‘Little but elite’ Lewes primed for FA Cup clash with Manchester United | Lewes

When Lewes welcome Manchester United to the Dripping Pan on Sunday, many will view it as a David v Goliath type battle, of Championship minnows against Women’s Super League title contenders. But while the visitors will be favourites to progress to the FA Cup semi-finals, to bill it as a mismatch is perhaps a little unfair.

“We’re still in the top 20 teams in the country,” says Lewes’s chief executive, Maggie Murphy. “We are little Lewes, but remember we are also an elite team. We shouldn’t undermine the incredible achievements of the players who have got us this far. They have…

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