WSL smashes TV viewing records on landmark weekend

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By Emily Keogh The WSL reached record breaking viewing figures over the weekend as Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool passing the one million mark on BBC platforms and the Manchester derby setting a new record for a WSL fixture on Sky Sports. In their 5-1 demolition of Liverpool at Stamford Bridge, the Blues set the stage ablaze with a dominant display that registered a peak audience of 1.1m across BBC One and BBC iPlayer, as well as the highest ever average audience for any WSL fixture of 765,000. On the pitch, Lauren James soared to new heights, scoring a hat-trick for Chelsea, with 12,802 also …

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