Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Soccer Viewing-a-Rama

Over 75 World Cup Qualifiers will be held over the week, and a healthy portion of them will be shown on US television. Add to the mix the kick-off of MLS' 10th season on April 2nd and you've got soccer-a-rama going on. Thanks to Andy Mead of Yellow Card Journalism for pulling the below list together. I've excluded repeat showings of matches, of which there are many. All times are ET.

Sat 3/26
10:30am FSC WCQ Sweden at Bulgaria (2:30, live)
1:00pm FSC WCQ Holland at Romania (2:30, live)
4:00pm Telemundo WCQ Scotland at Italy (delayed)
11:30pm Telemundo-East WCQ Panama at Costa Rica (delayed)

Sun 3/27
9:30am ESPN Outside The Lines (USA/MEX) (1/2 hour)
12:00pm Telemundo WCQ United States at Mexico (3:30, live)
1:00pm espn2 WCQ United States at Mexico (2:10 live)

Mon 3/28
7:30pm GolTV American Soccer (1/2 hour, debut)

Tue 3/29
8:00pm FSC WCQ Northern Ireland at England (debut)

Wed 3/30
1:30pm FSC WCQ Azerbaijan at England (2:30, live)
4:00pm FSC WCQ Spain at Serbia (delayed)
6:00pm FSC WCQ France at Israel (delayed)
8:00pm espn2 WCQ Guatemala at United States (2:10, live)
8:00pm Telemundo WCQ Mexico at Panama (2:40, live-8:30pm)

Fri 4/1
8:00pm FSC MLS Preview Show 2005 (1 hour, debut)

Sat 4/2
3:00pm ABC DC United at CD Chivas (live)
4:00pm Telemundo WCQ Costa Rica at Trinidad & Tobago (debut)
7:00pm MSG, Real Salt Lake at MetroStars (live)
7:30pm FSC, HDNet Los Angeles at Columbus (2:30, live)
8:30pm CSNC Chicago at FC Dallas (live)
10:00pm WLVI San Jose at New England (live)

Sun 4/3
12:00am FSC MLS Wrap (1/2 hour, live)
1:00pm Telemundo WCQ Brazil at Uruguay (debut)
3:00pm Telemundo WCQ Colombia at Argentina (debut)

Tue 4/5
8:00pm FSC Fox Soccer USA (1/2 hour, debut)

Thu 4/7
12:00am FSC MLS Preview Show (1 hour, debut)

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