Super League | England - an overview

The England Women’s Super League Football or (FA) Super League is the flagship of female professional football in England. It is the top level of the English Women’s football league system with a worldwide following. The WSL is a semi-professional league with only a few full-time players in each club. This looks set to change since the 2019 Cup performances. The League has seen some changes regarding the number of full-time players and wage structure. The origins of the Super League as we know it, dating back to 2010 when the women’s football divisions were separated. There are 12 clubs fighting for the right to belong in the England Women’s Super League. There is no promotion from the Women’s Super League. However, 1st and 2nd placed teams qualify to play in the UEFA Women’s Champions League. Relegation from the Women’s Super League is to the FA Women’s Championship. The three lowest placed teams at the end of the season are relegated.

Participating teams

  • Arsenal W.F.C.
    Meadow Park, Borehamwood
  • Aston Villa Ladies FC
  • Birmingham City W.F.C.
    Damson Park, Solihull
  • Blackburn Rovers Women
  • Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.
    Withdean Stadium, Withdean
  • Bristol City W.F.C.
    Stoke Gifford Stadium, Bristol
  • Charlton Athletic Women
  • Chelsea F.C. Women
    Kingsmeadow, Norbiton
  • Coventry United Women
  • Crystal Palace LFC
  • Durham City Ladies FC
  • Everton W.F.C.
    Select Security Stadium, Southport
  • Leicester City WFC
  • Lewes W
  • Liverpool F.C. Women
    Prenton Park, Birkenhead
  • London Bees Ladies FC
  • London City Lionesses [W]
  • Manchester City W.F.C.
    Academy Stadium, Manchester
  • Manchester United W.F.C.
    Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
  • Reading F.C. Women
    Adams Park, High Wycombe
  • Sheffield United Women
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women
    The Hive Stadium
  • West Ham United F.C. Women
    Rush Green Stadium, Romford


1Manchester City W.F.C. Logo Manchester City W.F.C.163040
2Chelsea F.C. Women Logo Chelsea F.C. Women153639
3Arsenal W.F.C. Logo Arsenal W.F.C.152736
4Manchester United W.F.C. Logo Manchester United W.F.C.141223
5Reading F.C. Women Logo Reading F.C. Women14-321
6Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women Logo Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women15-920
7Everton W.F.C. Logo Everton W.F.C.14019
8West Ham United F.C. Women Logo West Ham United F.C. Women14-1516
9Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. Logo Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.16-1913
10Bristol City W.F.C. Logo Bristol City W.F.C.14-299
11Birmingham City W.F.C. Logo Birmingham City W.F.C.13-187
12Liverpool F.C. Women Logo Liverpool F.C. Women14-126

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