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Welcome to our online portal where you can browse live classified adverts and match yourself up with a club. If you're a team struggling for numbers you can also attract new faces by submitting an advert of your own.

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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January

Southminster United: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: ProKit UK Essex Olympian League, Contact: Ben Howells, 03330 508517, football@southminsterunited.co.uk, Twitter: @southminsterutd, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Burnham-on-Crouch

Hedinghams United FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Women, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Women’s League, Contact: Steve Parsons, 07488 362530, stephenparsons54@yahoo.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Layer Colts Youth Football Club: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 10s Girls, School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Sam Mason / Colin Jenkins, 07884 588968, Coljenks@hotmail.co.uk, Twitter: @LayerColts, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Great Notley FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Dragons), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Right-Back, Left-Back, Centre-Back, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Paul, 07799 418567, paulreid10@talk21.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Southminster United: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men (Over 35's), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Essex Veterans League, Contact: Club Secretary, 03330 508517, football@southminsterunited.co.uk, Twitter: @southminsterutd, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Burnham-on-Crouch

December

Witham Town: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 15s (Blues), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Lee Gibbons, 07748 641484, leegib2320@googlemail.com, Twitter: @Leegib2320, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Witham

November

Maldon and Tiptree FC: Age Group: Under 13s, School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Tuesday Evenings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Mark Thomas, 07979 918521, NDOfootballacademy@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Ilford

Great Bradfords FC: Age Group: Under 9s (Phoenix), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Matt Baker, 07368 586176, mattbaker@mail.org, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Colchester Villa: Age Group: Under 11s (Greens), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Left-Back, Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Colchester & District Youth League, Contact: Ola, 07792 933952, Olayemiogidan@yahoo.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Great Leighs: Age Group: Under 10s (Tigers), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Friday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Rod Brazier, 07939 029794, rodbrazier@yahoo.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Braintree

Coggeshall Town: Age Group: Under 15s, School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex Alliance Football League, Contact: Steve, 07889 282495, Steve@coggeshalltownfc.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Stanway Pegasus FC: Age Group: Under 15 Girls, School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Tim Hills, 07738 003199, thills1@live.co.uk, Twitter: @StanwayPegasus, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Colchester

Maldon and Tiptree FC: Age Group: Under 13s, School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Tuesday Evenings, Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Mark Thomas, NDOfootballacademy@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Maldon

Burnham Ramblers FC: Age Group: Under 15s (Fury), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Blackwater & Dengie Youth League, Contact: Mike Pritchard, pritcham@btinternet.comNearest City/Town/Borough: Maldon

January

Writtle Minors: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 17s (Whites), School Years: 11 and 12, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, 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

Frontiers Youth: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 15s, School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Mid Herts Rural Minors League, Contact: Tony, 07368 525820, tonyaok85@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harlow

Broomfield FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Paul OMeara, 07841 262731, paul_omeara@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Takeley Youth: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Hoops), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Greg, 07813 481853, Gregs@rspestates.com, Twitter: Bsc_fc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harlow

Harlow Town FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 13s, School Years: 7 and 8, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Mid Herts Rural Minors League, Contact: John, 07957 683662, john.purches@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harlow

Takeley Youth FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Hoops), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Greg Styan, 07813 481853, Gregs@rspestates.com, Twitter: @Fc_bsc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Harlow

December

Broomfield FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Paul Omeara, 07841 262731, paul_omeara@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Beaulieu Park FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: County Motor Works Vauxhall Mid Essex League, Contact: Kurt Bottomley, 07874 012376, beaulieuparkfc@gmail.com, Twitter: @BeaulieuPark, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Saffron Walden PSG FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 16s (Blacks), School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Cambridgeshire Womens and Girls League, Contact: Sharon Heinrich, 07595 328816, sharon.heinrich@hotmail.com, Twitter: @swpsgfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Saffron Walden

Waltham Abbey: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 15s (Greens), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Mid Herts Rural Minors League, Contact: Terry Ireton, 07841 910702, terryjireton@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Waltham Abbey

Herongate Athletic FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 8s (Ambers), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Thursday and Friday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Will Rockett, 07763 685540, willrockett@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Brentwood

January

Corinthians Youth FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s, School Years: 7 and 8, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Jon Self, 07919 686390, jon_self1982@icloud.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

Corinthians Ladies: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Women, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Striker, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Afternoons, Competition: Essex County Women’s League, Contact: Dan (Manager), 07565 842575, Dan@Corinthiansfootball.club, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rochford

