FA Women’s Premier League Preview

Gillingham play at Priestfield Stadium again for their clash with Charlton Athletic, while Leeds United are at Elland Road where they welcome Chester le Street Town.

Sunday 27th August (2pm)
FA PREMIER LEAGUE

NORTHERN DIVISION
Bradford City v Nottingham Forest (Eccleshill United FC)
Huddersfield Town v Guiseley Vixens (Shelley FC)
Stoke City v Leicester City Women (Norton United FC)
West Bromwich Albion v Blackburn Rovers (Boldmere St Michael’s FC)
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough (Hednesford Town FC)

SOUTHERN DIVISION
Gillingham v Charlton Athletic (Gillingham FC)
Chichester City v Crystal Palace (Chichester City FC)
Coventry United v Portsmouth (Butts Park)
Lewes v C&K Basildon (Lewes FC)
Queens Park Rangers v Swindon Town (Uxbridge FC)
West Ham United v Cardiff City LFC (WHUFC training ground, Rush Green)

MIDLANDS DIVISION 1
Birmingham & West Midlands H/W Leicester City Ladies
Sheffield United v Loughborough Foxes (Sheffield United Academy)
Solihull Moors v Radcliffe Olympic (West Midland Sports & Social Club)
Sporting Khalsa v Burton Albion (University of Wolverhampton 3G)
TNS v Long Eaton United (TNS FC)

NORTHERN DIVISION 1
Barnsley v Liverpool Marshalls Feds (Barnsley FC Academy)
Brighouse Town v Bolton Wanderers (Brighouse Town FC)
Chorley v Hull City (Euxton Villa FC)
Crewe Alexandra v Morecambe (Cumberland Arena)
Leeds United v Chester le Street Town (Leeds United FC)

SOUTH EAST DIVISION 1
AFC Wimbledon v Milton Keynes Dons (Sutton United FC)
Actonians v Leyton Orient (Bedfont Sports FC)
Denham United v Cambridge United (The Den)
Enfield Town v Luton Town (Enfield Town FC)
Ipswich Town v Stevenage (Felistowe & Walton FC)
Norwich City v Haringey Borough (Norwich United FC)

SOUTH WEST DIVISION 1
Brislington v Plymouth Argyle (Brislington FC)
Cheltenham Town v Keynsham Town (Cheltenham Saracens FC)
Poole Town v St Nicholas (St Andrew’s FC)
Southampton Saints v Maidenhead United (Sholing FC)

Initial leaders of the Northern table, Huddersfield host Guiseley in a Yorkshire derby, while also in the same county Bradford take on Nottingham Forest.

West Brom welcome reigning champions Blackburn, newly-promoted Wolves face Middlesbrough and Stoke play Leicester City Women.

The Gills are up against Charlton at Gillingham FC in the Southern, Chichester’s home debut at this level comes against table-toppers Crystal Palace.

Coventry play the first league match at their new all-seater ground where Portsmouth are the visitors, West Ham’s match with Cardiff is being played at the Hammers’ training complex.

Lewes are home to C&K Basildon, while QPR and Swindon meet after both suffering heavy opening day defeats.

Top of Midlands Division 1, TNS host Long Eaton’s first game of the season, there’s delayed starts too for Radcliffe at Solihull and Sporting Khalsa at home to Burton. Newcomers Sheffield United are visited by last season’s runners-up Loughborough Foxes, while Birmingham & West Midlands are given a walkover against Leicester Ladies.

There’s free entry at Elland Road, as Leeds United host Chester le Street Town.

Northern Division 1 joint leaders Chorley and Hull go head to head, Leeds entertain Chester le Street at Elland Road, with free admission via The West Stand Paddock gate 4.

The only two sides yet to play – Crewe and Morecambe – play each other, Bolton look to back up their winning debut when at Brighouse and Barnsley’s first home game is against Liverpool Feds.

It’s the all-Dons clash in the South East as Wimbledon host Milton Keynes. First-placed Actonians meet Orient at Bedfont, third plays second as Enfield entertain Luton.

Denham and Cambridge chase a first win after drawing their opening games, Ipswich have Stevenage at home, while Norwich and Haringey hope to fare better than last week’s defeats, when Borough endured a tough introduction to the league.

It’s first versus second in the South West, with Brislington playing Plymouth. Poole’s first ever FAWPL home game is with St Nicholas, Cheltenham tackle Keynsham and Southampton Saints meet Maidenhead.

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