Lewes warm up ahead of their FA Women's Championship match against Blackburn Rovers - 18 Aug 2019 by FA Photographer

Welsh international forward leaves Lewes

Welsh international forward Ella Powell has left Lewes after spending one season with the FA Women’s Championship club.

The 20-year-old Cardiff-born striker joined The Rookettes last summer after returning to the UK following a short spell in the United States.

Powell made eight appearances for Lewes in the FA Women’s Championship, six of which came from the start of matches. The player was also given four outings in the group stage of the FA Women’s Continental League Cup for the Sussex club.

Lewes have today announced via their official Twitter account that Powell is leaving the club this summer, ending her one-year spell at The Dripping Pan.


Powell started her career in her home city with Cardiff City. The player successfully graduated through the club’s youth set up before moving to the United States where she representedĀ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sideĀ Georgia State Panthers. Powell spent a year in America before returning to the UK last summer.

The striker has helped latest club Lewes to achieve a respectable eighth-place finish in the FA Women’s Championship this season. Powell also played her part in Lewes’ hugely impressive performances against top flight sides Reading and Chelsea in the FA Women’s Continental League Cup.

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