Women’s Super League: Chelsea vs Tottenham postponed due to Covid outbreak in visitors squad | Soccer News


Chelsea Women’s key Women’s Super League clash against Tottenham Women tonight has been postponed due to a Covid outbreak in the Spurs squad.

Emma Hayes’ side were looking to climb to the top of the table after trailing Arsenal – in European duty against Wolfsburg on Wednesday – for most of the season.

However, both sides announced the postponement hours before the game kicked off after a series of positive Covid tests among the Tottenham camp.

A statement from Chelsea read: “Chelsea FC can confirm that tonight’s game against Tottenham Hotspur Women will be postponed.

“The decision has been agreed between the two teams and the FA after a number of positive tests for Covid-19 were returned within the Tottenham Hotspur squad setup following the latest round of testing.

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Highlights of the Women’s Super League match between Everton and Chelsea

“A revised date for the match will be confirmed in due course. All existing tickets will remain valid.”

The postponement will also put the North London derby on Saturday in doubt. Tottenham are due to face local rivals Arsenal, with the match set to be played at the Emirates Stadium for the first time.

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Sunday March 27 2:45 p.m.


Chelsea will return to Sky Sports in a WSL double header on Sunday as they travel to Leicester City Women. Watch live on Sky Sports Premier League, Football and Main Event with kick off at 3pm.

Elsewhere in the WSL on Wednesday, Man City Women take on a struggling Everton Women side, who you can follow on Sky Sports’ digital platforms and watch match highlights for free later in the evening.

Here’s how to follow the WSL on Sky Sports…

Sky Sports – All 35 matches will be available on Sky Sports’ flagship channels including Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky Sports Digital – Follow all the latest WSL news on SkySpots.com and the app, including exclusive features and interviews, plus dedicated live blog coverage and live game highlights on Sky Sports. You can watch match highlights from every WSL game this season for free on Sky Sports’ digital platforms and YouTube channel.

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Highlights of the Women’s Super League game between Tottenham and Man City

Sky Sports News – Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Barclays FA WSL fans can benefit from Sky Sports News (channel 409) for continuous editorial coverage of the league and its storylines throughout the season.

Inside the WSL – Hosted by award-winning journalist and broadcaster 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 9 September on Sky Sports Premier League, the half-hour show will review and preview matches, include in-depth analysis and exclusive player interviews. Viewers can expect riveting behind-the-scenes access as well as a recap of all the action on and off the pitch.

Sky Sports Social – As well as league coverage and visibility on all major Sky Sports social media channels, a new bespoke Twitter channel @SkySportsWSL will be the home of all Barclays FA WSL content on Sky Sports.

To add all Barclays FA WSL matches to your calendar, click here.




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