England World Cup 2018 fixtures on TV: BBC and ITV group stage fixtures

Jack Rosser

The BBC has confirmed it will be showing England’s opening two World Cup games in Russia this summer.

The clashes against Tunisia and Panama will be broadcast across the BBC network, while ITV will screen the Three Lions’ final Group G game against Belgium.

While ITV will show the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia, The BBC will be showing 25 group games from 15-28 June.

The BBC’s head of TV Sport, Philip Bernie, said: "We're delighted with our selection of matches, which sees the BBC bring England's first two games of the competition live to our audiences - as well as their potential quarter final.

"We are also very pleased to be showcasing the skills of the world's best players, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, in five of their group matches.

"The BBC is proud to be offering such an enticing array of games on football's biggest stage, as we look to deliver to audiences unprecedented, extensive access to World Cup content across TV, radio, online and social media."

Fixtures in Full

Thursday, June 14 Russia vs Saudi Arabia ITV
Friday, June 15 Egypt vs Uruguay BBC
Friday, June 15 Morocco vs Iran ITV
Friday, June 15 Portugal vs Spain BBC
Saturday, June 16 France vs Australia BBC
Saturday, June 16 Argentina vs Iceland ITV
Saturday, June 16 Peru vs Denmark BBC
Saturday, June 16 Croatia vs Nigeria ITV
Sunday, June 17 Costa Rica vs Serbia ITV
Sunday, June 17 Germany vs Mexico BBC
Sunday, June 17 Brazil vs Switzerland ITV
Monday, June 18 Sweden v Korea Republic ITV
Monday, June 18 Belgium vs Panama BBC
Monday, June 18 Tunisia vs England BBC
Tuesday, June 19 Poland vs Senegal ITV
Tuesday, June 19 Colombia vs Japan BBC
Tuesday, June 19 Russia vs Egypt BBC
Wednesday, June 20 Portugal vs Morocco BBC
Wednesday, June 20 Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia BBC
Wednesday, June 20 Iran vs Spain ITV
Thursday, June 21 France vs Peru ITV
Thursday, June 21 Denmark vs Australia ITV
Thursday, June 21 Argentina vs Croatia BBC
Friday, June 22 Brazil vs Costa Rica ITV
Friday, June 22 Nigeria vs Iceland BBC
Friday, June 22 Serbia vs Switzerland BBC
Saturday, June 23 Belgium vs Tunisia BBC
Saturday, June 23 Germany vs Sweden ITV
Saturday, June 23 Korea Republic vs Mexico ITV
Sunday, June 24 England vs Panama BBC
Sunday, June 24 Japan vs Senegal BBC
Sunday, June 24 Poland vs Colombia ITV
Monday, June 25 Uruguay vs Russia ITV
Monday, June 25 Saudi Arabia vs Egypt ITV4
Monday, June 25 Spain vs Morocco BBC
Monday, June 25 Iran vs Portugal BBC
Tuesday, June 26 Denmark vs France ITV
Tuesday, June 26 Australia vs Peru ITV4
Tuesday, June 26 Nigeria vs Argentina BBC
Tuesday, June 26 Iceland vs Croatia BBC
Wednesday, June 27 Korea Republic vs Germany BBC
Wednesday, June 27 Mexico vs Sweden BBC
Wednesday, June 27 Serbia vs Brazil ITV
Wednesday, June 27 Switzerland vs Costa Rica ITV4
Thursday, June 28 Japan vs Poland BBC
Thursday, June 28 Senegal vs Colombia BBC
Thursday, June 28 England vs Belgium ITV
Thursday, June 28 Panama vs Tunisia ITV4