Wivi 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
Adur Athletic 3-1 Rottingdean Village
In the end, most people would agree, justice was done.
Adur Athletic, who had been four minutes away from the women’s league title, their opponents reduced to eight players by injury and red cards, only for the match to be controversially abandoned, triumphed in the replayed game. Continue reading
Adur Athletic 4-3 Rottingdean Village (match abandoned after 86 minutes)
It was to be the Sussex County Women’s League title decider. Instead, an extraordinary match between two local rivals ended in chaos and confusion, with the destiny of the championship now in danger of being decided by a committee.
Adur, who needed just a draw to clinch the trophy, had taken a 4-3 lead in a feisty roller-coaster of a game that featured two sendings-off, three yellow cards and regular lectures at the dug-outs, when Rottingdean’s captain, Kayleigh Norris, suffered a bad injury, just seconds from the end of normal time. Continue reading