Arsenal Women will play more Women’s Super League matches at Emirates Stadium next season -Dlight News

Arsenal's Stina Blackstenius scores a goal before it is then disallowed for offside in Champions League semi-final vs Wolfsburg

Arsenal have announced they will play five Women’s Super League games at Emirates Stadium next season, an increase of two from the current campaign.

Jonas Eidevall’s team welcomed Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United to the 60,000-seat stadium this season, while the Gunners also played all of their UEFA Women’s Champions League matches at the Emirates.

Arsenal Women played in front of a sold-out crowd in their most recent match at the Emirates, a Champions League semi-final loss to Wolfsburg on May 1.

In addition to next season’s five WSL matches, Arsenal have announced that they will also use the Emirates for their Champions League matches starting in the group stage, should they qualify for the competition.

Guro Reiten and Laura Wienroither in action at the Emirates Stadium
Arsenal hosted Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United in the WSL this season

The Gunners are currently in a four-way battle for the WSL title, with the top three teams in the league qualifying for the Champions League.

The rest of the Arsenal Women’s matches will be played at Meadow Park, the home of Boreham Wood FC.

Arsenal chief executive Vinai Venkatesham said: “We have received fantastic support at the Emirates Stadium this year, setting a new WSL attendance record and achieving a memorable sell-out for our recent UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final against Wolfsburg. earlier this month…

“It’s wonderful to see the support for the team at the Emirates Stadium, Meadow Park and on the road week after week.

“This latest announcement ensures that as many fans as possible can enjoy the matchday experience with us, while we continue to support the sustainable growth of women’s football.”

The news comes a week after Arsenal’s north London rivals Tottenham announced they will play a Premier League-WSL doubleheader later this month at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

After the Spurs men’s team takes on Brentford on May 20, the women’s team will take the field at the 61,000-seat stadium to take on Reading.

Wednesday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.

Start 7:30 p.m.

Watch Arsenal Women’s next Women’s Super League game against Brighton on Wednesday night from 7:00pm, 7:30pm kick-off

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