Telegraph Women’s Sport unveils its 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup editorial line-up

6 June 2019

Telegraph Women’s Sport (TWS) has unveiled its editorial line-up ahead of the upcoming  2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. From a dedicated preview supplement, to ongoing coverage of all the action across print, digital, video, social and audio from The Telegraph’s team of award-winning journalists and star commentators, TWS will provide fans with the definitive coverage of what promises to be the biggest Women’s World Cup in history.

TWS columnist and England and Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs will be providing exclusive insight for readers over the course of the tournament, with a regular column and appearances on The Telegraph’s dedicated podcast.  The Telegraph’s team of sports journalists on the ground in France to cover all the action includes: Chief Sports Writer Paul Hayward, Chief Football Correspondent Jason Burt, Women’s Football Reporter Katie Whyatt, Feature Writer Jim White, Northern football reporter Luke Edwards, and Women’s Sports Reporter Molly McElwee.

Alongside The Telegraph’s reporting team, a group from Goals 4 Girls in East London will be travelling to France to report for TWS, capturing their experiences in a video diary on what it’s like to attend their first World Cup.

TWS coverage highlights include:

On June 7 a 16-page print World Cup supplement will preview the tournament with contents including an exclusive insider’s guide to England’s Lionesses from Jordan Nobbs, columns from Paul Hayward and Women’s Sports Editor Anna Kessel, comprehensive group guides, an infographic guide to all the fixtures and a world-first interview with three of the most powerful women in sport – Fifa’s Fatma Samoura, Joyce Cooke and Sarai Bareman.

On June 2, a giant, souvenir fill-in World Cup wallchart will be published in The Sunday Telegraph for readers to pull out and keep track on the progress of the teams. The reverse of the wallchart features an exclusive photo essay charting the story of the modern-day Lionesses.

There will be unprecedented levels of coverage from France in the Telegraph’s print sport section throughout the tournament.

Reflecting The Telegraph’s commitment to women’s sport, will also feature unrivalled amounts of coverage. This will include live blogs of every England game and other major matches, in-depth analysis, and more previews and reviews of the action than ever before. Readers are invited to predict how the tournament will unfold with the interactive World Cup Predictor tool.

The Telegraph’s Audio Football Club podcast will switch its focus to the World Cup, with regular episodes from before the first game until after the final.

TWS will also keep fans up-to-date on all the action via its TWS Instagram and Twitter accounts and digital channels, its dedicated weekly newsletter and updates on The Telegraph’s Football WhatsApp channel.

Anna Kessel, Women’s Sports Editor, The Telegraph says: “Ahead of this World Cup there have been unprecedented levels of interest in the women’s game. We will capture this pivotal moment in the sport by sending a stellar roster of journalists to report from France, as well as generating an impressive array of content across print and digital channels. It is our most ambitious women’s sport coverage to date, and we are proud to be leading the way for newspaper and digital journalism around this historic event.”


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