Yes, Tottenham Hotspur DO play football this weekend! Spurs Women open up their third WSL season in style today, hosting Birmingham City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the first of hopefully several WSL matches at White Hart Lane.
Spurs Women are an open question at the moment. A summer removed from a rather disappointing eighth place finish, Tottenham made some big moves during the offseason. Manager Rehanne Skinner let 11 first team members go, bringing in eight new faces including reinforcements in the strike force, an area in which Spurs struggled last season. Kit Graham is now joined by former Real Madrid striker Chioma Ubogagu, experienced Australian Kyah Simon, and China international Tang Jiali. South Korean captain and midfielder Cho So-hyun made her West Ham loan permanent, and Spurs snagged Maeva Clemaron from Everton.
All the changes mean that we’re really not sure what Spurs will look like this year, but we know they have ambitions to start the new season better than they finished the last one. Spurs will have a raucous and hopefully large home crowd to spur them on today. And, of course, all of you.
Your first line-up of 2021/22! pic.twitter.com/T4HnT3TunO— Tottenham Hotspur Women (@SpursWomen) September 4, 2021
Our first starting XI of the season. pic.twitter.com/zCy0gUP8sv— Birmingham City Women (@BCFCwomen) September 4, 2021
How to Watch
Tottenham Women vs. Birmingham City
Saturday, September 5, 2021
10 a.m. ET, 3 p.m. GMT
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, UK
TV: not televised (USA/UK)
Streaming: The FA Player (free, registration required)
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