Arsenal Ladies will kick off their Women's Super League title defence against Bristol Academy on Sunday, April 14.

The champions have a new manager, Shelley Kerr, following the departure of Laura Harvey, and they are favourites to claim their third straight WSL crown.

Arsenal's season gets underway four weeks before their WSL opener with Champions League, FA Cup and Continental Cup ties all packed into a busy fortnight in March.

Full details of the Ladies' fixture list will be available on Arsenal.com soon. To see the provisional fixture list scroll down this page.

Arsenal Ladies' 2013 fixture list:

FA CUP FIFTH ROUND: TBC
WED 20TH MAR: TORRES (ITA) (H) CHAMPS LGE
SUN 24TH MAR: BIRMINGHAM (H) FA WSL CONTINENTAL CUP
WED 27TH MAR: TORRES (ITA) (A) CHAMPIONS LGE
SUN 31ST MAR: FA CUP
SUN 14TH APR: BRISTOL ACADEMY (H) FA WSL
SUN 14TH APR: CHAMPIONS LGE
SAT 20TH APR: LIVERPOOL (A) FA WSL
SUN 21ST APR: CHAMPIONS LGE
SUN 28TH APR: FA CUP SEMI-FINAL
THURS 2ND MAY: LINCOLN LADIES (A) FA WSL CONTINENTAL CUP
SUN 12TH MAY: BIRMINGHAM (H) FA WSL
WED 15TH MAY: LINCOLN (A) FA WSL
SUN 19TH MAY: BRISTOL ACADEMY (H) FA WSL CONTINENTAL CUP
THURS 23RD MAY: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL
SUN 26TH MAY: FA CUP FINAL
THURS 30TH MAY: BRISTOL ACADEMY (A) FA WSL
THURS 6TH JUN: CHELSEA (H) FA WSL
SAT 8TH/SUN 9TH JUN: DONCASTER ROVERS (A) FA WSL
SUN 4TH AUG: LIVERPOOL (H) FA WSL
WED 7TH/THURS 8TH AUG: FA WSL CONTINENTAL CUP SEMI-FINAL
SUN 11TH AUG: EVERTON (H) FA WSL
SUN 18TH AUG: BIRMINGHAM CITY (A) FA WSL
THURS 29TH AUG: CHELSEA (A) FA WSL
SUN 1ST SEPT: DONCASTER ROVERS (H) FA WSL
THURS 5TH SEPT: LINCOLN (H) FA WSL
SUN 15TH SEPT: EVERTON (A) FA WSL
TUES 8TH - SUN 13TH OCT: FA WSL CONTINENTAL CUP FINAL

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