Isaac Layne to join up with Southend United development squad

Echo: Isaac Layne - scored on his debut for Billericay Town

10:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

EXCITING young forward Isaac Layne will join Southend United's development squad tomorrow.

Max Whitlock gives England the advantage and leads individual all-round qualification at halfway point

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5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOUTH Essex Gym Club’s Max Whitlock had a stunning first session in the gymnastics.

East Thurrock United boss not worried by small squad as season approaches

Echo: John Coventry

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

JOHN Coventry says he is not concerned at the lack of players in his squad as the new season looms large.

Craig Edwards: Every player showing starting potential for Billericay Town opener

Echo: Craig Edwards

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

BILLERICAY Town boss Craig Edwards says every member of his squad is fighting for a start in the first game of the season after a battling performance against Millwall.

It's a long way from Guyana but Kellon Carmichael is loving life at Hadleigh & Thundersley

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3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

NOT too many people may have jumped at leaving Guyana for Hadleigh, but cricketing all-rounder Kellon Carmichael has reveled in making that journey.

Amir Williamson makes the Commonwealth Games hammer final

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2:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

AMIR Williamson has made through into Tuesday night’s hammer final at the Commonwealth Games.

Millwall under-21 boss Neil Harris fancies Billericay Town promotion chances after friendly encounter

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2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

MILLWALL under-21 manager Neil Harris said he expects Billericay Town to be challenging for promotion after they pushed his young side to the wire in their latest pre-season friendly.

Southend United boss Phil Brown still in the market for new signings

Echo: Phil Brown

1:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown wants “three or four” more players to add to his squad before the start of the League Two season.

Staff challenge legends in Southend United's 'Meet the Blues' day

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1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOUTHEND’S traditional Meet the Blues day culminated in a fun-packed game between a Southend United staff XI and a Blues legends team at Boots and Laces yesterday afternoon.

New Southend United kit to be sponsored by chairman Ron Martin's company

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12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOUTHEND United have unveiled their two new kits for next season and Martin Dawn as their latest sponsors.

Pre-Season round-up: Concord Rangers win Island derby on charity day

Echo: Danny Cowley and his number two Glen Alzapiedi

11:57am Monday 28th July 2014

CONCORD Rangers come out on top in an eagerly contested island derby against close rivals Canvey.

Hayley's selfie with the Queen and Oliver's meeting with Sir Bradley...in the laundry room

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11:29am Monday 28th July 2014

COMMONWEALTH Games stars Hayley McLean and Oliver Dingley have been mixing with royalty in the athletes village.

Max Whitlock will feel right at home in Glasgow with plenty of his gym club mates close by

Echo:

11:03am Monday 28th July 2014

MAX Whitlock will not be the only South Essex Gymnastics member in action at the Commonwealth Games today.

Amir Williamson hoping to get the job done early in hammer qualification at Commonwealth Games

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7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

HAMMER thrower Amir Williamson would like his first competitive experience of the Commonwealth Games to be a brief one today.

Alastair Cook falls just short of a century as England reach 247-2 against India in Third Test

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6:16pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALASTAIR Cook fell five agonising runs short of a long-overdue Test century, but still put his team in a highly advantageous position against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Mark Pettini's century guides Essex Eagles to victory over Worcestershire Rapids in Royal London One-Day Cup

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6:06pm Sunday 27th July 2014

AN undefeated 102 by Mark Pettini guided Essex to a winning start against Worcestershire as two rusty teams re-embraced the concept of 50-over cricket in the Royal London One-Day Cup at New Road.

Essex to face Birmingham in T20 Blast quarter-finals

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10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ESSEX will face the Birmingham Bears at Chelmsford in the quarter-finals of the T20 Blast on Saturday.

Luke Wright's record-breaking 153 leaves Essex shell-shocked

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8:16am Saturday 26th July 2014

LUKE Wright produced an incredible innings as he smashed an unbeaten 153 from 66 balls to lead Sussex to a seven-wicket triumph over a shell-shocked Essex side at Chelmsford.

How Hayley's hero Sally Gunnell is now one of her biggest supporters

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5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

HAYLEY McLean may not have been to a Commonwealth Games before, but she knows, should she need any advice, at the other end of the phone there is someone who has been there, seen it and won it.

Teenagers help Essex to third place at the Under-17 Southern Intercounties match

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4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WHOLE host of athletes from the south of the county helped Essex’s under-17 team to third place at the Southern Intercounties match at Portsmouth.

Michael Shields and Michelle Hughes make their England debuts

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2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO south Essex athletes who shone at the English Schools Championships a week earlier have made their international debuts in Cardiff.

Southend United boss Phil Brown opens new Concord Rangers facilities

Echo:

1:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

CONCORD Rangers’ new club facilities have been unveiled by Southend United boss Phil Brown.

Benfleet confident ahead of Basildon & Pitsea derby clash

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1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

JAMES Wilkins admits his Benfleet team have got their tails up ahead of their derby clash with Basildon & Pitsea at Mopsies Park.

