Fresh from London 2012, the Arsenal Ladies return to action in the Women’s Super League with a first home game back at Boreham Wood FC on Thursday August 30 against Bristol Academy, kick-off 7.45pm. Tickets will be available on the gate, £5 adults/£2 concessions.
A free football festival will be held pre-match, with Arsenal’s Olympic stars combining with qualified coaches to run a session for children of all abilities aged 7-12 from 4.30-7.00pm. For full details and to register a place please visit http://www.arsenal.com/news/ladies-news/free-girls-5v5-festival.
The Gunners had six representatives in the Team GB squad that beat New Zealand, Cameroon and Brazil en route to the Olympic quarter finals, including top scorer Steph Houghton who managed a remarkable three goals in four games from left-back.