2018

SBS to broadcast all 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches until end of Group Stage

Wednesday 20 June

News Release

Michael Ebeid AM, CEO and Managing Director, SBS said, “The FIFA World Cup™ is the absolute pinnacle of football, a sport that Australians are deeply passionate about. SBS looks forward to continuing to simulcast the games, together with Optus over the next ten days.”

The FIFA World Cup™ is a true multicultural celebration that unites Australia’s diverse communities and SBS is pleased to be bringing more of the tournament to Australian audiences.

LIVE MATCH BROADCAST SCHEDULE:
WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE
Portugal v Morocco         LIVE from 9.30pm* on SBS (kick-off 10pm*)   

THURSDAY 21 JUNE
Uruguay v Saudi Arabia     LIVE from 12.30am* on SBS (kick-off 1am*)             NEW
IR Iran v Spain                  LIVE from 3.30am* on SBS (kick-off 4am*)             NEW
Denmark v Australia          LIVE from 9.30pm* on SBS (kick-off 10pm*)

FRIDAY 22 JUNE
France v Peru                   LIVE from 12.30am* on SBS (kick-off 1am*)             NEW
Argentina v Croatia         LIVE from 3.30am* on SBS (kick-off 4am*)             NEW
Brazil v Costa Rica           LIVE from 9.30pm* on SBS (kick-off 10pm*)

SATURDAY 23 JUNE
Nigeria v Iceland               LIVE from 12.30am* on SBS (kick-off 1am*)             NEW
Serbia v Switzerland        LIVE from 3.30am* on SBS (kick-off 4am*)             NEW
Belgium v Tunisia             LIVE from 9.30pm* on SBS (kick-off 10pm*)

SUNDAY 24 JUNE
Korea Republic v Mexico    LIVE from 12.30am* on SBS (kick-off 1am*)            NEW
Germany v Sweden            LIVE from 3.30am* on SBS (kick-off 4am*)      
England v Panama             LIVE from 9.30pm* on SBS (kick-off 10pm*)

MONDAY 25 JUNE – previously unconfirmed

Japan v Senegal            LIVE from 12.30am* on SBS (kick-off 1am*)            NEW
Poland v Colombia        LIVE from 3.30am* on SBS (kick-off 4am*)              NEW
Uruguay v Russia         LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am Tuesday*)    Channel TBC
Saudi Arabia v Egypt     LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am Tuesday*)    Channel TBC

TUESDAY 26 JUNE 
Spain v Morocco           LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)    Channel TBC        NEW
IR Iran v Portugal        LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)    Channel TBC        NEW
Australia v Peru           LIVE from 11pm* on SBS (kick-off 12am Wed*)
Denmark v France        LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am Wed*) Channel TBC    NEW

WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE – previously unconfirmed
Nigeria v Argentina     LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)    Channel TBC        NEW
Iceland v Croatia        LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)     Channel TBC        NEW
Korea Republic v Germany  LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am*) Channel TBC        NEW
Mexico v Sweden         LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am*) Channel TBC        NEW

THURSDAY 28 JUNE – previously unconfirmed
Serbia v Brazil        LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)    Channel TBC        NEW
Switzerland v Costa Rica  LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)     Channel TBC        NEW
Japan v Poland       LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am*) Channel TBC        NEW
Senegal v Colombia     LIVE from 11.30pm* (kick-off 12am*) Channel TBC        NEW

FRIDAY 29 JUNE – previously unconfirmed
Panama v Tunisia        LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)    Channel TBC        NEW
England v Belgium        LIVE from 3.30am* (kick-off 4am*)     Channel TBC        NEW

SBS’s existing 2018 FIFA World Cup™ programming schedule including FIFA World Cup Today highlights show at 5.30pm* daily and the SBS Match of the Day replay at 6.30am* daily will remain in place.

*All times in AEST and subject to change