From June 7 to July 7, 24 countries will go head to head (and foot to football) in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. If you’re aren’t lucky enough to be in France for the epic event, fortunately there are a few ways to watch the games here at home.
Here’s where to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup if you’re Australian.
FYI all times featured here are in AEST.
SBS is covering the biggest games of the tournament, live, free and in HD. You can catch their broadcast of all the Matildas games plus the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final. They’ll be hosted by sports journalist Tracey Holmes and former Socceroo Captain Craig Foster, with exclusive analysis from ex-Matilda Joey Peters. The World Game website and app will stream all SBS matches live alongside the latest scores, video highlights, breaking news, and analysis from all 52 games.
France v Korea Republic: Saturday 8 June from 4am (kick-off 5am)
Australia v Italy: Sunday 9 June from 8.30pm (kick-off 9pm)
Australia v Brazil: Friday 14 June from 1.30am (kick-off 2am)
Australia v Jamaica: Wednesday 19 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)
SBS’s coverage of the Round of 16 will be announced throughout the tournament.
Quarter-Final 1: Friday 28 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)
Quarter-Final 2: Saturday 29 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)
Quarter-Final 3: Saturday 29 June from 10.30pm (kick-off 11pm)
Quarter-Final 4: Sunday 30 June from 2am (kick-off 2.30am)
Semi-Final 1: Wednesday 3 July from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)
Semi-Final 2: Thursday 4 July from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)
Playoff for 3rd : Sunday 7 July from 12.30am (kick-off 1am)
Final: Monday 8 July from 12.30am (kick-off 1am)
Optus sport is the only place to watch all 52 matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup live streaming and on demand, with 40 matches exclusive to the platform. Their live coverage will be accompanied by plenty of match coverage, expert analysis, news updates, featured stories, and behind the scenes access with hosts Amy Duggan, Melanie McLaughlin and Richard Bayliss.
In addition, FFA Hall of Fame inductee Cheryl Salisbury, Wanderers W-League assistant coach Catherine Cannuli, former W-League players Ash Sykes, Tal Karp and Amy Chapman along with Georgia Yeoman-Dale will join the team to provide expert analysis.
Catch the highlights on your phone or livestream a match direct to your laptop with one Optus sports login. You can also watch the game on your TV through Yes TV by Satellite, Fetch, and other streaming devices such as Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and XBOX Live.
Optus Sport is now available to non-Optus customers and to Optus customers for $14.99 per month on a rolling 30-day subscription via the Optus Sport App. But if you’re a school-aged child you can get free access to Optus Sport through out the tournament!
France v Korea Republic: Saturday 8 June from 5am
Norway v Nigeria: Sunday 9 June 5am
Nigeria v Korea Republic: Wednesday 12 June 11pm
France v Norway: Thursday 13 June 5am
Nigeria v France: Tuesday 18 June 5am
Korea Republic v Norway: Tuesday 18 June 5am
Germany v China PR: Saturday 8 June 11pm
Spain v South Africa: Sunday 9 June 2am
Germany v Spain: Thursday 13 June 2am
South Africa v China PR: Friday 14 June 5am
China PR v Spain: Tuesday 18 June 2am
South Africa v Germany: Tuesday 18 June 2am
Australia v Italy: Sunday 9 June 9pm
Brazil v Jamaica: Sunday 9 June 11.30pm
Australia v Brazil: Friday 14 June 2am
Jamaica v Italy: Saturday 15 June 2am
Jamaica v Australia: Wednesday 19 June 5am
Italy v Brazil: Wednesday 19 June 5am
England v Scotland: Monday June 10 2am
Argentina v Japan: Tuesday 11 2am
Japan v Scotland: Friday June 14 11pm
England v Argentina: Saturday June 15 5am
Japan v England: Thursday 20 June 5am
Scotland v Argentina: Thursday 20 June 5am
Canada v Cameroon: Tuesday 11 June 5am
New Zealand v Netherlands: Tuesday 11 June 11pm
Netherlands v Cameroon: Saturday 15 June 11pm
Canada v New Zealand: Sunday 16 June 5am
Cameroon v New Zealand: Friday 21 June 2am
Netherlands v Canada: Friday 21 June 2am
Chile v Sweden: Wednesday 12 June 2am
USA v Thailand: Wednesday 12 June 5am
Sweden v Thailand: Sunday 16 June 11pm
USA v Chile: Monday 17 June 2am
Sweden v USA: Friday 21 June 5am
Thailand v Chile: Friday 21 June 5am
Quarter-Final 1: Friday 28 June from 5.00am
Quarter-Final 2: Saturday 29 June from 5.00am
Quarter-Final 3: Saturday 29 June from 11.00pm
Quarter-Final 4: Sunday 30 June from 2.30am
Semi-Final 1: Wednesday 3 July from 5.00am
Semi-Final 2: Thursday 4 July from 5.00am
Playoff for 3rd : Sunday 7 July from 1.00am
Final: Monday 8 July from 1.00am
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