Barclays Women’s Super League season starts on Friday evening

Arsenal V Brighton
Arsenal and Brighton will kick-off the 2022/23 Barclays Women’s Super League season. (Kevin Hodgson / SPP)

The delayed start to the Barclays Women’s Super League season sees Arsenal host Brighton in the opening game on Friday evening.

Manchester United versus Reading follows on Saturday lunchtime, with Aston Villa entertaining Manchester City at Villa Park in Sunday’s early kick-off.

Afternoon matches see Leicester City take on Spurs and West Ham home to Everton, before promoted Liverpool face defending champions Chelsea at the changed time of 5pm.

Championship leaders Crystal Palace – whose Dean Davenport won the first Manager of the Month award of the season – play Southampton at Selhurst Park, Bristol City also go in search of a third straight win when hosting Sunderland.

Charlton’s fixture with Birmingham City is being played at The Valley, Sheffield United meet Coventry at Bramall Lane, while Durham and Lewes have home advantage over Blackburn and London City respectively.

Friday 16 September

Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion (Boreham Wood FC, 7.30pm) – Live on The FA Player

Saturday 17 September

Manchester United v Reading (Leigh Sports Village, 12:00) – Live on The FA Player

Sunday 18 September

Aston Villa v Manchester City (Villa Park, 12:30) – live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Website
Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur (King Power Stadium, 3pm) – Live on The FA Player
West Ham United v Everton (Dagenham & Redbridge FC, 3pm) – Live on The FA Player
Liverpool v Chelsea (Tranmere Rovers FC, 5pm) – Live on Sky Sports


Durham v Blackburn Rovers (Maiden Castle, 12:00) – Live on The FA Player
Crystal Palace v Southampton (Selhurst Park, 12.30pm)
Charlton Athletic v Birmingham City (The Valley, 2pm)
Lewes v London City Lionesses (Lewes FC, 2pm)
Sheffield United v Coventry United (Bramall Lane, 2pm)
Bristol City v Sunderland (Robins High Performance Centre, 3pm)

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