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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.

ESPN3.com

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)

Date Time Network Match Group Site
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

  

Quarterfinals

Date Time Network Match Site Match #
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

 Semifinals

Date Time Network Match Site Match #
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

Third-Place Match

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