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.

About This Competition

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
  • Leicester City WFC
  • Liverpool F.C. Women
  • 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
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women
    The Hive Stadium
  • West Ham United F.C. Women
    Rush Green Stadium, Romford

Standings

#TeamPldDiff.Pnts
1Chelsea F.C. Women LogoChelsea F.C. Women81421
2Arsenal W.F.C. LogoArsenal W.F.C.71618
3Manchester United W.F.C. LogoManchester United W.F.C.71318
4Manchester City W.F.C. LogoManchester City W.F.C.7915
5Aston Villa Ladies FC LogoAston Villa Ladies FC7212
6West Ham United F.C. Women LogoWest Ham United F.C. Women8-312
7Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Women LogoTottenham Hotspur F.C. Women609
8Everton W.F.C. LogoEverton W.F.C.7-29
9Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. LogoBrighton & Hove Albion W.F.C.7-167
10Liverpool F.C. Women7-74
11Reading F.C. Women LogoReading F.C. Women7-113
12Leicester City WFC LogoLeicester City WFC8-150