How to follow the Barclays FA Women’s Super League on Sky Sports

Wednesday 1 September 2021

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The Barclays FA Women’s Super League has a new home this season on Sky Sports with up to 35 games shown exclusively live. The deal covers the next three seasons and has seen the Barclays FA WSL added to Sky Sports' flagship offerings.

This Friday 3rd September will see the Barclays FA Women’s Super League air on Sky Sports for the first time with coverage starting from 7:00pm for a 7:45pm kick off between Manchester United and Reading F.C on Sky Sports Main Event (channel 401) and Sky Sports Premier League (channel 402).

The current Sky Sports Barclays FA WSL presenter line up is led by presenter Caroline Barker and includes expert pundit Karen Carney and reporter Lynsey Hooper with commentators Jacqui Oatley and Seb Hutchinson. Jessica Creighton will also be the host of the brand new Inside the WSL show due to premier on 9th September.

"This is a ground-breaking deal and the first of its kind for a domestic women’s football game globally, and Sky will absolutely do it justice. I’m privileged to be in a position to bring the thrill of the Barclays FA WSL to our audience.”

Nia Wyn Thomas, Senior Producer of Barclays FA WSL for Sky Sports

From world-class stars like Lucy Bronze and Vivianne Miedema, to the endless rivalry of the 'big three' - Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City - there are plenty of reasons to be excited for the 2021-22 season on Sky Sports.

Here’s how to follow:

Sky Sports: All 35 games will be available across Sky Sports’ flagship channels, including Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky Sports News: Running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Barclays FA WSL fans can enjoy Sky Sports News (channel 409) rolling editorial coverage of the league and its storylines throughout the season.

Inside the WSL: Hosted by award-winning broadcaster and journalist Jessica Creighton, Inside the WSL is a comprehensive round up of all things Barclays FA Women’s Super League and women’s football. Airing weekly from Thursday 9th September on Sky Sports Premier League, the half an hour show will review and preview matches, include in-depth analysis and exclusive player interviews. Viewers can expect gripping behind the scenes access as well as a summary of all the action both on and off the pitch.

Sky Sports Social: Alongside coverage and visibility for the league across all Sky Sports’ main social media channels, a new bespoke Twitter channel @SkySportsWSL will be the home of all Barclays FA WSL content on Sky Sports.

Sky Showcase: All Sky customers will benefit from being able to watch the opening weekend fixtures on Sky Showcase (channel 106) without a Sky Sports subscription. This newly branded channel is designed to curate some of the top shows, films and sports from across Sky’s channels and will highlight Sky Sports’ coverage of Manchester United vs Reading on Friday 3rd at 7pm, followed by Arsenal vs Chelsea on Sunday 5th at 11:30am for the opening weekend.

To add all the Barclays FA WSL fixtures to your calendar click here.

To read more from Sky Sports on what to expect this season click here

To download the Sky Sports app click here, to visit Sky Sports website click here.

In addition to the 35 Barclays FA WSL matches, Sky will show 128 matches from the Premier League, with the top pick match every weekend. In the EFL, Sky Sports will show 138 matches all the way to the Playoffs as well as the best of the Carabao Cup. In Scotland, Sky Sports will show at least 48 matches from the Scottish Premiership.

Also, for the first time Sky Sports will show the best of German football. The Bundesliga will be live on Sky Sports for the next four seasons, with the likes of Borussia Dortmund pair Erling Haaland and Jude Bellingham on show.

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