With The Aid Of Alistair Magowan
BBC Activity in Moncton, Canada

Women’s World Cup on the BBC

Dates: 6 June – 5 July. Protection: Each in shape live to tell the tale the BBC. All video games on-line with selected suits on BBC Two, BBC Three and Red Button. Catch-up by way of BBC iPlayer. Each England sport on BBC Radio 5 Live. Are Living Textual Content commentary of each England recreation by means of BBC Game website.

the ladies’s World Cup may attain up to 1000000000 TV viewers as

Canada kick off the largest staging of the match towards China

on Saturday.

The seventh model of the competitors will feature 24 groups for the first time.

Eight sides will make their World Cup debuts However Germany and the U.S. will start as favourites as they are seeking to win a 3rd global title.

England start their campaign towards France on Tuesday in Moncton.

Graphic showing where England will play their matches at the 2015 World Cup (two games in Moncton, one in Montreal)

More Than 400m viewers tuned into the ladies’s World Cup in Germany four years in the past, and tournament organisers Fifa hope that increased pastime from broadcasters and a captive North American target audience can enhance rankings in order to help the game develop.

Fifa says the match is as a result of be broadcast in 187 territories.

All 52 matches, to be played on artificial turf, are continue to exist the BBC Sport site, with chosen video games on BBC Two, BBC Three and the BBC Red Button.

The 2015 debutants

Cameroon, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand.

the women’s World Cup will be the first Fifa match considering that

Sepp Blatter announced his intention to face down as president

on Tuesday following corruption allegations towards individuals of the agency.

Before his resignation speech Fifa had mentioned Blatter would attend the ultimate in Vancouver on 5 July, But in a information convention on Thursday officials mentioned that was once nonetheless to be demonstrated.

Greater Than 920,000 tickets have already been sold for the match, while the prize fund is $15m (£10m) with the winners earning $2m, up 50% from 4 years ago.

England’s Welsh head educate Mark Sampson, 32, is focused on a semi-ultimate spot and his aspect start against so much-fancied France, who

knocked them out at the quarter-closing stage 4 years ago.

Mexico and Colombia are the opposite groups in Workforce F.

The Lionesses, ranked sixth on this planet, have by no means gained a global Cup knockout fixture But Sampson, taking charge for his first main event, has a great likelihood to vary that file.

Group F graphic

With six groups of four groups within the event, Sixteen of 24 will undergo to a 2d spherical for the primary time. That implies that in four of the teams, three of four groups will progress.

Sampson, whose side reached Canada with a 100% qualifying report, advised BBC Sport: “We’re confident that with this Workforce of avid gamers we can kick on and reach one thing special this summer.”

Germany and the united states, ranked number one and two on the earth, will hope they can emerge effective after Japan gained their first World Cup four years in the past.

Hosts Canada, who

beat England 1-Zero in their remaining warm-up match on 30 May,

are ranked eighth on the planet, However their English coach John Herdman believes that dwelling support can provide his players with further suggestion.

Herdman, who’s from County Durham, advised BBC Activity: “If we will go deep into the tournament, the united states will come to a cease. We want to win it. This Can Be A once-in-a-lifetime probability.”


opening healthy towards China

in Edmonton has offered More Than 52,000 tickets, making it the perfect attended match in Canadian soccer historical past, but the Canadian Soccer Association officials mentioned only a 3rd of Staff games had sold out.