How to watch the live broadcast of the World Cup in England from home

BBC Sport is streaming the World Football Cup live from the Olympic Stadium in London.

Here’s how to do it.

LIVE: The live broadcast begins at 5:00pm on Friday with a preview of the games.

This will be followed by live coverage of the final of the Women’s World Cup.

There will also be live coverage in the evening of the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final. 

The live stream will be available via BBC Sport’s website, mobile app and, with the BBC Sport app offering the most recent results and results for other live sporting events. 

You can also catch the live stream on TV and online with the new BBC Sport Digital Pass. 

Watching the live show live will make you a better football fan.

Here are five tips to watch it live.


Use the BBC Sports app to watch BBC Sport highlights on TV BBC Sport is one of the world’s most popular broadcasters.

This means it’s possible to watch live broadcasts of major sporting events from your smartphone. 

For example, if you’ve downloaded the BBC’s online streaming app, you can watch BBC Sports highlights for any sport from any time of the day, night or week. 

Alternatively, you could use the BBC iPlayer to watch highlights from any live event from any date of the year. 


Use your TV guide to watch World Cup games on BBC Sport online You’ll also find live coverage from the BBC TV guide online, with links to all of BBC Sport UK’s highlights and analysis for the World Championship, Champions League, UEFA Champions League and World Cup qualifiers. 


Follow live events on BBC Sports Live You might also want to check out our new interactive BBC Sport Live stream where you can follow the action from any angle, including with the TV guide. 


Watch live coverage on BBC iPLAY with the interactive BBC iGuide If you don’t have a live TV subscription or simply want to see the World Games and other sports events live, the BBC has launched its new interactive iPLAY service.


Watch BBC Sport coverage in HD with the mobile app If the live event is live, you will see highlights from the live streams and highlights from other highlights.

You’ll also see live stats and highlights for matches, including the latest on goals, red cards and penalties.

You can watch live BBC Sport content on mobile phones and tablets using the BBC app.

You can also stream live BBC sports content on the BBC News app. 

Find out more about how to watch UK football live on BBC.UK and BBC Sport live coverage