Women's World Cup UK TV
The 2019 Women’s World Cup will be broadcast live on UK TV on the BBC. The BBC have acquired the full rights for the Women’s World Cup.
With both England and Scotland among the 24 participants in this year’s World Cup the BBC has gone all out to make sure that their coverage is accessible to UK viewers.
The BBC will be covering games on their main channels and through the red button for digital subscribers. On top of that all the Women’s World Cup matches will be available to stream live online through BBC iPlayer and through BBC Sport Online.
All of England’s games will be shown live on BBC 1. Scotland games will be shown live on BBC 2. Viewers in Scotland should check their local BBC Scotland listings.
With the Women’s World Cup being broadcasted entirely on the BBC it makes it easy for UK TV viewers to watch all the World Cup games. Here’s what you need to watch the Women’s World Cup in the UK.
- First off you need a TV licence! Make sure you have a valid TV licence
- If you have a digital subscription to any of the main UK TV providers you’ll be able to access many of the Women’s World Cup matches through the BBC Red Button. The majority of matches will be available through the Red Button.
If you plan on watching the Women’s World Cup in the UK through your TV it will be through one of four BBC outlets.
- BBC One
- BBC Two
- BBC Four
- BBC Red Button
You can find a full Women’s World Cup TV Schedule and Women’s World Cup TV Guide to every match below, including all the kick off times, dates and channels the matches will be shown on.
|BBC One||Freeview||Channel 1 (SD)|
|Channel 101 (HD)|
|Freesat||Channel 101 (SD)|
|Channel 106 (HD)|
|Sky||Channel 101 (SD)|
|Channel 106 (HD)|
|Virgin Media||Channel 101 (SD)|
|Channel 108 (HD)|
|BBC Two||Freeview||Channel 2 (SD)|
|Channel 102 (HD)|
|Freesat||Channel 102 (SD)|
|Channel 110 (HD)|
|Sky||Channel 102 (SD)|
|Channel 802 (HD)|
|Virgin Media||Channel 102 (HD)|
|BBC Four||Freeview||Channel 109|
|Channel 82 (Scot)|
|Channel 106 (HD)|
|Virgin Media||Channel 107|
Women's World Cup Highlights
For those UK TV viewers who can’t catch Women’s World Cup games live the BBC will be offering highlights packages through Match of the Day.
All highlights programmes will be available to watch on UK TV as well as streamable through BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.
Women's World Cup TV Schedule: Group Stages
*All kick of times are GMT
Round 1 of the 2019 Women's World Cup will take place between Friday 7 June and Tuesday 11 June.
Friday 7 June
|France vs. Korea Rep.||20.00||Group A||Paris||BBC 1|
Saturday 8 June
|Germany vs. South Africa||14.00||Group B||Rennes||BBC 1|
|Spain vs. South Africa||17.00||Group B||Le Havre||BBC 🔴|
|Norway vs. Nigeria||20.00||Group A||Reims||BBC 🔴|
Sunday 9 June
Australia vs. Italy
|12.00||Group C||Valenciennes||BBC 🔴|
|Brazil vs. Jamaica||14.30||Group C||Grenoble||BBC 🔴|
|England vs. Scotland||17.00||Group D||Nice||BBC 1|
Monday 10 June
|Argentina vs. Japan||17.00||Group D||Paris||BBC 2|
|Canada vs. Cameroon||20.00||Group E||Montpellier||BBC 🔴|
Tuesday 11 June
|New Zealand vs. Netherlands||14.00||Group E||Le Havre||BBC 🔴|
|Chile vs. Sweden||17.00||Group F||Rennes||BBC 🔴|
|USA vs. Thailand||20.00||Group F||Reims||BBC 4|
Round of the Women's World Cup Group Stage will be played from Wednesday 12 June until Sunday 16 June.
