IRELAND are looking to cause one of the all time great sporting upsets as they face the Netherlands in the Women's Hockey World Cup final. The Girls in Green stunned Spain on penalties in the semis to progress to the showpiece at Lee Valley. When is the Women's Hockey World Cup? The 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup is being held between July 21 and August 5. It is the 14th edition of the tournament and takes place at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. When is Ireland vs Netherlands in the World Cup final? Ireland take on Netherlands on Sunday, August 5. The match begins at 4.30pm. The Irish came into the tournament as the lowest ranked team and will need to beat the current world champions to secure gold. Which channel is it on and can I live stream it? You can watch the Women's Hockey World Cup on BT Sport, with ALL games live on the channels throughout the tournament. Coverage will commence at 4pm on BT Sport 3 following the conclusion of the bronze medal match between … [Read more...] about Women’s Hockey World Cup final 2018: Ireland vs Netherlands live stream, what TV channel and start time at Lee Valley
World cup qualifiers 2018
The World Cup Russia 2018 will start today with the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, one of the biggest in Europe (81,000 seats) that was rebuild in 2017. The game will be the first among the 32 teams that qualified for the final tournament. According to goal.com the favorites for winning the tournament are the Brazilians, the odds being in their favor 4/1. Brazil managed to overpass Germany, that are credited with 9/2 chances to win, followed by Spain with 11/2 and France with 13/2. Of course, nothing is settled yet, there are many teams that can beat the odds and win against the favorites, a thing that was seen in the qualifying phase, when Italy and Netherland were left out of the final tournament. All the games will be broadcast by the national television (TVR), and will also be available on Telekom Sport channels. … [Read more...] about VIDEO. World Cup Russia 2018 starts today with Russia
4 Jun From the section Women's Football Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44356431 Read more about sharing. England women's captain Steph Houghton will miss the World Cup qualifier with Russia on 8 June because she requires surgery on a knee injury.The 30-year-old Manchester City centre-back will have an operation on Tuesday.Arsenal defender Leah Williamson has been drafted into England's 20-player squad for the match in Moscow.Lyon defender Lucy Bronze, who won the 2018 BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award, will captain the Lionesses in Houghton's absence."After playing with a problem for the last few months this is the best thing for me in long term ahead of a big year for @mancity and @england," Houghton posted on Twitter.England are top of their qualifying group for France 2019, two points … [Read more...] about Steph Houghton: England captain out of World Cup qualifier with Russia
England will look to end 52 years of hurt this summer by lifting the World Cup in Russia. Gareth Southgate’s side navigated their way through qualification without defeat and will look to win through Group G as they take on Belgium, Tunisia and Panama. The Three Lions have failed to produce results in major tournaments in the recent past and it is now 12 years since they last won a knockout game at a major tournament. Southgate takes a young, exciting group to Russia but expectations, at the minute, remain fairly grounded. Here is all you need to know about England’s group stage games. England vs Tunisia England open their campaign against Tunisia, who managed to fend off the spirited challenge of DR Congo in their African World Cup qualifying group. The Three Lions will head into the game as huge favourites and it should give them the chance to make a positive start to their campaign. It is 20 years since the nations last met, as goals from Alan Shearer and Paul Scholes … [Read more...] about England World Cup fixtures 2018: When do they play, what TV channel is it on?
23 May From the section Wales Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/44221566 Read more about sharing. Women's 2019 World Cup qualifyingWales v Bosnia-HerzegovinaVenue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea Date: Thursday, 7 June Kick-off: 19:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Two Wales, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app.Wales v RussiaVenue: Newport Stadium, Newport Date: Tuesday, 12 June Kick-off: 19:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Two Wales, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app.Wales will be without injured striker Charlie Estcourt for their 2019 World Cup qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Russia in June.Estcourt misses out because a knee injury while manager Jayne Ludlow has added four players to the squad.Ffion Morgan, Tamsyn Sibanda, Olivia … [Read more...] about Women’s 2019 World Cup qualifiers: Wales dealt Estcourt blow