Chelsea in cruise control but Brighton earn respect

Chelsea's Millie Bright and Brighton's Danni Buet in action, November 1 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Chelsea’s team of superstars were made to work for their victory against second-tier Brighton (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton 0
Chelsea 3 (Kirby 13; Dunn 77; Ji 90+3)

Never has defeat tasted so good. Brighton’s Super League newcomers stood up to the current best team in the land and emerged with dignity and self-respect and the praise of both managers ringing in their ears. Continue reading

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England’s élite a class apart

World Cup Group 6 Qualifier: England 9-0 Montenegro

By Carrie Dunn

Perhaps it’s a little ironic that it was this weekend that Brighton played host to an England international fixture.

A fortnight before the much-lauded FAWSL kicks off, the Amex Stadium was the venue for the Lionesses’ 9-0 romp over Montenegro in front of nearly 9,000 fans. Continue reading