Opening Barclays FAWSL and FA Women's Championship fixtures announced
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The FA have today announced the opening two weeks of fixtures for the Barclays FA Women's Super League and the FA Women's Championship.

The full fixture list across both leagues will be released in early September, with the season due to start behind closed doors until it is safe for fans to return.

A full list of kick-off times will be released once confirmed, with broadcast fixtures still to be decided.

Fans will be able to stream Barclays FA Women’s Super League fixtures on The FA Player that are not chosen for broadcast, while selected FA Women’s Championship matches will also be streamed live.

Fixture list

WSL opening weekend fixtures [5/6 September]:

  • Arsenal v Reading
  • Aston Villa v Manchester City
  • Brighton & Hove Albion v Birmingham City
  • Bristol City v Everton
  • Manchester United v Chelsea
  • Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United

FAWC opening weekend fixtures [5/6 September]:

  • Charlton Athletic v Crystal Palace
  • Coventry United v London Bees
  • Leicester City v Blackburn Rovers
  • Liverpool v Durham
  • London City Lionesses v Sheffield United
  • Free Week: Lewes

WSL second weekend fixtures [12/13 September]:

  • Chelsea v Bristol City
  • Birmingham City v Manchester United
  • Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
  • Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Reading v Aston Villa
  • West Ham United v Arsenal

FAWC second weekend fixtures [12/13 September]:

  • Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic
  • Crystal Palace v London City Lionesses
  • Durham v Lewes
  • London Bees v Liverpool
  • Sheffield United v Leicester City
  • Free Week: Coventry United

'Fans make the experience even more special'

Speaking when the news of the first two rounds of fixtures was announced, Kelly Simmons, Director of the Women’s Professional Game, said: 

"Fans have had to wait a while to see some live action and being able to announce the first two rounds of fixtures ahead of so many other leagues was something we really pushed for to build up the excitement ahead of the season starting.

“We’re really looking forward to seeing our players back on the field to show off their talent and showcase the very best of what the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship has to offer. My hope is that they will be joined by supporters in our stadiums soon, because fans make the matchday experience even more special.”

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