Women's soccer in England

Statistics report on women's football in England

Women's soccer in England

This report provides statistics and facts about women's football in England. It includes information on grassroots football, the FA Women's Super League, and the Women's FA Cup, as well as challenges faced by the sport.

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Grassroots football

  • Premium Statistic Number of women who play football in England 2018-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of English women and girl's football teams 2017-2020
  • Premium Statistic The FA's expenditure on football in England 2020-2021, by type

FA Women's Super League

  • Premium Statistic Key figures for the English Women's Super League 2021
  • Premium Statistic Annual salaries in the FA Women's Super League 2023
  • Premium Statistic All-time highest attendances in the English FA WSL 2022
  • Premium Statistic Biggest English WSL stadiums 2022, by capacity
  • Premium Statistic Most popular women's sports leagues and competitions in the UK 2021
  • Premium Statistic Share of European women's soccer league players who earn a living from soccer 2021

The Women's FA Cup

  • Premium Statistic Highest-attended Women's FA Cup finals 1970-2023
  • Premium Statistic Prize pool for the English Women's FA Cup 2021-2022
  • Premium Statistic Prize money in the English FA Cup 2022-2023, by gender

International football

  • Basic Statistic Highest-ranked women's national soccer teams worldwide 2023
  • Premium Statistic Players with the most caps for the England women's football team 2022
  • Premium Statistic Players with the most goals for the England women's football team 2022
  • Basic Statistic Countries with the most Women's EURO titles 1982-2022
  • Basic Statistic All-time highest attendances in the women's EURO 2022
  • Basic Statistic Record wins in the women's EURO 1982-2022, by margin of victory
  • Premium Statistic Highest TV audience for women's football events in the UK 2022


  • Premium Statistic Common reasons for unequal engagement in women's and men's sports in the UK June 2021
  • Premium Statistic Adults who consider sexism to be a problem in football in Great Britain 2022
  • Premium Statistic Diversity of teams at the women's EURO 2022

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