Friday evening start for Barclays Women’s Super League weekend

Manchester United v Aston Villa - Barclays FA Womens Super League - Old Trafford
Aston Villa and Manchester United kick-off the Barclays WSL weekend on Friday evening. (Natalie Mincher/SPP)

Aston Villa and Manchester United kick-off the weekend’s Barclays Women’s Super League action with a Friday evening fixture.

United hold a four-point lead at the top of the table over Manchester City ahead of travelling to fifth-place Villa, their arch rivals host relegation-threatened Reading on Sunday.

The Royals are a point off the bottom and have played a game more than basement side Leicester City, who have home advantage over Liverpool.

Also on Saturday, Spurs play Brighton at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with the pair three and two points above the relegation place respectively.

Sunday sees the conclusion of the Barclays Women’s Championship, with Birmingham City needing to beat champions Bristol City to be sure of the runners-up spot and London City Lionesses home to relegated Coventry United.

Barclays Women’s Super League

Friday 28 April
Aston Villa v Manchester United (Walsall FC, 7.15pm) – live on BBC Three/iPlayer/BBC Sport Website

Saturday 29 April
Leicester City v Liverpool (King Power Stadium, 12.30pm) – live on The FA Player
Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton & Hove Albion (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, 5.15pm) – live on The FA Player

Sunday 30 April
Manchester City v Reading (Academy Stadium, 2pm) – live on The FA Player

Barclays Women’s Championship 

Sunday 30 April (2pm)
Birmingham City v Bristol City (St Andrew’s Stadium)
Charlton Athletic v Crystal Palace (VCD Athletic)
Lewes v Durham (Lewes FC)
London City Lionesses v Coventry United (Dartford FC)
Southampton v Sheffield United (St. Mary’s Stadium)
Sunderland v Blackburn Rovers (Eppleton Colliery Ground)

Watford defeat FA Women’s National League title rivals

Upcoming Events

Would you like to read more women’s football news just like this? Sign up to receive the She Kicks Women’s Football newsletter