Walthamstow, Woodford Town and Hadley's thrashings of their respective opposition were the highlights of the action during the opening round of fixtures in the ESL.
Walthamstow hammered Tower Hamlets 7-0 at Wadham Lodge and you can find WDSportz's match report here: walthamstow-7-0-tower-hamlets-stow-breeze-past-opposition.html
Elsewhere, Woodford Town inflicted an 8-0 defeat on Sawbridgeworth Town at Crofters End and Hadley beat Enfield 5-0.
You can find our match report from a tight match between Ilford and Stansted here: ilford-0-1-stansted-stansted-edge-tight-game.html
...and our report from an entertaining fixture between Saffron Walden and West Essex here: saffron-walden-town-3-3-west-essex-injury-time-drama-as-points-shared-at-catons-lane.html
Dissapointingly, Clapton vs Hoddesdon Town was postponed on Friday with little reason given beyond Calpton's Old Spotted Dog Ground being unavaialable.
Here are the results from the opening weekend of ESL action in full:
Clapton P - P Hoddesdon Town
Hadley 5 - 0 Enfield
Ilford 0 - 1 Stansted
Redbridge 3 - 0 St Margaretsbury
Saffron Walden Town 3 - 3 West Essex
Sawbridgesworth Town 0 - 8 Woodford Town
Southend Manor 0 - 1 Sporting Bengal United
Takeley 3 - 0 Cockfosters
Walthamstow 7 - 0 Tower Hamlets
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