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Team news and stats for the latest round of the WSL League, with three games on Sunday, including Birmingham and Arsenal live on Sky.

Birmingham City vs Arsenal – Sunday, 2pm, LIVE Sky Sports

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Sunday January 9 1:30 pm


Birmingham Lucy Quinn can be seen returning to the starting line-up as the hosts look to bounce back from their miserable 2-0 defeat to Leicester, who catapulted them from the bottom of the Premier League table last time out.

Arabella Soti is still absent from the blues.

Tobin Heath and Leah Williamson are still absent ArsenalWhile more names are missing with Caitlin Forward, Lydia Williams and Steve Cattley at the Asian Cup.

Brighton vs Man City – Sunday, 12 noon

Manchester Icons Steve Houghton and Lucy Bronze are vying for appearances in Sunday’s Women’s Premier League trip to Brighton.

City, who have not played since their 3-2 win in mid-December against Birmingham, boosted the return of England captain Houghton, who is back in training after several months out with an Achilles injury.

Her teammate Lioness Bronze, who was due to return to City before Christmas, is queuing for a much-anticipated return to the first-team matches.

City chairman Gareth Taylor has revealed two unnamed players will be absent after returning from positive Covid-19 tests, while Esme Morgan (leg), Eli Roebuck (calf) and Chloe Kelly (knee) remain absent for a long time.

Brighton New signings Giulia Ziggiotti and Emma Kohlberg could debut debuts after their moves were finalized from BK Hacken this week.

Netherlands international Inessa Kajman could return to the starting line-up after she missed Brighton’s 2-0 loss to Manchester United on December 12.

Reading vs Leicester City – Sunday, 2pm

Sanne Troelsgaard Nielsen, December signature for reading, would likely be included but might not find a direct way into the starting line-up for visiting Leicester.

Diana Cooper and Rachel Rowe will almost certainly be out due to injury, so Kelly Chambers can name the same team that stunned Chelsea in their last game before Christmas.

Lister They have more significant problems, with Lashant Paul, Kirsty Levell and Connie Schofield sidelined. Missy Goodwin and Freya Gregory are signed this week and may be in line for their debut from the start.

How to follow WSL on Sky Sports

The Barclays Women’s Football League has a new home this season on Sky Sports with up to 35 matches shown live. The deal covers the next three seasons and sees WSL add to Sky Sports’ main offerings.

The current roster of Sky Sports Barclays FA WSL presenters is led by Caroline Parker and includes expert critic Karen Carney and reporter Lynsey Hopper with commentators Jackie Utley and Seb Hutchinson. Jessica Creighton also hosts inside WSL Show, airs every Thursday.

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Here’s how to follow along on Sky Sports:

Sky Sports – All 35 games will be available across major Sky Sports channels, including Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky Sports News – 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Barclays FA WSL fans can enjoy Sky Sports News (Channel 409) the league’s regular editorial coverage and stories throughout the season.

Inside WSL – Hosted by award-winning broadcaster and journalist Jessica Creighton, inside WSL Barclays Women’s Football League is a comprehensive report on all aspects of the Barclays Women’s Football League. Airing from Thursday 9 September on Sky Sports Premier League, the weekly show will feature half-hour previews of matches, in-depth analysis and exclusive player interviews. Viewers can expect behind-the-scenes access as well as a summary of all the action on and off the field.

Sky Sports Digital – Keep up with the latest analysis, features and interviews on the Sky Sports app and SkySports.com. Catch up on action from every game and stay up to date with the latest scores, in-game clips and free match highlights available.

Sky Sports Social – Besides coverage and visibility of the league across all major social media channels of Sky Sports, there is a new dedicated Twitter channel Tweet embed It will be the home of all Barclays FA WSL content on Sky Sports.

sky view – All Sky customers will benefit from the ability to watch the opening weekend matches on Sky Showcase (Channel 106) without a Sky Sports subscription. This rebranded channel has been designed to curate some of the best shows, movies and sports across the Sky channels and will highlight Sky Sports’ coverage of Manchester United and Reading on Friday 3 September at 7pm, followed by Arsenal vs Chelsea on Sunday, 5 September at 11:30 a.m. for the opening weekend.

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