Sent Her Forward takes a look at the first round of league fixtures of the new women’s season
Brighton won their opening game of last season, against newly promoted Copsewood. They will be hoping to do the same this season against Forest Green Rovers (Photo: BHA/Geoff Penn)
And so the quest for success begins yet again, as the cream of the women’s winter game plus dozens more from the Premier League’s feeder divisions embark on another season, full of hope and ambition. Continue reading
Fliss Gibbons was among the scorers when Brighton won their opening fixture last season against Copsewood Coventry (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)
Premier League Southern champions Portsmouth will need to make sure their Super League play-off disappointment is well and truly out of their system when they begin the defence of their title with a daunting start to the new Premier League campaign. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward brings you the highlights of the weekend’s women’s football fixtures in the South East
Brighton currently top the Premier League Southern (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)
Barely a month into the Premier League season and it’s already tight at the top of the Southern Division.
Three teams are currently locked at the summit, with two more only a win away with games in hand.
Four of the top five meet in Sunday’s fifth round of fixtures – but they all know that the fifth team in that group, Tottenham Hotspur – the only club left with a 100% record – are currently the team to beat. Continue reading
Greg Petts said clubs and fixture secretaries were left scrambling to rearrange matches
Managers and league administrators have been left fuming by the FA’s late cup draw which gave them little over a week to rearrange fixtures.
League matches have been called off, pitch bookings cancelled or rebooked and clubs left with even more headaches than usual after being given just eight days’ notice of the FAW Cup Preliminary Round games following the draw last weekend. Continue reading
Brighton’s new manager James Marrs is in line for a quick reunion with the club he left last month after his new team were pitted against Gillingham in their second Premier League fixture of the new season.
Marrs, who led the Gills to second place in last season’s competition, took over the Seagulls just a couple of weeks after the end of the campaign.
His penultimate game in charge of the Kent side was at Brighton on May 11. Now the two South East clubs renew rivalries with a lot of added spice in the fixture. Continue reading
Clubs around the South East are gearing up for the start of a historic new season, in which one Premier League team from the region could have the chance to play for a place in the Super League.
As they step up their preparations, Sent Her Forward brings you details of pre-season friendlies already arranged. Continue reading
The weekend’s key fixtures – including a contest for a cup final place
Bexhill United beat Worthing Minors in their quarter-final
Two of Sussex’s best two sides outside the top tiers do battle on Sunday for the right to represent the county in the final of the South East Counties Women’s League Cup.
Premier Division title hopefuls Bexhill United host Chichester City Reserves, who are running away with Division One West for the chance to play Herne Bay, of Division One East, for the trophy. Continue reading