Fixture News

Albion to face champions live on Sky Sports

Hope Powell's side take on Chelsea on 2 October.

By BHAFC • 10 August 2021

By Paul Hazlewood
Hope Powell's team finished sixth in the WSL last season.

Albion’s trip to Barclays Women’s Super League champions Chelsea has been chosen for live TV coverage.

The game at Kingsmeadow will now take place on Saturday 2 October, kick off 11.30am and will be shown by Sky Sports.

It will be the first time Albion are being shown live as part of the new broadcast deal with Sky Sports and BBC.

Albion ended Chelsea’s 34-match unbeaten home record when they won 2-1 when the teams last met in February.

Hope Powell’s side kick off the new season against West Ham United on Sunday 5 September at the Amex. Tickets for the game can be purchased here.