Preview: Eastern Counties League Division One South

The Eastern Counties Division One South returns but not as a full schedule as Wivenhoe Town, Little Oakley, Barkingside and Harwich & Parkeston are without a game while May & Bakers are in FA Vase action.

Coggeshall United vs Brimsdown – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

Coggeshall United host Brimsdown at West Street on Satruday. The Weavers find themselves 11th after 9-games, having won 2, drew 3 and lost 4 while Brimsdown are sat in 16th after the same amount of games but with a record of won 1, drew 2 and lost 6. Coggeshall will hope to return to winning ways following their defeat to Wormley Rovers while Brimsdown will hope their return to action brings only their second win of the season. Coggeshall could find themselves up to 10th while Brimsdown could find themselves 13th.

Frenford vs Newbury Forest – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

Frenford will welcome Newbury Forest to the Drive on Saturday as they look to return to winning ways in their first game since the restart. Frenford sit in 6th after 9-games, having won 5, drew 1 and lost 3 while Newbury are 8th after 8-games with a record of won 5, drew 1 and lost 2. Newbury hope to get their first win since the restart following their defeat to Athletic Newham on Monday. A win for Frenford could take them back into the promotion spots and up to 1st while Newbury could also see themselves top if they beat Frenford on Saturday.

Halstead Town vs Benfleet – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

Halstead Town will welcome Benfleet to the Millbank Stadium on Saturday. The Humbugs find themselves 13th after 8-games, having won 1, drew 3 and lost 4 while Benfleet are 5th after 9-games, with a record of won 5, drew 2 and lost 2. Halstead returned to action on Wednesday but faced defeat as they were beaten by Hackney Wick while will hope their first game since the restart is a win. The Humbugs could find themselves up to 11th with their second win of the season while Benfleet is another side would could find themselves top (should other results go their way).

Holland FC vs Burnham Ramblers – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

Holland FC will welcome the Ramblers to Dulwich Road on Saturday as they look to return to action with a win. The Tangerines find themselves 14th after 7-games with a win, 3 draws and 3 losses while Burnham Ramblers sit in 10th after 10-games with 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. A win for Holland could see them rise to 11th in the table while Burnham Ramblers could rise to 9th with a victory.

White Ensign vs Athletic Newham – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

The biggest game of the weekend will see White Ensign welcome Athletic Newham to Burroughs Park, the home of Great Wakering Rovers. White Ensign are sat top after 8-games with a record of 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss while Athletic Newham are 2nd, level on points with Ensign, after 10-games, having won 5, drew 4 and lost 1. White Ensign will hope their first game back will be a win that could open up a game at the top of the table, with two-games in-hand while Athletic Newham will hope to build on their win against Newbury Forest as they face another game away from home and also hope to go 3-points clear.

Wormley Rovers vs Hackney Wick – Saturday 12th December, 3pm

Wormley Rovers will welcome Hackney Wick to Wormley Sports Ground on Saturday. Rovers find themselves in 7th after 9-games, with a record of won 5, drew 1 and lost 3 while Hackney Wick are 12th after 11-games having won 2, drew 3 and lost 6. Wormley look to build upon their win over Coggeshall United as they look to move up the table while Hackney Wick also look to build upon their win over Halstead on Wednesday. A win for Wormley could see them rise to top of the table while Hackney Wick would move up to 10th.