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Man United and Spurs granted licenses to play in new League next season

Last updated 1 year ago | By Reuters

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Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have been both formally awarded club licences by the English Football Association to play in the Women’s Super League next season.

United won the second-tier Women’s Championship with a resounding 7-0 victory over Crystal Palace last month, 11 months after the team made a comeback since being scrapped in 2005.

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Spurs sealed second spot and promotion with a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa earlier this month.

The FA also confirmed Blackburn Rovers and Coventry United have been awarded licences for next season’s Championship.

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Rovers clinched the Women’s National League Northern Premier Division title by a 21-point margin to seal promotion to the second division, while Coventry finished top of the Southern Division.

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