Last updated: Tuesday 13 December 2005
Cobb can't save Dockers
Tilbury 1, Romford 2
Millers on the rise
Aveley 1, Barton Rovers 0
Dockers' accrue the points
Tilbury 2, Hullbridge Sports 1
Millers at home
Aveley will be looking to continue their improved form under caretaker manager Keith Day when they entertain Barton rovers at Mill Field.
Muddy Rocks slip through
East Thurrock United 3, Tonbridge Angels 0
Grays let it slip
Grays 1, Altrincham 1
Thurrock just edge it!
Thurrock 1 Wivenhoe 1
Rocks' Trophy tie
HAVING put their floodlight problems behind them, East Thurrock United play their delayed FA Trophy replay with Tonbridge Angels at Rookery Hill on Tuesday evening.
Grays seek to reclaim top spot
GRAYS boss, Mark Stimson, is hoping his side can banish the memories of Friday night's controversial FA Cup loss to Mansfield when they host Altrincham at the Recreation Ground on Tuesday knowing a win will see them return to the top of the Conference table.
Thurrock defend cup
THURROCK FC take a break from their Conference South campaign and will be bidding to continue their defence of the Essex Senior Cup on Monday evening.
Red hot Millers bouce back for victory
Enfield 1, Aveley 2
Eight goals as Fleet march on
Thurrock 5, Sutton United 3
Cobb proves the difference
Concord Rangers 0, Tilbury 1
Rocks strike early
East Thurrock United 3 Margate 1
Referee spoils Grays' big night
Mansfield Town 3, Grays Athletic 0
Rocks' early kick-off
CONTINUING work on the floodlights at Rookery Hill means that East Thurrock United's home Ryman premier League match with Margate on Saturday has been brought forward to a 1.30pm kick-off.
Tough test says Colin
COLIN McBride's Thurrock may be getting less of the limelight since neighbours Grays overtook them and got into the Conference but they have been quietly going about their own business and are on the cusp of the play-off positions in the Conference South.
Vital match for Keith
AVELEY caretaker boss Keith Day's future at the club is under increasing question after a recent dip in form and he will be desperate for an away win for the relegation-haunted Millers on Saturday.
Make or break for Dockers
TILBURY face a must win game at Concord Rangers on Saturday.
Big night for Grays
GRAYS have had their fair share of massive games over the past year but according to their manager, Mark Stimson, Friday's FA Cup Second Round match at Mansfield is the "biggest match in the club's history."
Defeat for Dockers
Burnham Ramblers 3, Tilbury 1
Rocks game postponed
EAST Thurrock United's FA Trophy third qualifying round replay against Tonbridge Angels has been put back a week because of floodlight problems at Rookery Hill.
Tough draws for Trophy trio
HOLDERS Grays face a tough test as they embark on the defence of the FA Trophy with the borough's other two sides remaining the the competition also having diffiuclt games ahead.
Supersub nicks the points
Stevenage Borough 0, Grays Athletic 1
Rocks hold out for replay
Tonbridge Angels 0 East Thurrock 0
Harper stars in Fleet triumph
Eastbourne Borough 0, Thurrock 3
Aveley go down
Arlesey 1, Aveley 0 MILLERS' hopes of lifting themselves further away from the Southern League Division One East relegation places floundered in Bedfordshire on Saturday.
Morrs is not the merrier for Romford
Tilbury 2, Romford 1
Millers' tricky trip
AVELEY'S fragile confidence will not have been helped by them throwing away a two goal lead last weekend and they face a tricky trip to mid-table Arlesey Town.
Fleet and Rocks' Trophy away days
Colin McBride's THURROCK are also in a rich vein of form at the moment - if you exclude their 6-0 drubbing at Cambridge City - and after Tuesday's draw at Yeading now sit in a play-off spot.
Dockers in need of boost
TILBURY will not look back on the last fortnight with relish, losing twice to Southend Manor in the league and Floodlight Cup and going out of the FA Vase at Newmarket.
Stuart misses Stevenage trip
GARY Hooper's last-minute winner at Exeter City ensured GRAYS leapfrogged their visitors and returned to the top of the Conference table last weekend, but the win came at a price with Jamie Stuart's controversial red card ruling him out for the next three games starting with their trip to Stevenage on Saturday.
Collis earns a point
Yeading 1, Thurrock 1
Rocks stun Slough
Slough Town 1 East Thurrock United 2
Rocks stun Slough
Slough Town 1 East Thurrock United 2
Jay seals Dockers defeat
Tilbury 0 Southend Manor 1
Millers let it slip
Aveley 2, Sittingbourne 2
Hard work pays for Fleet
Bognor Regis Town 0, Thurrock 1
Grays back on top
Exeter City 1, Grays Athletic 2
Rocks crash at home
East Thurrock 1 Leyton 3
Vase exit for Dockers
Newmarket Town 2, Tilbury 1 (After extra time)
Fleet's hopes on the up
THURROCK recovered impressively from their drubbing at Cambridge City with a 4-1 win over Basingstoke Town last Saturday and then thrashed East Thurrock 7-0 in the Essex Senior Cup on Tuesday.
