Brighton save their best to last to underline their right to a place in the big time

Kate Natkiel celebrates scoring Brighton's first goal against Sheffield FC, May 21 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Brighton dominated much of the game, scoring three times for the first time since joining the FAWSL (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHA)

Brighton 3 (Natkiel 21; Owen OG 31; Russo 86)
Sheffield FC 1 (Ward pen 90+2)

Brighton cruised through their final spring-series match with by far their best performance of the competition, proving to themselves as much as anyone else that they are more than capable of surviving in Super League football, come the start of the season proper in September. Continue reading

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Brighton break Super League duck on anniversary of title win

Brighton celebrate against Watford, April 16 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton celebrated their first Super League win with a mixture of joy and relief (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton 2 (Russo 5; Thomas 32)
Watford 1 (Will 50)

A year to the week after Brighton clinched the Premier League championship, they are celebrating their first competitive win as a Super League teamĀ – but they were left hangingĀ on after handing Watford an Easter present that very nearly left the Sussex side with egg on their faces. Continue reading

Young guns on target as Brighton ease into Super League mode

Alessia Russo in action for Brighton against Oxford United, Feb 26 2017 (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton have begun life in the WSL’s spring series with successive 1-1 draws (Photo: Geoff Penn/BHAFC)

Brighton 1 (Thomas 32)
Oxford United 1 (Gane 67)

Super League football finally came to Brighton best part of a year after the city’s team of many talents booked their place in the big time – and it looks as though they are there for the long haul. Continue reading