Spurs and Hammers go head to head in derby FAWSL opener

Tottenham Hotspur will take on West Ham United on the opening day of the FA Women’s Super League season early next month.

The pair clash in the opening round of fixtures – the match to take place at Barnet FC’s Hive home. Both Spurs and the Hammers have spent the lockdown period reshaping their squads in a bid to improve on mid-table finishes last season.

Elsewhere, champions Chelsea head to Manchester United, while much-fancied Arsenal host Reading.

FA Women’s Super League fixtures – September 5/6

Arsenal v Reading
Aston Villa v Manchester City
Brighton & Hove Albion v Birmingham City
Bristol City v Everton
Manchester United v Chelsea
Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United

A week later, another London derby will see West Ham host Arsenal in the first FAWSL fixture to be staged at Dagenham & Redbridge’s Victoria Road – this term housing the Hammers Women’s side.

Tottenham head to Everton, while Chelsea host Bristol City.

FA Women’s Super League fixtures – September 12/13

Chelsea v Bristol City
Birmingham City v Manchester United
Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion
Reading v Aston Villa
West Ham United v Arsenal

Look out for Yellow Sports FAWSL previews and summaries throughout the season.

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Brian Jeeves

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