Women’s game live streamed this weekend, thanks to Virgin Media

By SFC Media time Wed 23 Sep Virgin Media
Photo by Isabelle Field

Southampton FC Women host Buckland Athletic this Sunday and thanks to main partner Virgin Media you’ll be able to catch the action from the comfort of your own home.

Marieanne Spacey-Cale’s side opened their 2020/21 National League South West campaign with a 5-1 win at Poole Town and will look to maintain their winning start when they face Buckland at Snows Stadium, kick off at 2pm.

Saints fans will be able to watch the game live on Southampton FC’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, with commentary coming from ex-England international Sue Smith alongside Ian Wilding.

Virgin Media has sponsored the Women’s team since 2019, helping the side attract a record attendance against AFC Bournemouth last November, and then again for their St Mary’s debut versus Coventry City in January.

Look out for the launch of the Virgin Media Super Saints Hub over the coming weeks with opportunities to win prizes, get rewards and watch exclusive content.

we are calling on all super saints to tune in and get behind the team.

Cilesta Van Doorn
executive director of brand and marketing at virgin media

Cilesta Van Doorn, Executive Director of Brand and Marketing at Virgin Media said: “While it looks very different from previous years, it’s very exciting that football’s back on the agenda and we are looking forward to what this season brings for Southampton’s Women’s team. 

"With no fans allowed inside the stadium, we are providing a live stream of their match which is the only way to watch the team in action. We are calling on all Super Saints to tune in and get behind the team.”

Marieanne Spacey-Cale, Head of Girls and Women's Football at Southampton FC said: “The fact that Covid-19 curtailed our season early means that the women are really excited to get back out there – to have the match live streamed for football fans around the country to watch is incredibly exciting too.

“Virgin Media have been a great supporter of us over the last year, so to know that they’re here to help us again this season is another thing to look forward to with the return of football. We’re just looking forward to getting back out there again!”

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