Wednesday 12 June
|Nigeria vs. Korea Rep.||14.00||Group A||Grenoble||BBC 🔴|
|Germany vs. Spain||17.00||Group B||Valenciennes||BBC 🔴|
|France vs. Norway||20.00||Group A||Nice||BBC 4|
Thursday 13 June
|Australia vs. Brazil||17.00||Group C||Montpellier||BBC 2|
|South Africa vs. China||20.00||Group B||Paris||BBC 🔴|
Friday 14 June
|Japan vs. Scotland||14.00||Group D||Rennes||BBC 1|
|Jamaica vs. Italy||17.00||Group C||Reims||BBC 🔴|
|England vs. Argentina||20.00||Group D||Le Havre||BBC 1|
Saturday 15 June
|Netherlands vs. Cameroon||14.00||Group E||Valenciennes||BBC 1|
|Canada vs. New Zealand||20.00||Group E||Grenoble||BBC 🔴|
Sunday 16 June
|Sweden vs. Thailand||14.00||Group F||Nice||BBC 1|
|USA vs. Chile||17.00||Group F||Paris||BBC 🔴|
Round 3 is the final round of group games to be played before the knockout stages begin. In order to prevent any one team in a group gaining an unfair advantage over another in a group both final group game ties are played at the same time.
Monday 17 June
|China vs. Spain||17.00||Group B||Montpellier||BBC 🔴|
|South Africa vs. Germany||17.00||Group B||Le Havre||BBC 🔴|
|Korea Rep. vs. Norway||20.00||Group A||Reims||BBC 🔴|
|Nigeria vs. France||20.00||Group A||Rennes||BBC 4|
Tuesday 18 June
|Italy vs. Brazil||20.00||Group C||Valenciennes||BBC 4|
|Jamaica vs. Australia||20.00||Group C||Grenoble||BBC 🔴|
Wednesday 19 June
|Japan vs. England||20.00||Group D||Nice||BBC 1|
|Scotland vs. Argentina||20.00||Group D||Paris||BBC 4|
Thursday 20 June
|Cameroon vs. New Zealand||17.00||Group E||Montpellier||BBC 🔴|
|Netherlands vs. Canada||17.00||Group E||Reims||BBC 🔴|
|Sweden vs. USA||20.00||Group F||Le Havre||BBC 4|
|Thailand vs. Chile||20.00||Group F||Rennes||BBC 🔴|
Women's World Cup TV Schedule: Knockout Stages
Women's World Cup: Round of 16
The Women's World Cup round of 16 is the first round of the knockout stages to take place. After a one day break the games will begin on Saturday 22 June with the final round of 16 games being played on Tuesday 25 June.
The teams who finish in the top two places of their groups as well as the top 4 out of 6 third place finishers will qualify for the Women's World Cup round of 16.
Saturday 22 June
|Winner Group B vs. 3rd Group A / C / D||16.30||Grenoble||BBC 2|
|Runner up Group A vs. Runner up Group B||20.00||Nice||TBC|
Sunday 23 June
|Winner Group D vs. 3rd Group B / E / F||16.30||Valenciennes||TBC|
|Winner Group A vs. 3rd Group C / D / E||20.00||Le Havre||TBC|
Monday 24 June
|Runner up Group B vs. Winner Group F||17.00||Reims||TBC|
|Runner up Group F vs. Runner Group E||20.00||Paris||TBC|
Tuesday 25 June
|Winner Group F vs. 3rd Group A / B / F||17.00||Montpellier||TBC|
|Winner Group E vs. Runner up Group D||20.00||Rennes||TBC|
Women's World Cup Quarter Finals
The Women's World Cup Quarter Finals will be held between Thursday 27 June and Saturday 29 June.
Thursday 27 June
|Quarter Final 1||20.00||Le Havre||TBC|
Friday 28 June
|Quarter Final 2||20.00||Paris||TBC|
Saturday 29 June
|Quarter Final 3||14.00||Valenciennes||TBC|
|Quarter Final 4||17.30||Rennes||TBC|
Women's World Cup Semi Finals
The Women's World Cup semi finals will take place on Tuesday 2 July and Wednesday 3 July. Both semi finals will take place in Lyon.
Tuesday 2 July
|Semi Final 1||20.00||Lyon||TBC|
Wednesday 3 July
|Semi Final 2||20.00||Lyon||TBC|
Women's World Cup Third Place Play-off
The Women's World Cup Third Place Play-off will take place on the Saturday 6 July a day before the final. It features both losing semi finalists who will face each other to decide who will claim third place.
|Third Place Play-off||16.00||Nice||BBC 2|
Women's World Cup Final
The Women's World Cup Final will take place on Sunday 7 July at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon, also the venue for both semi finals.