How to watch 2022 World Cup live for free on BBC, ITV via TV and online stream

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be a brand new experience for fans, with the tournament switched from its usual summer window to November-December in Qatar

The prospect of a winter World Cup has been met with a mixed supporter reaction, not least in the UK, where the Premier League is set for a mid-season break as a result

Fans are already arranging their viewing plans to fit in with festive holidays over the next month, thanks to kick-off times for matches that will range from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the U.K

Here at The Sporting News, we have all the latest information on how to watch and stream the 2022 World Cup on terrestrial TV

All matches at the 2022 World Cup will be televised for free in the UK on the BBC and ITV

Half of the World Cup 2022 matches will be available to watch live on the BBC, with BBC 1 offering live fixtures and a nightly highlights show rounding up the best of the action from Qatar

The other half of the matches will be available to watch live on ITV, with the action split between ITV 1 and ITV 4. Both will carry live matches and ITV will also carry a nightly highlights show