Sands floors Worthing as county league welcomes Super League star

Action from Worthing United v Saltdean United, October 15 2017 (Photo: Sent Her Forward)Worthing United 1 (E Chrimes 37)
Saltdean United 5 (Sands 28, 42, 71; Evans 39; Young 90+2)

Less than five months ago Charlotte Young was helping Brighton to their best result in the spring series of the Women’s Super League. Today she was parading her skills among the young (and not so young) hopefuls of the Sussex County League, light years away from where she has become used to playing her football. Continue reading

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Five-star Sands set to make an impact in Sussex League

Action from Saltdean United v Eastbourne, Aug 13 2017 (Photo: Sent Her Forward)Saltdean United 5 (Sands 3, 29, 55, 56, 82)
Eastbourne 0

The early signs suggest the standard in the Sussex County League this season is going to be pretty high.

With almost double the number of sides compared with last year – including some exciting new teams – competition is set to be fierce at the upper end of the Women’s Division. Continue reading

Wivi team up with Saltdean as young managers seek to inject fresh life into women’s game

Badges of Saltdean United and Worthing UnitedWivi have called it a day. After withdrawing from the South East Counties league midway through last season through a lack of numbers, Haywards Heath and Wivelsfield have decided not to risk re-forming – but their spirit will live on at the heart of a brand new club, Saltdean United Ladies. Continue reading

BHASVIC’s magical journey ends in national final defeat

BASVIC players after their AoC Cup final defeat to Barnsley College, May 4 2017 (Photo: BHASVIC)

BHASVIC enjoyed their best ever run in the national cup competition but were unable to add to their trophy triumphs (Photo: BHASVIC)

BHASVIC 2-6 Barnsley College

In the end it was not to be. The first ever national final proved a step too far in a remarkable season of success. But the students of BHASVIC – Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College – have certainly put some of the county’s best young players on the national radar. Continue reading

The History Girls: BHASVIC storm to national college cup final

BHASVIC players celebrate their cup victory with manager Joe McTiffen (Photo: Simon Roe)

Both teams were in their first national cup semi-final but it was BHASVIC who were celebrating at the end

BHASVIC 4 (Evans 20; Butcher 25, 70; Ramsauer (pen) 84)
Richard Huish College 0

Who said students find history boring? 

The teenage girls of Sussex’s BHASVIC college wrote their own entry in the history books by reaching the national final of the prestigious Association of Colleges Cup with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over their Somerset counterparts, Richard Huish College. Continue reading

First-half BHASVIC blitz dashes Onslow cup hopes but not their spirit

BHASVI players celebrate the opening goal against Onslow at the Withdean Stadium, Jan 11 2017 (Photo: Simon Roe)

BHASVIC are through to the quarter-finals of the colleges national cup (Photo: Simon Roe)

BHASVIC 3 (Butcher 6; Evans 21; Ward-Penny 40)
Onslow 2 (Sende pen 39; Fisher 59)

Brighton’s BHASVIC powered into the last eight of the Association of Colleges National Cup with a hard-fought victory over a young, but talented, Onslow St Audrey’s Academy at the Withdean Stadium. Continue reading

BHASVIC overpower Collyer’s as college thrives in golden era

The Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College U19 team, Nov 30 2016 (Photo: Sent Her Forward)

BHASVIC are going for a third consecutive Sussex Schools title

Collyer’s 1 (Taylor 19)
BHASVIC 5 (Chambers 45, 75; Piggott 55; Butcher 64, 66)

Two Sussex colleges, helping to nurture the county’s footballing future, met on the playing fields of Horsham and demonstrated why its upper echelons, at least, look pretty secure . Continue reading