ESPN announced plans for its coverage of the 2010 World Cup June 11-July 11 in South Africa. All 64 matches will be aired live and in high
definition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC with additional live coverage on ESPN360.com and ESPN Mobile TV.
ESPN will air 44 FIFA World Cup matches from South Africa - the most ever for
the network in one tournament. ESPN2 will feature 10 matches. ABC will broadcast 10, including the USA's opener against England on June 12 in Rustenburg.
first time, all ESPN match telecasts will include prematch, halftime and postmatch studio segments originating live from the host nation.
ESPN Classic will re-air all 64 matches each
matchday between at 6 p.m. and midnight. Note: All times Eastern.
June 11 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com South Africa vs. Mexico 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Uruguay vs. France June 12 7 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com South Korea vs.
Greece 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Argentina vs. Nigeria 2 p.m.
ABC England vs. USA June 13 7 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Algeria vs. Slovenia 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Serbia vs. Ghana 2 p.m.
ABC Germany vs. Australia June 14
ESPN/ESPN360.com Netherlands vs. Denmark 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Japan vs. Cameroon 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Italy vs. Paraguay June 15
New Zealand vs. Slovakia 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Ivory Coast vs. Portugal 2 p.m.
vs. North Korea June 16
ESPN/ESPN360.com Honduras vs. Chile 9:30
ESPN/ESPN360.com Spain vs. Switzerland 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com South Africa vs. Uruguay June 17
ESPN/ESPN360.com Argentina vs. South Korea 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Greece vs. Nigeria
ESPN2/ESPN360.com France vs. Mexico June 18
ESPN/ESPN360.com Germany vs. Serbia 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovenia vs. USA 2 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com England vs. Algeria June 19
ESPN/ESPN360.com Netherlands vs. Japan
ESPN/ESPN360.com Ghana vs. Australia 2 p.m.
ABC Cameroon vs. Denmark June 20
ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Paraguay 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Italy vs.
New Zealand 2 p.m.
ABC Brazil vs. Ivory Coast June 21
ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. North Korea 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Switzerland 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Spain vs. Honduras June 22
ESPN/ESPN360.com Mexico vs. Uruguay 9:30 a.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com France vs. South Africa 2 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Nigeria vs. South Korea 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Greece vs. Argentina June 23
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Slovenia vs. England 9:30 a.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com USA vs. Algeria 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Ghana vs. Germany 2 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Australia vs. Serbia June 24
ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Italy 9:30 a.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Paraguay vs. New Zealand 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Denmark vs. Japan 2 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Cameroon vs. Netherlands June 25
ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. Brazil 9:30 a.m.
Coast vs. North Korea 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Spain 2 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN360.com Switzerland vs.
Honduras Round of 16 June 26
A vs. 2nd B (49) 2 p.m.
ABC 1st C vs. 2nd D (50) June 27
ESPN/ESPN360.com 1st D vs. 2nd C (51) 2 p.m.
ABC 1st B vs. 2nd A (52) June 28
ESPN/ESPN360.com 1st E vs. 2nd F (53) 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com 1st G vs. 2nd H (54) June 29
ESPN/ESPN360.com 1st F vs. 2nd E (55) 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com 1st H vs.
2nd G (56) Quarterfinals July 2 9:30 a.m.
Winners 53 vs. 54 (57) 2 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN360.com Winners 49 vs. 50 (58) July 3
ABC Winners 52 vs. 51 (59) 2 p.m.
ABC Winners 55 vs. 56 (60) Semifinals July 6
ESPN/ESPN360.com Winners A vs. C (61) July 7
ESPN/ESPN360.com Winners B vs. D (62) Third-Place Match
ABC Losers - 61 vs. 62 Final 1:30 p.m.
- 61 vs. 62