Civic honour for LFA award winners Parkwood

Parkwood Rangers players meet Bexley mayor Sharon MasseyParkwood Rangers players have earned civic recognition of their honour of winning a prestigious London FA award.

The Bexley-based team, who earned promotion to the SECWL Premier Division in the summer, received the Female Charter Standard Club of the Year award in London in September. Continue reading

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Chichester set sights on FA Cup glory

Chichester City players prepare for a game against Worthing Minors in November 2013

Chichester City could match their best FA Cup performance if they beat Gloucester City on Sunday

Chichester City Ladies have a golden chance to match their record achievement in the Women’s FA Cup on Sunday when they host Gloucester City at Oaklands Park in the first round proper.

The South West Combination League high-fliers have never been past the second round of England’s most prestigious club knockout competition, but will fancy their chances on home soil against the conquerers of Southampton Saints. Continue reading

Pompey Ladies follow in superstars’ Fratton Park footsteps

Fratton Park (Aug 2013)

Pompey’s takeover by the supporters’ trust has marked a closer relationship with the Ladies

Five years ago high-flying Premier League Pompey hosted AC Milan in a Uefa Cup tie at Fratton Park.

Not much more than six months ago another near-capacity crowd flocked to the old stadium to watch the rather less romantic contest between a Pompey side already relegated from League One and Sheffield United, who were to miss promotion through the play-offs for the umpteenth time. Continue reading

Last-gasp pressure penalty maintains Pompey’s winning run

Round-up of the weekend’s action.

Portsmouth Ladies 3-2 Keynsham Ladies

Gemma Hillier celebrates scoring Pompey's second goal against Keynsham (Jordan Hampton)

Gemma Hillier celebrates scoring Pompey’s second goal against Keynsham

Portsmouth Ladies continued their recent resurgent form with a last-gasp win over Keynsham.

Lauren Murphy and Gemma Hillier scored two early goals for Pompey, but they were pegged back before Sarah Kempson slotted home a 94th-minute penalty to clinch the three points. Continue reading

Chichester Reserves extend their lead

Chichester City Res 4-0 Wivelsfield Green LFC

SE Counties Women’s League Division One West

November 24 2013

Action from Chichester C Reserves v Wivelsfield Green LFC Nov 24 2013Chichester cemented their place at the top of Division One West with an emphatic and deserved victory over closest rivals Wivelsfield.

The Greens’ surge up the table has been unstoppable, and high-flying Wivi – who themselves led the league until a few weeks ago – were unable to halt the momentum that takes the league leaders 10 points clear. Continue reading