Chelsea have been crowned the 2019/2020 Barclays FA Women’s Super League champions after The Football Association determined that the season should be ended on a points per game basis.

The Blues were one point behind league leaders Manchester City with a game in hand at the time that the competition was suspended in mid-March.

The Football Association have this morning announced that the final standings will be calculated on a points per game basis meaning that Chelsea have leapfrogged Manchester City into pole position.

The Blues have averaged 2.60 points per game this season compared to Manchester City’s slightly lower average of 2.50 points per game.

Chelsea will see the Barclays FA Women’s Super League trophy return to Kingsmeadow following a one-season absence and news of their title success now means that Emma Hayes’ side have won a league and cup double this season with The Blues having already lifted the FA Women’s Continental League Cup.

The South West Londoners won 12 of their 15 matches in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League while they were the only club to remain unbeaten. Only Brighton & Hove Albion, Liverpool and title-rivals Manchester City were able to take a point from The Blues as they returned to the top of the women’s footballing pyramid.