The 2019 Women’s World Cup will launch in early June with every game available on the BBC.

Phil Neville’s England team are one of the favourites and are expected to give the likes of Germany and the USA a run for their money when it comes to claiming the most prestigious prize in international football.

Here’s everything you need to know about watching the Lionesses in action.

Swindon, UK. 09 April 2019. England Women’s Rachel Daly during the International Friendly between England Women ( Three Lionesses) and Spain Women at County Ground Stadium, Swindon, UK, on 09 Apr 2019 (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

When does the 2019 Women’s World Cup start?

The tournament kick-starts on Friday, June 7th with hosts France facing South Korea.

Twenty-two teams will compete in the competition from across the world with England matched with two classic grudge matches in the group stage alone.

Group A

  • France
  • Korea Republic
  • Norway
  • Nigeria

Group B

  • Germany
  • China
  • Spain
  • South Africa

Group C

  • Australia
  • Italy
  • Brazil
  • Jamaica

Santos Oliveira of Brazil greets during the international friendly match between Brazil W and Scotland W at Pinatar Arena on April 08, 2019 in San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain. (Photo by Jose Breton/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Group D

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Argentia
  • Japan

Group E

  • Canada
  • Cameroon
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands

Group F

  • USA
  • Thailand
  • Chile
  • Sweden

How to watch the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Every game of the Women’s World Cup 2019 will air on the BBC, stretching from June 7th to July 7th.

Coverage will also be available on the BBC’s online and radio platforms.

Director of BBC Sport, Barbara Slater said:

We’re delighted the BBC will bring the biggest tournament in women’s football to the widest possible audience. Women’s football has grown significantly over the last few years and we are proud of the contribution we have made.

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 30: Director of BBC Sport Barbara Slater and Olympic legend and BBC Presenter Mark Foster present the BBC Moment of the Games Award during the Team GB Ball at Battersea Evolution on November 30, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

France 2019 promises to be another fantastic showcase for the sport.

England’s initial group games are as follow:

Sunday, June 9th: England v Scotland

Friday, June 14th: England v Argentina

Wednesday, June 19th: Japan v England

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – APRIL 05: Jodie Taylor of England during the International Friendly between England Women and Canada Women at The Academy Stadium on April 05, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

When is the Women’s World Cup final?

The final will take place on Sunday, July 7th.

Semi-finals air on Tuesday, July 2nd and Wednesday, July 3rd.



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