The FIFA World Cup 2022, taking place in Qatar, will run from Monday 21st November to Sunday 18th December, with 32 matches broadcast live from ITV, ITVX and ITV4.
ITV will show England’s group game against the USA and will have picks one and two of the round of 16 and first pick of the quarter-final stages. The tournament will kick off on ITV [and STV in Scotland] with coverage of the first match between the Netherlands and Senegal.
The tournament, which takes place in the winter for the first time, will feature expert pundits, former international players and a host of ITV’s finest sport broadcasters. They will lead the coverage bringing the highest quality analysis of each game live to viewers across all platforms.
ITV will show Wales v the USA, which takes place on the opening day of the tournament, as well as broadcasting stand out group stage matches featuring numberone FIFA ranked country Brazil’s matches against Switzerland and Cameroon.
ITV’s broadcast will also feature World Cup holders France’s key match against Denmark, as well as games involving other heavyweights Argentina, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Portugal.
ITV will broadcast the England Women’s Senior teams upcoming Autumn Qualifiers following their UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 success.
The home of the England Lionesses, ITV will air the Women’s teams FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Austria and Luxembourg as part of ITV’s four-year deal announced last year (September 2021).
All games will be broadcast live and free to air on ITV, ITV4 and the ITV Hub. The Lionesses will face Austria on Saturday 3rd September and Luxembourg on Tuesday 6th September.
England can clinch their World Cup qualification in the game against Austria. The match against Austria will be the first time they will walk out as European Champions after claiming their first major championship after beating Germany 2-1 at Wembley Stadium in a nail-biting UEFA Women’s Euros Final.
ITV will also show all of England Women’s Senior teams remaining friendlies this season.