Expert: Premier League - WSL double-headers can be valuable, but are not a silver bullet 

9 August 2019

WSL
Photo: Getty Images Arsenal women celebrate winning the Women's Super League after the match between Arsenal Women and Manchester City.

Fans of a men’s team cannot automatically be counted on to support the women’s team of the same club.

Successful women’s teams depend on proper resourcing.

Henrik Lønne loenne@offthepitch.com

The support shown by the English public towards the Lionesses during the Women’s World Cup has created a certain excitement for what the Women’s Super League (WSL) can achieve in growth in the upcoming season and beyond.

The WSL comprises 12 teams of which nine are associated with Premier League clubs, and the league plans to exploit these connections. 

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