The UEFA Women’s European Championships 2022 will be the first major women’s football tournament England has hosted since 2005 and the BBC will be on hand to broadcast all 31 games live from the competition.
Gabby Logan, Alex Scott, Reshmin Chowdhury, Eilidh Barbour and Kelly Somers will lead live coverage across BBC television and BBC iPlayer.
Every home nation game will be live on BBC One, starting with tournament hosts England against Austria at Old Trafford in the opening game live on Wednesday, July 6.
The following day Northern Ireland, who are featuring in their first-ever major tournament, kick off their campaign against Norway. Audiences can follow both nations’ progression in the group stages, plus the other 14 nations, including holders the Netherlands and top-ranking teams Sweden, France, Germany and Spain, across the BBC this July.
Expert insight and analysis will come from an international line-up that includes former England greats Fara Williams, Ian Wright, Alex Scott, Kelly Smith, Anita Asante, Izzy Christensen, Rachel Brown-Finnis and Sue Smith, Northern Ireland and Glentoran forward Caragh Hamilton, former Northern Ireland captain Gail Redmond, former French defender Laura Georges, Arsenal Women’s Head Coach Jonas Eidevall, Spain and Manchester City midfielder Vicky Losada, Anouk Hoogendjik, a Dutch international with over 100 caps for her country, and former Glasgow City and Birmingham City Women coach, Scott Booth.
Leading the commentary across all platforms are Robyn Cowen and Vicki Sparks. Other members of the team who will be joining them are Jonathan Pearce, Pien Meulensteen and Mark Scott.
Jo Currie (England camp reporter) and Kelly Somers (tournament reporter) will deliver audiences all of the updates and interviews from the Lionesses camp as they happen. Thomas Kane (Northern Ireland camp reporter) and Nicola McCarthy (tournament reporter) will follow Northern Ireland’s movements throughout the tournament.
Former England international Alex Scott looks at the explosion in popularity of women’s football and asks what the future holds for the game she loves in a brand new documentary coming to BBC iPlayer.
Women’s football is the fastest growing female sport in the world. With wages on the rise and multi-million pound broadcasting deals being agreed, this summer’s European Championships in England are set to be a watershed moment for the game.
A Question of Sport Women’s Euros Special is scheduled to air on Friday, July 8 at 8.00pm on BBC One and iPlayer.
Joining Paddy McGuinness, Ugo Monye and Sam Queck, are four women from the world of football. The sports quiz will be packed with entertaining questions and classic Question of Sport rounds.