TV Times For FIFA World Cup 2014 For Soccer Fans in the United States

Now that the excitement is building for World Cup 2014, we’ve compiled a list of TV times when matches will kick off on Eastern Time in the United States.

World Cup 2014 is going to be the most ideal World Cup tournament in terms of kick-off times since 1994 when the tournament was hosted on US soil. That means no more getting up in the middle of the night to watch matches like we did in 2002, and no more morning kickoffs like we had in 1998, 2006 and 2010.

What it does mean is that the kick-off times are going to be perfect for soccer fans who want to watch matches on their lunch break, later in the afternoon or in the early evening. There’s even one match that kicks off at 9pm ET on a Saturday night!

We won’t know which teams will be playing when until the draw takes place on Friday, December 6.

For viewers in the United States, all matches will be on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 (as well as

Here are the TV times for World Cup 2014.

Thursday, June 12
Brazil vs A2, 4pm ET

Friday, June 13
A3 vs A4, Noon ET
B1 vs B2, 3pm ET
B3 vs B4, 6pm ET

Saturday, June 14
C1 vs C2, Noon ET
D1 vs D2, 3pm ET
C3 vs C4, 6pm ET
D3 vs D4, 9pm ET

Sunday, June 15
E1 vs E2, Noon ET
E3 vs E4, 3pm ET
F1 vs F2, 6pm ET

Monday, June 16
G1 vs G2, Noon ET
F3 vs F4, 3pm ET
G3 vs G4, 6pm ET

Tuesday, June 17
H1 vs H2, Noon ET
Brazil vs A3, 3pm ET
H3 vs H4, 6pm ET

Wednesday, June 18
B4 vs B2, Noon ET
A4 vs A2, 3pm ET
B1 vs B3, 6pm ET

Thursday, June 19
C1 vs C3, Noon ET
D1 vs D3, 3pm ET
C4 vs C2, 6pm ET

Friday, June 20
D4 vs D2, Noon ET
E1 vs E3, 3pm ET
E4 vs E2, 6pm ET

Saturday, June 21
F1 vs F3, Noon ET
G1 vs G3, 3pm ET
F4 vs F2, 6pm ET

Sunday, June 22
H4 vs H2, Noon ET
G4 vs G2, 3pm ET
H1 vs H3, 6pm ET

Monday, June 23
B4 vs B1, Noon ET
B2 vs B3, Noon ET
A2 vs A3, 4pm ET
A4 vs Brazil, 4pm ET

Tuesday, June 24
D2 vs D3, Noon ET
D4 vs D1, Noon ET
C4 vs C1, 4pm ET
C2 vs C3, 4pm ET

Wednesday, June 25
F4 vs F1, Noon ET
F2 vs F3, Noon ET
E4 vs E1, 4pm ET
E2 vs E3, 4pm ET

Thursday, June 26
G2 vs G3, Noon ET
G4 vs G1, Noon ET
H4 vs H1, 4pm ET
H2 vs H3, 4pm ET

Friday, June 27
No games

Read: ESPN’s US TV Coverage Plans for FIFA World Cup 2014.

Saturday, June 28
Round of 16 — 1A vs 2B, Noon ET
Round of 16 — 1C vs 2D, 4pm ET

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