Women's World Cup: How to watch and follow the 2015 tournament
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Fox Sports Network plans to provide the most comprehensive multiplatform coverage of the Women's World Cup. It will televise all 52 matches between June 6 and July 5 between its three main channels. Never before has a broadcast network aired 16 World Cup matches - male or female - but FOX made the unprecedented commitment to do so. Of the 16, five will be in prime time and include one semifinal, the third place match and the final. FOX Sports 1 will show 29 matches while FOX Sports 2 will carry the remaining seven. There will be over 200 hours of Women's World Cup coverage this summer, averaging six to seven hours of content a day over the course of the tournament. Every match will be available digitally on FOX Sports GO app and online at www.FOXSportsGo.com.
With a robust WWC social media lineup, any avid fan can stay on top of the latest news. Follow Canada at @CanadaSoccerEN, USA at @ussoccer_wnt and the official tournament at @FIFAWWC. Get involved in global conversations with several hashtags - #FIFAWWC and #WWC2015.
FIFA has encouraged women and girls to achieve their goals through #LiveYourDreams while USWNT has run a similar campaign with #SheBelieves. Both have extensive social media presence with interaction from the teams and players.
To see how people are watching and following the tournament around the world, check out #myFIFAWWC. For the first time at a FIFA competition, LED advertising boards will broadcast those messages in-stadium. The goal is to make the world a little bit smaller through a Global Stadium.
Dedicated supporters group, the American Outlaws will travel to cheer on the USA for at least the group matches with Australia, Sweden and Nigeria. Their goal is to unite and strengthen the United States fan base through meetups the night before the match, pregame preparation and wild support during the full 90.
Women's World Cup 2015 has Fan Zones in all six host cities: Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton. The largest of them, Vancouver invested $1.2 million into 2.7 acres for the celebration. It will include two large screens, concessions, live music and entertainment, sports demonstrations, and pavilions for the tournament sponsors and FIFA. All are open to the public and have designated days of events but limited capacity.
Stateside, several MLS teams will host watch parties including Sporting KC at Sporting Park and Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. As the tournament nears, more venues and cities will organize watch parties.