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WSL: FA agree historic broadcasting deal on terrestrial TV

According to the Daily Mail, the FA have agreed a groundbreaking new broadcasting deal for the Women’s Super League that will see matches on terrestrial television for the first time next season.

The popularity of women’s football has increased and there is a lot of excitement around the team Casey Stoney has built at Manchester United.

This historic agreement, which marks the first time the WSL has attracted a rights fee, means Sky Sports will share live coverage with the BBC.

It is understood that Sky Sports have secured first pick of the weekly fixtures after replacing BT Sport as the WSL’s primary broadcaster. This means the BBC have secondary rights and some matches will be on BBC 1 and BBC 2.

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