Manchester United Women have secured promotion to the Women's Super League with three games to spare after beating Aston Villa.
The FA said it was the biggest ever investment in British women's sport by a brand, with reports suggesting it could be worth more than £10m.
England has overtaken the United States as the best place in the world to play women's football, according to Chelsea manager Emma Hayes.
Referee David McNamara has been suspended for 21 days after he left his coin in the dressing room and had to improvise, violating Law 8 of the game.
In the Women's Super League, Arsenal Women opened their campaign with a 5-0 hammering against Liverpool, while Chelsea and Manchester City drew 0-0.
This season the WSL will be fully professional for the first time; Rachel Brown-Finnis gives her title predictions ahead of the opening weekend.
Casey Stoney's appointment as Manchester United women's head coach shows the club's desire to see the new team succeed, says Ed Woodward.
Premier League clubs have an obligation to have women's teams, according to Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak.
Eni Aluko, who helped Chelsea win the Women's FA Cup and the Women's Super League, said she will leave Chelsea Ladies this summer.
Chelsea Ladies secured the Women's Super League title and a domestic double by beating Bristol City 2-0 on Tuesday.
Kirby has scored 22 goals for Women's Super League leaders Chelsea in all competitions this season.
Chelsea Ladies striker Fran Kirby's excellent form has been recognised by her peers as she won the vote for the PFA Women's Player of the Year.
Manchester United has applied to set up a professional women's team for the first time in the club's history.
Vivianne Miedema struck the only goal of the game in the 32nd minute as Arsenal Ladies upset favourites Manchester City Women to win the WSL Cup.
Chelsea defender Anita Asante in Neville's first squad, with the Chelsea defender called up for the first time since 2015.
Defender Stoney made her debut in 2000 and was capped 130 times, scoring six goals.
Brighton and West Ham will apply to have their women's teams join the restructured Women's Super League (WSL) in 2018-19, according to ESPN sources.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that there will be a female manager in the Premier League sooner rather than later.
Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn is confident that Manchester United will eventually launch a women's team.
Liverpool Ladies extended their lead at the top of the Women's Super League Spring Series despite being held to a 1-1 draw at Bristol City.
Carli Lloyd delivered again on the big stage as Manchester City Women swept aside Birmingham City Ladies 4-1 in the Women's FA Cup final.
"My deepest thanks to everyone at Arsenal Football Club for making it possible for me to pursue my childhood dream," Smith said.
Arsenal Ladies player Casey Stoney has admitted people questioned whether she was a girl when she was growing up because of her ability on a football
A male referee has been handed a three-year ban from football-related activities after posing as three female match officials on a dating app.
Chelsea Ladies clinched the FA Women's Super League title for the first time with a 4-0 home victory over Sunderland on the final day of the season.