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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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Rayne Youth: Age Group: Under 14s, School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Centre-Back, Training: Friday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Claire Williams, 07730 606598, imagine69@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

January

FC Clacton: Age Group: Under 9s, School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Contact: Natalie Madden, 07739 060013, fixtures.fcclacton@gmail.com, Twitter: @FC_Clacton, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Clacton-on-Sea

FC Clacton Women: Age Group: Adult Women, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Contact: Natalie Madden, 07739 060013, fixtures.fcclacton@gmail.com, Twitter: @FC_Clacton, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Clacton-on-Sea

Wivenhoe Tempest: Age Group: Under 15s (Blues), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Simon Bloom, 07467 337141, sbloom123@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Burnham Ramblers: Age Group: Under 12s, School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Mike Pritchard, 07377 734102, pritcham@btinternet.com, Twitter: @BurnhamFury, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Maldon

Harwich Hornets: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: Walking Football, Position/s Required: All Positions, Matches: Midweek (Daytime), Competition: Essex Walking Football League, Contact: Derek Murr, 07769 267003, derek0708@hotmail.co.uk, Twitter: @HarwichHornets, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harwich

Dunmow Rhodes: Age Group: Under 7s (Tigers), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Paul Maslen, 07765 630249, mazzopaul88_10@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dunmow

Wivenhoe Tempest: Age Group: Under 10s (Yellows), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Jay, 07724 599154, jayhammer_66@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Great Notley: Age Group: Under 14s (Cougars), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: James Coulson, 07809 444850, jamesleecoulson@googlemail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Frinton & Walton Youth: Age Group: Under 11s (Yellows), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Neil Willmore, 07583 796174, neil.willmore@3ctech.co.uk, Twitter: @fwyfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Frinton-on-Sea

AFC Sudbury: Age Group: Under 10s, School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Ipswich & Suffolk Youth League, Contact: Jim Oddie, 07882 765863, j_oddie@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @AFCSudbury, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Dunmow Rhodes: Age Group: Under 10s (Lions), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Daniel Smith, 07595 445425, daniel-smith@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dunmow

Dunmow United Girls: Age Group: Under 11s (Leopards), School Year/s: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Clive Rowley, 07809 892089, clive@rttours.com, Twitter: @DunmowUnitedFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Hutton: Age Group: Under 8s (Reds), School Year/s: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Billy Wells, 07830 321394, billy.wells1985@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Springfield: Age Group: Adult Men (A Team), School Year/s: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Right Midfielder/Winger, Left Midfielder/Winger, Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, 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

Dunmow United Girls: Age Group: Under 13s (Lionesses), School Year/s: 7 and 8, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Jamie Ellis, 07854 188887, jcellis73@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @DunmowUnitedFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

 
Springfield: Age Group: Adult Men (Third Team), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Left-Back, Right Midfielder/Winger, Left Midfielder/Winger, Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Lewis Roberts or Jacob Dennis, 07591 270325, ldr92@outlook.com, Twitter: @SpringfieldFCA1, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Broomfield Girls: Age Group: Under 11s, School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Dan Brown, 07855 530732, djnbrown91@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hutton: Age Group: Under 13s (Silvers), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Russell Penn, 07980 614222, russellpenn1@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @huttonfcsilver, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Broomfield: Age Group: Under 14s (Dynamos), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Friday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Graham Lamb, 07958 581911, gman1964.gl@gmail.com, Twitter: @fcbroomfield, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

January

Harold Wood Cougars: Age Group: Under 15s (Blacks), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Afternoons and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Paul Hart, 07970 124795, haroldwoodcougars.black@outlook.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Romford

Hutton: Age Group: Under 15s (Greens), School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Joseph O'Sullivan, 07979 750315, joe7gi@aol.com, Twitter: @huttonfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

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

Galleywood Youth: Age Group: Under 8s (Eagles), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Stuart Crumpen, 07918 174715, crumps81@hotmail.com, Twitter: @galleywoodyouth, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hutton: Age Group: Under 9s (Oranges), Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Dean, 07950 931540 (text only, please), dmalyon1@sky.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

