Chelsea Women’s group stage fixtures for the FA Continental Tyres League Cup have been announced, with the Blues scheduled to play five matches – three at home and two away.

Emma Hayes’ squad have been drawn in Group D along with Women’s Super League sides West Ham United, Reading and Tottenham Hotspur, plus two Championship teams, Crystal Palace and Lewes.

Our league cup campaign will begin at Kingsmeadow against West Ham on Sunday 22 September at 2pm, and we then travel away to Crystal Palace on Sunday 20 October, with a 2pm kick-off.

Our third match will take place in East Sussex against Lewes on Saturday 2 November at 2pm and later on in the month, we will entertain Tottenham under the lights at our KT1 home. This clash takes place on Wednesday 20 November at 7pm.

Our last game in the group stage is at home to Reading on Wednesday 11 December with a kick-off of 7pm.

Ticket details for these cup matches will follow in due course.

In the 2018/19 season, Chelsea topped the group and progressed to the semi-final of the competition however, our journey came to an end when got knocked out by Manchester City who beat us 2-0 at Kingsmeadow.

The Blues’ season tickets are available to purchase for just £49, with juniors and seniors costing £5. This includes all home Continental Tyres League Cup matches, Women’s FA Cup games, plus our 11 league games.

Although our Barclays FA Women’s Super League opener at Stamford Bridge on Sunday 8 September against Spurs is sold out, women’s season ticket holders will still be able to secure their seat for this match.