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Mid-week football round-up

ON Tuesday evening Tilbury travelled to AFC Hornchurch and put a dent in the Urchins’ Ryman North promotion challenge thanks to Reece Conway’s 83rd minute equaliser that gave them a 1-1 draw. Usman Adeniji had given Hornchurch a 16th minute lead. The draw kept Hornchurch in fourth place and Tilbury’s hopes of gatecrashing the end […]

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Tilbury make semi-finals with penalties win over Billericay

Billericay Town 1-1 Tilbury – Tilbury won 4-2 on penalties (Att 218) Tilbury reached the Semi-Finals of the BBC Essex Senior Cup for the first time since 1986 with a penalty shootout victory over Billericay Town at New Lodge. The Dockers – who won the competition four times between 1961 and 1975 – had Reece Hewitt […]

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Tilbury continue good form with impressive win

Waltham Abbey 2 Tilbury 4 (Att 53)  TILBURY kept up there recent good form, with another good away victory over Waltham Abbey. It was a quiet opening from both sides, with Jack Barham having the only effort inside the first 13 minutes. It was Barham who assisted the first of the game when his effort was blocked […]

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Tilbury need penalties to make Fourth Round of the Cup

Stansted 2 Tilbury 2 (Tilbury won 5-3 on penalties)  TILBURY were forced to negotiate a number of scares at Hargrave Park last Tuesday before eventually overcoming a resilient Stansted side from a division below in the BBC Essex Senior Cup, ultimately requiring penalties to advance to the Fourth Round. The hosts held an advantage from […]

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Dagenham draw Wealdstone in FA Cup

THE fixtures for the 4th round qualifying stage of the Emirates FA Cup have been announced. Dagenham and Redbridge have been drawn against National League South team Wealdstone United. Currently top of the Conference Premier, Dagenham and Redbridge will host Wealdstone on Saturday 15 October with a 3pm kick-off. Wealdstone have already competed in the first […]

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Grays come close twice as they still await win

THE woodwork twice denied Blues as they came close to recording their opening win of the season against last years league runners up Bognor Regis Town writes David Seaman. Another spirited display from the Grays youngsters produced a fight back after going behind early in the first half. Before the game a minutes silence was […]

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Lakeside keeps play-off hopes alive after

LAKESIDE kept their play-off hopes alive with a vital 48-45 win over table-topping Belle Vue at the Arena-Essex Raceway. After briefly dropping out of the Elite League top four, the Vortex Hammers offered a perfect response to climb back above Swindon on point’s difference. It was a much-needed victory for the Purfleet outfit – and […]

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New arrivals for Rocks

EAST Thurrock United have agreed terms with three new players who will be joining for the coming season. 22-year-old Teddy Nesbitt is joining from Billericay Town. A former Southend United youth player, he made two first team appearances for the Roots Hall club in 2012. Originally a left back, Nesbitt was switched to a more […]

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