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Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

Press Release

BBC follows England in 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup

BBC Sport turns its spotlight on women's football in Germany this summer as England compete in the FIFA Women's World Cup Finals, with Gabby Logan presenting all live England games and live coverage on the BBC Sport website and BBC Red Button.

BBC Sport Website and BBC Red Button coverage of England's campaign begins at 4.45pm (kick-off 5.00pm) on Monday 27 June, when England, one of the tournament favourites, line up against Mexico, ranked 22nd in the world.

England also face New Zealand and Japan in their other group games.

BBC Sport will be following England's progress with live coverage of all their games.

The World Cup final will be shown live on BBC Three.

The BBC's coverage of England's live games will be hosted by Gabby Logan, who will be joined in the studio by ex-Arsenal and England defender Martin Keown and former England midfielder, Jo Potter.

Nigel Adderley will be a roving reporter bringing viewers a taste of the colour and atmosphere in Germany.

Guy Mowbray will provide commentary for all the live matches. Co-commenting with Guy will be former Leeds United Ladies striker Lucy Ward.

There will also be a highlights programme featuring all England's matches on BBC Two at 11.20pm. Highlights of England's games will also be available on BBC Red Button and BBC Sport Online.

BBC Radio 5 Live will provide comprehensive coverage of the Women's World Cup. Nigel Adderley will be their reporter in Germany covering all England's matches. During the tournament there will be regular previews, live updates, match reports and interviews.

Notes to Editors

Full schedule:

Monday 27 June: England v Mexico
Kick-off 5.00pm
BBC Red Button/BBC Sport Website: 4.45-7.00pm
BBC Two Highlights: 11.20pm-12.00midnight

Friday 1 July: England v New Zealand
Kick-off 5.15pm
BBC Red Button/BBC Sport Website: 5.00-7.15pm
BBC Two Highlights: 11.20pm-12.00midnight

Tuesday 5 July: England v Japan
Kick-off 5.15pm
BBC Red Button/BBC Sport Website: 5.00-7.15pm
BBC Two Highlights: 11.20pm-12.00midnight

End of group stage

TBC Quarter-final (if England qualify)
Saturday 9 July: England v TBC
Kick-off 5.00pm or 7.45pm
BBC Red Button/BBC Sport Website: 4.45-7.00pm or 7.30-9.45pm
TBC BBC Two Highlights: 11.20pm-12.00midnight

TBC Semi-final
Wednesday 13 July: England v TBC (if England qualify)
Kick-off 5.00pm or 7.45pm
BBC Red Button/BBC Sport Website: 4.45-7.00 or 7.30-9.45pm
TBC BBC Two Highlights 11.20pm-12.00midnight

Final
Sunday 17 July
Kick-off 7.45pm
Live coverage on BBC Three (time tbc)

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