Manchester – MENA Herald: Manchester City Women’s Football Club will be the first in the UK to stream a competitive fixture through Facebook live when they take on Doncaster Rovers Belles in the Quarter Final of the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday 7th August at 5pm GST.
The Club, who currently sit at the top of the table in Women’s Super League One (WSL 1), have seen their global fan base soar in the past year and now have over 4.5 million likes on their Facebook page, which is more than 13 Premier League Clubs.
Gavin Makel, Head of Women’s Football, commented: “Manchester City Women’s Football Club has seen fantastic growth across all of its social media platforms in the past year, and in particular on Facebook. We continue to look for new and innovative ways to engage with our fans from around the world to bring them closer to the action, with Facebook live streaming, being one such example”
Steph Houghton, Manchester City Women Captain, added: “I’m delighted that Manchester City fans from around the world will have the opportunity to watch us live on Sunday as we look to progress to the Semi-Finals, we hope to put on a great show for them!”