No time for 'sorries'
DESPITE losing their unbeaten record to Accrington Stanley last weekend Grays Athletic have had no time to feel sorry for themselves with the prospect of tomorrow's table-topping clash with Exeter City enough to keep everyone on their toes.
Rocks look to bounce back
EAST Thurrock United manager Lee Patterson read the riot act after his side's 7-0 humiliation in the Essex Senior Cup at Thurrock on Monday and will be hoping his words bear fruit against Leyton on Saturday.
Millers at home
AVELEY caretaker boss Keith Day has had a ten day lay-off to invigorate his squad after their heavy defeat at Dartford and Essex Senior Cup beating by Waltham Forest.
Dockers ride in hope of Vase success
TILBURY will be hoping to make progress in the FA Vase at the expense of Newmarket on Saturday.
Dosser puts Dockers through
London APSA 0, Tilbury 1
Trophy trips for borough duo
Thurrock and East Thurrock United have been handed away draws in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy.
United rocked at Thurrock
Thurrock 7, East Thurrock United 0
Fleet bounce back
Thurrock 4 Basingstoke 1
Rocks roll on in cup
East Thurrock United 2, Leyton 1
Southend Manor 2 Tilbury 1
Grays fall short of new record
Grays Athletic 1, Accrington Stanley 2
Cambridge City 6, Thurrock 0
Millers left with league battle after cup exit
Waltham Forest 2 Aveley 1
Rocks dumped out of cup
East Thurrock United 0, Heybridge Swifts 3
Harper strike is enough for Thurrock
Hayes 0, Thurrock 1
Grays march on
York City 0, Grays 3
Injury blows for beaten Rocks
Staines Town 1, East Thurrock United 0
Darts pin back Millers recovery
Dartford 5, Aveley 1
Cobb hits four
Tilbury 4, Stansted 2
AFTER a rare mid-week without a game East Thurrock United are back in Ryman Premier League action on Saturday when they travel to promtion hopefuls, Staines Town, who sit in fourth.
THURROCK will be looking to continue their climb up the Conference South league table with a trip to Hayes on Saturday.
Derby for Millers
AVELEY, who are very much on the up after two Southern League Division One East wins on the bounce at Mill Field, travel across the river for a derby with Dartford at Gravesend on Saturday.
Stansted's Tilbury return after abandonment
TILBURY, held to a disappointing goalless Essex Floodlight League draw at Hullbridge Sports on Tuesday, entertain Stansted in the Essex Senior Leagueon Saturday.
Dockers saddle up for away tie
TILBURY have been drawn away in the second round of the FA Vase.
Grays equal record
Southport 1, Grays Athletic 4
Thurrock battle back
Thurrock 2, Bishop's Stortford 1
Rocks denied at the death
East Thurrock United 1, Hampton and Richmond Borough 2
Millers on the up
Aveley 1, Rothwell Town 0
Dockers' Vase victory.
Tilbury 2, Burnham Ramblers 1
Derby date error
THURROCK'S Essex Senior Cup clash with east Thurrock is at Ship Lane on Monday, November 14, kick-off 7.45pm, not Monday, October 31 as stated incorrectly in this week's Thurock Gazette.
Record beckons: Borough sides preview
GRAYS will equal the Conference's best ever start to a season if they can avoid defeat to fellow promoted side, Southport on Saturday.
Millers move up
Aveley 2, Harlow Town 0
Rocks smiling despite rumpus
East Thurrock United 3, Harrow Borough 2
Dockers through despite defeat
Tilbury 0, AFC Hornchurch 2
Thurrock go down fighting
Woking 3, Thurrock 0
Bring on the Minstermen
Grays Athletic 2, Cray Wanderers 0
Millers are denied
Barking and East Ham United 2, Aveley 1
Late header foils Rocks
Walton & Hersham 1, East Thurrock United 0
Cobb at the double
Brentwood Town 1, Tilbury 2
Up for the Cup!
GRAYS manager, Mark Stimson, is expected to ring the changes ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup fixture with Ryman Division One side, Cray Wanderers.
Millers bow out
Aveley 0, Kingstonian 1
Beaten but not disgraced
Hornchurch 3, Tilbury 1
Fleet bounce back
Thurrock 2, St Albans 1
Millers earn Trophy replay
Kingstonian 2, Aveley 2
Grays cruise to victory
Grays Athletic 5, Scarborough 0
Rocks booted through
Leatherhead 0, East Thurrock United 1
Third loss on trot for Fleet
Thurrock 0 Dorchester Town 1
County's top sides clash in cup
THE top two clubs in the county have been paired in the third round of the Essex Senior Cup, with Conference leaders Grays Athletic travelling to meet Southend.
