BBC to televise England's matches at the SheBelieves Cup

Friday 19 Feb 2016
Laura Bassett in action against Germany last summer

England Women’s three matches at next month’s SheBelieves Cup will be shown live on the BBC.

The Lionesses will travel to America for the new tournament where they will face the top three FIFA-ranked teams – USA, Germany and France.

England v Belgium

UEFA Euro 2017 Qualifier
AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham
7.55pm Friday 8 April

There will be a mixture of BBC One and Red Button coverage, with all matches streamed online via the BBC Sport website.

England’s opening game against hosts and World Cup winners USA in Tampa will be live on BBC One on Friday 4 March (12.45am GMT KO).  

England’s second match is against European champions Germany in Nashville on Sunday 6 March (10.45pm GMT KO) and the final game is against France in Boca Raton on Wednesday 9 March (10pm GMT KO). 

Head coach Mark Sampson will announce his 23-player squad for the tournament next Monday (22 February). 

He said: “It’s great news that the BBC is showing our games and giving all of our supporters the opportunity to follow us out in America.

"We know how many fans stayed up to watch us during the World Cup last summer, we really felt the huge surge of support we were getting back home and it helped push us on.

“We are playing the best of the best in this tournament and we know they’ll be tough, exciting and entertaining games which will help develop our squad even further and stand us in good stead for our Euro qualifying campaign.”

England’s next home match will be a UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 qualifier against Belgium on Friday 8 April (7.55pm KO). The match will be broadcast live on BBC Two. 

Tickets for the game, which will take place at Rotherham United’s AESSEAL New York Stadium, are on sale now priced £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. 

A family ticket (two adults and two children) is available at £10 and group booking discounts apply. Tickets can be bought via, by calling 08444 140 754 or in person at the Rotherham United ticket office.

By FA Staff