#FAWSL: Aston Villa Women host Gunners at Villa Park

Aston Villa at Villa Park
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Chelsea and Brighton kick-off the Barclays FA Women’s Super League weekend fixtures on Saturday morning, before attention turns to Villa Park.

There’s only goal-difference between the fourth-placed Blues and the Seagulls, who have shocked Chelsea at Kingsmeadow before. Leaders Arsenal are then away to fourth in the table Aston Villa at Villa Park in the early evening fixture, while also on Saturday in the Championship, Watford welcome Charlton to Vicarage Road.

Birmingham, Leicester and Reading are still in search of their first points and all at home on Sunday, while Manchester City host West Ham who are above them in the league.

Crystal Palace take on Championship leaders Sheffield United, Durham – a close second to the Blades – play Lewes.

Also in the scrap for the leadership, Sunderland go to Bristol City, Liverpool visit Coventry and Blackburn play London City Lionesses.

Saturday 2 October


Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion (Kingsmeadow, 11.30am) – live on Sky Sports 
Aston Villa v Arsenal (Villa Park, 5.15pm) – live on BBC Two


Watford v Charlton Athletic (Vicarage Road, 2pm)

Sunday 3 October 


Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur (King Power Stadium, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Manchester City v West Ham United (Academy Stadium, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Reading v Everton (Madejski Stadium, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Birmingham City v Manchester United (St Andrews, 6.45pm) – live on The FA Player


Blackburn Rovers v London City Lionesses (Bamber Bridge FC, 12pm)
Durham v Lewes (Maiden Castle Sports Park, 12pm)
Coventry United v Liverpool (Butts Park Arena, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Crystal Palace v Sheffield United (Bromley FC, 2pm)
Bristol City v Sunderland (BCFC High Performance Centre, 3pm)

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