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Women's Super League records: Most wins, top goalscorers and more

The latest Women's Super League season is only just underway, as the competition continues to go from strength to strength.

The first-ever Women's Super League campaign took place in 2011 and the league is now stronger than ever as interest in women's football grows.

Only four women's teams have ever won the competition, but several teams have made progress in recent years and closed the gap to some of the elite clubs.

WhatWomen's Super League
WhereVarious venues across England
WhenSunday 1st October 2023 - Saturday 18th May 2024
How to watchBBC, FA website, Sky Sports Football
OddsChelsea Women 5/6, Arsenal Women 3/1, Man City Women 3/1, Man Utd Women 6/1, Liverpool Women 200/1

Most Women's Super League wins

Chelsea Women are the most successful club to ever play in the Women's Super League, winning the competition on six occasions. They have dominated the league since 2015, winning five consecutive titles since the 2017-18 campaign.

They have also finished second on two occasions, denied glory in 2014 and 2016.

Arsenal Women set the standard in the first few years, winning the first two titles in 2011 and 2012, while Liverpool Women won the next two editions.

Manchester City Women can consider themselves the most "unlucky" club, having won one title in 2016 and finished second on five occasions.

The only other teams to finish as runners-up are Birmingham City Women, Bristol Academy Women and Manchester United Women.

In terms of player achievements, both Millie Bright and Fran Kirby, two England Women internationals, have won the competition six times during their time with Chelsea.

Worst Women's Super League record

Three teams share the record for the most defeats in a 22-game Women's Super League season.

Leicester City Women and Birmingham City Women both lost 17 games during the 2021-22 campaign, while Reading repeated that feat last season.

Bristol City Academy Women hold the record for the fewest wins in a 22-game season, claiming just two victories during the 2020-21 campaign.

Biggest Women's Super League winning margin

While Chelsea Women have the most amount of titles, it is Arsenal who hold the record for the biggest winning margin.

The Gunners won the 2018-19 title by seven points, with Manchester City Women finishing in second.

Smallest Women's Super League winning margin

The closest ever Women's Super League battle took place in 2014 when Liverpool Women won the title thanks to their superior goal difference.

Both Liverpool Women and Chelsea Women finished on 26 points, but the Reds' +9 goal difference won them the trophy.

It is the only time the Women's Super League has been decided on goal difference.

Record top goalscorer in Women's Super League history

Netherlands international Vivianne Miedema is the record goalscorer in the Women's Super League after scoring 78 goals.

She has bagged 78 goals in just 97 appearances, meaning she is now nine clear of England's Bethany England.

Miedema only made her first appearance during the 2017-18 campaign and she has scored all of those goals for Arsenal Women, following her arrival from Bayern Munich Women.

Most Women's Super League appearances

Defender Kerys Harrop currently holds the record for the most appearances in the Women's Super League with 183.

The defender made her debut in the competition in 2011 for Birmingham City Women, where she made 135 appearances before joining Tottenham Women in 2020.

Midfielder Kate Longhurst is hot on her tail, with the 34-year-old playing for the likes of Chelsea Women, Liverpool Women, West Ham Women and Charlton Women over the years.

Wales' Sophie Ingle sits alone in third after 178 appearances, only one ahead of Gilly Flaherty. Former England international Jill Scott made 174 appearances in the competition before her retirement in 2022.

Highest attendance at a Women's Super League match

Arsenal Women's 1-0 defeat to Liverpool Women on 1st October 2023 took place in front of a record 54,115 crowd at the Emirates Stadium.

That attendance shattered the previous record, which was also set by Arsenal Women when 47,367 watched them against Tottenham Women on 24th September 2022.

The Gunners ran out 4-0 winners on that occasion and they continue to set the standard for fan support.

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