Manchester derby headlines 2019-20 Barclays FA WSL opening-day fixtures

Monday 01 Jul 2019
Manchester United won the FA Women's Championship last 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.”

By FA Staff