FOOTBALL fans across the world are thrilled to see the WSL finally return – and Arsenal host Liverpool on a frantic first day.
The Gunners will be determined to put a stop to Chelsea ‘s incredible run after seeing the Blues lift the title for a third consecutive year last season.
It also meant that it has been four years since the most decorated women’s team in English secured league success.
And they’ll be hoping for the same result against a Liverpool side who they have beaten 13 times in a row.
When is Arsenal vs Liverpool?
- Arsenal’s opening WSL encounter against Liverpool will take place on Sunday, October 1.
- It is scheduled to get underway at 2pm BST.
- Emirates Stadium is the allocated arena for this huge match and it can host approximately 60,000 roaring fans.
- Goals from Stina Blackstenius and Caitlin Foord saw the Gunners beat Liverpool 2-0 when the sides last met in March.
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What TV channel is it on and can it be live streamed?
- Arsenal vs Liverpool will be broadcast LIVE on The FA Player.
- Fans can stream the action via The FA Player app or the official website.
- Alternatively, follow SunSport’s live blog for the entire game including pre-match and post-match reaction.
Can I watch it for FREE?
The FA Player is a free service.
What is the team news?
Jonas Eidevall will be forced to start the season without Laura Wienroither, Leah Williamson and Henry Timi Davies who are all nursing ACL injuries.
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Lotte Wubben-Moy (muscular) and Mika Biereth (knee) are also expected to miss the opener against Liverpool.
And the Gunners boss has recently been hit with more bad news that Teyah Goldie is out for the entire season with an ACL issue.
However, Dutch superstar Vivianne Miedema is in line for her first start since December 15, 2022.
Meanwhile, Liverpool manager Matt Beard has revealed that captain Niamh Farley (calf) and Mia Enderby (shoulder) will both undergo scans ahead of this epic match.
The Reds gaffer also confirmed that they are awaiting fitness updates for forwards Leanne Kierman, Shanice van de Sanden and Melissa Lawley.