London Bees book up pre-season dates

London Bees will take on seven sides – including WSL sides Reading and West Ham United – as they prepare for the 2018/19 FA Women’s Championship season.

Luke Swindlehurst’s side will play six matches at The Hive and one on the road.

Preparations will begin with a game against Oxford United before taking on National League South team C&K Basildon the following week.

A midweek test against Chelsea Development will take place prior to the visit of Matt Beard’s WSL newcomers West Ham United.

The Bees will then travel to take on further top-flight opposition in the form of Reading and the pre-season campaign culminates with games against two more National League clubs in Portsmouth and Watford.

London Bees pre-season friendlies – 

Sun 8th July:  v Oxford United (The Hive, 2pm)

Sun 15th July: v C&K Basildon (The Hive, 2pm)

Weds 18th July: v Chelsea Development Squad (The Hive, 7:30pm)

Sun 22nd July: v West Ham United (The Hive, 2pm)

Sun 29th July: v Reading (Bisham Abbey, 2pm)

Sun 5th August: v Portsmouth (The Hive, 2pm)

Sun 12th August: v Watford (The Hive, 2pm)