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The Barclays FA WSL kicks off this weekend

The 2019/20 Barclays FA Women's Super League season kicks off this Saturday

Following this summer’s record-breaking FIFA Women’s World Cup, this season will mark the second year of a fully professional women’s topflight. 

The 2019/20 Barclays FA Women's Super League season kicks off this Saturday with a tantalising weekend of fixtures. First up, Women’s FA Cup holders, Manchester City, host newly-promoted Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium, whilst Bristol City play Brighton & Hove Albion at Ashton Gate. On Sunday, Chelsea will open their campaign with a London derby at Stamford Bridge as Emma Hayes’ side face off against the division’s other newcomers, Tottenham Hotspur.

Champions Arsenal kick off their campaign at home to Women’s FA Cup runners-up West Ham and Everton travel to Birmingham City whilst Reading travel north to take on Liverpool.

The FA Player will provide live coverage of all Barclays FA Womens Super League matches [with coverage solely audio for all matches televised by BT Sport], and a live match from each round of the FA Women’s Championship. In addition to live league coverage, The FA Player will show selected match highlights from the Lionesses, the Women’s FA Cup and the FA Women’s Continental League Cup, as well as archive footage and regularly updated features.

To sign up for free to The FA Player ahead of this weekend’s opening Barclays FA Women’s Super League fixtures visit FAPlayer.tv or download The FA Player app from the iOS or Google Play app stores.

For more information on the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and to rel="noopener noreferrer" purchase tickets visit: TheFA.com/BarclaysFAWSL

Barclays FA WSL opening weekend fixtures:

Saturday 7 September

Manchester City V Manchester United, 15.00, Etihad Stadium
Live on BT Sport 1 and free on btsport.com, the BT Sport App, twitter feed and Virgin TV. Live audio also available on The FA Player, with match highlights available from midday the following day.

Bristol City V Brighton & Hove Albion, 15.00, Ashton Gate
Live on The FA Player

Sunday 8 September

Chelsea V Tottenham Hotspur, 12.30, Stamford Bridge
Live on BBC red button and The FA Player

Birmingham City V Everton, 14.00, Solihull Moors FC
Live on The FA Player

Liverpool V Reading, 14.00, Prenton Park
Live on The FA Player

Arsenal V West Ham United, 14.30, Borehamwood FC
Live on BT Sport 1. Live audio on The FA Player, with match highlights available from midday the following day

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