Season scrapped, England seeks to keep gains in women’s game

Runners-up when the season was paused, champions without playing again. It’s little surprise Chelsea was fine with the Women’s Super League season being curtailed. But determining the final standings on a points-per-game ratio, rather than on the field due to the coronavirus pandemic, has raised questions about the commitment to the women’s game in England. While the WSL was abandoned, the men’s Premier League will restart on June 17 after a 100-day suspension. Liverpool was pressing to finish this season after being denied the chance to climb out of last place and was relegated on a mathematical formula.