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


Lethal Lewes corner queen causes Basildon to buckle

Sian Heather scores Lewes's second goal against C&K Basildon, March 26 2017

C&K Basildon suffered a difficult first half, during which Sian Heather put Lewes 2-0 up, before putting up a brighter performance after the break (Photo: James Boyes)

Lewes 3 (Bridges 3, 84; Heather 42)
C&K Basildon 0

Lewes ground out a thoroughly satisfying, if unspectacular, victory over mid-table rivals C&K Basildon to keep alive their hopes of a top-half finish in the Premier League. Continue reading

Four off as West Ham pip local rivals to kick-start season

Midweek round-up

Action from Swindon Town v Swindon Spitfires, Sep 23 2015 (Photo: James Booth/Your Sport Swindon)

Alice Smith scored a spectacular goal to help Swindon Town to a 9-2 win over their town rivals (Photo: James Booth/Your Sport Swindon)

West Ham United finally got off the mark in the Premier League with a hard-fought 3-2 victory at C&K Basildon in an ill-tempered match that ended up as a nine-a-side game.

Four players saw red in the second clash in a fortnight between the two near-neighbours, with memories of their earlier encounter, in which West Ham captain Stacey Little saw red, still fresh. Continue reading

Half the division in with a chance of a tilt at the Super League

Sheffield FC celebrate beating Portsmouth in the FAWPL champions play-off (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

Ultimate target: Sheffield FC broke the hearts of Premier League Southern champions Portsmouth with an injury-time win in the Super League play-off (Photo: Jordan Hampton)

After a truly compelling Premier League season, in which once again the title was determined on the final day, the top clubs from the southern winter pyramid are about to go into battle in a campaign that will surely be at least as intensive. Continue reading