By Ian Herbert For Mailonline
Published: 10:23 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 10:26 BST, 1 July 2019
The most highly anticipated fixture of the new Women's Super League campaign - the first ever Manchester derby - will take place on the opening weekend of the season.
United, managed by Casey Stoney, are expected to make a big difference to attendances in the women's top flight, after their promotion from the second tier in their first season.
And the two sides will meet at the Etihad Campus on the opening weekend - September 7/8 - in what is sure to be a sell-out.
Manchester City and United will meet on the first weekend of the new WSL campaign
City are the established club and one of the favourites to reclaim