New manager Julian Dicks has at last opened his win account at Grays Athletic.

After taking just one point from the first three games under the leadership of former West Ham defender Dicks, the New Rec side pulled off a 2-0 win over visitors Cambridge United on Tuesday night.

Goals came after 58 minutes from Daniel Charge and a late Glenn Poole penalty.

Grays went into last night's game second from bottom and only kept off the basement by Chester City's 25-point deduction for going into administration.

But this win gives them a good push up the table and they'll look to build on it at the expense of visitors Gateshead on Saturday.

Concord Rangers went to Harlow for a second attempt to play a game they were leading 2-0 earlier in the season when a floodlight failure caused an abandonment.

And the Canvey based side made sure this time with a 7-0 win that lifts them into the top five.

Young striker Lyle Taylor grabbed a hat-trick and Ross Wall scored two on his debut. Michael Begg and an own goal completed the tally.

Hullbridge hosted fellow Essex Senior League side Tiptree United in the Essex Senior Cup first round and pulled off a fine 2-1 win.

Aveley will look to collect £4,500 prize money and earn a place in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup tonight.

They host Burnham, from the Zamaretto Midlands Division, in a second qualifying round tie - having drawn 1-1 away on Saturday in the original tie thanks to an 87th minute goal.

Winners this evening will visit Hampton and Richmond Borough, who beat Braintree in last night's replay after a goalless draw at the home of the Iron at the weekend, on Saturday week.

There's top soccer action at Burroughs Park tonight when hosts Great Wakering Rovers Reserves, currently topping the Essex and Herts Border Combination, entertain the second string of closest challengers Grays Athletic.