Scottish Women’s Football (SWF) have confirmed the next round of BBC ALBA selections for the 2021/22 Park’s Motor Group SWPL 1 season. These will be:
16th January – Hibernian v Celtic – Tony Macaroni Stadium, Livingston – 16:10 KO
6th February – Rangers v Glasgow City – Rangers Training Centre – 14:10 KO
10th February – Glasgow City v Celtic – Petershill Park, Glasgow – 19:40 KO
20th February – Partick Thistle v Spartans – Petershill Park, Glasgow – 16:10 KO
27th February – Rangers v Celtic – Rangers Training Centre – 16:10 KO
6th March – Heart of Midlothian v Hamilton Academical – 16:10 KO
13th March – Glasgow City v Celtic – Petershill Park, Glasgow – 16:10 KO
20th March – Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian – Tony Macaroni Stadium, Livingston – 16:10 KO
27th March – Celtic v Hibernian – Penny Cars Stadium, Airdrie 16:10 KO
BBC ALBA’s coverage will see a broad selection of SWPL teams battle it out including high profile top of the table clashes between Rangers and Glasgow City, Glasgow City and Celtic and an Old Firm derby on the 27th February.
In 2021 both Hearts and Hibernian made great spectacles of the Edinburgh derby, attracting record crowds – their next match will be featured on the 20th March.
In what continues to be an incredibly competitive league, there is much in this selection to keep audiences excited as the SWPL embarks upon this next phase and generating new audiences to the women’s game.
Iseabail Mactaggart, Director of Multiplatform Content at MG ALBA, which operates BBC ALBA in partnership with the BBC, said: “We’re thrilled to announce our coverage of the next nine rounds of the SWPL 1. The league continues to provide great excitement and we are extremely proud that BBC ALBA continues to demonstrate its dedication to women’s sport and entice a new audience to women’s football.”
Aileen Campbell, SWF CEO, said: “Park’s Motor Group SWPL 1 continues to be a really competitive league with lots of interest across the table. BBC Alba broadcasts enable us to continue to showcase our game, increase visibility of women’s football, and attract new interest. We are grateful to BBC Alba for their ongoing commitment to women’s football which showcases our inspiring clubs and players.”