Following the new FA guidelines relating grassroots football, the club have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure we can offer Covid-19 safe training, we are pleased to say that we are now in a position to restart safe training, please contact you team manager to find out what training time and venue your team has been allocated.

Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour & Club Awards

2016/17 Roll of Honour

League Champions
U12 Wanderers
U13 Dynamos (Joint)
U15 Wanderers
U16 Hawks

League Runners Up/Promoted
U16 Wolves
Men’s Sceptre League
Men’s Pope and Smith
Men’s Chelmsford Invitation

League Cup Winners
U15 Wanderers

Cup Finalists/Runners Up
U11 Panthers
U14 Lions
U16 Hawks

Tournament Winners
U8 Lions

2016/17 Club Awards

Junior Section.

Most Improved Junior Team.
U11 Eagles.
U8 Lions.
U11 Pink Dolphins.

Winner – U11 Eagles. Following a difficult start to the season, losing players and incurring some hard results; the Eagles have constantly improved and achieved some strong results towards the end of the campaign.

Junior Manager of the Year.
Tony Hudson (U9 Pumas)
Joe Foot (U9 Tigers)
Mark Smith (U7 Reds)

Winner – Joe Foot. Joe has created a close-knit team with the Tigers and shows fantastic commitment, besides having the furthest commute to the Club every weekend. He has superb support and help within the team and recently played a major part in our own mini U9 Tournament at Meadowbank.

Junior Team of the Year.
U9 Lions.
U11 Panthers.
U11 Warriors.

Winner – U11 Panthers. The Panthers have improved brilliantly throughout the season. Their hard work was rewarded with a medals cup final, while just missing out in the Thames section title.

Youth Section.

Most Improved Team of the Year
U13 Dynamos.
U18 Swifts.
U13 Flamingos.

Winner – U13 Dynamos. The Dynamos have a fantastic team ethic and have enjoyed their best season to date. Following some difficult times, ‘Derek and the Dynamos’ finished this season as Joint League Winners, playing in some high-pressure play-offs to achieve this.

Youth Manager of the Year.
Rob Debell (U16 Wolves)
Keith Glynn (U12 Wanderers)
Derek Markey (U13 Dynamos)

Winner – Rob Debell. Rob took charge of an already successful Warriors team and has enhanced and improved on their already impressive results. The season saw the team just miss out on the League title, but were rewarded with promotion as runners up. An excellent season! Rob makes running his team look easy and goes about it without the other managers knowing!

Youth Team of the Year.
U15 Wanderers.
U12 Wanderers.
U16 Hawks.

Winner – U16 Hawks. The Hawks found themselves in an extremely competitive league this year, with some tough physical games to contest. Lee and the boys experienced the disappointment of losing a cup final late in the season, but bounced back with a winning attitude and determination, to secure the League Title on the last day of the season – in front of a record crowd at Compass Gardens!

Adult Section.

Adult Team Manager of the Year.
Tony Grisedale (Men’s Sceptre League)
Paul Bowers (Men’s Pope & Smith League)
Tom Ketland (Men’s 1st Mid Essex League)

Winner – Tony Grisedale. Tony has seen his team grow from boys to men, having been involved throughout their youth careers. He has developed his squad to have a great team spirit and ensures it is maintained to a high standard. His team finished third in the League, while enduring a run of extremely tight results. Tony has achieved this whilst holding the position of our Joint Treasurer this season.

Adult Team of the Year.
Men’s Sceptre League.
Pope and Smith League.
Chelmsford Invitation League.

Winner – Pope & Smith. This team have enjoyed a great first season with SWFU, narrowly missing out on our first senior Cup Final. The team’s results consistently improved throughout the season and ended with a well-deserved ‘League Runners Up’ trophy and promotion to Division Two.

Club Achievement Awards.

Young Persons Award.
Nathan Warren.
Charles Thompson.
Callum Crouch.

Winner – Charles Thompson. Charles has been a leader in his team since a very young age, and still points out what his manager should be doing today. Charles has also been helping with coaching our youngsters at the Development Squad and was a real help to the Club at this years ‘Presentation Day’.

Clubman of the Year.
Manny Cross (U11 Eagles & Committee)
Mark Smith (U7 Reds)
Ray Chettur (Men’s Sceptre League & Committee)

Winner – Mark Smith. Mark has experienced a ‘baptism of fire’ in his first full season with the Club; having to step into the role of Team Manager and Coach, following Martin’s departure. Mark is welcoming to all players and will literally take anyone into his training sessions. Mark also displayed his outstanding commitment to the Club’s Presentation Day – setting up, clearing up and helping to run the day. He even brought his wife, mum and family along, to help provide refreshments on the day.

A vote of thanks was also given to Darren Thompson, Chris Firminger, Manny Cross, Ray Chettur and the Committee for their tireless commitment this year.

Finally, a BIG thank you to all our team’s parents, families and supporters. Our players love their football! But they could not enjoy it without your support!

Thank you.

2017/18 Roll of Honour
2017/18 Club Awards

Here’s the full list of awards for this season:

Mini Soccer Team of the Year

Winner
U9 Hawks

Nominated
U12 Dolphins
U7 Lions

Mini Soccer Manager of the Year

Winner
Paul Norton & Team

Nominated
Paul Weeks
Nigel Wickersham/Dave Wilson

Mini Most Improved team of the Year

Winner
U11 Redcats

Nominated
U8 Swifts
U10 Jaguars

Youth Team of the Year

Winner
U15 Lions

Nominated
U13 Terriers
U16 Wanderers

Youth Manager of the Year

Winner
Andy Crouch & Team

Nominated
Matt Thornton/Dean Lampshire
Carl Cripps & Team

Youth Most Improved Team of the Year

Winner
U13 Terriers

Nominated
U14 Flamingos
U15 Lions

Men’s Team of the Year

Winner
Sceptre Div 5

Nominated
Pope & Smith
Sxeptre Div 4

Men’s Manager of the Year

Winner
Richard Bass/Andy Mayson

Nominated
Paul Bowers
Tony Grisedale & Team

Men’s Most Improved team of the Year

Winner
Pope & Smith

Nominated
Sceptre Div 5
Sceptre Div 4

Clubman of the Year

Winner
Paul Humphries

Nominated
Andy Crouch
Helen Pasquale

2018/19 Roll of Honour

It has been a great season of success for many teams, well done to everyone involved.

U7 Panthers
Roots Hall Tournament – Winners
Maldon Saint Tournament – Winners

U8 Lions
GSA Academy Tournament – Winners

U8 Rangers
Heybridge Swifts Summer Tournament – Winners

U13 Eagles
League Shield Finalists

U14 Terriers
League Winners

U15 Vipers
KO Cup, League Cup & League Winners

U16 Lions
League Cup Finalists

U18 Hawks
League Cup & League Winners & KO Cup Finalists

Men’s Pope & Smith
League Cup Winners

2018/19 Club Awards

Here’s the full list of awards for this season:

Mini Soccer Team of the Year

Winner: U8 Lions

Mini Soccer Manager of the Year

Winner: Terry Fisk & Rob Wilson U11 Jaguars

Mini Most Improved team of the Year

Winner: U12 Leopards

Youth Team of the Year

Winner: U15 Vipers

Youth Manager of the Year

Winner: Lee Bull U18 Hawks

Youth Most Improved Team of the Year

Winner: U13 Eagles

Men’s Team of the Year

Winner: Pope & Smith

Clubman of the Year

Winner: Helen Pasquale