Chelsea to begin Women's Super League title defence at Arsenal

The first round of fixtures is scheduled for September 3-5, four weeks after the women's football event at the Tokyo Olympics.

Defending champions Chelsea will play its first match of the new season against London rivals Arsenal.

Chelsea will begin its Women's Super League title (WSL) defence with a trip to London rivals Arsenal after the fixture list for the 2021-22 season was released on Friday.

Manchester City, who finished second last season, travel to Everton, while their cross-town rivals Manchester United host Reading in the opening round.

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Promoted Leicester City will make their top-flight debut at Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur kick off their campaign at home to Birmingham City.

The first round of fixtures is scheduled for September 3-5, four weeks after the women's football event at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 2021-22 WSL season is scheduled to finish on either May 7 or May 8 2022.

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