After a truly compelling Premier League season, in which once again the title was determined on the final day, the top clubs from the southern winter pyramid are about to go into battle in a campaign that will surely be at least as intensive. Continue reading
Part one of Sent Her Forward’s review of the season – starting with the FAW Premier League
There’s nothing like a bit of incentive to bring out the best in sportsmen and women. Continue reading
Portsmouth (Umotong, Wilson, Clark) 3-1 Queens Park Rangers (Rudman, pen)
And so it goes down to the final Sunday. Portsmouth shrugged off the handicap of playing nearly an hour of their crucial penultimate Premier League game against Queens Park Rangers with only 10 players to seal a hard-earned win that takes them to within a point of the championship. Continue reading
The FAW Premier League club find themselves the victims of fixture clashes caused by a build-up of games in four different competitions – and the apparent inflexibility of football administrators.
The Essex FA, which has thrown its county cup holders out for failing to honour their quarter-final tie against Billericay Town this Sunday, has now clarified the reasons behind its decision. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward FAW Cup special
Eastbourne Town pulled off the shock of the second round, disposing of Premier League Queens Park Rangers to set up another dream home tie.
But Portsmouth, Lewes and Brighton, who all came through their ties unscathed, are all away in the next round. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward takes a look at the first fixtures of 2015
The new year kicks off with a local derby that might once have featured as much needle as your average Christmas tree.
Or at least it would if it wasn’t for the weather.
An administrative oversight by Queens Park Rangers that caused their Premier League game against Gillingham to be postponed in October has proved costly. They have been docked three points by the FAW Premier League for failing to fulfil the fixture.
It’s a high price to pay for what the club said was an oversight in relation to a county FA matter: the only reason the FAWPL became involved was that Rangers’ temporary suspension by the Middlesex FA prevented them playing the game at Gillingham on October 5. Continue reading