FA WSL 1
The FA WSL is the top-most level of women’s football in England. A total of 10 teams participate in the FA WSL 1, with the top two teams qualifying for the Champions League and the last team to get relegated to FA WSL 2. Chelsea is the current reigning FA WSL 1 Champions with Fran Kirby finishing as top-scorer (Golden Boot).
Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea have won the FA WSL two times each and Manchester City has won the trophy once. The key competition has been between Chelsea and Manchester City with both the teams finishing either first or second in the last three consecutive seasons.
FA WSL1 Soccer Table Standings
The current FA WSL1 standings after 5 games for the season 2017/18 are:
- Manchester City Women – 15 Points
- Chelsea Ladies – 13 Points
- Arsenal – 10 Points
- Liverpool Ladies – 9 Points
- Reading Ladies – 8 Points
Manchester City and Chelsea are favorites to win the League this season and the current League standings indicate that. The key decider will be when these sides face each other on the 10th of December 2017.
UEFA Champions League
Chelsea is having their best run the Champions League in their short history by reaching the quarterfinals this time around. Their commitment to the Champions League will hamper their potential title charge as Emma Hayes will look to go all out in all competitions.
Chelsea will look to avoid playing Wolfsburg and Barcelona, while they cannot be drawn against Manchester City.
Chelsea Ladies Fixtures
- Chelsea vs Manchester City (10th December 2017)
- Chelsea vs Arsenal (7th January 2018)
- Chelsea vs Everton (28th January 2018)
- Birmingham vs Chelsea (10th February 2018)
- Yeovil vs Chelsea (21st February 2018)
- Chelsea vs Reading (25th March 2018)
The key players for Chelsea this season are Eniola Aluko, Fran Kirby, Maria Thorisdottir and Katie Chapman. Bet on Izzy Christensen or Eniola Aluko, the current top scorers this season to take the golden boot.
Random Fact: John Terry is the President of Chelsea Ladies Football Club.