2000–01 FA Women's Premier League

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The 9th season of the FA Women's Premier League. Croydon F.C.'s women's team, champions in the previous season, was bought by Charlton Athletic F.C. and allowed to bear its name. Liverpool, founder members of the Women's Premier League, were relegated. For the first time the champions, Arsenal, qualified for the inaugural UEFA Women's Cup, the women's European club championship.

National Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Arsenal 18 17 1 0 88 9 +79 52 Champions, to European Cup
2. Doncaster Rovers 18 15 0 3 58 13 +45 45
3. Charlton Athletic1 18 10 5 3 43 11 +35 35
4. Everton 18 11 2 5 42 24 +18 35
5. Tranmere Rovers 18 9 1 8 42 39 +3 28
6. Barry Town2 18 7 2 9 22 40 -18 23
7. Sunderland 18 5 1 12 29 50 -21 16
8. Southampton 18 3 6 9 28 52 -24 15
9. Millwall 18 3 2 13 17 55 -38 8 Relegated to Southern Division
10. Liverpool 18 0 0 18 13 89 -76 0 Relegated to Northern Division

1 - Croydon, 1999/2000 women's champions made a business deal with Charlton Athletic (men's team) and changed name accordingly.

2 - Barry Town's men's team play in League of Wales, women are part of English league pyramid.

Northern Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Leeds United L.F.C. 22 18 2 2 75 18 +57 56 Promoted to National Division
2. Oldham Curzon L.F.C. 22 17 2 3 61 25 +36 53
3. Aston Villa L.F.C. 22 12 5 5 52 37 +15 41
4. Bangor City Girls F.C. 22 10 7 5 43 27 +15 38
5. Wolverhampton Wanderers W.F.C. 22 12 1 9 47 42 +5 37
6. Birmingham City L.F.C. 22 9 5 8 50 42 +8 32
7. Ilkeston W.F.C. 22 8 5 9 39 39 0 29
8. Garswood Saints L.F.C. 22 8 1 13 41 60 -19 25
9. Sheffield Wednesday Womens F.C. 22 7 3 12 30 53 -23 24
10. Coventry City L.F.C. 22 4 5 13 23 48 -25 17
11. Newcastle Town 22 4 3 15 28 62 -34 15 Relegated
12. Huddersfield Town Ladies F.C. 22 3 1 18 15 51 -36 10 Relegated

Southern Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. 22 18 2 2 56 15 +57 56 Promoted to National Division
2. Chelsea L.F.C. 22 17 4 1 66 24 +42 55
3. Wimbledon L.F.C. 22 15 2 5 55 30 +25 47
4. Barnet L.F.C. 22 13 3 6 66 33 +33 42
5. Langford L.F.C. 22 12 3 7 46 29 +17 39
6. Berkhamsted Town L.F.C. 22 9 1 12 40 51 -11 28
7. Ipswich Town L.F.C. 22 8 3 11 47 57 -10 27
8. Barking L.F.C. 22 8 0 14 52 54 -2 24
9. Newport County L.F.C. 22 7 2 13 33 44 -11 23
10. Wembley Mill Hill L.F.C. 22 6 2 14 35 64 -29 20
11. Cardiff City L.F.C. 22 6 0 16 32 60 -28 18 Relegated
12. Reading F.C. Women 22 2 2 18 25 92 -67 8 Relegated

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