The Best Places To Catch Wednesday’s Matildas Vs England Game

After an absolutely stellar win against France at the World Cup quarterfinal, The Matildas are set to return for another match this Wednesday and you better BELIEVE that crowds will be going wild for the gals.

The Matildas will take on England this Wednesday, August 16 in the FIFA Women’s Football World Cup semi-final clash and we are already on the edge of our seats. 

While tickets for the match in Sydney are near on impossible to get -we’ve rounded up the best places in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth to cheer on your faves. 

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For all of you Melbournites hoping to soak in the live atmosphere of the match, Premier Dan Andrews has announced that AAMI Park will be open as a live site to watch for the Women’s World Cup semi-final.

Fed Square will also be open as a live site with thousands of people expected to flood to either one of the two spots to watch the Tillys take down England.

Kick-off is at 8PM AEST.


For Sydney locals who missed out on a ticket to the live match, fear not, because the match will be screened at the FIFA Fan Festival at Tumbling Park in Darling Harbour!

The FIFA Fan Festival will be screening the must-see match on free large screens with live performances, street food and other goodies on offer from 5PM on Wednesday night.

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A number of other spots including Cathy Freeman Park and outside Stadium Australia will likely be screening the game pending approval.

Kick-off is at 8PM AEST.


Free of charge and open to everyone, the FIFA Fan Festival in Adelaide will be open for business from 6PM until 10PM.

Duck over to Festival Plaza (off King William Road and North Terrace, via Station Road) to watch the game on the big screen with interviews, DJs and giveaways at half time.

Kick-off at 7:30PM ACST.


Another Fan Festival for FIFA Women’s World Cup fans! Right in the middle of the central business district at Forrest Place, the festival will be the hot spot for fans wanting to catch the game on a large screen with all of the vibes of a live game.

With street food, local musicians and artists on site, the Festival will be the number one place to watch our girls take on the UK.

Kick-off at 6PM AWST.


Don’t worry Brissy, we didn’t forget about you! Tilly fans can flock to the FIFA Fan Festival at South Bank Parklands to watch the team kick some English backside.

A fun night with an electric atmosphere, fans can nab themselves some food, entertainment and catch the big game on some even bigger screens with hundreds of other die-hard Matilda Fans.

Kick-off at 8PM AEST.

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