Men’s Soccer Games at 2012 Summer Olympics: US TV and Internet Listings

The 2012 Summer Olympics will feature over 10,000 athletes from 204 countries. Out of all of the different sporting events, there’s a lot of excitement and anticipation built around the soccer matches, for both the men and women.

For viewers in the United States, all soccer games will be shown live — including many on a dedicated NBCUniversal Soccer Channel (check your local listings to see where it’ll be on your cable or satellite system). Since the number of sporting events shown is quite massive, the number of choices of where to watch the games is quite overwhelming. But, we’ve gone ahead and dissected it for you, and have broken down where you’ll be able to see each of the men’s soccer games.

Notes:

  • All times Eastern.
  • TV listings are subject to change.
  • All games will be shown live on nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app.
  • Many of the games will also be shown live on Telemundo
  • Only live listings are shown. Many of the matches will be shown on replay during evenings on NBCUniversal Soccer Channel.

Thursday, July 26

Honduras vs Morocco, 7am, NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Mexico vs South Korea, 9:30am, NBC Sports Network
Spain vs Japan, 9:45am, MSNBC
United Arab Emirates (UAE) vs Uruguay, Noon, NBC Sports Network
Gabon vs Switzerland, 12:15pm, MSNBC
Belarus vs New Zealand, 2:45pm, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Brazil vs Egypt, 2:45pm, MSNBC
Great Britain vs Senegal, 3pm, NBC Sports Network

Sunday, July 29

Egypt vs New Zealand, 7am, NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Mexico vs Gabon, 9:30am, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Brazil vs Belarus, 10am, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Senegal vs Uruguay, Noon, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Japan vs Morocco, Noon, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
South Korea vs Switzerland, 12:15pm, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Great Britain vs UAE, 2:45pm, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Spain vs Honduras, 2:45pm, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY

Wednesday, August 1

Egypt vs Belarus, 9:30am, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Brazil vs New Zealand, 9:30am, NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Mexico vs Switzerland, Noon, NBC Sports Network
South Korea vs Gabon, Noon, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Japan vs Honduras, Noon, nbcolympics.com and NBC Olympics Live Extra app ONLY
Spain vs Morocco, Noon, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Senegal vs UAE, 2:45pm, MSNBC
Great Britain vs Uruguay, 2:45pm, NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel

Saturday, August 4

Quarter-final 1; Group D winner vs Group C runner-up, 7am, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Quarter-final 2; Group B winner vs Group A runner-up, 9:30am, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Quarter-final 3; Group C winner vs Group D runner-up, Noon, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Quarter-final 4; Group A winner vs Group B runner-up, 2:30pm, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel

Tuesday, August 7

Semi-final 1; Quarter-final 1 winner vs Quarter-final 2 winner, Noon, NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel
Semi-final 2; Quarter-final 3 winner vs Quarter-final 4 winner, 2:45pm, NBC Sports Network

Friday, August 10

Bronze-medal match; Loser semi-final 1 vs Loser semi-final 2, 2:45pm, MSNBC and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel

Saturday, August 11

Final; Semi-final 1 winner vs Semi-final 2 winner, 10am, NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel

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To find your TV listings for your local NBC network, visit the NBC TV listings page.

Online Coverage

All games will be streamed live via the NBCOlympics.com website.

Tablet and Smartphone Apps

For Olympics coverage on your iPhone and iPad, you can download the NBC Olympics Live Extra app for free from iTunes. And you can also get it for free if you have an Android phone. That app will feature live streaming coverage of every single sport from the Olympics. Note, that the app only works for TV subscribers who currently get CNBC or MSNBC (you’ll need to enter your TV provider details to gain access to the live streaming).

If you live in the UK, the BBC has its own iPhone and iPad app for live Olympics coverage, as well as a version for smartphones running Android.

The TV schedule for the women’s soccer games at the Olympic games is available on MLS Talk.

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