Millwall Lionesses L.F.C.

Millwall Lionesses L.F.C.

Millwall Lionesses L.F.C.

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Millwall Lionesses Ladies Football Club were founded in 1971 and became the first women's football team to affiliate to a professional men's team, Millwall F.C. (aka The Lions). The Lionesses were pioneers of the "Football in the Community Scheme" which is now common in football, but unheard of in the early 1970s.

Leading Force

Millwall Lionesses became a leading force in both the women's game as well as the "Millwall Community Programme", and played an active part in the development of girls football. Millwall Lionesses were the first club to have a female Centre of Excellence, of which there eventually became 42 in England. Millwall Lionesses field teams with an age range of eight, to thirty plus.

The current England women's national football team coach Hope Powell began her career with The Lionesses at the age of eleven, making her international debut at the age of 16.

The Lionesses won the FA Women's Cup in 1991 and 1997. They play in the FA Women's Premier League Southern Division.

The Lionesses finished the 2007/08 season in 2nd place, their highest place in the league since they were relegated in 2001.

English Football Hall of Fame

Millwall Lionesses inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame:

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