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Fagan becomes Darren's first summer signing

Zach Fagan becomes Darren's first summer recruit

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Lewes FC takes part in BBC 'Britain's Biggest Conversation' women's football debate

This week's BBC 5 Live's Friday Sports Panel focussed on women's sport and Lewes FC was invited to attend

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Darren's defence takes shape

News of the defenders that have signed for 2019-20

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Community News

SUSSEX DISABILITY FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Brighton AITC 1-1 Lewes

In the Sussex Disability Football League Cup, our fantastic 'Football Therapy' team battled out a 1-1 draw with Brighton's AITC

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Club News

Ekey steps down as DS manager

Steve Eke is stepping back from his role as Development Squad manager

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Men's football News

Men's youth restructured ahead of new season

The Development Squad is being discontinued after a review of men's youth football

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Club News

Lewes FC Women announce new General Manager

Some of the most important signings happen off the pitch. It's a big Rooks welcome to new Lewes FC Women's General Manager, Maggie Murphy

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Women's football News

PLAYER NEWS: Taylor made for Lewes

Amy Taylor, Lewes' combative central defender, will be back for the 2019-20 season

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Club News

Jack departs the Pan

Lewes FC Women announces the departure of its General Manager, Jack Heaselden.

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Women's football News

PLAYER NEWS: Play it again Sammy

Welsh wizard Sammy Quayle becomes the third Rooks player to return for next season

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Women's football News

PLAYER NEWS: Lane stays at the Pan

Versatile midfielder Danielle Lane becomes the second player to be confirmed in Fran Alonso's squad for 2019-20

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Women's football News

PLAYER NEWS: Macca signs new contract

As Fran forms his new squad for 2019-20, the first name on the teamsheet is Katie McIntyre

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Club News

Mayor of Lewes backs Lewes FC's Football Therapy work

John Lamb has just been appointed Mayor of Lewes and he's backing the Rooks' mental wellbeing project, Football Therapy

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Thanks and goodbye to John Donoghue

Head of Girls Academy and former Women's First Team Manager John Donoghue departs from the club with our thanks

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: Red Devils too hot for Rooks

A strong first half performance wasn't enough to stop the Rooks going down 5-0 away to League Champions Manchester United.

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championsip - Manchester United v Lewes

We face champions United on the final day of the season of the FA Women's Championship. Adam Stenning talks to Fran Alonso about our chances

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Club News

Season Tickets for the 2019/20 Bostik League Premier Division and FA Women's Championship now on sale!

Season tickets for the new 2019/20 Bostik League Premier Division and FA Women's Championship are now available.

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championship - Lewes v Sheffield United

Lewes welcome The Blades to the Pan this Sunday in the final home match of the FA Women's Championship season. Ash Head previews the game...

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks leave it late to grab a point at Burgess Hill Town

A late headed goal by Ola Adeyemo pushes Burgess Hill Town to the brink of relegation

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Community News

Lewes FC supports Amnesty International UK ‘FOOTBALL WELCOMES’ initiative

Amnesty International UK is holding a 'Football Welcomes' weekend in support of refugees. Lewes FC is supporting this fantastic initiative

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: FA Women's Championship - Aston Villa 2-2 Lewes

Villa get a Rood awakening: Adam Stenning reports on a fantastic fightback in the burning Midlands sun...

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: SECWFL Chairman’s Cup - Lewes FC Women Foundation Squad 3-1 Oakwood Ladies FC

With both goalkeepers injured, a Rooks legend picked up the gloves to help our young Foundation Squad to a 3-1 victory. Ash Head reports...

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT: Stortford win leaves Rooks feeling blue

Two defensive lapses of concentration cost the Rooks dear as they are defeated in a Play-off spot clash

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Women's football News

APPLY NOW: Women & Girls football trials - U14, U16, U18 and senior squads

Lewes FC Women & Girls is recruiting soon for next season. Trials will be held in June for U14s, U16s, U18s and senior teams. Read more...

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MATCH REPORT: Rooks keep Play-off hopes alive with a share of the points at Leatherhead

A solid defensive display against in-form Leatherhead saw the Rooks come away with a point and still keep their Play-off hopes alive

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Men's football News

Momentous week ahead for young Rooks

A Cup Final and a league decider await the Lewes FC Under-18s

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks fall just short at 2nd place Haringey Borough

Lewes lose out by the odd goal in three to high-flying Haringey Borough

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: FA Women's Championship - Lewes 0-1 Durham

Despite dominating much of the play, the Rooks were unable to overcome high-flying Durham. Ash Head reports...

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Men's football News

BREAKING NEWS: Young trio commit to Rooks

Three of the club's most promising youth players have agreed contracts with the club for next season.

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championship - Lewes v Durham

Lewes host high-flying Durham at the Pan this Sunday in the FA Women's Championship. Ash Head previews the match...

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks return to winning ways in style

The Rooks turned on the style to comfortably beat Kingstonian

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks tame Lionesses

It's two League wins in a row for Lewes as Fran Alonso's team beat the wind and the Millwall Lionesses this weekend. Adam Stenning reports..

