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BBC sees record audience for Women’s World Cup

June 11, 2019

England’s win over Scotland in the Women’s World Cup on June 9th was the UK’s most watched women’s football match of all time, drawing a peak of 6.1 million viewers on BBC television.

The figure – 37.8 per cent of the available audience – breaks the previous record of four million viewers for England’s Euro 2017 semi-final against the Netherlands.

Ellen White and Nikita Parris scored the goals for England in the 2-1 victory, with Claire Emslie replying late in the game for Scotland.

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