- FA Women's Premier League
The FA Women's Premier League is the major
women's football competitionin England. It has been run by The Football Associationsince the 1992-93 season. 36 teams compete in the three divisions of the Women's Premier League.
The competition is run in a pyramid format, with the
FA Women's Premier League National Divisionat the top, and the Northern and Southern divisions running on an equal basis underneath the National Division. The winners of these leagues each season are promoted to the National Division. The terms Women's Premiership and Ladies Premiership are generally used for the National Division only.
These are the top honours that the FA Women's Premier League clubs are eligible for and their holders over its history, counted from the time the (National) Premiership was formed; the FA Cup dates from 1970, the League Cup from 1991, and the Community Shield (formerly the "Charity Match" and the "Charity Shield") from 2000.
Season Premiership FA Cup League Cup Community Shield 1992-93 Arsenal Arsenal Arsenal 1993-94 Doncaster Rovers Doncaster Rovers Arsenal 1994-95 Arsenal Arsenal Wimbledon 1995-96 Charlton Athletic Charlton Athletic Wembley 1996-97 Arsenal Millwall Millwall 1997-98 Everton Arsenal Arsenal 1998-99 Charlton Athletic Arsenal Arsenal 1999-2000 Charlton Athletic Charlton Athletic Arsenal Arsenal 2000-01 Arsenal Arsenal Arsenal Arsenal 2001-02 Arsenal Fulham Fulham Fulham 2002-03 Fulham Fulham Fulham Fulham 2003-04 Arsenal Arsenal Charlton Athletic Charlton Athletic 2004-05 Arsenal Charlton Athletic Arsenal Arsenal 2005-06 Arsenal Arsenal Charlton Athletic Arsenal 2006-07 Arsenal Arsenal Arsenal Arsenal 2007-08 Arsenal Arsenal Everton
Regional Championship Winners (promoted to Premiership) "(partial list)"
Season Northern Championship Southern Championship 1998-99 Aston Villa Reading Royals 1999-2000 Sunderland Barry Town 2000-01 Leeds United Brighton & Hove Albion 2001-02 Birmingham City Fulham 2002-03 Aston Villa Bristol Rovers 2003-04 Liverpool Bristol City 2004-05 Sunderland Chelsea 2005-06 Blackburn Rovers Cardiff City 2006-07 Liverpool Watford 2007-08 Nottingham Forest Fulham
Nationwide Building Society(2004-2007)
FA Women's Premier League National Division
FA Women's Premier League Northern Division
FA Women's Premier League Southern Division
Premier League Cup, the Women's Premier League's cup competition
* [http://www.thefa.com/Womens/PremierLeague/ The Football Association - Women's Premier League official site]
* [http://www.femaleSOCCER.net femaleSOCCER.net - Girls and women's football including England Women's Premier League]
* [http://www.rsssf.com/resultsp00.html Records of winners]
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