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Sky Sports sees record audience for WSL

September 22, 2022

By Nik Roseveare

A record number of pay-TV viewers tuned in to Sky Sports’ coverage of Liverpool v Chelsea on September 18th, peaking at 420,000 – a 56 per cent increase on last season’s WSL opener.Sky Sports Managing Director, Jonathan Licht, commented: “Great to see such an exciting start to the WSL season and we were delighted that a record number of fans tuned in to the live game on Sky Sports. We have a great opportunity to build on the success of the Lionesses this summer and will be working hard to encourage as many viewers as possible to tune in this season. As the leading investor in women’s sport in the UK, we are proud to be a partner of the WSL and will continue to support the growth of the women’s game throughout this season and beyond.”
WSL fans can watch Chelsea go head-to-head with Man City at 4pm and Liverpool take on Everton at 6.45pm on September 25th, both live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Showcase.

Sky Showcase will air 35 WSL games in total this season.

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