Broadcast boost for Celtic fans as BBC air SWPL clash this Sunday

By John McGinley

May 28, 2021

Celtic supporters will get the opportunity to watch Celtic FC Women in action on Sunday after it was announced the match against Forfar Farmington in SWPL 1 will be broadcast live on the BBC Sport Scotland website.

The clash between Spartans and Glasgow City occupied the traditional 16:10 slot on BBC Alba, meaning there were concerns that supporters might not be able to watch the action from K-Park.

However, the 2pm kick-off for Fran Alonso’s team will now be aired live online.

Exciting end to SWPL season for Celtic on BBC

As you may be aware, Celtic are just two matches away from securing qualification for the 2021/22 Women’s Champions League.

A stunning run of results has ensured a second-place finish is in their own hands. A victory at home to Forfar will boost those chances further.

The women’s side have never taken part in the Champions League before. Qualification would be a massive step forward in the Celtic project and a wonderful achievement for Alonso and the Ghirls after a long, difficult, Covid-struck campaign.

Fran Alonso’s Celtic are still fighting for SWPL glory / (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

There’s also the outside opportunity to still win the league title. If City lose or drop points on Sunday against Spartans then Celtic will be right in the mix heading into the final matchday a week on Sunday.

We had the chance to speak to Fran Alonso and Chloe Craig earlier today and will also bring you full coverage of Sunday’s match.

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