With England qualifying for this summer’s World Cup in Canada and record crowds attending FA WSL matches, things are in a healthy state at the top of the game.
But there is a lot more work going on to ensure women’s football maintains its position as the number one female team sport in England.
Women’s football in numbers
1: Football is the No1 female team sport in England
6: England’s world ranking
7: Number of England Women’s teams
18: Teams in The FA WSL
25: Female A Licence coaches
96: Teams in The FA Women’s Premier League
259: Entries in The FA Women’s Cup
927: Qualified female referees
3,756: Players in the England Talent Pathway
8,000: Young football fans attended FA Girls’ Football Festivals and Fanzones
35,000: Qualified female coaches
45,619: Record crowd at an England Women’s match
86,000: Total attendances at FA WSL matches last season
1.3m: TV viewers for the 2014 FA Women’s Cup Final between Arsenal and Everton.