Building on the buzz around the Women’s World Cup, Chelsea Women’s first fixture of the new season will be staged at Stamford Bridge.
Tickets will be free to the match on Sunday 8 September - a London derby against newly promoted Spurs.
The stadium is available because there is an international break for the men.
With the Women’s Super League now sponsored by Barclays, the match against Tottenham Hotspur Women kicks off at 12.30pm.
A host of Chelsea Women played their part in making the World Cup in France - won on Sunday by the USA - a roaring success with huge TV audiences.
Fran Kirby, Erin Cuthbert, Magda Eriksson, Carly Telford, Millie Bright, Maren Mjelde, Jonna Andersson, Maria Thorisdottir and new summer signing Guro Reiten will be in the Blues’ squad.
Now that Chelsea captain Karen Carney has announced her retirement for the game, manager Emma Hayes will be looking to appoint a successor, with Millie Bright - currently vice-captain - tipped for the honour.
“This celebration of women’s football at England’s top level will feature our many returning players who starred in the World Cup in France,” said a Chelsea spokeswoman. “If you have never been to a Chelsea Women’s game before, this is your chance to do so for free in one of football’s most famous stadiums.”
You can book up to four free tickets, with Chelsea hoping for a 40,000 attendance. As well as the match itself, other family entertainment is being planned.
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