Chelsea battled back from behind to get the win they needed to retain the WSL title…
Women’s Super League
Defending champions Chelsea moved to the top of the WSL table and Old Trafford played host.
“She’s one of those players that can do something special when you least expect it.”
“We’ve got used to VAR so I feel like not having it in the women’s game, I feel like second-class citizens.”
Steph Houghton and Vicky Losada were on target for Man City as they opened their WSL campaign with a convincing victory over Everton.
Chelsea women have retained their WSL title with a 5-0 win over Reading women, while Bristol City women are relegated.
“It’ll be a cup final for us and I’ll approach it as such. We have to win the game.”
“It’s whether Arsenal could tempt her back and if she wants to come back to England.”
“We wanted to play too quick, too early but if we had changed the tempo we would have been more successful.”
Alex Scott is hoping the new WSL deal will see more girls emulate their footballing heroes in the future.
It is the first time the rights to the WSL have been sold separately from the men’s game.
The Women’s Super League and Championship seasons have been ended with immediate effect.
The Premier League will revisit the idea of a future takeover of the Women’s Super League in 12 months’ time.