Canadian Roster for the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ Unveiled Live on TSN, Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. ET

— April 23, 2015

– Head coach John Herdman unveils the 23-player roster for the Canadian women’s national team competing in this summer’s FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™, airing live on CTV, TSN, and RDS from June 6 to July 5–

TORONTO (April 23, 2015) – Twenty-three coveted spots for the opportunity of a lifetime. TSN delivers live coverage of the Canadian women’s national team roster announcement for this summer’s FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ on Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. ET on TSN, unveiling the team that will represent Canada on home soil for the biggest event in women’s soccer. SPORTSCENTRE’s Jennifer Hedger and TSN soccer commentators Jason deVos and Luke Wileman host the network’s broadcast coverage live from Robson Square in Vancouver. SPORTSCENTRE reporter Sheri Forde, who followed the Canadian women’s national team throughout their thrilling journey at the London 2012 Olympic Games, is on hand to cover the announcement for Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show. <<NOTE TO MEDIA: Coach John Herdman, players named to the Canadian women’s national team roster, Jason deVos, and Luke Wileman will have media availability from Vancouver. Please email TSN’s aaron.bronsteter@bellmedia.ca for details, as he will be-onsite to facilitate requests. >> TSN’s 30-minute live broadcast features interviews with Canadian women’s national team head coach John Herdman and captain Christine Sinclair, as well as players named to the team. The network will also debut THE HERDMAN EFFECT, a TSN Original Feature that looks at the team’s significant development under Herdman’s tutelage – from finishing last at the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP GERMANY 2011™ to winning an Olympic bronze medal the following year in London. Trailer   The Herdman Effect   Video   TSN_2

<<NOTE TO MEDIA: click here or above to watch a preview of THE HERDMAN EFFECT>>

Following the announcement, TSN.ca will showcase player profiles, analysis from deVos and Wileman on the roster selections, on-demand viewing of THE HERDMAN EFFECT along with additional TSN Original Features on the team, and more. TSN Radio stations around Canada will cover Monday’s roster announcement, including player analysis from TSN’s soccer experts and from former Canadian women’s national team member Andrea Neil. FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ This summer, CTV, TSN, and RDS deliver live broadcast coverage of all 52 games from the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™. Currently ranked #8 in the world, Canada will face off against #16-ranked China PR in the tournament’s opening match on Saturday, June 6 at 6 p.m. ET on CTV/RDS. Taking place in six cities across Canada (Edmonton, Moncton, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Winnipeg), the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ culminates with the Final on Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV/RDS at BC Place in Vancouver. TSN, CTV, and RDS are official broadcasters of FIFA events from 2015 to 2026 including the FIFA World Cup™ in 2018, 2022, and 2026.  

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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