Baddow Spartak: Age Group: Under 9s (Pumas), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Michael Silk, 07530 428725, msilk@bluebay.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Galleywood Youth: Age Group: Under 8s (Eagles), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Stuart Crumpen, 07918 174715, crumps81@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hawkwell Athletic: Age Group: Under 14s (Whites), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Central Midfielder (Defensive), Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Graham Paton, 07732 001237, ge.paton@googlemail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rochford

Chemico: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Contact: Colin Staines, 07711 919568, tvrcar@hotmail.com, Twitter: @ripjamesstaines, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Canvey Island Girls: Age Group: Under 15s (Cobras), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Liam, 07557 513248, liamquinn@sky.com, Twitter: @canveyu15, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Canvey Island

Forest Glade: Age Group: Under 11s (Tigresses), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Simon Maisey, 07496 184886, simaisey@icloud.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

January

Intersports: Age Group: Under 12s (Lions), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Ian Browring, 07884 363943, ibrowring@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @Intersports FC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Fryerns United: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend Sunday League, Contact: Tom Shaw, 07796 170240, fryernsunited@gmail.com, Twitter: @fryernsunited, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Runwell Sports: Age Group: Under 17s (Yellows), School Years: 11 and 12, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Derek, 07718 155634, derekneilson2000@yahoo.co.uk, Twitter: @RunwellU16s, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Academy Soccer: Age Group: Under 8s (Lions), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Colin Smith, 07793 271184, colinalansmith@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Southendian Manor: Age Group: Under 11s (Whites), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Paul, 07741 205861, Twitter: @ManorYouthFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Concord Rangers: Age Group: Under 14s (Blues), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Michael, 07769 202879, michael3679@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Canvey Island

Wickford Town: Age Group: Under 13s (Lions), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Ben Leworthy, 07850 650601, benleworthy73@googlemail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

FC Redwing: Age Group: Adult Men (35+ Veterans Team), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Contact: Ray, 07718 497736, ray.cornish@btconnect.com, Twitter: @redwing_fc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

East Thurrock United: Age Group: Under 13s (Tornadoes), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Ben Hodgson, 07552 123292, benjamin.h@blueyonder.co.uk, Twitter: @ETUFC_Tornadoes, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Stanford-le-Hope

Grasshoppers: Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Sceptre Sunday League, Contact: Danny Proctor, 07977 131684, dan66_138@hotmail.com, Twitter: @grasshoppersfc_, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Old Barkabbeyans: Age Group: Adult Men (Second Team), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: ProKit UK Essex Olympian League, Contact: Steve Margiotta, 07877 027096, margio1988@aol.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Barking

May & Baker Eastbrook Community: Age Group: Under 13s (Whites), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Ade, 07492 414114, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dagenham

January

Tigers: Age Group: Under 13s (Yellow Socks), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Centre-Back, Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Chris, 07891 082695, atomsplitter@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Havering Palace: Age Group: Under 16s (Greens), School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Chelmsford Youth League, Contact: Graeme Aitken, 07791 422199, hpygcsecretary@aol.com, Twitter: @FootballRomford, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Romford

Tigers Girls: Age Group: Under 11s (Whites), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Paul Vincent, 07958 156684, v7nny@aol.com, Twitter: @tigersu11, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Hornchurch Girls: Age Group: Under 10s, School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Sam, 07854 081830, daveyrgso@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Hornchurch Girls: Age Group: Under 8s, School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance, Contact: Sam, 07854 081830, daveyrgso@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Essex Minors (Hornchurch): Age Group: Under 11s (Eagles), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: James Hazell or Lee Chilvers, 07955 286867 (James) or 07891 328899 (Lee), lee.emhfc@hotmail.co.uk, Twitter: @EmhfcO, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rainham

Jets: Age Group: Under 8s (Blues), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Jake, 07388 449606, hayleyevans1993@talktalk.net, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Dagenham

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.

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