BBC Radio to broadcast live Women's Super League football

The BBC has agreed a new deal with the Football Association to broadcast radio commentary of women's football in 2014.

From 16 April, 5 live: Women's Super League will have news and commentary of at least 16 games in the season on both 5 live and sister station sports extra.

Current WSL players will be part of the commentary team and interviews with players and coaches will ensure an exclusive insight for audiences.

The first WSL show will bring live action of Notts County versus Arsenal.

Women's football on the BBC

  • TV: England's qualifiers and the FA Cup final live; Eight editions of the Women's Football Show
  • Radio: 16 games broadcast live on Radio 5 live and sports extra
  • Online: England qualifiers and FA Cup streamed live, twice weekly goals round-up, news and match reports

Other games confirmed include title holders Liverpool facing Everton on 30 April before taking on the newest recruits to WSL, Manchester City, on 14 May.

The BBC will continue to bring comprehensive coverage of the sport throughout the 2014-15 season on TV, radio and online.

On Monday, 31 March, The Women's Football Show returns to BBC TV ahead of the season in the first of eight programmes, presented by Jacqui Oatley.

England's 2015 World Cup qualifying matches will continue to be shown live on the BBC, with Mark Sampson's side in action on Saturday, 5 April against Montenegro before facing Ukraine on Thursday 8 May.

The FA Cup final is also live on BBC Two on 1 June, with that match and England's qualifiers also streamed on the BBC Sport website.

The BBC Sport website will also have a twice weekly goals round-up throughout the WSL season from mid-April with regular match reports, news and features.