Lewes have today confirmed the departure of Cypriot international midfielder Filippa Savva.
The 21-year-old has spent the last two years at The Dripping Pan after being signed by former Lewes boss Fran Alonso.
Savva has been a regular in the Lewes squad, helping the club to record their highest-ever finish in the FA Women’s Championship this season.
With the season having now come to an end, Lewes have announced that Savva will not be remaining with the club for the 2021/2022 campaign. The Rookettes announced the news via their official club Twitter account earlier today.
Lewes FC can announce that Filippa Savva has left the Club.
Filippa won the 2019/20 Supporters’ Player of the Season and has represented Cyprus during her time at the Rooks.
We wish Filippa the best of the luck for the future and thank her for her time at Lewes. pic.twitter.com/Yck0SNxLjr
— Lewes FC Women (@LewesFCWomen) May 12, 2021
Savva joined Lewes after experiencing her first taste of the English game with FA Women’s National League Division One North side Liverpool Feds. The player has gone on to represent the Sussex club on 23 occasions in the FA Women’s Championship with 14 of those appearances coming as starts. The player’s performances in red and black last season saw her named the Lewes Supporters’ Player of the Year.
The midfielder becomes Lewes’ second departure of the summer. She joins long-serving midfielder Danielle Lane in leaving The Dripping Pan.