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Saturday’s Barclays Women’s Super League match between North London rival Arsenal and Tottenham Hostpur has sold over 50,000 tickets putting it on course to become the biggest-selling women’s club match in history breaking a 102-year-old record set two years before the women’s game was outlawed in England.

If more than 53,000 attend the game played at the Emirates Stadium, it will break a record set in December 1920 when it is estimated that many fans filled Goodison Park in Liverpool to watch Dick, Kerr Ladies play St. Helens with a reported 14,000 further fans left outside, unable to gain entry.

The same two teams already hold the modern league record set three years ago when 38,262 fans watched Spurs lose 0-2 to Arsenal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The two sides met for the first time at the home of Arsenal, the Emirates Stadium, in May in

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