ESPN 700 Airing 21 World Cup Games


Utah’s ESPN Radio Affiliate Airing 21 World Cup Contests, Culminating with Final on July 11;

Real Salt Lake GM Garth Lagerwey to Chat World Cup Daily on “The Bill & Spence Show” Afternoons at 4:20 p.m. MT


SANDY, Utah (Monday, June 14, 2010)ESPN 700 Radio and its online home of will serve as the places to listen for fans of “The Beautiful Game” across the next month, as the 50,000-watt ESPN Radio affiliate will serve as Utah’s exclusive English language radio home of the 2010 FIFA World Cup from South Africa.

Through the World Cup Final on Sunday, July 11, ESPN 700 will broadcast ESPN Radio’s live feed for 21 contests during the world’s largest sporting event. ESPN 700’s World Cup slate starts with nine matches during the Group Stage, including every second of the USA’s three Group C matches, continuing this Friday, June 18 against Slovenia (7:30 a.m. MT) and concluding next Wednesday, June 23 vs. Algeria (7:30 a.m. MT). ESPN 700 will also carry four Round of 16 matches (June 26 & 27), all four quarterfinal contests (July 2 & 3), and the two semifinal showdowns (July 6 & 7) leading up to the 3rd Place Game on Saturday, July 10, and the Final one day later. For the full 21-game schedule on ESPN 700, see below.

ESPN 700’s World Cup coverage doesn’t end there, as Real Salt Lake General Manager Garth Lagerwey will continue the soccer talk into the afternoon with daily appearances on “The Bill & Spence Show” with hosts Bill Riley & Spencer Checketts at 4:20 p.m. MT. Make sure you check in every afternoon throughout the World Cup, as Lagerwey will give his unique perspective on that day’s matches during the popular afternoon drive time show.  In addition, ESPN 700’s Facebook page is the place to go to catch highlights of all the action from South Africa, courtesy of ESPN’s unprecedented World Cup coverage, while fans can chime in with their thoughts on the games to Bill & Spence via their new Twitter accounts, which can be found at and

For more information on ESPN 700’s World Cup schedule, or to listen in live online, visit

ESPN 700’s 2010 FIFA World Cup Broadcast Schedule

Match                                                 Day                 Date               Time              

Argentina v. Nigeria                        Saturday        June 12         7:30 a.m.

United States v. England             Saturday       June 12         12:00 p.m.

Germany v. Australia                      Sunday          June 13         12:00 p.m.

United States v. Slovenia             Friday            June 18         7:30 a.m.

Netherlands v. Japan                      Saturday        June 19         5:00 a.m.

Cameroon v. Denmark                   Saturday        June 19         12:00 p.m.

Italy v. New Zealand                        Sunday          June 20         7:30 a.m.

Brazil v. Ivory Coast                         Sunday          June 20         12:00 p.m.

United States v. Algeria                Wednesday  June 23         7:30 a.m.

Round of 16                                      Saturday        June 26         7:30 a.m.

Round of 16                                      Saturday        June 26         12:00 p.m.

Round of 16                                      Sunday          June 27         7:30 a.m.

Round of 16                                      Sunday          June 27         12:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal                                       Friday             July 2             7:30 a.m.

Quarterfinal                                       Friday             July 2             12:00 p.m.

Quarterfinal                                       Saturday        July 3             7:30 a.m.

Quarterfinal                                       Saturday        July 3             12:00 p.m.

Semifinal                                           Tuesday         July 6             12:00 p.m.

Semifinal                                           Wednesday   July 7             12:00 p.m.

3rd Place Game                                Saturday        July 10           12:00 p.m.

Final                                                   Sunday          July 11           11:30 a.m.