English Women’s Football Season Declared Over Amid Pandemic

(FILES) This file picture taken on June 01, 2017 reveals Paris Saint-Germain’s French defender Laura Georges (L) receiving a yellow card from referee Bibiana Steinhaus through the UEFA Women’s Champions League last soccer match between Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain on the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 1, 2017. JAVIER SORIANO / AFP


The 2019/20 season within the prime two tiers of English girls’s soccer was known as to an finish on Monday by the Football Association (FA), however no determination has but been made on how last standings will likely be determined.

“The FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship Board has today confirmed the decision to end the 2019/20 season,” the FA mentioned in a press release.

“The FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship Board has been in regular consultation with clubs and key stakeholders from across both leagues to identify the most suitable and appropriate way to conclude the 2019/20 season, and to give clubs and players the clarity and support they need at this time.”

The price concerned in offering testing kits to finish the season was a significant hurdle for even the highest stage of the ladies’s recreation to beat.

Manchester City led the Super League when the season was known as to a halt in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

However, Chelsea can be topped champions if the points-per-game components utilized in a number of males’s leagues throughout Europe is utilized.

The Blues have been only a level behind City on the prime of the desk and had performed one video games much less.

At the opposite finish of the division, Liverpool might be relegated as they ended the season backside of the 12-team league.

Brighton and former England supervisor Hope Powell believes Liverpool ought to be saved from the drop by the likelihood to increase the league to 13 groups subsequent season.

Aston Villa completed the season six factors clear on the prime of the Championship.

“For me personally, (the preferred outcome is) points-per-game with no relegation,” mentioned Powell, whose facet completed the season in ninth.

“It would be hugely unfair to relegate a team when the season hasn’t been able to be played out through nobody’s fault. The most important thing, for me personally, is not to relegate.”

City and Chelsea would qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League based mostly on points-per-game.

“The FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship Board has discussed various recommendations which will be sent to The FA Board to determine the most appropriate sporting outcome for the 2019/20 season,” the FA’s assertion continued.

“This will include identifying the entries for the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League, which would be based on sporting merit.”

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