15 sides have already secured their place in Friday’s BBC Essex Senior Cup Fourth Round draw (6:45pm), with one fixture left to play and one team receiving a bye. In case you’ve missed any of the Senior Cup action, here’s a re-cap of Round Three so far.
Sky Bet Football League Two side Colchester United kicked-off the Round Three action as they ran out 4-0 winners over Heybridge Swifts at home. There were also wins for all of the Vanarama National League sides, with Dagenham & Redbridge, Chelmsford City, Aveley and holders Braintree Town progressing into Round Four.
Elsewhere, a nine-goal thriller between Athletic Newham and Grays Athletic saw the latter advance with a 5-4 win away from home. Two of the ties went to penalties: Walthamstow progressing past Billericay Town and Maldon & Tiptree advancing beyond Brightlingsea Regent.
Pitching In Isthmian League sides Hashtag United and Witham Town won away from home against Hornchurch and Ilford respectively. Another Isthmian side, Brentwood Town, ran out 3-2 winners against Tilbury.
The final three fixtures so far have seen Canvey Island, Buckhurst Hill and Little Oakley run out winners against White Ensign, Waltham Abbey and FC Clacton. The last remaining Round Three fixture sees Redbridge make the trip to Southend United. This fixture is due to be played on Tuesday 5th December at Roots Hall.
The draw for Round Four of the BBC Essex Senior Cup (numbers below) will be broadcast on BBC Essex on 1st December at around 6:45pm on the fans football phone-in with Glenn Pennyfather. All the County Cup information you need to know can be found here, by following @EssexCountyFA on Twitter/X and by searching for ‘EssexFootball’ on Facebook.
BBC Essex Senior Cup Round Four Draw Numbers
1 - Witham Town
2 - Dagenham & Redbridge
3 - Southend United or Redbridge
4 - Maldon & Tiptree
5 - Little Oakley
6 - Brentwood Town
7 - Braintree Town
8 - Chelmsford City
9 - Walthamstow
10 - Canvey Island
11 - Hashtag United
12 - Grays Athletic
13 - Aveley
14 - Buckhurst Hill
15 - Colchester United
16 - Concord Rangers