From France to you: SBS to broadcast all Matilda’s matches in FIFA Women’s World Cup™
All 52 matches live and free on SBS Radio in multiple languages
The Matildas take on the world from 9 June at 8.30pm on SBS
SBS has today announced 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 nightwhen 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.
LIVE MATCH BROADCAST SCHEDULE:
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.
Every match live and free, in multiple languages
SBS Radio will broadcast commentary of all 52 matches of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™, live and free via the SBS Radio mobile app. In addition to the English commentary available on all matches, selected matches will also be offered simultaneously in multiple languages.
SBS Radio will broadcast in seven languages including Mandarin, French, Japanese and Italian, more than any other FIFA Women’s World Cup™ broadcaster. The multilingual coverage is in partnership with respected sports broadcasters from around the world.
Former Matildas goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri will bring all the highlights, insights and behind the scenes buzz of the Matildas’ matches, exclusively from France during the group stage, while the live English match coverage will feature exclusive commentary by former Socceroo goalkeeper Clint Bolton and sports broadcaster Steve Pearce.
Experience the passion of live commentary in multiple languages on the SBS Radio app and nationwide on SBS Radio 3, on digital television, digital radio (DAB+), analogue radio and online.
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.
All SBS live matches, replays and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Today™ daily highlights show will be available to enjoy anytime and anywhere on SBS On Demand.
Fans can also join the #WorldGameLIVE discussion show on SBS’s Twitter account, from 5.30pm* ahead of every match.
SBS is presenting the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ in partnership with Optus Sport.
Visit the SBS Guide for details on how to watch the tournament when competition kicks off on 8 June