New date confirmed for United Women v Arsenal

Tuesday 04 April 2023 16:00

Manchester United Women's mouth-watering home game against Arsenal in the WSL title race has been rescheduled.

The fixture was provisionally moved to Saturday 22 April for live TV coverage but that was subject to the Gunners progressing in the Champions League. 

As Arsenal advanced past Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals last week, they will now play Wolfsburg in their semi-final first leg on the Sunday of that weekend, causing the postponement of our potentially crucial WSL clash.

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The fixture has now been rearranged and will now be played at Leigh Sports Village a few days earlier, on Wednesday 19 April.

Kicking off at 19:15 BST, the game will be broadcast live in the UK by the BBC.

When the sides previously met, at the Emirates Stadium last November, United came back from 2-1 down to win 3-2 with late goals from Millie Turner and Alessia Russo. Ella Toone had put the Reds ahead in the first half.

The new date means Arsenal will still be our next WSL opponents, following the international break and our upcoming Vitality Women’s FA Cup semi-final against Brighton.

That last-four contest takes place on Saturday 15 April (17:15 BST) and is our first fixture back after many of our players return from representing their countries.

The rescheduled meeting with the Gunners is the first of our final five league games this season and will be followed by away trips to Aston Villa and Liverpool, either side of back-to-back home encounters with Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.

United currently occupy top spot as the international break begins to unfold, while Arsenal are just three points behind us with a game in hand.

That state of play follows the Gunners' 2-1 victory over fellow title chasers Manchester City at the weekend, who are level on points with the Gunners and only behind them in the WSL table - in fourth place - on goal difference.

Chelsea are second, a point behind Marc Skinner’s Reds, with a game more left to play.


15 April – Brighton (H), 17:15 BST*
19 April – Arsenal (H), 19:15 BST
29 April – Aston Villa (A), 12:30 BST

*Vitality Women's FA Cup semi-final, other matches are WSL.