Liverpool Ladies have today been announced as participants in the FA Women's Super League for the 2018-19 season.

The decision in respect of which clubs were successful was made by The FA Women’s Football Board, following a detailed review and assessment of all 15 applications which were received and the outcome of Sunday’s FA Women’s Premier League Championship play-off final.

As part of the application processes, all clubs are required to sign a licence with The FA and the offers from The FA Women’s Football Board remain conditional until it is received. Decisions are subject to appeal, to be made within 14 days of clubs receiving the decision in writing.

Subject to the above, the 11 clubs which will form The FA Women’s Super League for the 2018-19 season are as follows.

  • Arsenal
  • Birmingham City Ladies
  • Brighton & Hove Albion Women
  • Bristol City Women
  • Chelsea FC Women
  • Everton Ladies FC
  • Liverpool Ladies FC
  • Manchester City Women
  • Reading FC Women
  • Yeovil Town Ladies
  • West Ham United Ladies*

Subject to the above, the 12 clubs which will form The FA Women’s Championship for the 2018-19 season are as follows.

  • Aston Villa Ladies FC
  • Doncaster Rovers Belles
  • Durham Women FC
  • London Bees
  • Millwall Lionesses
  • Sheffield FC Ladies
  • Tottenham Hotspur Ladies
  • Charlton Athletic Women**
  • Leicester City Women*
  • Lewes FC Women*
  • Manchester United Women*
  • Sheffield United Ladies*

*Approved within the open application phase
**Winners of The FA Women’s Premier League Championship play-off

The 2018-19 season begins on the weekend of August 18 and 19 with the opening round of group fixtures of the Continental Tyres Cup.

The FA Women’s Super League and The FA Women’s Championship league fixtures commence on the weekend of September 8 and 9.

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