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Effort pays off for Emerson & Upminster
Essex County Women’s League Division Two title winners Emerson & Upminster Ladies FC was formed in February of 2022 having not a single player on our books, meaning they had to recruit a full squad of players.
“The early stages of pre-
“Our keeper was injured (out for the season) two weeks before our first league fixture, this saw Charlotte Nash-
“The most important performances would have to be both games against Chigwell Ladies. The first game saw us travel to Fairlop in a game which finished 1-
“After the first Chigwell game there was a good morale within the squad & a real belief that they could go on to have a successful season, this was evident in the games which followed.”
Manager Charlie Massey-
“The Highlight of the season was Makayla getting stuck in the toilets at Great Bradfords, five minutes before kick off,” added Massey-
“It's difficult to highlight one individual who played an important role to win the title as every player in the squad played their part when called upon, whether they played five minutes or a full game, every player gave it their all every game.
“Looking back at the season I cannot be any prouder of the ladies and the togetherness they showed throughout the season and I really believe that they got everything they deserved for their continuous effort and dedication to the team. I really hope that we can keep hold of every player and show the teams in Division One what we are capable of as a team.”