SBS confirms broadcast schedule for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
SBS has confirmed its full match broadcast schedule for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Uniting some of Australia’s best sports broadcasters, SBS will offer audiences unrivalled coverage of the world’s biggest women’s football event from Saturday, 8 June.
Settle into the sidelines and get your green and gold ready, with SBS covering the biggest games of the tournament, live, free and in HD across television, radio and online. All 52 matches will be live and free on SBS Radio in multiple languages, while on TV and online, SBS will broadcast the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final, and all Matildas games.
Hosted by esteemed sports journalist, Tracey Holmes and former Socceroo Captain, Craig Foster and with exclusive analysis from ex-Matilda Joey Peters, SBS’s coverage will begin with the opening match on Saturday, 8 June from 4am* when hosts France face Korea Republic.
The blockbuster first weekend continues with the highly-anticipated premiere appearance of the Matildas from the family-friendly time of 8.30pm* Sunday night when they play world number 15** Italy.
SBS’s coverage of the Matildas’ campaign to progress from Group C under new coach Ante Milicic will also see the team face Brazil from 1.30am on Friday, 14 June, then Jamaica on Wednesday, 19 June from 4.30am. All SBS matches will feature exclusive commentary from David Basheer and former Matilda Sarah Walsh and extensive analysis live from France.
TELEVISION LIVE MATCH BROADCAST SCHEDULE:
All times are AEST and are subject to change
Saturday 8 June from 4am France v Korea Republic LIVE kick-off 5am
Sunday 9 June from 8.30pm Australia v Italy LIVE kick-off 9pm
Friday 14 June from 1.30am Australia v Brazil LIVE kick-off 2am
Wednesday 19 June from 4.30am Australia v Jamaica LIVE kick-off 5am
SBS’s coverage of the Round of 16 will be announced throughout the tournament.
Friday 28 June from 4.30am Quarter-Final 1 LIVE kick-off 5am
Saturday 29 June from 4.30am Quarter-Final 2 LIVE kick-off 5am
Saturday 29 June from 10.30pm Quarter-Final 3 LIVE kick-off 11pm
Sunday 30 June from 2am Quarter-Final 4 LIVE kick-off 2.30am
Wednesday 3 July from 4.30am Semi-Final 1 LIVE kick-off 5am
Thursday 4 July from 4.30am Semi-Final 2 LIVE kick-off 5am
Sunday 7 July from 12.30am Playoff for 3rd LIVE If Matildas are playing kick-off 1am
Monday 8 July from 12.30am Final LIVE kick-off 1am
SBS will also be delivering the FIFA Women’s World Cup Today™ daily highlights show on SBS at 6pm every match day.