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ABOUT BARCLAYS WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Second highest league of women's football in England
Founded: 2014 - Replaced Premier League National as level 2 women's football division
League sponsor: Barclays
Current champion 2022-23: Bristol City (1st title)
Most championships: Bristol City, Liverpool, Aston Villa, Sunderland, Reading, Yeovil Town, Doncaster Rovers Belles, Manchester United, Leicester City (1 title each)
2022-23 Top scorer: Melissa Johnson (12 goals)
2023-24 Season dates: 26 August 2023 - 28 April 2024
Total matches: 132
Format: Each club plays the others twice, once at their home stadium and once at that of their opponents, for a total of 22 games.
At the end of each season, the club with the most points is crowned the champion. If points are equal between teams, what determines the winner is:
Number of goals scored
Relegation / Promotion: The winner will promote to Women's Super League and the bottom one club will be relegated to FA National League.