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A guide to the grounds hosting Women’s World Cup games in France this summer

Today is the day the FIFA Women’s World Cup begins and with that in mind and on our television screens this summer, we’ve taken a look at the venues the national teams including England and Scotland will be playing at.

The 2019 tournament will see 52 matches hosted in nine stadiums – some of the the best in the world – across nine different cities in France.

Take a look at all the stadiums below and on the next page…

STADE DE LYON

Location: Lyon

Capacity for the tournament: 57,900

Completed: January 2016

Matches: Semi-finals, 2/3 July; Final, 7 July.

 

PARC DES PRINCES

Location: Paris

Capacity: 47,600

Completed: Refurbished in 2015

Matches: France v South Korea, 7 June; Argentina v Japan, 10 June; South Africa v China, 13 June; USA v Chile, 16 June; Scotland v Argentina, 19 June; Round of 16, 24 June; Quarter-final, 28 June.

 

STADE DE NICE

Location: Nice

Capacity: 35,100

Completed: September 2013

Matches: England v Scotland, 9 June; France v Norway, 12 June; Sweden v Thailand, 16 June; Japan v England, 19 June; Round of 16, 22 June; Third place play-off, 6 July.

 

STADE DE LA MOSSON

Location: Montpellier

Capacity: 19,300

Completed: Opened in 1972, renovated many times, most recently in 2017

Matches: Canada v Cameroon, 10 June; Australia v Brazil, 13 June; South Africa v Germany, 17 June; Cameroon v New Zealand, 20 June; Round of 16, 25 June.

 

ROAZHON PARK

Location: Rennes

Capacity: 28,600

Completed: 2004

Matches: Germany v China, 8 June; USAChile v Sweden, 11 June; Japan v Scotland, 14 June; Nigeria v France, 17 June; Thailand v Chile, 20 June; Round of 16, 25 June; Quarter-final, 29 June.

 

Take a look at four more stadiums that will be hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup matches this summer on the next page.

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