Cox vows not to give in after difficult season for Westcliff

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12:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

Westcliff-on-Sea captain Graham Cox has not given up on staying in division two, but admits he will be looking for the other teams at the bottom of the division to do them a favour.

Friends reunited as Millwall visit Billericay Town

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12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO best pals will come face-to-face on the touchline tomorrow, as they give an added meaning to the term friendly.

Southend & EMT aiming for promotion push with Hutton win

Echo:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Southend & EMT are hoping to force their way back into the promotion push when they go to Hutton tomorrow.

Southend United's trio of defensive trialists to be given another chance to impress

Echo:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is to take another look at a trio of trialist defenders.

Samuel passes second dan grading in style

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7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

AT the tender age of 15, Thundersley’s karate kid Samuel Campbell took his second dan grading in Egham and passed with flying colours. He was put through his paces by chairman of the Karate Union of Great Britain, sensei Andy Sherry ninth dan, assisted by sensei Bob Rhodes eighth dan.

Six-year-old Amelia Dyer wins bronze karate medal after just six training sessions

Echo:

9:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A KARATE star of the future was born at the British and European Championships – six-year-old Amelia Dyer.

Diving sensation Oliver Dingley aiming to bounce back after Olympic snub

Echo:

4:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DIVER Oliver Dingley insists the pain of missing out on the 2012 Olympics has made his Commonwealth Games selection even sweeter.

Bottrill defends Fred Laws Memorial Trophy title

Echo: golf - cxz

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TOM Bottrill has successfully defend-ed the Fred Laws Memorial Trophy he won at Thorpe Hall Golf Club last year.

Draws for East Thurrock United and Concord Rangers in pre-season

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4:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONCORD Rangers and East Thurrock United rallied to draws against higher league opposition in their latest pre-season friendlies.

Rankins' total too much for Rayleigh in T Rippon Mid Essex League

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RAYLEIGH’S first team entertained neighbours Rankins first XI in a game shortened to 35 overs because of a wet pitch in the T Rippon Mid Essex League Division One.

Ex-Southend United defender Che Wilson kick off new football scheme

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2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Southend United defender Che Wilson has kicked off his role running the Players Football Association and Studio School football scholarship scheme.

Gary Ogilvie raring to bring through young talent as Concord Rangers' new youth boss

Echo:

1:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CONCORD Rangers new under-18s manager Gary Ogilvie said taking over the reins of the youth team was a “no brainer”.

Ravi Bopara named in England Lions squad for triangular series

Echo:

12:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ESSEX’S Ravi Bopara has been named in the England Lions triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

Bowers & Pitsea snap up ex-Witham striker Rob Whitnell

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12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BOWERS & Pitsea manager Rob Small has brought in ex-Witham Town hot shot Rob Whitnell to strengthen his squad – and a title push is his only goal.

Friends compete at Garon Park golf competition

Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DON Cadge and his mates prove every week that age is no bar to sport.

Aldersley wins Rochford Hundred golf meeting

Echo:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CHARLES Aldersley won the Rochford Hundred Captain’s Prize on countback after a battle with Gregg Simonovitch.

Tom Ashton returns to Southend Rugby Club

Echo:

10:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

TOM Ashton has returned to Southend Rugby Club.

Fresh start for David Worrall at Southend United after he completes two-year deal following his release from Rotherham United

Echo:

9:48am Thursday 24th July 2014

DAVID Worrall has completed a switch to Southend United.

Greensward Academy's pupils win angling championships

Echo:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANGLERS from Greensward Academy are once again Essex champions.

Concord Rangers 0, Southend United XI 0

Echo: Jack Payne - impressed after coming off the bench for Southend United at Burton Albion

12:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

A YOUNG Southend United side were held to a 0-0 draw by Concord Rangers at the Aspect Arena tonight.

Proof our seas are getting warmer! Anchovies are landed from Essex waters

Echo: GONE FISHING: Annual sea angling contest to be held next week

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WITH the country basking in Mediterranean-like conditions, fish usually found in those seas have been making a surprise appearance on Essex beaches.

Robin Womack called-up for IPC European Athletics Championships

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4:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Southend’s Robin Womack has been selected by Great Britain to compete in the IPC European Athletics Championships in Swansea on August 18 to 23.

Gable Hall School history makers win Essex Plate

Echo:

4:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YOUNG cricketers from Gable Hall School made history when they won the Essex Plate for the first time.

Dean Macey will be 'cheering loudest' for fellow Canvey athlete Jess Judd

Echo:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DEAN Macey insists nobody will be cheering louder than him when Jessica Judd races at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week.

Southend United boss Phil Brown looks to clarify holding rule with Football League

Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is to check with Football League officials after his side’s penalty in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Colchester.

Jessica Judd has backing from coach and former Canvey Commonwealth champion Rob Denmark

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2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHEN Jessica Judd steps out on to the track at Hampden Park for the first time next week she will do so knowing she has a former Commonwealth Games champion in her corner.

Westcliff High School claim cricket crown

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1:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WESTCLIFF High School for Boys cricket team has celebrated its first season by winning a trophy.







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