Barclays Women’s Super League back after international break

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Aston Villa aim to continue their winning start to the BWSL campaign. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

The Barclays Women’s Super League returns after the international break, with Aston Villa and West Ham first up on Saturday lunchtime.

Villa are one of three sides with back-to-back wins from their opening two games, and sit goal-difference behind both Manchester United and Arsenal. The Reds host Brighton in Sunday’s early kick-off, the Gunners go to Reading for the evening fixture.

Everton entertain Chelsea with each on six points from three games, Manchester City meet Leicester City with both still looking to get off the mark, Spurs play promoted Liverpool at their new Brisbane Road base.

In the Barclays Women’s Championship, fourth-placed Sheffield United host leaders Bristol City whom they trail by three points. Charlton and Crystal Palace are a point each off the top ahead of home games with Blackburn and Sunderland respectively. Lewes have drawn all their four games to date and travel to Durham, Coventry hope to end a run of four defeats when taking on London City.

There is then one Monday evening match, when Southampton are up against Birmingham City.

Saturday 15 October

Aston Villa v West Ham United (Walsall FC, 12.30pm) – live on The FA Player

Sunday 16 October

Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion (Leigh Sports Village, 12pm) – live on BBC Two/iPlayer/BBC Sport 
Everton v Chelsea (Walton Hall Park, 1pm) – live on The FA Player
Manchester City v Leicester City (Academy Stadium, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool (Leyton Orient FC, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Reading v Arsenal (Reading FC, 6.45pm) – live on Sky Sports

Barclays Women’s Championship

Charlton Athletic v Blackburn Rovers (VCD Athletic, 12pm) – live on The FA Player
Crystal Palace v Sunderland (Bromley FC, 12pm)
Durham v Lewes (Maiden Castle, 12pm)
Coventry United v London City Lionesses (Butts Park Arena, 2pm)
Sheffield United v Bristol City (Sheffield Utd FC, 2pm)

Monday 17 October

Southampton v Birmingham City (AFC Totton, 7pm)

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