Coronavirus: FA wants Women’s Super League season completed by August

The Football Association remains determined to complete the Women’s Super League season – but wants the campaign completed by early August.

BBC Sport understands voiding the 2019-20 season was one of several options discussed over a conference call with club representatives on Friday.

But no such decision was taken and consultations will continue while players and club staff are isolating.

WSL bosses reiterated the season will only resume if and when it is safe.

Friday’s conference call came after Thursday’s announcement that tiers three to seven of the women’s game are to end their seasons immediately, with all results from those campaigns expunged.

But bringing the top two divisions of the English women’s game to the same abrupt conclusion has not emerged as the preferred choice of the WSL and Championship, which are run by the FA.

More to follow.

BBC News

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