2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup TV Schedule
ESPN will present comprehensive coverage of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup June 26 – July 17 from nine cities across Germany. All 32 matches will be aired live and in high definition on ESPN, ESPN2 as well as ESPN3.com and ESPN Mobile TV.
ESPN will air 23 FIFA Women’s World Cup matches. ESPN2 will feature nine matches. All programming on ESPN and ESPN2 will also be available online through ESPNnetworks.com, which is accessible to fans who receive their video service from an affiliated provider.
Coverage will begin Sunday, June 26, on ESPN2, ESPN3.com and ESPN Mobile TV, with the first match of the three-week tournament – Nigeria vs. France – beginning at 8:45 a.m. ET from the Rhein Neckar Arena in Sinsheim. The opening match of the tournament featuring host nation and defending FIFA Women’s World Cup champion Germany vs. Canada will air on ESPN, ESPN3.com and ESPN Mobile TV, later that day at 11:30 a.m. from the Berlin Olympiastadion.
Pre-match, Halftime and Post-match Segments
All 32 matches will be aired live, including 28 with match commentators at the match sites in Germany. Additionally all match telecasts will feature pre-match, halftime and post-match studio segments originating live from the host nation. The pre-match segments will include all symbolic FIFA World Cup traditions – the teams walking onto the pitch, the national anthems and ceremonial handshakes.
ESPN’s signature broadband network will provide live online simulcasts of all 32 matches, including ESPN and ESPN2’s live pre-match, halftime and post-match segments.
Additionally, the matches will be archived and accessible to fans on ESPN3.com through the end of August 2011. All matches will be available for replay on ESPN3.com shortly after their completion.
(All times Eastern; Schedule is subject to change)
|Sunday, June 26||8:45 a.m.||ESPN2||Nigeria vs. France||A||Sinsheim|
|11:30 a.m.||ESPN||Germany vs. Canada||A||Berlin|
|Monday, June 27||8:45 a.m.||ESPN||Japan vs. New Zealand||B||Bochum|
|11:45 a.m.||ESPN||Mexico vs. England||B||Wolfsburg|
|Tuesday, June 28||8:45 a.m.||ESPN||Colombia vs. Sweden||C||Leverkusen|
|11:45 a.m.||ESPN||USA vs. Korea DPR||C||Dresden|
|Wednesday, June 29||8:45 a.m.||ESPN||Norway vs. Equa. Guinea||D||Augsburg|
|12 p.m.||ESPN||Brazil vs. Australia||D||Moenchengladbach|
|Thursday, June 30||11:45 a.m.||ESPN||Canada vs. France||A||Bochum|
|2:30 p.m.||ESPN2||Germany vs. Nigeria||A||Frankfurt|
|Friday, July 1||8:45 a.m.||ESPN||Japan vs. Mexico||B||Leverkusen|
|12 p.m.||ESPN||New Zealand vs. England||B||Dresden|
|Saturday, July 2||7:45 a.m.||ESPN2||Korea DPR vs. Sweden||C||Augsburg|
|11:30 a.m.||ESPN||USA vs. Colombia||C||Sinsheim|
|Sunday, July 3||7:45 a.m.||ESPN2||Australia vs. Equa. Guinea||D||Bochum|
|12 p.m.||ESPN||Brazil vs. Norway||D||Wolfsburg|
|Tuesday, July 5||12 p.m.||ESPN||England vs. Japan||B||Augsburg|
|12 p.m.||ESPN2||New Zealand vs. Mexico||B||Sinsheim|
|2:30 p.m.||ESPN||France vs. Germany||A||Moenchengladbach|
|2:30 p.m.||ESPN2||Canada vs. Nigeria||A||Dresden|
|Wednesday, July 6||11:45 a.m.||ESPN||Equa. Guinea vs. Brazil||D||Frankfurt|
|11:45 a.m.||ESPN2||Australia vs. Norway||D||Leverkusen|
|2:30 p.m.||ESPN||Sweden vs. USA||C||Wolfsburg|
|2:30 p.m.||ESPN2||Korea DPR vs. Colombia||C||Bochum|
|Saturday, July 9||11:30 a.m.||ESPN||1st B vs. 2nd A||Leverkusen||26|
|2:15 p.m.||ESPN||1st A vs. 2nd B||Wolfsburg||25|
|Sunday, July 10||6:30 a.m.||ESPN||1st C vs. 2nd D||Augsburg||27|
|11 a.m.||ESPN||1st D vs. 2nd C||Dresden||28|
|Wednesday, July 13||11:30 a.m.||ESPN||Winners: Match 26 vs. 28||Moenchengladbach||30|
|2:15 p.m.||ESPN||Winners: Match 25 vs. 27||Frankfurt||29|
|Saturday, July 16||11 a.m.||ESPN2||Losers – 29 vs. 30||Sinsheim||31|
2010 FIFA World Cup Final
|Sunday, July 17||2 p.m.||ESPN||Winners – 29 vs. 30||Frankfurt||32|