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Liverpool win the Women’s Championship with two games to spare

Liverpool woman were confirmed as Champions of the Women’s Championship after beating Bristol City 4-2 at Ashton Gate.

Therefore meaning they will be competing in the Woman’s Super League next season for the first time since the 2019-20 season in which they got relegated on points per game due to the season being curtailed because of the pandemic.

Niamh Fahey, Jasmine Matthews, Katie Sengel and Missy Bo Kearns scored the all important goals that confirmed the title win on Sunday.

Matt Beard’s side have only lost one league game all season and that was the opener so therefore since then they have went on an remarkable unbeaten run to sit on top of the league with 49 points.

Now that place at the top is cemented and that confirmation at the final whistle meant there was some wonderful scenes.

They will be back in the league that they won back to back in 2013 and 2014 however staying in the league will be the big objective come next season as well as performing well in the Merseyside Derby.

Liverpool will now play Sheffield United at home next and that will be when they lift the trophy in front of a home crowd at Prenton Park

Their last game of the season is against Lewes in May.

In those last two games forward Leanne Kieran will be looking to secure the golden boot as she sits on 12 goals three behind Bristol City’s Abigail Harrison.

Also Rachell Furness will be hoping to finish top of the assist charts which she currently sits top and whilst Rachael Laws has already won the golden glove as she currently sits on 13 which is four more than her next competitor.

Jurgen Klopp had his say on the girls winning the league as he said: “Congratulations! I sent messages. I was really happy, following the results all the time. I’m really happy for the girls & for Matt. I met a lot of the girls in the last two or three months. It’s really nice, a wonderful team.”

He will be hoping his side can follow on in their footsteps.

Bring on the trophy lift!

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