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.

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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
    The Lamb Ground
  • Birmingham City W.F.C.
    Damson Park, Solihull
  • Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.
    Withdean Stadium, Withdean
  • Bristol City W.F.C.
    Stoke Gifford Stadium, Bristol
  • Chelsea F.C. Women
    Kingsmeadow, Norbiton
  • Everton W.F.C.
    Select Security Stadium, Southport
  • 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
  • Sunderland AFC Ladies
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women
    The Hive Stadium
  • West Ham United F.C. Women
    Rush Green Stadium, Romford

Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Chelsea F.C. Women LogoChelsea F.C. Women102426
2Manchester United W.F.C. LogoManchester United W.F.C.111726
3Arsenal W.F.C. LogoArsenal W.F.C.113023
4Manchester City W.F.C. LogoManchester City W.F.C.102121
5Everton W.F.C. LogoEverton W.F.C.10617
6Reading F.C. Women LogoReading F.C. Women12-714
7Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women LogoTottenham Hotspur F.C. Women10-512
8Birmingham City W.F.C. LogoBirmingham City W.F.C.9-410
9Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. LogoBrighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.11-129
10West Ham United F.C. Women LogoWest Ham United F.C. Women10-117
11Aston Villa Ladies FC LogoAston Villa Ladies FC9-166
12Bristol City W.F.C. LogoBristol City W.F.C.11-432