How to Watch FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Online: Live Stream from Anywhere

By Gabriela Vatu / July 1, 2019

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is approaching fast and if you want to make sure you can watch the event online, you will need a little bit of help.

This is the 8th edition of FIFA's Women's World Cup and it will feature 24 teams from 6 confederations: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China PR, England, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea Republic, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and USA. Last year's winner is the United States, who managed their third win, and they're hoping they'll manage to score their fourth this year.

The competition will take place in France this year, with matches being spread out across 9 different venues - Montpellier, Nice, Valenciennes, Paris, Lyon, Reims, Le Havre, Grenoble, and Rennes. This will be the first time the video assistant referee system will be used during a Women's World Cup.

The first games will start off on June 7th, with France taking on the Korea Republic on the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. The semi-finals are taking place on July 2nd between England and the United States, and on July 3rd between the Netherlands and Sweden. The losers of these games will meet up to compete for third place on July 6th, while the winners will face off in the final on July 7th. You can check out the schedule for each round on FIFA's official page.

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup will be televised by FOX, FS1, and FS2, the satellite sports networks from Fox. The commentaries will be covered by JP Dellacamera, Derek Rae, Jenn Hildreth, Glenn Davis, and Lisa Byington, while the studio hosts will be Rob Stone, Kate Abdo, and Jenny Taft. There's also going to be a long list of studio analysts. Either way, we know there's going to be a big year for women's football and we can't wait to see who wins. Let's see how you can watch this whole event online.

How to Watch FIFA Women's World Cup Online?

We are all living a good chunk of our lives online, whether it's for fun like watching YouTube and giggling at memes, relaxing with a movie, or sending out work emails. Either way, we are all accustomed to living online. So, watching TV online also makes sense, so we're going to see how we can do this for the Women's World Cup this year. One thing you need to keep in mind, however, is that live TV platforms in the US, as well as streaming platforms, can only be accessed from within the US. Basically, they're geoblocked, so you can't watch anything if you're abroad. Since these platforms know your location by reading your IP address, you can change your IP to trick the system. But, you can't do it on your own so you'll need to subscribe to a VPN service to make it easier. Here's what you need to do.

Note: Since this is Fox we're talking about, you should know that live TV platforms serve the channel for "select markets" which means you may very well live in an area that doesn't get FOX coverage. In that case, you need to get creative and to use the same VPN we just discussed to change your IP address to make it seem as if you live in a different city that would get FOX, such as Chicago, or Los Angeles. Once you log into your account, the platform should serve you channels available in that area.

How to Watch FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 Without Cable?

All these live TV platforms that have launched over the past few years make our lives so much easier because we get to enjoy watching TV on our smartphones, tablet, laptops, smart TVs, and more. They are cheaper than cable, they don't tie you down because there are no contracts involved, and you can enjoy so much more freedom. So, let's see what options you have to watch the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup!

1. fuboTV

Bundles fubo ($54.99/mo) + Family ($59.99/mo), Family Deluxe ($64.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo) promo packs.
Customization Channel Bundles - fubo Cycling ($11.99/mo), International Sports Plus ($5.99/mo), Sports Plus ($8.99/mo), Adventure Plus ($4.99/mo), NBA League Pass ($28.99/mo), Portuguese Plus ($14.99/mo), Latino Plus ($7.99/mo), fubo Extra ($5.99/mo) Premium Networks - Showtime ($10.99/mo), AMC Premiere ($4.99/mo), FX Plus ($5.99/mo), RAI Italia ($7.99/mo)
Device support Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, web browser
DVR 30 hours, unlimited time storage, expandable to 500 hours via extra feature ($9.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit fuboTV

Topping our list, we have fuboTV, which is an excellent platform for sports lovers since it carries dozens of dedicated channels. There's a single bundle to get here, called fubo ($54.99/mo) and you will find everything you need in there - FOX, FS1, and FS2. If you want more content, you can always pay for additional channel packs or for premium networks.

2. Sling TV

Sling TV
Bundles Sling Orange ($25/mo), Sling Blue ($25/mo), Sling Orange + Blue ($40/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Comedy ($5/mo), Espanol ($5/mo), Heartland ($5/mo), Hollywood ($5/mo), Lifestyle ($5/mo), News ($5/mo), Kids ($5/mo), Sports ($5/mo with Orange, $10/mo with Blue or Orange + Blue), Kids + Comedy + News + Lifestyle ($10/mo)
Premium Channels - Showtime ($10/mo), STARZ ($9/mo), EPIX ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Here TV ($8/mo), Grokker ($7/mo), Stingray Karaoke ($7/mo), UP Faith & Family ($5/mo), Pantaya ($6/mo), CineFest ($5/mo), Hopster ($5/mo), Comedy Dynamics ($5/mo), Dove Channel ($5/mo), DogTV ($5/mo), CONtv ($5/mo), Docurama ($5/mo), Outside TV Features ($5/mo)
NBA- League Pass ($29/mo), Team Pass ($18/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, AirTV Player, Xiaomi, LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, Fire tablets, Xbox One, Chrome web browser
DVR Up to 50 hours, unlimited storage time. Expandable by another 50 hours with extra feature
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Sling

Next, we have Sling TV on the list, which is a versatile platform with plenty of customization options. There are three bundles you can get here - Orange ($15/mo), Blue ($15/mo), and Orange + Blue ($25/mo). You'll find that FOX, FS1, and FS2, are all gathered up in the Blue bundle, as well as in Orange + Blue since that one mixes them all in. Then, you can add packs of channels grouped by interest if you need more content or a really long list of premium networks.

