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Tottenham Hotspur Women vs. West Ham Women: game time, lineups, and how to watch online

Tottenham kicks off their sophomore WSL season today in a London Derby against their in-city rivals.

Tottenham Hotspur Women v London Bees: Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur Women begin their second season in England’s top flight of women’s football today. It’s the first time we will have seen them, in preseason or otherwise, since football shut down due to COVID-19 back in March and the WSL was terminated early.

This season, Tottenham have added a number of new faces to their squad as they attempt to improve upon their 7th place finish last season. Most notably is the addition of Alanna Kennedy and Shelina Zadorsky, on loan from NWSL’s Orlando Pride. Also, Spurs added some steel in their defense by signing former Birminham City captain Kerys Harrop, and her former teammate, striker Rachel Williams, as well as former Manchester United keeper Aurora Mikalsen.

Spurs will rely on the leadership of new club captain Josie Green, as well as the offensive firepower of Kit Graham and Rianna Dean. Also keep an eye out for young forward Jessica Naz, an England U21 player and promising young offensive star, who missed the entire 2019-20 season with a knee injury.

West Ham finished in 8th last season, one spot behind Spurs. They played each other three times last season, and Spurs came out ahead every time. This time, however, West Ham have the services of England forward Rachel Daly, on loan from the Houston Dash. Daly is a difference-maker, and Spurs will need to shut her down.



How to Watch

Today’s match is not televised, but will be streamed for free on The FA Player. Registration is required.

Sunday, September 6, 2020
9:00 a.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. BST
The Hive, Edgware
TV: this match is not televised.
Streaming: The FA Player

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