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Now the cup’s come home here’s how to continue supporting women’s football in Liverpool City Region

12/08/2022

Women’s football is riding high after the success of England – the winners of Euro 2022.

Who can forget that iconic moment when Chloe Kelly scored and celebrated by running around waving her shirt around her head?

The astonishing achievement of the Lionesses has got everyone excited about the start of the new women’s football season.

And fans on Merseyside are in for a treat with some mouth watering fixtures lined up.

So whether you are a Blue, a Red or a Tranmere Rovers fan, there is some brilliant women’s football to watch in August and September in and around Liverpool.

And if you can’t make it to a match, you can catch the Merseyside derby live on Sky Sports on 25th September.

Everton

Women's Football

(Photo from Everton FC by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Toffees are founding members of the Barclays Women’s Super League.

And with five ex-Everton players as part of the Euro 2022 winning squad, they’ve certainly got a record for producing top class players.

The women play their homes fixtures at Walton Hall Park in a purpose built ground, just a stone’s throw from Goodson Park.

With a brilliant atmosphere and top class football on offer this season, not to mention reasonably priced entry, this is the perfect time to become a fan of the women in blue, if you’re not one already.

Everton’s 2022/23 WSL opening match is at home to Leicester City on Sunday 11th September.

But you will need to be quick as all the reserved seats and standing area have already sold out.

There are unreserved standing tickets left priced £8 for adults and £4 for senior and junior tickets.

Official members and season ticket holders can get in free but you will need to download a ticket. See the website for tickets and information.

Manager: Brian Sorensen

Player to watch: Katrine Veje, defender

Liverpool

Women's Football

Picture – LFC

Liverpool Women kick off their WSL season away to Reading on Sunday September 11th.

They have already earned a 3-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers in a pre-season friendly and they take on Manchester United away on Saturday as the build up continues.

Fans who want to see them at home in the new WSL season will need to wait until 18th September when The Reds take on Chelsea at 6.45pm at Preston Park, the home of Tranmere Rovers.

And if you want to catch them on the hallowed Anfield turf then keep Sunday, 25th September free for the Merseyside Derby in what is sure to be a brilliant match.

The club have a range of offers on season tickets to watch Liverpool Women this season.

An adult plus child season ticket is £75, while an adult ticket only is £60. Concessions are £35 and there are other options available on family and junior tickets.

See the website for more ticketing information.

Manager: Matt Beard

Player to watch: Leanne Kiernan, striker.

Tranmere Rovers

Women's Football

Picture – Tranmere Rovers

The team was formed in 1990 and was one of the most successful women’s sides in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

They spent eight seasons in the top flight of women’s English football, got to the final of the Premier League Cup in 2001 and even featured in a TV advert for washing powder.

But that was then and now Tranmere Women currently play in the North West Women’s Regional League and are looking to build their way back up to the big time again.

They have warmed up for the new season with a 5-2 home victory against Blackpool and kick off the season proper away to Darwen FC First Women on 21st August.

Their first home game is against Mossley Hill Athletic on 25th August at Ellesmere Port Sports Village.

Manager: Marc Joyce

Player to watch: Ellie Doyle, midfield

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