A general view of Rush Green Stadium West Ham United Women v Birmingham City Women WSL football match, Rush Green Stadium, London, UK - 15 Sep 2019 Photo: Joe Toth for The FA

FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship to remain suspended

The Football Association have released a statement this afternoon confirming that both the FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship will continue to be suspended until it is safe for the competitions to resume.

The leagues were initially suspended until 3 April due to the Coronavirus outbreak and that date was then pushed back to 30 April with no end to the crisis in sight.

The English Premier League and English Football League have also been followed the same suspension deadlines and representatives from those leagues met today to discuss the situation further. It has been announced that both of those leagues will continue to be suspended until it is safe to resume and it has now been confirmed that the FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship will follow exactly the same approach.

The 12 teams in the FA Women’s Super League have between six and nine games left to play in order to complete their seasons while clubs in the FA Women’s Championship have up to eight games left to play in some cases.

The Women’s FA Cup is also currently suspended with the competition at the quarter-final stage. The tournament is also expected to resume once the threat of the Coronavirus crisis has reduced.

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