The Sussex County League has reversed its decision to ban the publication of youth-team results on the official FA website after a wave of protests from club officials and players. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward Sussex grassroots preview
The Sussex County League has scrapped goal difference this season, leaving continental-style head-to-head statistics to determine the positions of sides level on points. Continue reading
They’re in only their second season as an adult team – their first under the Oakwood name – and most of their squad are still eligible to play youth football. Continue reading
Lancing 1 (Cobb 21)
Talented-but-unpredictable Lancing turned party pooper, raining on Oakwood’s victory parade and delaying their title celebrations as they inflicted a first league defeat on the Crawley side. Continue reading
Oakwood 8 (Page 13, 20, 78, 85; Green 15, 18, 48, 90)
Rampant Oakwood hit eight for the second week in a row as they all but clinched the Sussex county league before Christmas with an emphatic demolition of their only realistic rivals for the title. Continue reading
Rottingdean Village (Clark, Sanders) 2-1 Lewes (Miller)
Rottingdean must get fed up with the comparisons and contrasts of their style with the young whipper-snappers who have turned the Sussex County Women’s League upside down this season.
The veterans of so many county league campaigns have been there, seen it and largely done it at this, the entry level for adult footballers in Sussex, while so many of their opponents this season are rookie teenagers still adapting to life in the senior game. Continue reading
Lewes Development 0-4 Crawley Wasps (Davies, Kendall, Robinson 2)
Women’s football in Sussex may be having a bit of a tough time, with two clubs accused of playing ineligible players, another folding and the Under-18 Division scrapped through lack of interest.
But what remains of the Sussex County Women and Girls League continue to be fine ambassadors for it. Continue reading