City stepped up preparations at a chilly but dry CFA on Friday ahead of Sunday's big FA Women's Super League clash at home to West Ham.

The Academy Stadium encounter forms part of the wider Women’s Football Weekend initiative launched by the FA to encourage football fans to attend a women’s game at any level of the pyramid on Saturday 16 or Sunday 17 November.

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City play host to West Ham United in a 12:30pm kick-off at the Academy Stadium on the Sunday, targeting another historic crowd attendance, having smashed the FA Women’s Super League record with 31,000 watching the first professional Manchester Derby at the Etihad Stadium back in September.

And, as our pictures how, Nick Cushing's squad were in great spirits ahead of the return to FA Women's Super League action after the November international break.

City are back in FA Women's Super League action against West Ham on November 17th. Kick-off at the Academy Stadium is 12.30pm and tickets are available.

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