Jolof move to summit

PUBLISHED: 13:30 16 September 2015

The latest news from the Essex Alliance League (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

The latest news from the Essex Alliance League (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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A round-up of the latest action from the Essex Alliance League

With Buckhurst Hill’s game against St Francis called off last weekend, it gave a number of teams in the Essex Alliance League Premier Division the opportunity to go top early on in the season.

Jolof Sports Club were the side to take that chance after securing a 2-1 success against Melbourne Sports, despite Greg Justham’s goal for the visitors.

Elsewhere in the top flight May & Bakers couldn’t make it back-to-back wins as they fell short against Blue Marlin.

James Toppin and Simon Ryan were on target for Marlin to ensure it finished 2-2 as both had to settle for a share of the spoils.

Chingford Athletic and Chingford Town couldn’t be separated either last weekend with a goalless draw being produced by the local rivals.

Three Colts continued their good form in Division One with another victory, this time a 2-1 triumph against West Essex Reserves.

Grove United defeated Cowley Community 3-1 while St Johns Deaf returned to the league with a bang by thrashing Forest Green 4-1.

New boys Kitgum Boys found out that the life in the Essex Alliance League isn’t going be do easy with a 3-2 loss to another new team in Flyers.

London APSA made it two wins from two in Division Two after defeating Inter Plasitow 3-1 despite Samuel Garrett getting on the scoresheet for the visitors.

The match of the weekend was Singh Sabha Barking against Chingford Athletic Reserves with the home side thrashing Athletic by seven goals.

Meanwhile Custom House didn’t have the start they would hoped as they went down 2-0 to Leyton Green.

In the East Ham Memorial Hospital Charity Cup, Northend got the better of Glendale by a goal to nil.

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