Timeline

History Of Womens Football

Timeline created by ashleighm1994
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline 1920: First women's International game 1920: The first women’s international game. Preston-based Dick Kerr’s Ladies beat a French XI 2-0. Attendance: 25,000.
Timeline 1920: Biggest crowd to date for a women's game 1920: The biggest crowd to date for a women’s game. On Boxing Day, 53,000 watch Dick Kerr's Ladies beat St Helen's Ladies 4-0.
Timeline 1921: The FA ban women's football 1921: The FA bans women from playing on Football League grounds. “…the game of football is quite unsuitable for females and ought not to be encouraged."
Timeline 1971: The FA Council lifts womens ban 1971: The FA Council lifts the ban which forbade women playing on the grounds of affiliated clubs.
Timeline 1969: The Women's Football Association (WFA) formed 1969: The Women's Football Association (WFA) is formed with 44 member clubs.
Timeline 1971: First WFA Cup Final 1971: In the first WFA Cup Final, Southampton beat Stewarton and Thistle 4-1.
Timeline 1972: First official women's international in Britian 1972: The first official women's international in Britain is played at Greenock. England beat Scotland 3-2
Timeline 1983: The FA invites The WFA to affiliate on the same basis as County Football Associations. 1983: The FA invites The WFA to affiliate on the same basis as County Football Associations.
Timeline 1991: The WFA launch a national league 1991: The WFA launches a national league, which kicks-off with 24 clubs.
Timeline 1993: The FA establishes Women's Football Committee 1993: The FA establishes a Women's Football Committee and the post of Women's Football Co-ordinator.
Timeline 1993: The WFA NAtional Cup competition is brought under the Control of The FA 1993: The WFA National Cup competition is brought under the control of The FA and becomes The Women’s FA Challenge Cup. 137 teams enter.
Timeline 1994: The FA takes on administration of the Women's National League 1994: The FA takes on the administration of the Women's National League and League Cup competition. The league becomes The FA Women's Premier League (FAWPL).
Timeline 1997: The FA outlines plan to develop women's football 1997: The FA outlines its plans to develop the women's game from grassroots to elite level.
Timeline The first 20 Centres of Excellence for girls are established 1998: The first 20 Centres of Excellence for girls are established. Sponsors are gained to both the League and Cup competitions.
Timeline 1998: Hope Powell is appointed as the first full-time coach for the England women's international sides. 1998: Hope Powell is appointed as the first full-time coach for the England women's international sides.
Timeline 1999: The USA hosts the FIFA Women's World Cup 1999: The USA hosts the FIFA Women's World Cup which sees sell out stadia and over 90,000 at the Final.
Timeline 2002: 2002: The FA announces that football has become the top participation sport for girls and women in the England 2002: The FA announces that football has become the top participation sport for girls and women in the England – three years ahead of schedule.
Timeline 2005: The 2005 UEFA Women's Championship is played in England. 2005: The 2005 UEFA Women's Championship is played in England. The opening match attracts an unprecedented 29,092 spectators, with a further 2.9m people watching live on BBC Two, while the tournament overall entertains 115,816 fans in 15 matches. England go out in the group stages.
Timeline 2006: After a 12-year gap, England qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be played in China. 2006: After a 12-year gap, England qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be played in China.
Timeline 2007: Arsenal become the first British side to win Europe’s top club prize, the UEFA Women’s Cup. 2007: Arsenal become the first British side to win Europe’s top club prize, the UEFA Women’s Cup.
Timeline 2008: Everton cause a huge surprise as they beat Arsenal 1-0 in The FA Premier League Cup Final, the Gunners’ first defeat in more than 50 games. 2008: Everton cause a huge surprise as they beat Arsenal 1-0 in The FA Premier League Cup Final, the Gunners’ first defeat in more than 50 games. However, Arsenal go on to secure their fifth straight Premier League and complete the double, winning The FA Women’s Cup, in front of a record 24,582 crowd at Nottingham Forest FC.
Timeline 2009: Arsenal achieve triple success 2009: Arsenal achieve triple success, winning The FA Women’s Premier League Cup Final 5-0 against Doncaster Rovers Belles, The FA Women’s Cup, edging Sunderland 2-1 before a crowd of 23,291 at Pride Park and their sixth successive Premier League crown.
Timeline 2009: The England senior team reach the UEFA Championship Final for the first time in 25 years 2009: The England senior team reach the UEFA Championship Final for the first time in 25 years, losing out to Germany in Finland, while the U19s won their UEFA Championship in Belarus.
Timeline 2010: Arsenal were Premier League champions again but Leeds Carnegie won the Premier League Cup and Everton The FA Women’s Cup. 2010: Arsenal were Premier League champions again but Leeds Carnegie won the Premier League Cup and Everton The FA Women’s Cup.
Timeline 2010: It was announced that the new ‘Women’s Super League’ would start in the following spring. 2010: It was announced that the new ‘Women’s Super League’ would start in the following spring.
Timeline 2011: The FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL), an innovative eight-team summer competition, was launched in April. 2011: The FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL), an innovative eight-team summer competition, was launched in April. Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 in the inaugural match at Tooting and went on to lift the title. They also won the WSL Cup, the ‘Continental Cup’, to add to their FA Women’s Cup success.
Timeline 2011: The England Women’s team reached the quarter final stage of the FIFA World Cup in Germany before going out to France on penalties. 2011: The England Women’s team reached the quarter final stage of the FIFA World Cup in Germany before going out to France on penalties.
Timeline 2013: Liverpool Ladies FC knock Arsenal Ladies off their perch 2013: Following a financial backing from their male counterparts Liverpool FC, Liverpool Ladies FC went from finishing bottom (last season) to finishing top and clinching their first Premier League title, putting an end to Arsenal Ladies long continous, successful run.
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