Goal glut reveals gulf between Super League hopefuls and rest of Premier League

Round-up of today’s Premier League action

Action from Portsmouth v Lewes, November 26 2017 (Photo: James Prickett)

Portsmouth gained revenge for their defeat at Lewes earlier in the season (Photo: James Prickett)

The gulf between the ambitious Premier League sides still craving a Super League future and the rest was illustrated emphatically in today’s crazy scores in the league’s Southern division. Continue reading


BHASVIC’s magical journey ends in national final defeat

BASVIC players after their AoC Cup final defeat to Barnsley College, May 4 2017 (Photo: BHASVIC)

BHASVIC enjoyed their best ever run in the national cup competition but were unable to add to their trophy triumphs (Photo: BHASVIC)

BHASVIC 2-6 Barnsley College

In the end it was not to be. The first ever national final proved a step too far in a remarkable season of success. But the students of BHASVIC – Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College – have certainly put some of the county’s best young players on the national radar. Continue reading

Georgia bridges the gap as Lewes win first trophy under Donoghue

Lewes celebrate winning the FAWPL Plate, April 23 2017 (Photo: Clive Jones)

The Premier League Plate is Lewes’s first national silverware (Photo: Clive Jones)

  • Lewes beat Huddersfield Town 4-0 to win FAW Premier League Plate
  • Spurs reserves clinch¬†league/cup double after beating Blackburn Rovers 3-1 in extra time in the Reserves League Cup
  • Burgess Hill Town make it a Sussex double as they defeat Cray Valley 2-1 – also after extra time – in the South East Counties Chairman’s Cup final
  • And Parkwood Rangers achieve¬†their own league-and-cup double with a 6-0 League Cup victory over Worthing

Lewes carved their name into Premier League history by winning the league’s Plate competition with a 4-0 victory over Huddersfield Town – their first national trophy. Continue reading

Rottingdean run continues as they beat depleted Abbey

A round-up of the weekend’s women’s football action

  • Rottingdean Village beat Abbey Rangers in nine-goal thriller
  • First win for Lancing
  • Five-star Parkwood continue soaraway start
  • Double delight for Anchorians’ sides
  • Cardiff beat Charlton again
  • Buoyant Brighton hit seven
  • Lewes and Gillingham advance in Plate
  • AFC Wimbledon drop first points
  • Sussex County League down to six after Henfield pull out

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Sent Her Forward snippets

News in brief after an eventful week and ahead of another hectic schedule of fixtures

West Ham serve up goal feast for big Burgess Hill crowd

Action from Portsmouth v West Ham United, 2014/15 (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

In the news: Charley Wilson axed by Pompey, Stacey Little’s West Ham attract crowd to Burgess Hill (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

Burgess Hill bowed out of the Ryman Cup after being given a glimpse of what life is like at a higher level in the women’s football pyramid – but they were far from disgraced.

In front of a crowd of 277, the South East Counties Premier Division side lost 8-0 to a strong West Ham United side featuring a number of players who figure regularly in their Premier League team, including India international goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan and captain Stacey Little. Continue reading

Burgess Hill in the mood for West Ham cup clash

Sent Her Forward rounds up the rest of the weekend action

Action from Crawley Wasps v Aylesford, Sep 27 2015 (Photo: Dave Burt)

Crawley Wasps joined the chasing pack in the London & SE Regional League with a 7-2 win over Aylesford (Photo: Dave Burt)

Burgess Hill warmed up for one of the biggest games in their recent history with their first – proper – league win of the season. Continue reading

Spurs and Cardiff keep pressure on Brighton

Premier League weekend review

Action from Portsmouth v Brighton, Sep 27 2015 (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

Brighton managed to kill off Portsmouth’s League Cup hopes for another season with an extra-time win (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

Tottenham Hotspur took full advantage of the absence of league leaders Brighton and reigning champions Portsmouth, who were in cup action, to surge into third place in the Premier League with a revenge victory over C&K Basildon. Continue reading