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Manchester United Women 1-1 Chelsea Women: Leah Galton grabs a point for the Red Devils

Manchester United Women 1-1 Chelsea Women: Leah Galton grabs late equaliser for Red Devils against champions after Samantha Kerr had put visitors in front in opening Super League match

  • Leah Galton grabbed a point for Manchester United women against Chelsea
  • The early indications are that Casey Stoney can make good on her promise
  • The Blues have shared this trophy with Manchester City and Arsenal since 2015
  • For Stoney, that is certainly progress at a club in only its third year of existence

This was a statement performance by Manchester United, and one that might indicate that the WSL is ready for another club at its top table.

Champions Chelsea looked shaken for spells on Sunday and the early indications are that Casey Stoney can make good on her promise to narrow the gap with the cemented top three.

The Blues have shared this trophy with Manchester City and Arsenal since 2015 and, while that should ultimately remain the case, results against United may prove the determining factor. For Stoney, that is certainly progress at a club in only its third year of existence…