, north.niel@googlemail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Grays

Corringham Cosmos Ladies: Age Group: Adult Women, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Women’s League, Contact: Irv Lyon, 07972 710032, irvlyon@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Stanford-le-Hope

Rayleigh Girls: Age Group: Under 10s (Tawnies), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Scott Brash, 07896 953843, scott.brash@dpdgroup.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Belhus Park Athletic: Age Group: Adult Men, School Years: 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Thurrock Association Sunday League, Contact: Scott Brash, 07896 953843, scott.brash@dpdgroup.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Grays

Islanders: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: islandersfc2018@gmail.com, Twitter: @IslandersFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Canvey Island

Rayleigh Girls: Age Group: Under 13s, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Lee Agus, 07736 948613, laagus68@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Billericay Town Girls: Age Group: Under 13s, School Years: 7 and 8, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Jamie Westerberg, 07872 362481, btlfcgirls@gmail.com, Twitter: @btlfc_girls, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Billericay Town Girls: Age Group: Under 12s, School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Chris Fisher, 07500 578570, btlfcgirls@gmail.com, Twitter: @btlfc_girls, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Berry Boys: Age Group: Under 10s, School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Jay, 07843 280207, jamiepasqua@gmail.com, Twitter: @berryboysYFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Leigh Town: Age Group: Adult Men (Veterans), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Sunday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend Borough Combination Veterans, Contact: Robert Hutchings-Spiller, 07947 303032, hutchingsspiller.robert@yahoo.com, Twitter: @leigh_townfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Thundersley

Hale End Athletic: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: Greene King Essex Veterans League, Contact: Paul Walters, 07800 922142, paul69wally@gmail.com, Twitter: @HaleEndAFCVets, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Waltham Forest

May & Baker Eastbrook Community: Age Group: Under 14s (Whites), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Ray Wright, 07504 339882, rayenglandwright@outlook.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dagenham

Upminster Park Rovers: Age Group: Under 18s, School Years: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Garry, uprsec@uprjfc.org.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

May & Baker Eastbrook Community: Age Group: Under 8s, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Ray Wright, 07504 339882, rayenglandwright@outlook.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dagenham

Upminster Park Rovers: Age Group: Under 15s (Herons), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Centre-Back, Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Lee, uprsec@uprjfc.org.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

Melbourne Sports: Age Group: Adult Men (Over 35s), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: Greene King Essex Veterans League, Contact: Steve Jones, 07985 100532, melbournesportsfc@gmail.com, Twitter: @melsportsfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Ilford

Upminster Park Rovers: Age Group: Under 14s, School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Georgina, uprsec@uprjfc.org.uk, Twitter: @kevinFLOWER6, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

April

United Amateurs: Age Group: Under 9s, School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Thomas Chawner, 07960 783365, thomas.chawner68@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

United Amateurs: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex Sunday Corinthian League, Contact: Thomas Chawner, 07960 783365, thomas.chawner68@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

Looking to take part in football for the first time? Keen to get back into the game after a spell on the sidelines? Local grassroots teams are using Squad Booster to advertise for new faces by posting live classified adverts to supplement their squads.

Teams struggling for numbers can attract new blood by submitting an advert to thousands of players, of all abilities, who can use Squad Booster to find regular football. The service is pivotal to achieving one of Essex grassroots football’s main goals - simply to get more people playing.

Adverts are shared amongst the local media and are individually published on Twitter, with prominent links from The latest adverts can be found above and on Twitter using the #SquadBooster hashtag.

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