Watch the 2023 Women's World Cup: free, in USA, UK, schedule
Following quickly on from the 2022 Women's Euro championship, this summer we will have the 2023 Women's World Cup, hosted by Australia and New Zealand. We can look forward to another summer of football as defending champions USA seek to keep their title, and the 2022 European champion's, England, attempt to go one step further than the semifinals in 2019. In this article we will show you how to follow all of the games!
What are the World Cup dates?
The 2023 Women's World Cup begins on the 20th July and finishes with the World Cup Final on the 20th August, that is almost a month of football, which is either a blessing or a curse depending on how interested you are in the sport.
How to watch the 2023 Women's World Cup?
Watch the Women's World Cup in USA:
Football fans in the US, also known as soccer fans, can watch the games on Fox and FS1 (Fox Sports 1). You can stream these channels on Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Stream and fuboTV. You can also watch every match on the Fox Sports app.
Watch the World Cup in Canada:
In Canada you can watch the games on TSN (The Sports Network), or TSN Direct, a subscription service if you don't already pay for TSN as part of an existing package. A TSN Direct subscription costs $19.99 per month (which will cover the entire month of football).
Watch the World Cup in the UK:
For football fans in the UK, all of the games will be broadcast for free on either BBC or ITV. You can use BBC iPlayer to watch games on your PC, or the ITV hub. All you need to do is create an account on BBC iPlayer and or the ITV hub. Below we have a full schedule for all of the World Cup matches and their UK start times (to make it easier to use BBC or ITV to watch the matches).
Watch the World Cup in Australia:
Australian soccer fans can watch the World Cup on SBS for free. You can watch it on TV or with the SBS On-Demand service.
How to watch the World Cup for free?
If you live in a country where you would otherwise have to pay to watch the World Cup, you can simply use a VPN, such as NordVPN or ExpressVPN and connect to the UK and watch the World Cup on the BBC or ITV. This is arguably the safest and easiest way to watch the World Cup for free without putting your computer at risk with some questionable streaming website.
What is the Women's World Cup 2023 draw?
There are 32 teams in 8 groups of 4. They play each other once before moving on to the knock out stages.
Group A: New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland
Group B: Australia, Ireland, Nigeria, Canada
Group C: Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia, Japan
Group D: England, Haiti, Denmark, China
Group E: United States, Vietnam, The Netherlands, Portugal
Group F: France, Jamaica, Brazil, Panama
Group G: Sweden, South Africa, Italy, Argentina
Group H: Germany, Morocco, Colombia, South Korea
What is the Women's World Cup 2023 schedule?
This is is the full World Cup schedule from the group stages to the final. The times included here are in AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time). You will need to check your local time zone to see what time you can watch the matches. For example, the first match that begins at 5pm AEST will be 8am in the UK, and 3am EST. The time delay could make watching some of the matches more difficult for some, especially the earlier matches in Australia and New Zealand. There are a total of 64 matches, split into the group stages (48 matches), before the knock out stages begin. There is then the round of 16, the quarter finals, the semi-finals, a third place playoff match and then the World Cup Final.