Firstly Waltham Forest have changed their name to Walthamstow. The Essex County Football Association approved the club’s name change, with the plans coinciding with its 150th anniversary,
The Provisional constitution was then approved of the following 20 ESL clubs:
Saffron Walden Town
Sporting Bengal United
Woodford Town 2017
There are four new teams to the ESL for next season.
Hoddesdon Town and St Margaretsbury have transferred over from the Spartan South Midlands League. Last season they finished 12th and 16th respectively in the Premier Division.
Saffron Walden Town and Stanway Rovers have transferred over from the (Thurlow Nunn) Eastern Counties League. Last season they finished 11th and 8th respectively in the Premier Division.
The League fixtures will be announced in due course.
Updated 10:56 - 8 Aug 2018 by Adam Dennehey