During the FOX Soccer coverage of the first Fan Tribute friendly with Germany, a graphic was shown which listed upcoming matches in the United States Women’s National Team’s Fan Tribute Series. FOX Soccer confirmed that it would be televising the first friendly against the Republic of Ireland, on November 28th, which will be played in Portland Oregon, as well as December 12th match against China. Regarding the latter match, this appears to be the first public mention of a Fan Tribute Series match against China. No further information on the location and venue for this match is readily available. Nor are there any details about additional matches with China. Continue reading
The Under-20 Women’s World Cup is just around the corner. The first match kicks-off Sunday, August 19th, at 2:00 a.m. EDT when Brazil clashes with Italy. Host Japan’s first match, versus Mexico, is actually the last one on Sunday, with a start time of 6:20 a.m. EDT. On Monday, the USA and Canada play their first matches, against Ghana (3:00 a.m. EDT) and Argentina (6:00 a.m.), respectively. (Full Schedule on FIFA.com)
The following is a quick summary of the TV and online options for those in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
At the end of July, the Under-17 Women’s National Team traveled to Croatia and Slovenia where they played three club teams and the full women’s national team of Slovenia, going 4-0-0. In the 2:1 win over Slovenia, the U-17s were without the services of three starters: goalkeeper Jane Campbell, star striker Summer Green, and energetic attacking midfielder Sarah Robinson. Continue reading
Here’s Monday’s schedule for the semifinals in the women’s soccer tournament at the London Olympics, with NBC’s “Live Extra” streaming links.
Both matches will be live on NBC Sports Network and NBC’s Olympic Soccer Channel.
Also: NBCSN simulcast (August 6).
On Saturday, July 28th, all twelve teams in women’s soccer tournament at this year’s London Olympics will play their second group matches. The United States Women’s National Team, fresh off their comeback win over France will take on Colombia at noon Eastern time. This match will be shown live on NBC Sports Network and NBC’s Specialty Soccer Channel, as well as via a live stream on NBCOlympics.com. Continue reading
All times are EDT.
NBC Sports Network & MSNBC
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Great Britain vs. New Zealand (MSNBC, Live)
11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. – UNITED STATES vs. France (NBCSN, Live)
1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Cameroon vs. Brazil (NBCSN, Live)
2:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. – Colombia vs. North Korea (MSNBC, Live)
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Canada vs. Japan (NBCSN, Tape Delay)
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Sweden vs. South Africa (MSNBC, Tape Delay)
6:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. – Encores of USA/FRA, CMR/BRA, CAN/JPN (NBCSN)
NBC Olympic Soccer Channel
12:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – UNITED STATES vs. France (Live)
2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Colombia vs. North Korea (Live)
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Great Britain vs. New Zealand (Encore)
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Japan vs. Canada (Encore)
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Brazil vs. Cameroon (Encore)
9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Sweden vs. South Africa (Encore)
10:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. – United States vs. France (Encore)
NBCOlympics.com “Live Extra” Links
11:00 a.m. – Great Britain vs. New Zealand
12:00 p.m. – Japan vs. Canada (not televised live)
12:00 p.m. – UNITED STATES vs. France
1:45 p.m. – Cameroon vs. Brazil
2:45 p.m. – Sweden vs. South Africa (not televised live)
2:45 p.m. – Colombia vs. North Korea
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For complete listings of the women’s soccer tournament plus a discussion of viewing options, see this earlier post (July 22nd).
[Edit: Some non-USA matches on MSNBC and NBCSN may be cut-into, so have Live Extra streams ready as a back-up.]
The following is a summary of the viewing options for NBC’s coverage of the women’s soccer tournament at the London Olympics, along with (hopefully complete and accurate) schedules for (1) the standard cable channels, NBC Sports Network and MSNBC; (2) NBC Specialty Olympic Soccer Channel; and (3) live online streaming options via NBCOlympics.com’s “Live Extra” feature. Continue reading
Note: The last update for this post was on July 21st. Please see a newer post for more complete listings, including official streaming links. Any changes/corrections to NBC’s schedule will only be made on that newer post.]
[Updated/Rewritten: An earlier version of this post was only based on the "TV Schedule By Sport" tab on NBCOlympics.com TV schedule, which is not as detailed as the per channel and grid listings on the "TV Schedule By Day/Time" tab. ]
In early July, NBC Sports posted their preliminary Olympics coverage schedule up at NBCOlympics.com. Regarding coverage of the women’s soccer tournament on MSNBC and NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), a complete list of the specific matches that will be broadcasted live and on tape-delay for both the group stage and the knock-out stage is now known. In addition, the full schedule for NBC’s specialty Olympic Soccer Channel is also available. Continue reading
NBC Sports announced on Thursday that four USWNT alumni will be soccer analysts at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Great Britain: Brandi Chastain, Kate Markgraf, Cat Whitehill, and Angela Hucles. Combined, those four players have seven Olympic Gold Medals.
NBC’s press release also contained a list of play-by-play announcers, Continue reading