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Club News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks draw a blank on the Essex coast

The Rooks had to battle with an in-form Brightlingsea Regent and the tail-end of Storm Hannah in grabbing a point on the Essex coast

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championship - Lewes v Millwall

Lewes welcome Millwall Lionesses to the Pan this Sunday 17th March in the FA Women's Championship. Ash Head previews the match...

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Club News

BREAKING NEWS: Equality Supporters Club launches

Eleven global, national and local companies have become the Launch Partners for the new Equality Supporters Club, backing change in football

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Club News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks far too serious for Casuals

A comprehensive performance sees Lewes return to winning ways against Corinthian Casuals

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Women's football News

St Patrick’s Day at the Pan

March 17th is St Patrick's Day and this year, we have a FA Women's Championship fixture on the day. Party on! Here's how...

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Club News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks pay the penalty for missed chances

Another late penalty miss sees the Rooks hand all three points to a resurgent Whitehawk

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MATCH REPORT: Pope misses the chance to clip Angels wings

A second-half saved penalty denied the Rooks all three points in a tough midweek encounter

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MATCH REPORT: Rooks left red-faced by late Robins show

The Rooks hoodoo against Carshalton Athletic continued on Saturday after surrendering the lead in the last fifteen minutes

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: Roodie Rules as King Reigns at Palace

A superb performance by Fran Alonso's new-look team was too much for Crystal Palace as the Rooks ran out 3-0 winners. Ash Head reports...

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championship - Crystal Palace v Lewes

Ash Head previews this Thursday's showdown under the lights away to Crystal Palace. It promises to be a keenly-fought contest...

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Club News

UPDATE: #FACupPrizeGap - Lewes FC forming a Working Group

Since publication of our Open Letter to the FA Board last week, things have moved on (fast) including a question at PMQs. Here's the plan...

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Women's football News

NEW SIGNING: King of the Pan

Lewes FC Women are delighted to welcome Jess King to the Dripping Pan, just in time for the FA Cup match away to Millwall.

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Club News

Lewes FC Girls Academy to expand and Boys Academy to reopen in 2020.

Plumpton College is to join the Lewes FC Girls Academy set-up alongside Newman College. And a Boys Academy will reopen from 2020.

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW - SSE Women's FA Cup 4th Round: Millwall Lionesses v Lewes

Lewes travel to Millwall Lioness this Sunday in the 4th Round of the SSE Women's FA Cup. Ash Head previews the match...

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Club News

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE FA BOARD: Time to close the FA Cup prize gap

The total prize money for the Women's FA Cup is less than 1% of the men's FA Cup. This can't go on. So Lewes FC has written to the FA Board

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT: Rooks draw a blank against Potters Bar Town

Rooks left to rue missed chances as they draw a blank for the second successive home game

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Men's football News

Jonte joins Oxford United

Jonte Smith makes the move up to League One

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Men's football News

Alex and Brinky on special ops

Two of our men's first team are under the surgeon's knife this week

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT - FA Women's Championship: Lewes 0-2 London Bees

Despite a strong first half from Lewes, two goals conceded after half-time was enough to consign us to defeat against a physical Bees side.

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostik Premier League: Rooks left to roo missed chances as they are felled by the Hawks

Lewes couldn't adapt to a tricky 3G surface as they lost at Premier League strugglers Harlow Town

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostik Premier League: Rooks frozen out by Margate

Lewes missed the chance to claim all three points on a freezing night at the Pan after a last-gasp penalty miss

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Women's football News

NEW SIGNING: Katie Rood joins Lewes FC Women from Bristol City

Fran Alonso has made his second big signing of the transfer window. New Zealand International Katie Rood joins from Bristol City...

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Women's football News

Meet Fran Alonso at the Pan this Sunday

Fran Alonso was recently appointed as Lewes FC Women's Manager and this Sunday sees his home debut. What can we expect?

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: Lewes v London Bees - FA Women's Championship

Lewes FC Women are at home to London Bees (Barnet) this Sunday at the Pan. Ash Head previews the match...

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Women's football News

NEW SIGNING: Sophie Perry moves to Lewes FC Women

Super League player Sophie Perry is joining Lewes FC Women. More...

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Women's football News

Bex leaves the Pan

Rebecca Thompson-Agbro, a hugely popular member of the team, is leaving the club. Ash Head pays tribute to 'Bex'

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Women's football News

Tash Wells departs Lewes FC

Defender Tash Wells has left the club. This exemplary professional has seen Lewes FC Women through an incredible trajectory. More...

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostik Premier League: Overton wins the game for The Rooks in over time

After looking dead and buried with a quarter of the game to go, The Rooks put on a four-star performance to grab all three points

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Community News

BANNED WOMEN: Being a female footballer in 1953

Between 1921 and 1971, women were banned from using FA affiliated venues and officials. But it didn't quite kill the game...

