23 Sep 2022


The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Liverpool Women for their 2-1 victory against Chelsea on Sunday 18th September 2022.

Liverpool manager Matt Beard will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy. 

Match Report

Liverpool FC Women marked their return to the Barclays Women's Super League with a 2-1 comeback win over reigning champions Chelsea on Sunday.

The Reds had to recover from the concession of a first-minute spot-kick, converted by Fran Kirby, to claim a memorable victory in front of a club-record Prenton Park crowd of 3,006.

Katie Stengel was their match-winner, calmly dispatching a penalty of her own on 67 minutes and then another – that she won herself after a superb dribble – late on.

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