Barkworth goal keeps Bexhill on course for double

Round-up of today’s matches across the South East

Lorraine Embleton in action for Aylesford Reserves against London Corinthians Reserves (Photo: brian Embleton)

Lorraine Embleton scored the equaliser that set Aylesford Reserves on the way to a vital win (Photo: Brian Embleton)

Bexhill United moved a step closer to a league-and-cup double after beating Meridian 1-0.

The East Sussex side, who play in the League Cup final later this month, clinched a vital three points, courtesy of a goal from Chantelle Barkworth, to stay in control of their destiny in the South East Counties League Premier Division.

It leaves them three points behind leaders Parkwood Rangers, who won their final fixture of the season, 3-0 at Haywards HeathBut they still have three games to play. Continue reading

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Premier Division sides toppled in cup upsets

Round-up of Sunday’s action around the leagues

cropped-chichester-c-oaklands-0311131.jpgPremier Division teams came a cropper in the South East Counties Women’s League Cup, with both Anchorians and South Park going out to lower-league teams.

Herne Bay‘s win over Anchorians was probably the bigger surprise, with the losers lying third in the league, and still with an outside chance of the title. Continue reading

Brown leads Pompey progress with nine-minute hat-trick

A round-up of the few weekend games that survived the weather

Action from Lewes Girls v Crawley Town Girls (Photo: James Boyes)Portsmouth Girls followed their senior counterparts into the next round of their cup competition, thumping Camberley Town 11-0. Continue reading

FA Cup glory for South East teams

Round-up of weekend FA Cup and league action

Action from QPR v Gillingham (Girls On The Ball)

Gillingham were made to fight all the way for their FA Cup win at Queens Park Rangers (Photo: Girls On The Ball)

Three South East teams are through to the third round of the FA Cup, with two more still to play – but it was touch and go.

Premier League Gillingham and Lewes were both taken to extra-time by their South East Combination opponents, and in the all-Premier clash, Brighton squeezed past Spurs in a thriller at the Withdean.

Gillingham finally saw off Queens Park Rangers 2-1, thanks to a winner from substitute Emma Tune five minutes from the end of extra-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