NBC Sports activities to air 2020-21 FA Ladies’s Tremendous League


The FA Ladies’s Tremendous League is coming to NBC Sports activities.

[ MORE: Latest schedule ]

That’s proper, WSL motion will make its TV debut within the USA on NBCSN and 50 video games throughout the 2020-21 WSL season shall be proven throughout the NBC Sports activities platforms as a part of a season-long partnership with Atalanta Media.

[ STREAM: Watch WSL live on NBC Sports ]

By way of the partnership, NBC Sports activities will current WSL matches between September and Might, together with a minimum of 12 matches on NBCSN, with different video games on the NBC Sports activities app and on NBCSports.com.

For this season the FA Ladies’s Tremendous League options USWNT stars Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis of Manchester Metropolis, who signed over the summer season, Tobin Heath and Christen Press who signed for Manchester United and celebrity Alex Morgan who signed for Tottenham.

Manchester Metropolis options two gamers from the USWNT’s 2019 World Cup-winning crew: midfielders Lavelle, who scored the ultimate purpose within the U.S. crew’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands within the World Cup Ultimate, and Mewis, who performed in six of the crew’s seven matches in France.

“The FA Ladies’s Tremendous League continues to develop and get stronger yearly and this was an thrilling alternative for me to take and be a part of up with some nice gamers,” Lavelle informed Man Metropolis after signing for one of many favorites to win the WSL this season. “I used to be excited after I first found Sam (Mewis) was fascinated about transferring to Metropolis as properly. I’m a homebody and it’s a massive transfer for me coming to Manchester, so to have someone who I contemplate to be considered one of my greatest buddies going over as properly makes every part a lot simpler.”

Mewis informed ProSoccerTalk that she is extremely excited to maneuver to England and expertise the WSL, in addition to assist girls’s soccer proceed to develop.

“I’ve all the time identified in my profession that I needed to expertise taking part in abroad. When this chance got here up it simply appeared like the right match. It was one thing I couldn’t flip down,” Mewis stated. “Man Metropolis is clearly a world-class membership and to make use of these services and prepare with this caliber of participant and be coached by this caliber of workers, it’s such a win-win. I needed to broaden what I’ve been uncovered to as a participant, taking part in within the WSL goes to be a giant a part of that. The chance got here up and I used to be like ‘I’d be loopy to show this down’ so I’m honored to be right here and be a part of the membership.”

“I’m actually excited for the league. It’s going to have lots of competitors. It looks like it’s on this upwards trajectory and I believe that girls’s soccer generally is on that upward trajectory. The trajectory of girls’s soccer goes up in every single place. To get to expertise this right here I really feel like it’s a actually constructive time and I wish to proceed to assist girls’s soccer in every single place. It’s clearly rising and having lots of success.”

The FA Ladies’s Tremendous League is the highest stage of girls’s skilled soccer in England, that includes 12 golf equipment all through the nation plus a relegation system with the 11-team FA Ladies’s Championship as Aston Villa have been promoted to the top-flight for the 2020-21 season.

“We’re excited to accomplice with Atalanta Media to deliver this world-class Ladies’s Tremendous League competitors to U.S. tv for the primary time,” stated Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports activities & NBC Sports activities Community.

Atalanta Media was based by former skilled participant, collegiate coach and sports activities marketer, Esmeralda Negron, and ex-Sky media rights govt Hannah Brown, to speed up entry to the perfect girls’s soccer for followers, broadcasters, sponsors and publishers. AtaFootball.com is its on-line platform the place content material, gamers and followers come collectively, permitting the subsequent era of feminine gamers to view matches, uncover highlights and entry distinctive alternatives related to the sport.

“The standard of play and alternative for ladies’s soccer globally has by no means been larger,” Negron stated. “Atalanta Media is right here to offer the year-round publicity and commercialization essential for ladies’s soccer to satisfy its potential.”

WSL groups

Aston Villa
Birmingham Metropolis
Bristol Metropolis
Manchester Metropolis
Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United

With Mewis and Lavelle at Man Metropolis and Heath and Press at Man United, the WSL supplies a top-level different, and compliments, the NWSL within the USA.

The FA Ladies’s Tremendous League is likely one of the fastest-growing girls’s soccer leagues on this planet and has seen large funding from the English FA and Premier League golf equipment lately.

Right here at ProSoccerTalk we’ll hold you updated with how one can watch video games, what’s occurring with the USWNT stars in England and rather more every week.

Under is the total WSL NBC Sports activities schedule for this weekend.

WSL NBC Sports activities schedule – March 27-28


















Manchester Metropolis








Aston Villa

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WSL Matchweek

Man United 2-0 West Ham — Saturday
Tottenham 0-3 Arsenal — Saturday
Man Metropolis 1-0 Studying — Saturday
Chelsea v Aston Villa — 9:30am ET Sunday
Birmingham Metropolis v Bristol Metropolis — 11am ET Sunday

NBC Sports activities to air 2020-21 FA Ladies’s Tremendous League initially appeared on NBCSports.com



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