Where to watch England vs Australia FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-final in Manchester- including Vue Cinema
The tournament has reached the semi-final stage- and England are up against the hosts for a place in the final
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The Fifa Women’s World Cup is reaching its business end, and now just four teams remain. England are one win off the final, but they have a tough test ahead of them.
The Lionesses play hosts Australia who will be backed by a huge following for the match at Australia Stadium in Sydney. Thousands of miles away, many England fans will watch on nervously from home.
England booked their place in the semi-finals with a 2-1 win against Colombia in the quarter final. Australia did so by defeating France 7-6 on penalties after their quarter final finished 0-0 after extra time.
Across Manchester, there will be plenty of spots for you to go along and watch the match with other fans. The semi-final in Sydney kicks off at 11am UK time on Wednesday, August 16.
We’ve gathered together just some of the bars, pubs and other venues that will be showing the game live.
The Northern Quarter pizza eatery will be open in time for kick off, as will their bar. Their kitchen will be open from midday, including £7.77 pizzas.
Port Street Beer House
A regular shower of The Lionesses World Cup games, Port Street will once again be open for business during this match. The bar will be open for the second half and will feature Port Street’s iconic Happy Hour: £4 house lager, house pale and schoffy, plus 20% off cask.
Vue Manchester Printworks
If you feel like having the true big screen matchday experience, then you’ll not need to look any further than Vue. The cinema chain’s Manchester printworks branch will be showing the match live, you can book tickets by visiting the Vue website.