Lewes FC Women can today confirm the signing of former BHA star
Lucy Somes for the 2018/19 season.
Lucy, a Worthing College Alumni, joins an already strong
Lewes squad following a successful career with the Shegulls, including recent
experience of playing in the FA WSL2. She studied sports coaching at the
University of Brighton.
Somes, a youngster at Brighton from the age of 8, played
for Worthing Minors before joining BHA’s Centre of Excellence in 2011. At 17
Lucy won the Albion Young Player of the Year and was Albion’s top scorer in
Manager John Donoghue is delighted to be working with
Somes once again.
‘I had the pleasure of working with Lucy in the past. She has a great touch,
can go past players with ease and has an eye for goal, as can be seen from her
record at Brighton.
We are bringing in a talented and determined player who
will keep improving. It’s always good to have someone so keen to sign for the
Previous clubs: Worthing Minors, East Preston,
Littlehampton, Brighton & Hove Albion
Position: Striker/ Winger
Lewes FC Women are pleased to confirm the signing of Charley Boswell for the
Charley, who shares her name with Alabama Hall of Famer
Charles A. ‘Charley’ Boswell, joined Brighton & Hove Albion’s centre of
excellence at age 14 and worked her way up to play for the first team by the
age of 16. Boswell has enjoyed success with the Albion, winning the Sussex
Challenge Cup several times, and featured for the Sussex representative side on
many occasions. Charley has a degree in Physical Education and Teaching.
Boswell was the longest-serving player BHA, playing a key
role in the side’s promotion winning season in 2015/16 before joining south
coast rivals Portsmouth last season. Charley captained Pompey 8 times out of 19
appearances last term and was voted opposition player of the match on 4
Charley has been an advocate for equality for women in
football, so should feel right at home at Lewes.
“I’m really excited about joining
Lewes FC Women. I am looking forward to the new challenge the Championship will
bring. Lewes have a fantastic structure in place to compete at this level.
The equality campaign is
just another example of the hard work going on behind the scenes in enabling
this club to achieve something special”
Former clubs: Lancing Rangers, Brighton & Hove Albion,
Position: Midfield/ Winger