How devastating the irony that on the day that Sent Her Forward celebrates its third birthday I have to report that the team that triggered my love of women’s football has called it a day. Continue reading
Wivelsfield Green goalkeeper Helen Bashford turned goal-poacher on Sunday when she scored for the first time in her career. Continue reading
Wivelsfield Green 2 (J Gardiner 2) Brighton 9 (Potkins, Blackie 3, Baker-Carroll 3, Perry, Hughes OG)
The players and officials of Wivelsfield Green were divided before kick-off, not only between the optimists and pessimists, but also in their own minds.
When you’re playing one of the best teams in the women’s winter game, do you embrace the occasion and try to enjoy it or do you dread every second of the build-up, fretting about what a double-figures defeat might do to confidence and club spirit?
It took precisely four minutes for everyone connected with the Haywards Heath club to decide. Continue reading