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USA Coverage of the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa

Coverage of the South Africa 2010 World Cup will be available in the USA through ESPN in a variety of formats:

En Espagnol

The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa will begin airing Friday, June 11th at 8am Eastern/7am Central/5am Pacific, live on Univision and streaming on www.UnivisionFutbol.com. Presenters will include: Pablo Ramírez, Jesús Bracamontes, Jorge Pérez-Navarro, Jorge Ottati, José Luis Chilavert and Diego Balado.

Statistics and updates will be available in Spanish through the Univision Futbol App downloadable here: http://bit.ly/UnivisionFutbolApp

Univision On Demand will also make the games available 24 hours after they air, free of charge to subscribers on various cable distributors (some distributors will offer the games in HD as well).

ESPN Mobile TV

Sprint (NYSE: S) is teaming up with ESPN to bring the 2010 FIFA World Cup to Sprint phones, through ESPN Mobile TV. In addition to live matches, the coverage will also include the opening concert on June 10, the semifinals July 6-7, the final match on July 11 as well as highlights and recaps.

Comcast

Comcast will screen up to 25 matches in 3D from ESPN 3D. Additional 2010 FIFA World Cup™ coverage includes:

  • Live games in SD and HD from ESPN and ABC with closed captioning
  • Univision’s exclusive live coverage of the 64 games available in Spanish via Univision, TeleFutura and Galavisión in HD and SD
  • 50 live matches in Portuguese available from ESPN Deportes
  • All 64 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches On Demand next day from ESPN and Univision On Demand
  • Complete online offering at Comcast.net/worldcup with:
    • Live games online at ESPN3 with six different languages: Portuguese, Arabic, German, Japanese, Korean and English;
    • Live streaming of the 64 games and replays in Spanish from Univision.com;
    • News, scores, and recaps in Spanish from Terra.com; and
    • A digital calendar feature that reminds viewers of game times, channels and match-ups through the SmartZone® Communications Center.

Here are the times for the World Cup 2010 coverage available in the USA on ESPN:

Group Stage

11th June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
1South Africa  v  MexicoA15:00Soccer City Stadium
2Uruguay  v  FranceA19:30Cape Town Stadium

Saturday 12 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
4South Korea  v  GreeceB12:30Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
3Argentina  v  NigeriaB15:00Ellis Park
5England  v  United StatesC19:30Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Sunday 13 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
6Algeria  v  SloveniaC12:30Peter Mokaba Stadium
8Serbia  v  GhanaD15:00Loftus Versfeld Stadium
7Germany  v  AustraliaD19:30Durban Stadium

Monday 14 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
9Netherlands  v  DenmarkE12:30Soccer City Stadium
10Japan  v  CameroonE15:00Free State Stadium
11Italy  v  ParaguayF19:30Cape Town Stadium

Tuesday 15 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
12New Zealand  v  SlovakiaF12:30Royal Bafokeng Stadium
13Ivory Coast  v  PortugalG15:00Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
14Brazil  v  North KoreaG19:30Ellis Park

Wednesday 16 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
15Honduras  v  ChileH12:30Mbombela Stadium
16Spain  v  SwitzerlandH15:00Durban Stadium
17South Africa  v  UruguayA19:30Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Thursday 17 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
20Argentina  v  South KoreaB12:30Soccer City Stadium
19Greece  v  NigeriaB15:00Free State Stadium
18France  v  MexicoA19:30Peter Mokaba Stadium

Friday 18 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
21Germany  v  SerbiaD12:30Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
22Slovenia  v  United StatesC15:00Ellis Park
23England  v  AlgeriaC19:30Cape Town Stadium

Saturday 19 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
25Netherlands  v  JapanE12:30Durban Stadium
24Ghana  v  AustraliaD15:00Royal Bafokeng Stadium
26Cameroon  v  DenmarkE19:30Loftus Versfeld Stadium

Sunday 20 June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
27Slovakia  v  ParaguayF12:30Free State Stadium
28Italy  v  New ZealandF15:00Mbombela Stadium
29Brazil  v  Ivory CoastG19:30Soccer City Stadium

Monday 21st June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
30Portugal  v  North KoreaG12:30Cape Town Stadium
31Chile  v  SwitzerlandH15:00Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
32Spain  v  HondurasH19:30Ellis Park

Tuesday 22nd June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
33Mexico  v  UruguayA15:00Royal Bafokeng Stadium
34France  v  South AfricaA15:00Free State Stadium
35Nigeria  v  South KoreaB19:30Durban Stadium
36Greece  v  ArgentinaB19:30Peter Mokaba Stadium

Wednesday 23rd June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
37Slovenia  v  EnglandC15:00Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
38United States  v  AlgeriaC15:00Loftus Versfeld Stadium
39Ghana  v  GermanyD19:30Soccer City Stadium
40Australia  v  SerbiaD19:30Mbombela Stadium

Thursday 24th June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
41Slovakia  v  ItalyF15:00Ellis Park
42Paraguay  v  New ZealandF15:00Peter Mokaba Stadium
43Denmark  v  JapanE19:30Royal Bafokeng Stadium
44Cameroon  v  NetherlandsE19:30Cape Town Stadium

Friday 25th June 2010

MatchGroupTIME (BST)VENUE
46North Korea  v  Ivory CoastG15:00Mbombela Stadium
45Portugal  v  BrazilG15:00Durban Stadium
48Switzerland  v  HondurasH19:30Free State Stadium
47Chile  v  SpainH19:30Loftus Versfeld Stadium
Second Round
26/06/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
491A v 2B15:00Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
501C v 2D19:30Royal Bafokeng Stadium
Second Round
27/06/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
511D v 2C15:00Free State Stadium
521B v 2A19:30Soccer City Stadium
Second Round
28/06/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
531E v 2F15:00Durban Stadium
541G v 2H19:30Ellis Park
Second Round
29/06/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
551F v 2E15:00Loftus Versfeld Stadium
561H v 2G19:30Cape Town Stadium
Quarter-finals
02/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
57Winner Match 53 v Winner Match 5415:00Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
58Winner Match 49 v Winner Match 5019:30Soccer City Stadium
Quarter-finals
03/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
59Winner Match 52 v Winner Match 5115:00Cape Town Stadium
60Winner Match 55 v Winner Match 5619:30Ellis Park
Semi-finals
06/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
61Winner Match 58 v Winner Match 5719:30Cape Town Stadium
Semi-finals
07/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
62Winner Match 59 v Winner Match 6019:30Durban Stadium
Third Place
10/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
63Loser Match 61 v Loser Match 6219:30Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Final
11/07/2010
Match No.TIME (BST)VENUE
64Winner Match 61 v Winner Match 6219:30Soccer City Stadium

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