#FAWSL: Leaders face tricky away day

Birmingham City’s Kerys Harrop holds of Beth Mead during Arsenal’s 3-1 league victory in November. (PA Images)

League leaders Arsenal visit Birmingham City for an early kick off in the televised match, while Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United meet in a Championship top of the table clash.

Sunday 31 March (2pm)


Birmingham City v Arsenal (Solihull Moors FC, 12:30) – live on BBC Red Button
Chelsea v West Ham United (Kingsmeadow Stadium)
Everton v Yeovil Town (Southport FC)
Manchester City v Liverpool (Academy Stadium) – live on FAWSL Facebook
Bristol City v Reading (Stoke Gifford Stadium, 3pm)


Lewes v Durham (Lewes FC, 12:00)
Leicester City WFC v Sheffield United (Quorn FC)
London Bees v Charlton Athletic (Barnet FC)
Millwall Lionesses v Aston Villa (Dartford FC)
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United (Cheshunt FC)

Arsenal go to fourth placed Birmingham City with a point more from a game less than second-placed Manchester City, who host a Liverpool side whom they recently beat in the SSE Women’s FA Cup 3-0.

Chelsea welcome mid-table West Ham as the Champions League semi-finalists battle for to finish in the top two places.

Bristol City could go level on points with Birmingham City if they manage to defeat Reading.

Yeovil Town will be relegated if they fail to win at Everton, the Glovers having been given a ten-point deduction for entering administration.

Spurs go into the game with FAWC leaders Manchester United one point shot of them despite playing a game more and possibly under more pressure from third-placed Durham, who have a noon kick off at Lewes.

London Bees are one place but eleven points behind fourth-in-the-table Charlton Athletic,

Leicester City WFC face a Sheffield United that pulled off an excellent win at Tottenham last time out, while Millwall Lionesses look for a second win of the campaign when entertaining Aston Villa.

Final day changed

Meanwhile, the final day of the FAWSL has been brought forward 24 hours to Saturday 11 May, with all matches kicking off at 12.30pm and including a possible title decider between Arsenal and Manchester City. The FA is in consultation with the FA Women’s Championship clubs for a similar change in schedule.

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