Crystal Palace Ladies FC are delighted to announce that they have been offered and accepted a place to play within the FA Women’s Championship for the 2018/19 season.
Following a carefully considered and well-received bid during the initial process, Palace Ladies are confident that the club, fully supported by Crystal Palace FC. will fully justify its place and continued progression within the women’s football pyramid.
"We are delighted to announce that Crystal Palace Ladies FC will be playing in the FA Women's Championship in the 2018-19 season," said Palace Ladies chairman Richard Spokes. "The club has accepted a belated invitation to join the league, following the initial rejection of our bid in the process earlier this year.
"We have lost several weeks of planning time due to the delay, but we have a strong playing squad and, thanks to the support of Crystal Palace FC, a professional set-up which deserves to be competing at this level.
"We are hugely excited at this opportunity to continue our progression within the women's football pyramid and look forward to the challenges ahead".