Although the future of the current EFL Championship season is still to be determined, the FAW announcement earlier this week about the curtailment of the National Leagues in Wales, has meant good news for at least one Swans team.
The Swansea City Ladies have been crowned Welsh Premier Women’s League Champions, as they sat top of the table, unbeaten in 11 League games whilst conceding only one goal.
It is the fourth time the Swans Ladies have been crowned League Champions, since the League was formed in 2009.
Anyone who will have watched the Ladies play this season, will tell you that Ian Owen’s side were the stand out performers and on course for a League, FAW Women’s Cup and WPWL League Cup treble, prior to the season being curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ladies will now go on to represent Wales in the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League, entering the competition at the Qualifying Round stage.
UEFA has announced that the Qualifying Round draw will be made on 19 June, with the games due to be played on 12, 15 & 18 August 2020, but of course these dates are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whenever the European campaign starts, the Ladies will be looking to improve upon their last foray in Europe in August 2017, when they faced Scottish semi-professional side Hibernian Ladies, Romania’s Olympia Cluj and Ukraine’s WFC-2 Kharkiv.
We’d like to congratulate the Swansea City Ladies on winning the League title and hopefully we’ll be there to support you on European soil later this year.
We’re all going on a European Tour, a European Tour, a European Tour…