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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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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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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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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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MATCH REPORT: Rooks far too serious for Casuals

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jonte joins Oxford United

Jonte Smith makes the move up to League One

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NEW SIGNING: Sophie Perry moves to Lewes FC Women

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 first team squad update

Four players out as Darren shakes up his squad

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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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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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Say 'allo to Olu on New Year's Day

Darren bolsters his midfield options ahead of the New Year

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Darren "devastated" by Ronnie's knee injury

Ronnie Conlon faces a long spell on the sidelines

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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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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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Stacey heads east and Dan departs

Stacey Freeman dual registers with Eastbourne Borough

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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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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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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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Lewes vs Brighton & Hove Albion is OFF

Tonight's game postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

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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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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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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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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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Rooks make plane sailing of Ashford Town in the FA Trophy

Two second half goals from Omarr Lawson and Declan Appau saw the Rooks reverse a first-half deficit to progress in the FA Trophy

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Hawks pay the penalty as the Rooks win the honours in the local derby

The Rooks move up into the Play-off positions after a hard-fought win against local rivals Whitehawk....pic: James Boyes

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Rooks host Brighton & Hove Albion in the Sussex Senior Cup

Brighton & Hove Albion's young stars are coming to the Dripping Pan

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Nico goes on loan to East Grinstead

Nico Cotton has left the club on a month's loan

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Rooks leave it late to beat Folkestone Invicta

The Rooks followed up on their midweek win at AFC Hornchurch with another impressive result against one of the front runners for the play-offs. Picture: Angela Brinkhurst

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Record League turnout for Lewes FC Women v Spurs

A record 714 spectators went to the FA Women's Championship League match, a higher figure than most matches played in the top Women's Super League.

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Rooks drop points at Potters Bar Town in a battle against the conditions

A late goal from the home side is enough to take all three points on a windy afternoon in Hertfordshire

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Darren's update on the first team squad

Darren on new faces in the squad, injuries and the up-and-coming Rooks

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Bath clean up in the FA Cup against a dogged Rooks side

The road to Wembley comes to an end for the Rooks for another season after Bath City provide a clinical edge to a competitive game at Twerton Park

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Rebels late goals break Rooks hearts in thriller at The Pan

3-2 up playing against 10 men with 4 minutes to go. What could possibly go wrong? Rooks long unbeaten run ends in injury time at The Pan

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Hammond's head puts Rooks into top gear on road to another three points

Lewes extend their unbeaten run to thirteen games with a solid 1-0 win away at Wingate & Finchley

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2018 AGM and Board of Directors Elections

Notice is hereby given for the 2018 Annual General Meeting and the elections to join the board of directors

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Book a place on the bus to Bath!

Find out how to join the coach to Bath City in the FA Cup

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Depleted Rooks dig deep to progress in the FA Cup

A hard-fought victory over Kings Langley takes the Rooks into the Third Qualifying Round and a trip to Bath City (pic: James Boyes)

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Carter hatrick sees off marauding Foxes

The Rooks staged another dramatic comeback, this time coming from 0-2 down to record a superb 4-3 win over Leicester City. A hatrick by Rebecca Carter helped to keep Lewes FC Women joint top of the FA Women's Championship. (pic: James Boyes)

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Rooks hold firm to force another FA Cup replay

A rear-guard action and some last-minute defending heroics ensures that the Rooks get another bite of the cherry against Kings Langley on Wednesday night

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Carleton sparks comeback in game of two halves

Lewes FC Women bounced back from Sunday's defeat to Arsenal with a rousing second half display that saw them fight back from a goal down to take all three points.

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Cup holders Arsenal make Rooks feel the heat at the Pan

Continental Cup holders Arsenal came to town on Sunday in a group match for this year's competition and outgunned the Rooks. A big crowd of 945 were shown a masterclass in elite women's football but the Rooks battled all the way in what was an exciting encounter.

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Book your place on the bus to Kings Langley

Book your place on the coach to Kings Langley this weekend

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Enfield Town star in The Late Show as the spoils are shared at The Pan

Two goals from Enfield Town substitute Billy Bricknell late in the game see the visitors grab a share of the points in an entertaining game at The Dripping Pan

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Boro pay the penalty as the Rooks progress

It took a penalty shoot-out to seperate the two sides after another humdinger in the FA Cup at The Pan

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Rooks tame the Lionesses in their opening game of the Championship

A historic and impressive 3-0 win for Lewes Women against Millwall kicks off the Championship season in perfect fashion

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Honours even in the FA Cup at Farnborough

An exciting Emirates FA Cup tie saw the Rooks twice take the lead at Southern Premier League Farnborough only for them to have to do it all over again on Wednesday

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Lewes whack the Moles

Lewes thrash Molesey in the FA Cup Preliminary round replay

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FA funds two new team members for Lewes FC Women

Lewes FC Women officially welcome to the club two new signings who will never score a goal, never save a shot and never kick a ball...

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Jolly Boys Outing to Margate sees Rooks bring back 3 points

A superb free-kick from James Hammond and a brilliant penalty save from Lewis Carey see the Rooks grab all three points against a strong Margate side.

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Honours even in pulsating Sussex Derby

Depsite taking the lead three times, The Rooks had to settle for a draw in a game full of action including two wonder strikes in the last twenty minutes

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Rooks shine but fall to Super League Hammers

Despite taking an early lead in this Continental Tyres League Cup group game, a high-performing Rooks team were ultimately unable to keep West Ham at bay.

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Rooks road to Wembley held-up by Molesey

A disappointing performance from Lewes saw them fail to break the deadlock at Molesey in the FA Cup Preliminary Round, meaning a replay back at The Pan

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New 'Poster Boy' for Lewes FC Women

The Lewes-based illustrator and artist Chris Arran, whose work sells around the world, has taken up the challenge to create this season's match posters for Lewes FC Women.

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Rosie future for Paye at Lewes FC Women

Experienced defender Rosie Paye has signed for the Rooks and goes straight into the squad for Sunday's away trip to West Ham United in the Continental Tyres League Cup.

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Rooks do the Continental, with style

Lewes FC Women kicked off their season with a superb 5-0 victory in the group stages of the Continental Tyres League Cup.

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Look who's Dorking!

Rooks bring back their first win of the season from highly-fancied Dorking Wanderers

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Rooks come away with well-deserved point from Tonbridge Angels

The Rooks got off the mark for the season at Tonbridge Angels on Tuesday night with a hard-fought goal-less draw against one of the Bostik League Premier Division favourites

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