2008–09 FA Women's Premier League

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The 2008–09 FA Women's Premier League season was the 17th season of the FA Women's Premier League. England's highest national league at that time.

National Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Arsenal 22 20 1 1 89 14 +75 61 UEFA Women's Champions League 2009–10 Round of 32
2. Everton 22 20 1 1 68 10 +58 61 UEFA Women's Champions League 2009–10 Qualifying round
3. Chelsea 22 16 2 4 55 23 +32 50
4. Doncaster Rovers 22 9 6 7 43 36 +7 33
5. Birmingham City 22 10 3 9 39 43 -4 33
6. Leeds Carnegie 22 8 4 10 32 40 -8 28
7. Watford 22 7 4 11 31 40 -9 25
8. Bristol Academy 22 5 8 9 39 49 -10 23
9. Blackburn Rovers 22 5 3 14 27 52 -25 18
10. Nottingham Forest 22 5 2 14 25 59 -34 17
11. Liverpool 22 4 4 14 28 63 -35 16 Relegated to Northern Division
12. Fulham 22 1 6 15 17 64 -47 9 Relegated to Southern Division

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 England Kelly Smith Arsenal 25
2 England Lianne Sanderson Chelsea 13
3 England Eniola Aluko Chelsea 12
England Natasha Dowie Everton 12
Wales Cheryl Foster Liverpool 12

Northern Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Sunderland A.F.C. Women 22 17 2 3 95 16 +79 53 Promoted to National Division
2. Lincoln City L.F.C. 22 16 4 2 79 15 +64 52
3. Manchester City W.F.C. 22 13 4 5 42 22 +20 43
4. Newcastle United W.F.C. 22 12 5 5 58 28 +30 41
5. Leicester City W.F.C. 22 12 4 6 54 33 +21 40
6. Reading F.C. Women 22 9 6 7 43 31 +12 33
7. Aston Villa L.F.C. 22 10 2 10 49 50 -1 32
8. Preston North End W.F.C. 22 7 3 12 37 51 -14 24
9. Sheffield Wednesday Womens F.C. 22 6 0 16 37 72 -35 18
10. Curzon Ashton L.F.C. 22 4 4 14 35 70 -35 16
11. Tranmere Rovers L.F.C. 22 4 2 16 28 76 -48 14 Relegated
12. Rotherham United L.F.C. 22 3 2 17 17 110 -93 11 Relegated

Southern Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1. Millwall Lionesses L.F.C. 22 17 3 2 61 14 +47 54 Promoted to National Division
2. Barnet L.F.C. 22 11 7 4 58 33 +25 40
3. West Ham United L.F.C. 22 10 9 3 41 20 +21 39
4. Charlton Athletic L.F.C. 22 10 6 6 37 28 +9 36
5. Portsmouth F.C. Ladies 22 13 3 6 63 26 +37 42
6. Colchester United L.F.C. 22 8 6 8 37 41 -4 30
7. Cardiff City Ladies F.C. 22 8 5 9 40 38 +2 29
8. Keynsham Town L.F.C. 22 8 3 11 34 49 -15 27
9. Crystal Palace L.F.C. 22 5 8 9 31 43 -12 23
10. Brighton & Hove Albion W.F.C. 22 5 5 12 28 44 -16 20
11. Ipswich Town L.F.C. 22 5 3 14 19 64 -45 18 Relegated
12. Truro City Ladies FC 22 3 5 14 32 58 -26 14 Relegated

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