Dockers fight back
Tilbury 2, Sawbridgeworth 2
Home and away!
THERE were mixed fortunes for the borough's top two sides when the FA Cup fourth found qualifying draw was made this week.
Stars turn out for Vinnie
A STAR-STUDDED line-up including Southend manager Steve Tilson will be lining up in a benefit match for East Thurrock United footballer Vinnie John next month. Striker Vinnie has not played all season as part of the bone in his knee is breaking away and needs pinning back together. He is currently awaiting the operation and will be out for at least 12 months at best if the operation is successful.
Thomas stunner in Rocks romp
East Thurrock United 5, Worthing 1
Millers stay rooted
Aveley 1 Wivenhoe 1
Danny is super sub
Tilbury 3, Sawbridgeworth 2 (after extra time)
Crushing defeat for Millers
Waltham Forest 6, Aveley 2
Craig finally cracks it
Thurrock 1, Solihull Borough 0
Fortune smiles on Grays
Woking 1, Grays Athletic 1
Maldon Town 3, East Thurrock United 2
Thurrock Cup hopes high
THURROCK are in FA Cup action on Saturday when they host Solihull Borough in the Third Qualifying Round looking to continue their good run of form.
Reach for the Sky
GRAYS boss Mark Stimson will be hoping the curse of the manager of the month award doesn't strike on Saturday when his side face Woking in front of Sky's TV cameras.
Dockers in dip
Hullbridge Sports 2, Tilbury 1
Rocks' missed opportunity
Folkestone Invicta 1, East Thurrock United 0
Miller boss leaves
STRUGGLING Southern League Division One East Aveley and manager Amin Levitt have parted company.
Hard fought point for leaders
Grays Athletic 1, Halifax Town 1
Nap hand for Fleet
Weston-super-Mare 0, Thurrock 5
Fifth spot for Rocks
East Thurrock United 3, Chelsmford City 0
Cobb earns Dockers a point
AFC Hornchurch 1, Tilbury 1
More misery for Millers
Aveley 0, Potters Bar 2
Borough soccer preview
GRAYS plan to extend their lead at the top of the Conference table on Saturday, but will be tested to the full by in-form Halifax Town.
Dagenham & Redbridge 1
Dockers held in cup
TILBURY kicked off their Eastern Floodlight Cup campaign with a goal-less draw at home to Hullbridge Sports on Tuesday.
Millers go down
Berkhamsted Town 2
Grays back on top
Grays, who face Dagenham and Redbridge in an Essex derby on Tuesday, moved to the top of the Nationwide Conference on Saturday with a "come from behind" win at Crawley.
Millers smile at last
AFTER several weekends of disappointment, Aveley supporters were able to enjoy their Saturday night after the Millers recorded a first win of their Southern League Division One East season at Wingate and Finchley.
Rivals lose boss
GRAYS travel to managerless Crawley Town on Saturday hoping to preserve the only unbeaten record in the Conference.
Rocks face derby test
EAST Thurrock United's rearranged derby with Billericay on Saturday gives co-manager Lee Patterson the ideal chance to assess how far his team has come.
Grays seek winning return
AFTER salvaging a point from each of their last two outings Grays are hoping to return to winning ways when they host Cambridge United at the New Rec on Tuesday.
Boss calls for leniency over red card
EAST Thurrock United co-manager Lee Patterson is hoping his tough-talking will continue to pay dividends when Slough Town visit Rookery Hill in the Ryman Premier League on Tuesday.
McCarthy madness as Dockers triumph
Eton Manor 1, Tilbury 4
Millers miss chance
Aveley 1, Enfield 1
West off but Rocks roll
Wealdstone 0, East Thurrock United 2
Slipping at Ship Lane
Thurrock 2, Lewes 3
Oli is the hero
Tamworth 2, Grays Athletic 2
Borough soccer preview
GRAYS Athletic delivered a 5-0 friendly thrashing to Peterborough United on Tuesday night.
Last gasp saver
Grays Athletic 2 Kidderminster Harriers 2
Rocks rumbled, Aveley rambled!
East Thurrock United 1 Harrow Borough 2
Grays top the table
GRAYS stand proudly at the top of the Nationwide Conference after a last minute winner at Forest Green on Friday night.
Chance to go top
FRESH from a stunning Bank Holiday weekend that saw them beat two of the Conference heavyweights, GRAYS will be looking to stretch their unbeaten start to six games tonight (Friday) when they visit a resurgent Forest Green Rovers.