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Five summer signings start for Bristol City Women in their Barclays FAWSL season opener against Brighton & Hove Albion, as they kick off their new campaign at Ashton Gate.

Jas Matthews and Yana Daniels both start on their return to City Women after re-signing this summer.

Vita Van Der Linden, Charlie Wellings and Meaghan Sargeant also make their first appearances for the Robins as they look to secure all three points on the opening day of the season.

PFA Team of the Year ‘keeper Sophie Baggaley starts in goal for Oxtoby’s side as she looks to continue her fantastic form shown in 2019.

Bristol City Women team in full:

1. Sophie Baggaley, 2. Loren Dykes, 3. Gemma Evans, 4. Jas Matthews, 5. Frankie Brown, 6. Vita Van Der Linden, 8. Carla Humphrey, 10. Yana Daniels, 11. Charlie Wellings, 16. Meaghan Sargeant, 21. Abi Harrison.

Substitutes: 13. Eartha Cumings, 9. Ebony Salmon, 12. Flo Allen, 17. Ellie Strippel, 19. Katie Robinson, 20. Georgia Wilson, 25. Olivia Chance

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