28 Jul 2018
5 most successful women's football clubs
Indian Super League team, FC Goa, today launched the women's team.
Goa became only the second ISL club, after FC Pune, to field a women's team.
Notably, the Premier League giants Manchester United had launched their women's team only in 2018.
With women's association football becoming popular, here we look at the 5 most successful clubs.
Women who are European champions
One of the most successful women's teams in the world, FC Wolfsburg have reached the finale of the UEFA Women's Champions League four times in 6 seasons.
They won the title twice in 2013 and 2014.
The team was founded as VfR Eintracht Wolfsburg in 1973 and joined VfL Wolfsburg in 2003.
It has performed remarkably well, winning the treble in the 2012-13 season.
Female gunners setting trails ablaze
The most successful English women's team deserves a place in this list.
The Arsenal WFC have won 49 national honors including 12 Women's Premier League titles.
Further, they won the Women's Champions League in 2006-07.
The team plays most of their matches at Meadow Park. But, at times, the female Gunners also use the Emirates stadium.
Lyon leading the roost in France
The greatest women's French team of all time, Olympique Lyonnais Féminin, have won their league 14 times.
They are the current champions as well.
Interestingly, they have 12 consecutive titles to their name.
They have also been successful in Europe, having won the Champions League five times and thrice in a row (2015-17).
1. FFC Frankfurt
German women who have been dominating Europe
1. FFC Frankfurt is the one of the most popular German women's football teams.
They have won seven national football championships, a record nine Frauen DFB-Pokals, and four UEFA Champions League.
Their home ground is Stadion am Brentanobad which has a capacity of around 5,200.
The club shares a healthy rivalry with 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, another successful women's club in Germany.
FC Zurich Frauen
A Swiss team which has reached new heights
FC Zurich Frauen have been playing association football since the initiation of the national league in 1970.
The most prolific team, from Switzerland, Zurich Frauen have won 21 national championships and the Cup 13 times.
It was founded in April 1970 as a part of SV Seebach. They won their first championship in 1980 and double in 1981.
- Arsenal FC
- Manchester United
- 's Champions League
- Arsenal WFC
- Cup 13
- FC Goa
- FC Pune
- FC Wolfsburg
- FC Zurich Frauen
- FFC Frankfurt
- FFC Turbine Potsdam
- Frauen DFB-Pokals
- Indian Super League
- Meadow Park
- Olympique Lyonnais F
- Olympique Lyonnais Féminin
- Premier League
- SV Seebach
- UEFA Champions League
- UEFA Women
- VfL Wolfsburg
- VfR Eintracht Wolfsburg
- Zurich Frauen