From France to you: SBS to broadcast all Matilda’s matches in FIFA Women’s World Cup™

22 May 2019 - 7:44 AM  UPDATED YESTERDAY 11:38 AM
  • 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 night (9th June) 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 Matildas Sarah Walsh and extensive analysis live from France.

All 52 matches live and free on SBS Radio in multiple languages 








Saturday 8 June from 4am*  

France v Korea Republic LIVE 


Sunday 9 June from 8.30pm*

Australia v Italy LIVE


Friday 14 June from 1.30am*

Australia v Brazil LIVE


Wednesday 19 June from 4.30am* 

Australia v Jamaica LIVE 



Sunday 23 June from 4.30am* 

Australia v Norway LIVE 





Friday 28 June from 4.30am*

Norway v England LIVE  


Saturday 29 June from 4.30am* 

France v USA LIVE 


Saturday 29 June from 10.30pm*

Italy v Netherlands LIVE 


Sunday 30 June from 2am*

Germany v Sweden LIVE



Wednesday 3 July from 4.30am* 

Semi-Final 1 LIVE 


Thursday 4 July from 4.30am* 

Semi-Final 2 LIVE 








Monday 8 July from 12.30am* 

Final LIVE   



All times are subject to change. 

SBS will also be delivering the FIFA Women’s World Cup Today™ daily highlights show on SBS at 6pm* every match day.  





All SBS live matches, replays and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Today™ daily highlights show will be available to enjoy anytime and anywhere at SBS On Demand.

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.


Fans can also join the #WorldGameLIVE discussion show on SBS’s Twitter, from 5.30pm* ahead of every match.


SBS is presenting the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ in partnership with Optus Sport.





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 six languages including French, Japanese, German 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.

Download the free SBS Radio app available now at the iTunes App Store and Google Play.