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

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Join in the Sent Her Forward end-of-season awards

Jay Blackie, of Brighton, and Emma Chrimes, of Wivelsfield Green (Photos: Julian Hart and Dave Burt)

Jay Blackie and Emma Chrimes are two of a select group who have been picked for the dream teams twice (Photos: Julian Hart/Dave Burt)

The efforts and achievements of so many female footballers deserve recognition – and once again, Sent Her Forward will do its best to ensure those in the South, at least, get their just deserts. Continue reading

Burgess Hill in the mood for West Ham cup clash

Sent Her Forward rounds up the rest of the weekend action

Action from Crawley Wasps v Aylesford, Sep 27 2015 (Photo: Dave Burt)

Crawley Wasps joined the chasing pack in the London & SE Regional League with a 7-2 win over Aylesford (Photo: Dave Burt)

Burgess Hill warmed up for one of the biggest games in their recent history with their first – proper – league win of the season. Continue reading

Goal-happy Abbey brought down to earth by wonders of Wimble-ten

Sent Her Forward round-up of weekend football action, from FAW Cup to youth leagues

AFC Wimbledon hit 10 to bring their tally in two FAW Cup matches this season to 19 (Photo: Simon Roe)

AFC Wimbledon hit 10 to bring their tally in two FAW Cup matches this season to 19 (Photo: Simon Roe)

They’d hammered in 22 goals in their first two games of the season – and there were another 10 in their third, last Sunday – but for once, Abbey Rangers were on the wrong end of a thrashing. Continue reading

High-profile casualties fall by the wayside before season begins

Collage showing Seahaven Harriers (2015) and South Park v Crockenhill (2014) (Photos: Neville Dalton/Sent Her Forward)

Seahaven Harriers and South Park have dropped out of their respective divisions because of player crises

Three more South East sides with no little pedigree have gone to the wall even before the grassroots season has kicked off. 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