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Tracking down a free Women’s World Cup live stream is easier than ever this year in what promises to be one of the most competitive tournaments in years. Multiple countries are showing games for free, and we can show the best options on where to watch the Women’s World Cup online.
If your country is putting games behind a paywall (hello, USA), or you can’t find a local option for a game, then our guide will help point you to a country that is showing it. If you are trying to access these live streams from outside those countries, you must switch on a VPN (virtual private network) to bypass geo-restrictions. These handy apps let your devices mimic various international locations of your choosing so you can carry on watching the World Cup online for free. We’ll show you how further down this page if you don’t have one already, along with extra details about various streaming options around the globe.
VPNs aren’t just for accessing global streaming options, though. They also add a layer of security to your phone, PC, laptop, and more devices by protecting your online privacy. We’d seriously recommend using them on any public WiFi network too. But yes, we mainly use them to save a small fortune on overpriced sports streaming apps.
FIFA Women’s World Cup live stream quick links:
- USA: Fox/FS1 via (Sling Blue
$40$20 for the first month) | Fubo (7-day free trial
- Access FREE live streams internationally via ExpressVPN (try it risk-free for 30 days)
- UK: BBC iPlayer (free) / ITVX (free) – every game
- Australia: 7 Plus (free) – select games
- Italy: Rai Play (free) – select games
- Austria: ORF (free) – select games
- Netherlands: Nos (free) – select games
- When: July 20 – August 20
How to watch the Women’s World Cup live stream from anywhere
While various countries offer free live streams, most only provide them for select games, with their own nation being the guaranteed team covered. But if you want your pick of every last match from the group stages to the final, you can’t beat the UK coverage, as all matches will be streamed on the BBC iPlayer or ITVX.
So if the game you really want to watch isn’t showing in your country, don’t give up, as you too can enjoy the extensive UK coverage of every match of the Women’s World Cup live streams for free online. However, if you’re not in the UK when you try to watch, you’ll be hit by a geo-block. You can access these free live streams if you’re using a VPN to simulate your viewing device in the UK.
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How to watch the Women’s World Cup with a VPN
- Sign up for a VPN if you don’t have one.
- Install it on the device you’re using to watch the game.
- Turn it on and set it to a UK location.
- Go to: BBC iPlayer or ITVX.
- Sign in with a UK postcode.
- Watch the game.
How to watch the Women’s World Cup in the USA
Fox and Fox Sports 1 have the rights to the Women’s World Cup live streams in the US. So if you have those channels on your cable package, you’re all set. However, if you’re a cord-cutter and want to access these cable channels temporarily, you could opt for a service like Sling Blue or Fubo TV. Sling is usually $40 a month, but your first month is currently cut to $20, and you can cancel anytime. Fubo TV is much more expensive at $75 a month, but you can get a 7-day free trial before moving onto a rolling one-month rolling deal.
Or, if you have a VPN, you can watch for free if you hop on over to the UK and enjoy their free coverage on the BBC as described above.
- Spain vs. Costa Rica: July 21, 3:30 a.m. ET – BBC
- United States vs. Vietnam: July 21, 9 p.m. ET – BBC
- Zambia vs. Japan: July 22, 3 a.m. ET – BBC
- England vs. Haiti: July 22, 5:30 a.m. ET – ITV
- Denmark vs. China: July 22, 8 a.m. ET – BBC