Preview: Eastern Counties League Division One South

There is another shortened midweek schedule in the Thurlow Nunn Division One South as Wivenhoe Town, Athletic Newham and Brimsdown all host.

Wivenhoe Town vs Harwich & Parkeston – Tuesday 27th October, 7.45pm

Wivenhoe Town will welcome Harwich & Parkeston to the MEC Stadium. Wivenhoe sit in 8th after 9 games, having won 4, drew 1 and lost 4 whilst Harwich are 16th after 9-game, with a record of drew 4 and lost 5. The Dragons’ last game was a 3-1 win over Benfleet whilst the Shrimpers’ last fixture was a 1-1 draw with Barkingside. A win for the hosts could lift them as high as 3rd whilst a win for Harwich could see them rise to 11th in the table.

Athletic Newham vs Hackney Wick – Wednesday 28th October, 7.45pm

Athletic Newham will welcome Hackney Wick to the Terence McMillan Stadium. Newham find themselves 5th after 8-games, having won 4, drew 3 and lost 1 whilst Hackney Wick are 12th after 9-games, having won 1, drew 3 and lost 5. The hosts last game was a 2-1 defeat away to Coggeshall United whilst the Wickers drew their last game against Brimsdown. A win for Athletic Newham could see them go top whilst a win for the visitors could see them rise one place in the table.

Brimsdown vs White Ensign – Wednesday 28th October, 7.45pm

Brimsdown will host White Ensign on Wednesday. Brimsdown currently sit bottom of the league after 8-games, having won 1, drew 1 and lost 6 whilst their opponents are 2nd after 7-games, having won 6 and lost 1. Brimsdown held Hackney Wick to a 2-2 draw while White Ensign went level at the top with Little Oakley after they won 2-1 against 3rd-placed Frenford. A win for the hosts could see them lift themselves off the bottom and up to 12th whilst a win for Ensign could see them open up a 3-point gap over Oakley at the summit.