Arsenal Ladies are set to kick off their Women’s Super League campaign away to Manchester City soon, with the England women Euros campaign inspiring a generation and giving great exposure to the game.
There will be some familiar names turning out for Arsenal, with England skipper Leah Williamson a stalwart for the Arsenal ladies.
With around six weeks until they play their first home game of the season, here’s where they play, how to get tickets and when the Lionesses next play at home.
The spike in likely interest comes from the England Ladies, spearheaded by Dutch manager Sabrina Wiegman brought the end to a long 56-year trophy drought for England for winning the 2022 Euros.
In a tense and nervy final, England won the game in stoppage time thanks to a poachers finish from Chloe Kelly, after some pinball action in the box.
Ella Toone opened the scoring for England with a delicious lob in the second half, just 17 minutes later, Germany equalised with a deft touch from Lina Magull.
This sent the game to extra time, before Kelly scored from inside the six yard box in the 110th minute.
England have once again got one over on Germany, with a final win against Germany handing England their first major tournament at the 1966 World Cup.
It’s a campaign that has brought a nation together, with this tournament win inspiring the next generation of women footballers, with this just the start of the huge ascendancy of the women’s game.
When is Arsenal’s first league game?
Arsenal kick off their Super League campaign away to Manchester City on 11 September 2022 at the Academy Stadium.
It will be a fast paced start for the team, who will play their first north London derby just two weeks later as they travel to bitter rivals Tottenham.
Can I buy tickets for Arsenal ladies?
Tickets are available ahead of their season opener, with fans able to buy home tickets directly from the Arsenal website.
To save yourself a fair bit of money, it is recommended that you buy your tickets in advance.
Advance tickets cost just £8 for adults instead of £12 on the day.
A full list of prices can be found on the official Arsenal website.
How many people watched the Lionesses final?
The game was aired on the free-to-watch site BBC, which has broadcasted England’s game this tournament.
At its peak, the final, which was played at Wembley Stadium brought in a viewership of 17.4 million, with a further 5.9 million viewers watching the game on the BBC iPlayer.
Separately, there were also around 7,000 people crammed into Trafalgar Square to cheer on the Lionesses.
When does the Women’s Super League start?
After the conclusion of the tournament, the team are due a long and well deserved break, with the Super League not scheduled to start until next month.
Fans of the Women’s Super League will have to wait until Saturday, 10 September to watch the first game to kick off, as Tottenham face Manchester United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 12:30pm.
That’s the only game to be played that day, with the rest of the league set to play the following day.
How can I watch the games on TV?
BT Sport provides full coverage of the WSL, and have done for the last couple of years now, giving the women’s game great exposure.
Their coverage doesn’t end there, with the channel also showcasing some of the women’s Champions League games too.
When are the Lionesses next playing?
In a slightly odd set up, the Lionesses play their next game at home before the Super League kicks off, as they travel to Austria for a World Cup qualifier on 3 September.
Their next game in front of their fans will be just three days later, as they take on Luxembourg at the bet365 stadium in Stoke.
Can I buy tickets to see the Lionesses?
Tickets can be purchased from the Wembley website.
Those purchasing tickets from the Wembley website will have to sign in, in order to purchase tickets so create an account before trying to buy.
When is the Women’s World Cup?
After conquering the continent, England will be looking for world domination just next year as they head to Australia in the summer of 2023.