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


1Arsenal W.F.C. Logo Arsenal W.F.C.2136
2Everton W.F.C. Logo Everton W.F.C.256
3Chelsea F.C. Women Logo Chelsea F.C. Women294
4Manchester United W.F.C. Logo Manchester United W.F.C.234
5Manchester City W.F.C. Logo Manchester City W.F.C.224
6Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. Logo Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.224
7Reading F.C. Women Logo Reading F.C. Women2-33
8Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women Logo Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women2-11
9West Ham United F.C. Women Logo West Ham United F.C. Women2-81
10Aston Villa Ladies FC2-40
11Birmingham City W.F.C. Logo Birmingham City W.F.C.2-50
12Bristol City W.F.C. Logo Bristol City W.F.C.2-130

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