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostik Premier League: Rooks reverse fortunes against the Rebels and win seven-goal thriller

Lewes gain revenge on local rivals Worthing for the defeat earlier in the season in a storming game that saw the hosts finish with 9 men

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Club News

Spirit Of The Pan - Much more than just a beer festival...

You loved the Beer Festivals. Well, we've upped our game. Welcome to 'Spirit Of The Pan - Festival of Beer, Wine & Gin'.

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Women's football News

MATCH REPORT: Leicester City 4-0 Lewes

The Fran Alonso era began away to Leicester with fast, passing football but ultimately defeat as the new approach beds in. Ash Head reports

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostike Premier League: Town roadblock stalls Rooks

The Rooks bounced back from the disappointing defeat to Burgess Hill Town with a point at 4th placed Enfield Town

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Men's football News

Men's first team squad update

Four players out as Darren shakes up his squad

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Women's football News

MATCH PREVIEW: FA Women's Championship - Leicester City v Lewes

Lewes beat Leicester City 4-3 at the Dripping Pan but a lot has changed since then. Ash Head previews this Sunday's away match..

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Men's football News

MATCH REPORT - Bostike Premier League: Rooks suffer New Year hangover against The Hillians

The Rooks got off to 2019 on the wrong foot as they were comprehensively beaten by local rivals Burgess Hill Town

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Men's football News

Say 'allo to Olu on New Year's Day

Darren bolsters his midfield options ahead of the New Year

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Club News

Rooks and Rocks finish all-square in Boxing Day clash

For the second time this season, Lewes and Bognor Regis Town shared the points, with both sides finishing with 10 men

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Women's football News

Fran brings in Simon Parker as Assistant

Lewes FC Women Manager Fran Alonso is building his team. We welcome the highly experienced Simon Parker to the club as Assistant Manager.

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Club News

Rooks five-star performance sees them hit the summit

A blistering opening first half saw the Rooks score five times and climb to the top of the table for the first time this season

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Rooks two Bishop one - checkmate at Stortford

Lewes came from behind to end The Blues long unbeaten record and move up to 2nd in the Bostik Premier League

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Rooks far too serious for Casuals

An impressive performance by The Rooks saw them coast past Corinthian-Casuals and back into the Play-off spots

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Women's football News

Lewes bring back three points from the Lionesses' den

In our final Continental League Cup group match away to Millwall, a much-changed Lewes side produced a convincing 2-0 victory.

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Club News

Jackie hangs up her boots

After many years as an absolute rock for our club, as volunteer & Board Director, Jackie Gilligan is taking a well-earned rest.

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Women's football News

Rooks give United a scare

Nearly 2,000 people, a record for a Lewes FC Women's game, watched the Rooks run the might of Man Utd very close. Ash Head reports......

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Men's football News

Darren "devastated" by Ronnie's knee injury

Ronnie Conlon faces a long spell on the sidelines

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Club News

Rooks dig deep to beat Leatherhead

Lewes got back to winning ways thanks to a scrambled James Hammond effort to move back into contention for the Play-off spots

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Food Bank weekend at Lewes FC

We're trying to fill up the food bank this weekend

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Rooks cup dream ends at Hemel Hempstead Town

On a cold, wet night in Hertfordshire, the Rooks put up a brave fight but ultimately lost by the odd goal in five to National League South Hemel Hempstead Town in the FA Trophy

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Rooks dig deep to force a draw against Hemel Hempstead Town

Jonte Smith's last gasp equaliser means the Rooks live to fight another day in the FA Trophy

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Blade runners - Sheffield United Preview

Sunday sees the Rooks head north to the Steel City to take on Sheffield United for the first time

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Men's football News

Rooks pay the penalty against Haringey Borough

A subdued Rooks performance saw them fail to break down a resiliant Haringey Borough in the Bostik Premier League

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Men's football News

Stacey heads east and Dan departs

Stacey Freeman dual registers with Eastbourne Borough

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Women's football News

John Donoghue departs Lewes FC Women

Lewes FC announces that Women’s First Team Manager John Donoghue has left his role.

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Men's football News

Rooks ease into the next round of the FA Trophy

First half goals from James Hammond and Luke Blewden ensure the Rooks are in the hat for the draw on Monday

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Women's football News

Football star comes back from the cold

Sophie O'Rourke signs for Lewes FC Women from Icelandic club Grindavik. She explains why she's looking forward to playing in England and not just because the weather isn't quite so cold....

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Men's football News

Lewes vs Brighton & Hove Albion is OFF

Tonight's game postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

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Men's football News

Late winner sees K's take the spoils

Rooks winning run comes to an end as 10-men Kingstonian show their metal

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Men's football News

Pamment signs for the Rooks

Darren Freeman give us an update on his latest signing and the rest of the squad

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Men's football News

Rooks ghost into third place with a win on Harloween

Three points against a spirited Harlow Town was enough to banish the ghosts of Halloween past to take the Rooks to third place. Pic: James Boyes

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Men's football News

Under18s go in search of history on Thursday night

Another big night of football on Thursday as our Under18s take on Sutton United in the FA Youth Cup

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