ESPN Adds Classic World Cup Games to Programming Schedule

With the World Cup only a month away, ESPN is bringing even more coverage with the combination of re-airing of classic World Cup matches as well as friendlies, which will air on ESPN Classic. Along with the games, ESPN Classic is scheduling repeats of their 30for30: Soccer Stories series.

Here’s the updated schedule of World Cup-related programming from ESPN (for viewers in the USA):

All times Eastern

Thursday May 15th

30 for 30: Mysteries of the Rimet Trophy & Barbosa: The Man Who Made Brazil Cry, 5am, ESPN Classic

2010 FIFA World Cup, Group C, USA vs. Algeria, 7am, ESPN Classic

Friday May 16th

World Cup Qualifier, (03/26/13), France vs. Spain, 3am, ESPN Classic

30 for 30: Maradona ’86 & The Opposition, 5am, ESPN Classic

International Friendly, (04/02/14), USA vs. Mexico, 7:30am, ESPN Classic

1998 FIFA World Cup, Round of 16, Argentina vs. England, 9:30am, ESPN Classic

2006 FIFA World Cup Final, Italy vs. France, 4pm, ESPN Classic

30 for 30: Hillsborough, 9pm, ESPN Classic

30 for 30: Maradona ’86 & The Opposition, 11pm, ESPN Classic

Saturday May 17th

Nine for IX: The ‘99ers, Noon, ESPN Classic

30 for 30: The Two Escobars, 1pm, ESPN Classic

International Friendly (LIVE), Netherlands vs. Ecuador, 2:30pm, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3

Capitales de Fútbol: Brasil – Sao Paulo, 4:30pm, ESPN Deportes

SportsCenter Primera Plana: Vicente del Bosque, 6pm, ESPN Deportes

SportsCenter Primera Plana: Luis F. Suárez, 6:30pm, ESPN Deportes

Capitales de Fútbol: Brasil – Rio de Janeiro, 7pm, ESPN Deportes

Capitales de Fútbol: Brasil – San Salvador, 7:30pm, ESPN Deportes

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  1. Mufc77 May 15, 2014
  2. rej4sl May 15, 2014
  3. Dave Wasser May 16, 2014

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