England’s women’s football competitions, stalled by the Covid-19 crisis, have been ended with immediate effect.
The FA says the decision was taken to end the Women’s Super League
and Women’s Championship following “overwhelming feedback from the
clubs” and to give them the chance to “prepare and focus on next
Manchester City were leading the Super League by a point from Chelsea, who had a game in hand.
The FA said no decision had yet been made on how the league winner or
relegation to the Women’s Championship would be decided, or how entries
for the 2020-21 UEFA Women’s Champions League would be determined.
Aston Villa were six points clear at the top of the Women’s Championship.
Top-flight English football’s men’s teams were given permission to resume training in small groups last week.