Lewes have lessons to learn as Arsenal masterclass underlines gulf

Vivianne Miedema scores for Arsenal against Lewes, Sep 16 2018 (Photo: James Boyes)

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

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Chelsea in cruise control but Brighton earn respect

Chelsea's Millie Bright and Brighton's Danni Buet in action, November 1 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Chelsea’s team of superstars were made to work for their victory against second-tier Brighton (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton 0
Chelsea 3 (Kirby 13; Dunn 77; Ji 90+3)

Never has defeat tasted so good. Brighton’s Super League newcomers stood up to the current best team in the land and emerged with dignity and self-respect and the praise of both managers ringing in their ears. Continue reading