Football at the Olympic Games has taken a twist as Great Britain have fallen out of the running to be crowned champions at Tokyo 2020.


The women's team were tipped to go far in the tournament but were dumped out of the Games after a 4-3 extra-time defeat at the hands of Australia who have set up a clash with Sweden.

There are still big games to go in the women's tournament, while the men's knockout rounds are just getting started with Brazil among the favourites.

If Euro 2020 hasn't quite bridged the gap between Premier League seasons, there's plenty of football action to soak up here. brings you the full guide to watching football at the Olympics including Team GB fixtures and a full TV schedule for the women's and men's tournaments.

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When is football on at the Olympics?

The football competitions at the Olympics started before the Opening Ceremony had even kicked off.

The women's football tournament runs from Wednesday 21st July until Friday 6th August, while the men's tournament runs from Thursday 22nd July until Saturday 7th August.

Which teams are in the football at the Olympics?

Men's tournament

Group A
South Africa

Group B
New Zealand
South Korea

Group C

Group D
Ivory Coast
Saudi Arabia

Women's tournament

Group E
Great Britain

Group F

Group G
New Zealand

Team GB football fixtures at Olympics

Team GB are out of the Olympics football tournament. There was no men's team entered into Tokyo 2020 but the women's team fell short in the quarter-finals against Australia.

Wednesday 21st July

Group E: Great Britain 2-0 Chile (8:30am) (Sapporo Dome, Sapporo)

Saturday 24th July

Group E: Japan 0-1 Great Britain (8:30am) (Sapporo Dome, Sapporo)

Tuesday 27th July

Group E: Canada 1-1 Great Britain (12pm) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

Friday 30th July

Quarter-finals: Great Britain 3-4 Australia (10am) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

How to watch football at the Olympics

Every single match will be shown on Eurosport's online platform, Eurosport Player, and discovery+.

Check out the full fixture list below which includes additional details for games on BBC platforms and Eurosport 1.

More fixtures are likely to be given specific channels as the tournament progresses, so we'll keep this list updated.

Football at Olympics – TV schedule

All UK time.

Women's tournament


Monday 2nd August

Semi-final 1: Netherlands/USA v Canada (9am) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

Semi-final 2: Australia v Sweden (12pm) (International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama)

Bronze medal match

Thursday 5th August

Loser of Semi-final 2 v Loser of Semi-final 1 (9am) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

Gold medal match

Friday 6th August

Winner of Semi-final 2 v Winner of Semi-final 1 (11am) (National Stadium, Tokyo)

Men's tournament


Saturday 31st July

Quarter-final 1: Spain v Ivory Coast (9am) (Miyagi Stadium, Rifu)

Quarter-final 2: Japan v New Zealand (10am) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

Quarter-final 3: Brazil v Egypt (11am) (Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama)

Quarter-final 4: South Korea v Mexico (12pm) (International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama)


Tuesday 3rd August

Semi-final 1: Winner of Quarter-final 3 v Winner of Quarter-final 4 (9am) (Kashima Stadium, Kashima)

Semi-final 2: Winner of Quarter-final 2 v Winner of Quarter-final 1 (12pm) (Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama)

Bronze medal match

Friday 6th August

Loser of semi-final 2 v Loser of semi-final 1 (12pm) (Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama)

Gold medal match

Saturday 7th August

Winner of semi-final 2 v Winner of semi-final 1 (12:30pm) (International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama)

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