With the FAs introduction of small sided games, the East London & Essex Junior Football league near Shadwell launched in 1998, co founded by Joe Long & former QPR player Peter Hucker.

We have teams travel from all over Essex & London including Shadwell.

Initially launched as a 7Aside League the ELE League progressed into 11Aside games in 2000, known as the league with a difference as all League and Cup Fixtures are played from the same venue each week of the football season.

Currently operating and running Leagues from Under 7s through to Under 16/17s based at Wanstead Flats and Ford Sports Club, Newbury Park near Shadwell.

The concept of the League makes Junior Football hassle free for all involved, providing one venue, neutral officials, fixtures, governance & management along with training and coach development.

Endorsed by former England International Rio Ferdinand. so if you require FA Junior League Shadwell you have come to the right place!

Shadwell is a district of East London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets north of Wapping and south of Whitechapel, 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Charing Cross.

Historically part of the parish of Stepney, Middlesex, it became a parish in its own right in 1670, which included areas south of Cable Street including Shadwell Basin and the King Edward Memorial Park.

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