Note: One thing we must mention here is that the prices we listed above are part of a temporary deal. The regular prices for the bundles are $25 per month for Orange and Blue and $40 per month for Orange + Blue.

3. Hulu

Bundles A single bundle - Hulu with Live TV - $44.99 per month
Customization Premium channels - HBO ($14.99/mo), Showtime ($10.99/mo), Cinemax ($9.99/mo), STARZ ($8.99/mo)
Channel Packs - Entertainment ($7.99/mo), Espanol ($4.99/mo)
Device support iOS, Android, FireTV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, browsers
DVR 50 Hours Cloud DVR by default, Enhanced Cloud DVR - 200 Hours ($14.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Hulu

We continue with Hulu, which is a great option when it comes to platforms because the $44.99 per month subscription price covers not only dozens of TV channels but also the full video on demand service that the "Hulu" name is most commonly associated with. You'll find that the main bundle features FOX, FS1, and FS2, so you're all covered. If you do want more content, you can add a couple of channel packs and several premium networks.

4. YouTube TV

YouTube TV
Bundles A single bundle - $49.99 per month ($54.99 if billed through Apple)
Customization Premium channels - AMC Premiere ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($15/mo), Showtime ($7/mo), Starz ($9/mo), Shudder ($5/mo), Sundance Now ($7/mo), NBA League Pass ($40/mo or $124/year), EPIX ($6/mo)
Device support Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, Samsung and LG Smart TVs, iOS, Android
DVR Unlimited storage space, recordings saved for 9 months
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit YouTube TV

Next, we have YouTube TV on the list, which is a great service with a single bundle of channels and some great features offered to subscribers. The $49.99 per month platform comes with dozens of channels, including FOX, FS1, and FS2. There are no channel packs to add, but you can bring on some premium networks if you want more content.

5. DirecTV Now

Bundles Plus ($50/mo) and Max ($70/mo) Other Packages - Entertainment ($93/mo), Choice ($110/mo), Xtra ($124/mo), Ultimate ($135/mo), and Optimo Mas ($86/mo)
Customization Channel packs - AT&T TV Now Deportes ($5/mo) and AT&T TV Now Espanol ($15/mo) Premium Networks - HBO (included with Plus and Max), Cinemax ($11/mo or included with Max), Showtime ($11/mo), STARZ ($11/mo) International Bundles - Vietnamese ($20/mo), Brazilian ($30/mo), Korean ($30/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, browsers
DVR Up to 20 hours, 30 days limit, no expansions
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit AT&T TV Now

The list continues with DirecTV Now, which is a service that offers loads of customization options. First, you start by picking one of seven bundles - yes, seven. Two of them were added recently, namely Plus ($50/mo) and Max ($70/mo), but the other five - Entertainment ($93/mo), Choice ($110/mo), Xtra ($124/mo), Ultimate ($135/mo), and Optimo Mas ($86/mo) - were simply renamed and given a price much bigger than they used to have, since they've been around for a really long time. If you want more content, you can add a couple of Spanish channel packs, several international channel bundles, and plenty of premium networks. Those looking for Fox will find it easily since it's present in all seven bundles, just like FS1. When it comes to FS2, however, that one's only present in Max, Xtra, and Ultimate, so you'll have to pick one of these three if you want all three channels.

6. PlayStation Vue

Playstation Vue
Bundles Access ($49.99/mo), Core ($54.99/mo), Elite ($64.99/mo), Ultra ($84.99/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Sports Pack ($10/mo), Espanol Pack ($4.99/mo, $3.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Premium channels - HBO ($15/mo, or included in Ultra), Showtime ($10.99/mo, $8.99/mo with PlayStation Plus, or included in Ultra), FX+ ($5.99/mo), Epix ($3.99/mo, $2.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Cinemax ($15/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($14.99/mo or $12.99 with PlayStation Plus), Hi-YAH! ($2.99/mo or $1.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Bundles - HBO + Cinemax ($21.99/mo or $19.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Epix Hits + Showtime ($13.99/mo or $11.49/mo with PlayStation Plus)
Device support Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android, Roku, PS3, PS4, browser
DVR Up to 500 programs, 28 days limit
Free trial Yes, 5 days
Visit PlayStation Vue

Lastly, we have PlayStation Vue on the list, which is one of the most appreciated platforms of this kind. There are four bundles you can choose between here, namely Access ($44.99/mo), Core ($49.99/mo), Elite ($59.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo). You can add a couple of channel packs if you need more content or premium networks. All four bundles we just mentioned feature all three channels that you need - FOX, FS1, and FS2, so you're more than ready to watch the FIFA Women's World Cup this year.

How to Watch the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup With a TV Antenna?

One of the three channels that will cover the football event is FOX, which is a channel that still broadcasts over the air. This is great news because it means that at least some of the games that will take place during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, including the final, will be available for those who only rely on a TV antenna to watch. Antennas have been particularly well-liked by cord cutters for many years because they're cheap and you get to watch TV for free. Sadly, there are only a few handfuls of channels that still air like this, so it will be a considerable drop from hundreds of channels cable offers.

Before you make a decision, we suggest you try out a site like NoCable where you can find out whether or not FOX is available over the air in your region, along with the full network list. You'll also find out how strong their broadcast signal is in your region, so you can decide what range to look for in an antenna. We've already made a suggestion - a device that works great according to the many reviews it received - but you can, obviously, do your own research.

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