ESPN 700 IS UTAH’S RADIO HOME FOR THE 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP
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 KALL700Sports.com 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 www.Twitter.com/ESPN700Bill and www.Twitter.com/ESPN700Spence.
For more information on ESPN 700’s World Cup schedule, or to listen in live online, visit www.KALL700Sports.com.
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.