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West Ham United Women vs Leicester City Women - All You Need To Know

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West Ham United vs Leicester City
Barclays FA Women’s Super League
Chigwell Construction Stadium
Sunday 26 September 2021

West Ham United welcome Barclays FA Women’s Super League newcomers, Leicester City to the Chigwell Construction Stadium on Sunday afternoon. 

The Hammers are looking to pick up their first three points of the season having claimed one so far after games against Brighton & Hove Albion and Aston Villa. 

How to Watch

Tickets are available on the day of the game for our match against the Foxes, with the Ticket Office at the Chigwell Construction Stadium opening at 1pm on Sunday afternoon. 

Ticket prices can be found below!

Carling Stand: 

Adults: £12
U16’s: £5
Over 65’s: £10 

SD Samuels Stand: 

Adults: £11
U16’s £5
Over 65’s: £9

Alternatively, if you can’t make it to the game on Sunday, then it will be broadcast live on the FA Player website.

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Team News

Maisy Barker will be unavailable for selection tomorrow afternoon. The 19-year-old defender sustained a foot injury during the early stages of pre-season and is working well with our medical staff.

Grace Fisk sustained a quad injury in our opening match against Brighton and Hove Albion and will be out of action for the clash against the Foxes. 

Hawa Cissoko is available for selection after serving her suspension against Aston Villa last time out. 

Further team news will be available to read when our line-up is named at 2pm on Sunday afternoon. 

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The Opposition: 

After winning promotion to the Barclays FA Women’s Super League last season, Leicester City will be hoping to consolidate their position in the top division of women’s football this campaign. 

The Foxes arrive in east London having yet to register a point so far this season but came close against Aston Villa on the opening day. 

There have been changes to the team that won the title last season, including the departure of former Captain, Remi Allen – who joined Aston Villa and subsequently scored against the east Londoners last time out. 

However, Leicester have been able to strengthen, bringing in experienced forward Jess Siggsworth – who joined from fellow WSL side, Manchester United. She will aid Natasha Flint, who scored 21 times across all competitions, including 17 in the FA Women’s Championship. 

Jonathan Morgan has been the manager of Leicester City Women since the middle of the 2014 and oversaw their memorable campaign last season when he guided the Foxes to the FA Women’s Championship title for the first time in their history. 

His side amassed 50 points from 20 league fixtures on their way to lifting the trophy, including 16 wins and a total of 54 goals scored during their first season as a professional outfit.

Final Reminder:

West Ham United v Leicester City gets underway at 3pm on Sunday 26 September. 

Tickets will be on sale at the ticket office at the Chigwell Construction Stadium on the day of the match, which will open at 1pm. 

We will also be bringing you live twitter updates as well as the usual array of post-match reaction and highlights pieces on whufc.com. 
 

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