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Tuesday 9 July 2019

Manchester derby headlines opening-day fixtures

Fixtures announced for the opening weekend of the 2019-20 WSL and Championship season

The Football Association has today announced the opening weekend fixtures for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship 2019-20 season.

The full fixture list across both leagues will be released on Wednesday 10 July.

Barclays FA WSL opening weekend fixtures [7/8 September]:

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

FA Women’s Championship opening weekend fixtures [17/18 August]:

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

Kelly Simmons, FA director of the women’s professional game, said: "It’s a very exciting time for women’s football with the country currently swept up in the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the Lionesses performing brilliantly.

“We’re looking forward to this increased interest carrying over into our domestic game next season and beyond.

“Opening weekend is packed full of great fixtures that are sure to set the tone for what promises to be the biggest and most exciting domestic season yet and we look forward to releasing the full fixture list next week.”

Pos Teams P GD Pts
1 Arsenal Women 20 57 54
2 Manchester City Women FC 20 36 47
3 Chelsea FC Women 20 32 42
4 Birmingham City Women FC 20 12 40
5 Reading FC Women 20 3 27
6 Bristol City Women FC 20 -17 25
7 West Ham United Women FC 20 -12 23
8 Liverpool FC Women 20 -17 22
9 Brighton & Hove Albion Women FC 20 -22 16
10 Everton Ladies FC 20 -23 12
11 Yeovil Town Ladies FC 20 -49 -3
Pos Teams P GD Pts
1 Manchester United Women FC 20 91 55
2 Tottenham Hotspur Ladies FC 20 17 46
3 Charlton Athletic Women FC 20 28 41
4 Durham Women FC 20 21 39
5 Sheffield United Women FC 20 4 34
6 Aston Villa Ladies FC 20 -9 26
7 Leicester City Women FC 20 -17 21
8 London Bees FC 20 -25 21
9 Lewes FC Women 20 -24 17
10 Crystal Palace Ladies FC 20 -30 11
11 Millwall Lionesses FC 20 -56 5