Sent Her Forward awards – honourable mentions and the Dream Teams

Beth Roe in action for Brighton against Manchester City, Feb 4 2018 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Beth Roe’s outstanding progress with Brighton saw her rub shoulders with the country’s elite and not look out of place (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

The match reports might have come to a halt and the news features become few and far between, but there’s always time for a Sent Her Forward award or two.

And for this website’s fifth season – during which I have seen slightly fewer matches and reported on only two-thirds of them – it’s a slightly streamlined honours board. Continue reading


Sent Her Forward honours 2016/17 – part three: the Dream Teams

Sent Her Forward’s end-of-season awards conclude with those long-awaited dream teams – and there’s a twist this year.

Collage of Roseanne Fine, Danni Cutler and Laura Rafferty (Photos: Crawley Wasps LFC/Beckie Kirkham/Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Roseanne Fine, Danni Cutler and Laura Rafferty make their respective Dream Team starting XIs (Photos: Crawley Wasps LFC/Beckie Kirkham/Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Welcome to the third and final part of this year’s honours – surely the most comprehensive in women’s football. Continue reading

Sent Her Forward honours 2015/16 – part three: the Dream Teams

Who’s in, who’s out? Sent Her Forward concludes the season review with the pick of the players

Jay Blackie, of Brighton, and Rachel Johnson, of Abbey Rangers, in action (Photo: James Boyes/Julia Hoare)

Jay Blackie, formerly of Brighton, and Abbey Rangers’ Rachel Johnson are key players in Sent Her Forward’s dream teams (Photos: James Boyes and Julia Hoare)

Welcome to the final part of Sent Her Forward’s season review – and it’s the one I suspect will get people talking most of all – the dream teams. Continue reading

Sent Her Forward season review – the dream teams

Sent Her Forward’s review of the season concludes with the unveiling of those players who made my dream teams for season 2014/15

Action from Wivelsfield Green v Brighton, October 19 2014 (Photo: Dave Burt)

Premier League or grass roots… Sent Her Forward picks the best of both (Photo: Dave Burt)

Football managers – well, some of them, anyway – might be in it for the glory, but the majority never get a sniff at the big trophies. They might get a little bit of power, but they get an awful lot of grief. Continue reading