#FAWSL: Fans return but in restricted numbers

socially distanced fans
Photo: Kunjan Malde for The FA

The Barclays FA Women’s Super League returns after the international break and fans are also back at some games in restricted numbers.

Saturday 5 December

Barclays FA WSL

Aston Villa v Manchester United (Walsall FC, 12:30) – The FA Player

Sunday 6 December (2pm)

Barclays FA WSL

Chelsea v West Ham United (Kingsmeadow, 12:30) – BBC Red Button / BBC iPlayer / The FA Player
Arsenal v Birmingham City (Boreham Wood FC) – The FA Player
Reading v Bristol City (Reading FC) – The FA Player
Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton & Hove Albion (Barnet FC) – The FA Player
Everton v Manchester City (Walton Hall Park, 2.30pm) – BT Sport 2

FA WC

Durham v Blackburn Rovers (Maiden Castle, 12:00) – Facebook
Leicester City v London Bees (Quorn FC)
Lewes v Charlton Athletic (Lewes FC)
Liverpool v Crystal Palace (Tranmere Rovers FC) – LFCTV
London City Lionesses v Coventry United (Dartford FC) – The FA Player

Unbeaten Manchester United are a point clear at the top ahead of their trip to Aston Villa, who have lost four of their first five games at this level.

Chelsea are the other side to have avoided defeat to date and one of four possible league leaders come Sunday evening, as they welcome West Ham with a crowd limited to 700 or so.

Second-placed Arsenal play Birmingham City with a crowd limit of 900, it’s fourth versus fifth with Everton entertaining Manchester City, Spurs are still in search of a first win when up against Brighton, likewise Bristol City who visit Reading.

The top of the Championship is also tight enough to have three teams in contention to be top at the end of the weekend, that spot currently held by Durham who face Blackburn.

Leicester City are second ahead of hosting London Bees, Sheffield United are without a match, while Liverpool play Crystal Palace and expect to have around 900 tickets available.

Mid-table Lewes are home to bottom side Charlton Athletic, London City Lionesses lead Coventry United by one point as they go head-to-head.

Check club social media channels for details of spectator access and advance tickets.

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