D1 Féminine | France - an overview

The France Division 1 Féminine or Women's D1 is the French Women's Football Championship. Starting from the 2019 - 2020 season, it is officially named D1 Arkema because of the sponsorship of this group. This is the most important national tournament of French women's football. It was created in 1919 by the FSFSF or Fédération des Sociétés Féminines Sportives de France. It was dissolved in the 30s before reappearing in 1974 under the name of the French Football Federation or FFF. The first women's championship of France took place in 1992. 12 clubs are grouped in a single pool to play matches home and away. The addition of the points obtained makes it possible to decide between them so that the first 4 can compete for the title of champion of France. The top two clubs qualify directly to participate in the UEFA Women's Champions League, with third and four placed clubs entering the Europa League. As in all sports leagues, the France Division 1 Féminine is subject to the promotion and relegation process. With this system of organization, the best clubs are promoted in the first division for the following season. As for the worst-performing teams, they are relegated to the lower division. The ranking is based solely on the scores obtained at the end of the season.

About This Competition

The France Division 1 Féminine or Women's D1 is the French Women's Football Championship. Starting from the 2019 - 2020 season, it is officially named D1 Arkema because of the sponsorship of this group. This is the most important national tournament of French women's football. It was created in 1919 by the FSFSF or Fédération des Sociétés Féminines Sportives de France. It was dissolved in the 30s before reappearing in 1974 under the name of the French Football Federation or FFF. The first women's championship of France took place in 1992. 12 clubs are grouped in a single pool to play matches home and away. The addition of the points obtained makes it possible to decide between them so that the first 4 can compete for the title of champion of France. The top two clubs qualify directly to participate in the UEFA Women's Champions League, with third and four placed clubs entering the Europa League. As in all sports leagues, the France Division 1 Féminine is subject to the promotion and relegation process. With this system of organization, the best clubs are promoted in the first division for the following season. As for the worst-performing teams, they are relegated to the lower division. The ranking is based solely on the scores obtained at the end of the season.

Participating teams

  • AS Saint Etienne Féminines
  • Dijon FCO Féminines
  • EA Guingamp Féminines
    Fred-Aubert Stadium, Saint-Brieuc
  • FC Fleury 91 Féminines
    Stade Auguste Gentelet, Fleury-Mérogis
  • GPSO Issy
    Stade Marcel-Bec, Meudon
  • Girondins Bordeaux Féminines
    Stade Sainte-Germaine, Le Bouscat
  • Le Havre AC
    Stade Océane, Le Havre
  • Montpellier HSC Féminines
  • Olympique Lyonnais Féminin
  • Paris FC Féminines
    Stade Robert-Bobin, Bondoufle
  • Paris Saint-Germain Féminines
    Stade Sébastien Charléty
  • Soyaux ASJ Féminines
    Stade Lebon, Angoulême
  • Stade de Reims Féminines
    Stade Louis-Blériot, Reims

Standings

#TeamPldDiff.Pnts
1Olympique Lyonnais Féminin LogoOlympique Lyonnais Féminin41912
2Paris Saint-Germain Féminines LogoParis Saint-Germain Féminines41212
3Paris FC Féminines LogoParis FC Féminines439
4Girondins Bordeaux Féminines LogoGirondins Bordeaux Féminines467
5Montpellier HSC Féminines LogoMontpellier HSC Féminines426
6FC Fleury 91 Féminines LogoFC Fleury 91 Féminines4-46
7AS Saint Etienne Féminines4-34
8EA Guingamp Féminines LogoEA Guingamp Féminines4-64
9Soyaux ASJ Féminines LogoSoyaux ASJ Féminines4-73
10Dijon FCO Féminines LogoDijon FCO Féminines4-93
11GPSO Issy LogoGPSO Issy4-43
12Stade de Reims Féminines LogoStade de Reims Féminines4-91