Sent Her Forward honours 2016/17 – part three: the Dream Teams

Sent Her Forward’s end-of-season awards conclude with those long-awaited dream teams – and there’s a twist this year.

Collage of Roseanne Fine, Danni Cutler and Laura Rafferty (Photos: Crawley Wasps LFC/Beckie Kirkham/Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Roseanne Fine, Danni Cutler and Laura Rafferty make their respective Dream Team starting XIs (Photos: Crawley Wasps LFC/Beckie Kirkham/Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Welcome to the third and final part of this year’s honours – surely the most comprehensive in women’s football. Continue reading

Sent Her Forward honours 2016/17 – part one

Composite photo of Emma Wood, Roy Stannnard, BHASVIC and Jack Wheeler (Photos: Dawn Keegan, Sent Her Forward and Julian Hart)

Emma Wood and Roy Stannard, BHASVIC college team and Jack Wheeler’s Gillingham have all enjoyed great seasons (Photos: Dawn Keegan/Sent Her Forward/Julian Hart)

Season’s over – but the celebrations continue. At least, here at Sent Her Forward they do. The much-anticipated honours are back, with some new categories, some familiar names and some to look out for in the future.

Welcome to part one of the Sent Her Forward honours 2016/17. Continue reading

Wivi team up with Saltdean as young managers seek to inject fresh life into women’s game

Badges of Saltdean United and Worthing UnitedWivi have called it a day. After withdrawing from the South East Counties league midway through last season through a lack of numbers, Haywards Heath and Wivelsfield have decided not to risk re-forming –┬ábut their spirit will live on at the heart of a brand new club, Saltdean United Ladies. Continue reading

Brighton save their best to last to underline their right to a place in the big time

Kate Natkiel celebrates scoring Brighton's first goal against Sheffield FC, May 21 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Brighton dominated much of the game, scoring three times for the first time since joining the FAWSL (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Brighton 3 (Natkiel 21; Owen OG 31; Russo 86)
Sheffield FC 1 (Ward pen 90+2)

Brighton cruised through their final spring-series match with by far their best performance of the competition, proving to themselves as much as anyone else that they are more than capable of surviving in Super League football, come the start of the season proper in September. Continue reading

Club award winners 2016/17

Charley Wilson-Blakely, Emma Alexandre and Chreelle Khassal, Chichester City's players' player, fans' player and manager's player of the year, with manager Liam Greenfield, June 2 2017 (Photos: Caroline Henry-Evans)

Chichester City’s Charley Wilson-Blakely, Emma Alexandre and Cherelle Khassal all won top club awards (Photos: Caroline Henry-Evans)

Sent Her Forward recognises the players and officials honoured by their clubs. These are the award-winners who have come to my attention. Let me know if you want your winners added.

And don’t forget Sent Her Forward‘s own end-of-season awards – including the People’s Choice, selected from nominations by you – coming soon. Continue reading