Brighton’s Super League dream in jeopardy as top trio leave

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Jay Blackie, Charlotte Gurr and Deanna Cooper playjing for Brighton (Photos: James Boyes/Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Jay Blackie, Charlotte Gurr and Deanna Cooper have all left Brighton following the dismissals of James Marrs and Tracy Doe (Photos: James Boyes, Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton’s Super League hopes have been plunged into chaos after three key players left in the fallout following the sackings of head coach James Marrs, his assistant Lee Hayes and now the head of the club’s entire women and girls section, Tracy Doe. Continue reading


Brighton sack Marrs on eve of Super League play-off

James Marrs (March 1 2015) (Copyright: Neville Dalton/Sent Her Forward)

James Marrs has won the County Cup twice and finished second and first in the Premier League Southern in his two years at Brighton

Premier League champions Brighton have sacked the management team who led them to the title, just weeks before the biggest match in their history.

Head coach James Marrs has been dismissed for alleged disciplinary breaches following a complaint made “via” Sussex County Football Association. Continue reading

Astonishing cup comeback reveals Brighton’s new strength of character

Brighton celebrate one of their six goals against West Ham United (Jan 11 2015) Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA

Brighton staged a sensational comeback, with four goals in 12 minutes (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Brighton (Blackie, Barton 2, Somes 2, Boswell) 6-2 West Ham United (Sherwood, McCrea)

Brighton have torn many teams apart this season on their way to the top of the FAW Premier League, but their victory today in the second round of the FAW Cup represents a new dimension to their continuing evolution into a genuinely top-class side. Continue reading