|Full name||London Bees|
|Founded||1975(as District Line Ladies F.C.)|
|Ground||The Hive Stadium, Canons Park|
|Capacity||6,500 (5,419 seated)|
|League||FA Women's National League South|
|2021–22||FA Women's National League South, 8th of 14|
London Bees is an English women's football club affiliated with Barnet F.C. They play in the FA Women's National League South. The club has been in existence under several names since 1975, originally being called District Line Ladies F.C.. The team were re-branded as London Bees after joining the new WSL 2 for the 2014 season. The club have a first team and a youth academy; both train and play at the Hive Stadium.
The club began in 1975 as District Line Ladies FC, then merged with Wembley FC in 1993 to become Wembley Ladies FC. In 1997 the club moved to play at Hanwell Town FC but kept the Wembley Ladies name. In 1998, the club became affiliated with Barnet FC, amalgamating with the existing Barnet Ladies FC from the Greater London League to form Barnet FC Ladies.
In March 2010 Barnet F.C. Ladies were announced as an unsuccessful bidder for the FA Women's Super League.   In 2013, they were successful in their bid to join the WSL under their new name of London Bees for the 2014 season.
In the 2016 FA WSL summer season, London Bees became the first WSL 2 club to reach the semi-finals of the FA WSL Cup, after notable wins against Chelsea Ladies on penalties and Sheffield Ladies in their quarter-final fixture. They were later defeated in the semi-final by Birmingham City Ladies.
In the 2020–21 season, London Bees finished bottom of the Championship and were relegated to the third tier of English women's football.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|General Manager||Natasha Kleanthous|
|First Team Manager||Marie Hourihan|
|First Team Coach||Michael Eardley|
|Goalkeeping Coach||James Hempworth|
|Goalkeeping Coach||Marie Hourihan|
|S & C Coach||Connor Lynch|
|Lead therapist||Jade Dornan|
|Performance Analyst||Liam Slade|
|Sports Psychologist||Billy Docherty|
|Media & Communications||Howard Bloom|
Players who played for District Line Ladies, Wembley Ladies, Barnet FC Ladies or London Bees and received recognition at full international level
|Lee Burch||May 2019 – February 2021|
|Rachel Yankey||February 2019 – May 2019|
|Luke Swindlehurst||July 2017 – February 2019|
|David Edmonson||February 2016 – May 2017|
|Julian Broomes||August 2014 – October 2015|
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