Vivianne Miedema showed her class with her second hat-trick in a week (Photo: James Boyes)
Lewes (0) 0
Arsenal (6) 9 (Van de Donk 6; Miedema 21, 26, 59; McCabe 25; Little pen 36, pen 45, 68; Evans 58)
Upwardly mobile Lewes got an idea of the gulf they still have to breach as they were clinically torn apart by a rampant Arsenal in a Continental League Cup non-contest at the sun-drenched Dripping Pan. Continue reading
Brighton’s play-off victory over Sporting Club Albion takes them to the brink of WSL2 (Photo: Jane Roberts)
They did it. Against all the odds, after the club’s spectacular implosion, and without so many of the personnel who had taken them to the brink of greatness, Brighton’s hardy bunch combined talent with tenacity to win the do-or-die play-off against Sporting Club Albion and all-but secure a place in the Super League. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward takes a look at the background to Brighton’s Premier League title success
Brighton are deserved Premier League champions – but they haven’t finished yet (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)
Two years ago James Marrs took his table-topping Gillingham team to Brighton for a crucial end-of-season game that could have all but sealed the Premier League title. Continue reading
Sussex FA 0-3 Kent FA
Kent scored three times against previously unbeaten Sussex (Photo: Sussex County FA)
Kent maintained a firm grip on the Southern Counties Cup after beating neighbours Sussex 3-0 in a dramatic game at Lancing that was abandoned five minutes from time after a serious injury to one of the players.
Kent’s Amy Taylor was treated on the pitch by paramedics after suffering a bad leg injury in a collision just a few minutes from the end of a pulsating game.
Referee Paul Barratt ushered both sides from the field and abandoned the match. Continue reading