Bowers and Pitsea FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 8s (Reds), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Darren Keeble, 07970 898271, darren.keeble@arcsenvironmental.co.uk, Twitter: @bowerspitseafc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Catholic United: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 10s (Leopards), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Friendlies Only, Contact: Jono Bone, 07565 869350, jonobone98@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

Hashtag United: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 18s (Girls), School Years: 12 and 13, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Essex County Girls’ League, Contact: Roger Carr, 07976 270119, rogercarr63@aol.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Billericay

Wakering Sports FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: Olympian and Southend Borough Combination, Contact: Ian, WakeringSports@gmail.com, Twitter: @wakering_sports, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

JRM Soccability: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: Soccability/Disability, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: Essex Soccability League, Contact: Robert Moores, 07413 639942, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Southend-on-Sea

December

Seawall City: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Southend & Basildon Sunday League, Contact: Cameron Lynes, 07804 697083, CameronLynes@icloud.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Canvey Island

County Park YFC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s Girls, School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Alan, 07514 676739, Al.mason@hotmail.com, Twitter: @countyparkgirls, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Grays

Catholic United: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 10s (Leopards), School Years: 4 and 5, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Left-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Saturday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Jono Bone, 07565 869350, jonobone98@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Chelmsford

St Clere's: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Tigers), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Brad Smith, 07544 636767, bradsmithvd007@yahoo.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Stanford-le-Hope

Intersports Girls: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 11s (Pinks), School Years: 5 and 6, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Tuesday Evenings and Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Lee Harding, 07746 904673, leeharding@live.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Billericay

Hawkwell Athletic: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 14s (Lions), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Southend & District Junior League, Contact: Carl Sims / Jon Isherwood, 07787 447000 / 07762 989043, jonathanisherwood@btinternet.com, Twitter: @TheHawksFC, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Rayleigh Town Youth: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 9s (Tigers), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Left-Back, Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Jody Buckley Head of Youth, 07891 218776, Jody@rayleightownfc.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

Fryerns: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men (A), Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Our Team Doesn’t Train, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Sceptre Sunday League, Contact: Kieron, 07565 841535, Kieronward1@hotmail.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Basildon

Rayleigh Boys: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 8s (Lions), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: South-East Essex Primary Mini-Soccer League, Contact: Gary Vick, 07957 643784, garyvick470@hotmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Rayleigh

January:

Leaside Colts: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Red), School Years: 7 and 8, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Right-Back, Left-Back, Centre-Back, Central Midfielder (Defensive), Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Alex, 07718 947530, alex_tfs@yahoo.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Woodford Town: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 16s, School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Moises, 07391 791333, moisesns@outlook.com, Twitter: @woodfordeja, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Redbridge

Upminster Park Rovers: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 8s (Green), School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Dave, 07904 161081, dpewtner@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

Upminster Park Rovers: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Red), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Dave, 07904 161081, dpewtner@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Upminster

Glendale FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Adult Men, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Centre-Back, Training: Our Team Doesn't Train, Matches: Saturday Afternoons, Competition: Essex Alliance Football League, Contact: Rob Parker, 07921 100267, rob.parker@xeldom.co.uk, Twitter: @GlendaleFC_, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Romford

Elite Colts FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 9s (Red), School Years: 3 and 4, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Outfield Positions, Training: Saturday Afternoons and Tuesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Steve James, 07968 721723, Elitecoltsfc@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Romford

Emerson Park FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 8s, School Years: 2 and 3, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: All Positions, Training: Saturday Mornings and Monday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Joe Pattison, 0744 5567234, sarameekcoms@yahoo.co.uk, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Woodford Town: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 16s, School Years: 10 and 11, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings and Afternoons, Competition: Eastern Junior Alliance, Contact: Moises, 07391 791333, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Redbridge

Leaside Colts: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 12s (Whites), School Years: 6 and 7, Format: Small-Sided, Position/s Required: Left Midfielder/Winger, Central Midfield (Attacking), Striker, Training: Saturday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Darren wheeler, 07946 154737, darrenjwheeler@hotmail.com, Twitter: @ColtsWhites, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

December:

Elite Colts FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 15s (Whites), School Years: 9 and 10, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Right Midfielder/Winger, Left Midfielder/Winger, Central Midfielder (Attacking), Striker, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, Contact: Rickie Griggs, 07411 958867, rickiejgriggs@gmail.com, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Hornchurch

Bealonians FC: 2022/23 Age Group: Under 14s (Maroon), School Years: 8 and 9, Format: 11v11, Position/s Required: Goalkeeper, Training: Thursday Evenings, Matches: Sunday Mornings, Competition: Echo Junior League, Contact: Stephen, 07939 064248, spender28@hotmail.com, Twitter: @bealoniansfc, Nearest City/Town/Borough: Ilford

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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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