How To Watch The Women’s World Cup

It’s that time again! The FIFA Women’s World cup gets underway Friday, June 7th as France takes on South Korea.  This time around you can watch every single game without needing a cable TV subscription. Read on for ways to watch, tournament info, and schedule

How To Watch  Women’s World Cup Without Cable

Fox has the rights to World Cup this year so all games will are on Fox, FS1, and FS2. While you can watch Fox using a TV antenna, watching FS1 and FS2 will require a streaming service for those without cable.

Watch World Cup on Hulu

Luckily, Hulu Live TV service carries both FS1, FS2 and streams the local FOX network in most markets in the country. You can see if it’s available in your market by using this tool to find Hulu Live TV Channels by Zipcode.

Hulu Live TV is free for a week and will let you watch all of this year’s Women’s World Cup action. Hulu Live TV is supported by Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and more. For details on all channels, device support, features and more, please check out our review of Hulu.

Sign Up For A Free Trial To Hulu Live TV

Other Options to Watch Women’s World Cup

Sling TV –  If you are watching Fox with an antenna or live in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Washington, DC, Charlotte, Atlanta, Houston, Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Gainesville, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, Phoenix, Los Angeles, or San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose then Sling TV is the most affordable way to watch Women’s World Cup.

Sling TV carries the live Fox network in the cities I mentioned and they carry FS1 and FS2  through Sling TVs “Blue Package.” You can even stream free for one week using this free trial.

Fubo TV – FuboTV offers FS1, FS2, and local Fox in some, along with 70+ other channels. You can get a 1-week free trial to watch FS1 live on FuboTV. After the trial on its basic package for $54.99/month ($44.99 for the first month). The FuboTV app is available on major platforms including AppleTV, AndroidTV, Roku, and Amazon FireTV. Check out our review of FuboTV for more details.

PlayStation Vue – FS1 and FS2 are available on every level of Vue, including the entry package which costs $45 per month and delivers over 50 channels over the internet. Vue is also available on most streaming devices and offers a 1-week free trial. See our review of PlayStation Vue for more details on what channels are available and device support.

YouTube TV – YouTubeTV also offers FS1 streaming live, as well as FS2 and local Fox in many markets. FS1 is included in the base package for $49.99 a month. Please read our review of YouTube TV for more details.

Watch Women’s World Cup In 4K Video

While all the services above will allow you to watch this year FIFA World Cup in HD, the Fox Sports Go App will stream the action in 4K resolution. However, you will need TV provider credentials to log into the app. Any of the streaming services mentioned above will work.

Fox Sports Go supports Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS, Android and more.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Schedule

The full schedule of the tournament is below. Team USA’s first 3 games will air on Fox. Those games are as follows:

United States vs. Thailand on Tuesday, June 11th at 3 pm. ET

United States vs. Chile on Sunday, June 16th  at noon ET

United States vs. Sweden on Thursday, June 20th at  3 p.m. ET

Since those games are on Fox you can watch for free using a TV Antenna. Also notice, those three games happen within a two week period, so you could use the free trials linked above and still watch for free using services that carry your local Fox Network.

The Final is on July 7th so it’s completely possible to juggle streaming services and watch the whole world cup for free.

Group Stage Schedule

Friday, June 7 Time Venue TV
France vs. South Korea 3 p.m. ET Paris FS1
Saturday, June 8 Time Venue TV
Germany vs. China 9 a.m. ET Rennes FS1
Spain vs. South Africa Noon ET Le Havre Fox
Norway vs. Nigeria 3 p.m. ET Reims Fox
Sunday, June 9 Time Venue TV
Australia vs. Italy 7 a.m. ET Valenciennes FS1
Brazil vs. Jamaica 9:30 a.m. ET Grenoble FS1
England vs. Scotland Noon ET Nice Fox
Monday, June 10 Time Venue TV
Argentina vs. Japan Noon ET Paris FS1
Canada vs. Cameroon 3 p.m. ET Montpellier FS1
Tuesday, June 11 Time Venue TV
New Zealand vs. the Netherlands 9 a.m. ET Le Havre FS1
Chile vs. Sweden Noon ET Rennes FS1
United States vs. Thailand 3 p.m. ET Reims Fox
Wednesday, June 12 Time Venue TV
Nigeria vs. South Korea 9 a.m. ET Grenoble FS1
Germany vs. Spain Noon ET Valenciennes Fox
France vs. Norway 3 p.m. ET Nice Fox
Thursday, June 13 Time Venue TV
Australia vs. Brazil Noon ET Montpellier Fox
South Africa vs. China 3 p.m. ET Paris Fox
Friday, June 14 Time Venue TV
Japan vs. Scotland 9 a.m. ET Rennes FS1
Jamaica vs. Italy Noon ET Reims Fox
England vs. Argentina 3 p.m. ET Le Havre Fox
Saturday, June 15 Time Venue TV
Netherlands vs. Cameroon 9 a.m. ET Valenciennes FS1
Canada vs. New Zealand 3 p.m. ET Grenoble FS2
Sunday, June 16 Time Venue TV
Sweden vs. Thailand 9 a.m. ET Nice FS1
United States vs. Chile Noon ET Paris Fox
Monday, June 17 Time Venue TV
South Africa vs. Germany Noon ET Montpellier Fox
China vs. Spain Noon ET Le Havre FS1
Nigeria vs. France 3 p.m. ET Rennes Fox
South Korea vs. Norway 3 p.m. ET Reims FS1
Tuesday, June 18 Time Venue TV
Jamaica vs. Australia 3 p.m. ET Grenoble FS2
Italy vs. Brazil 3 p.m. ET Valenciennes FS1
Wednesday, June 19 Time Venue TV
Japan vs. England 3 p.m. ET Nice FS1
Scotland vs. Argentina 3 p.m. ET Paris FS2
Thursday, June 20 Time Venue TV
Netherlands vs. Canada Noon ET Reims Fox
Cameroon vs. New Zealand Noon ET Montpellier FS1
United States vs. Sweden 3 p.m. ET Le Havre Fox
Thailand vs. Chile 3 p.m. ET Rennes FS1

Knockout Stage (Round of 16)

Saturday, June 22 Time Venue TV
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 11:30 a.m. ET Grenoble FS1
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Nice Fox
Sunday, June 23 Time Venue TV
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 11:30 a.m. ET Valenciennes FS1
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Le Havre Fox
Monday, June 24 Time Venue TV
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD Noon ET Reims FS1
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Paris FS1
Tuesday, June 25 Time Venue TV
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD Noon ET Montpellier FS1
Round of 16: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Rennes FS1

Quarterfinals

Thursday, June 27 Time Venue TV
Quarterfinal: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Le Havre Fox
Friday, June 28 Time Venue TV
Quarterfinal: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Paris Fox
Saturday, June 29 Time Venue TV
Quarterfinal: TBD vs. TBD 9 a.m. ET Valenciennes FS1
Quarterfinal: TBD vs. TBD 12:30 p.m. ET Rennes FS1
Tuesday, July 2 Time Venue TV
Semifinal: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Lyon Fox
Wednesday, July 3 Time Venue TV
Semifinal: TBD vs. TBD 3 p.m. ET Lyon FS1

Finals

Saturday, July 6 Time Venue TV
Third-place game: TBD vs. TBD 11 a.m. ET Nice Fox
Sunday, July 7 Time Venue TV
Final: TBD vs. TBD 11 a.m. ET Lyon Fox

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Dennis Restauro: @GroundedReason Dennis is the editor in chief at Grounded Reason. Before writing about using technology to save you money he spent 20 years working in the tech sector as a sysadmin, an analyst, and an enterprise architect.