Great Wakering Rovers face a tough assignments in their bid for Essex Senior League promotion this weekend.

Third-placed Wakering welcoming fifth-placed Takeley having crushed Redbridge 7-2 on Tuesday to leapfrog Basildon in the standings, and make it 12 wins from 13 games in the league.

And Iain O’Connell has called for a repeat display against fellow title hopefuls Takeley.

“Takeley are very much in the promotion race,” he said. “They are a good footballing side and we will have to be at our best and continue to show an excellent attitude. Ollie Woodhouse played with a high fever on Tuesday and that is the commitment levels I want to see.”

Southend Manor visit Sporting Bengal United, hoping to play just their third game of 2018.

Suspensions and injuries mean boss Adam Peek is contemplating changes.

Basildon United and Hullbridge Sports' matches were postponed due to weaterlogged pitches.