2023/24 FA Women’s National League opening-day fixtures released

FA Women's National League fixtures released

The FA Women’s National League today released their opening day fixtures for the 2023/24 season which kicks off on 20 August.

Nottingham Forest – who lost the Championship play-off – host promoted Stourbridge, Chatham Town (formerly Gillingham} begin at home to Hashtag United, relegated Rugby Borough (previously Coventry United] host London Bees.

Sutton Coldfield’s first ever game in the league comes at home to Leek Town, FC United face Doncaster Rovers Belles after bouncing straight back into the fourth tier.

There’s the Cambridge derby in Division 1 South East, as well as debuts for AFC Sudbury and Worthing against Norwich City and AFC Wimbledon respectively.

Torquay United’s first fixture at this level comes away to Portishead, while Abingdon United make their entrance at Swindon Town.

The full fixture list for the big kick-off on 20 August is as follows;

Northern Premier Division

Derby County v Wolves
Huddersfield Town v Fylde
Liverpool Feds v Burnley
Newcastle United v Halifax
Nottingham Forest v Stourbridge
West Brom v Stoke City

Southern Premier Division

Cardiff City Ladies v Ipswich Town
Chatham Town v Hashtag United
MK Dons v Oxford United
Plymouth Argyle v Billericay Town
Portsmouth v Cheltenham Town
Rugby Borough v London Bees

Division 1 Midlands

Lincoln City v Notts County
Northampton Town v Peterborough United
Sheffield FC v Loughborough Lightning
Solihull Moors v Boldmere St Michaels
Sporting Khalsa v Leafield Athletic
Sutton Coldfield Town v Leek Town

Division 1 North

Barnsley WFC v Chorley
Chester le Street Town v Durham Cestria
FC United of Manchester v Doncaster Rovers Belles
Leeds United v Stockport County
Middlesbrough v Norton & Stockton Ancients
York City v Hull City

Division 1 South East

AFC Sudbury v Norwich City
Cambridge City v Cambridge United
Haywards Heath Town v Ashford Town
London Seaward v Actonians
QPR v Chesham United
Worthing v AFC Wimbledon

Division 1 South West

Bridgwater United v Exeter City
Keynsham Town v Maidenhead United
Portishead Town v Torquay United
Selsey v AFC Bournemouth
Southampton Women’s FC v Moneyfields
Swindon Town v Abingdon United

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