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FA creates Women’s Football Weekend

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Based on the success of Non-League Day, the English Football Association (FA) has planned its first Women’s Football Weekend to be played on November 16-17.

The English Football Association (FA) wants to boost its Women’s Super League as it prepares its first Women’s Football Weekend.

The event will take during the men’s international break on November 16-17 and will help boost attendances in the competition.

FA’s women’s professional game director Kelly Simmons said: “We are excited to announce the first-ever Women’s Football Weekend, for what is sure to be another great moment in a year that has seen huge momentum behind the growth in popularity of women’s football.”

“Following on from a record-breaking FIFA Women’s World Cup and opening Barclays FA Women’s Super League weekend, there has never been a better time to visit your local team, and we encourage all supporters to get involved at all levels of the pyramid on November 16-17.”

During the opening weekend at the Women’s Super League last week, more than 62,000 fans attended the games of the competition.

A record 31,213 attended the first Manchester derby at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, while 24,00 watched Chelsea-Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.