Coverage of 24 UEFA Euro 2012 Qualifying Matches on ESPN3.com

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September 2nd, 2010

via press release:

Coverage of 24 UEFA Euro 2012 Qualifying Matches on ESPN3.comFor the first time, ESPN3.com, ESPN’s sports event broadband network in more than 53 million homes and delivering 3,500 events annually, will feature live coverage of 24 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying matches on Friday, Sept. 3 and Tuesday, Sept. 7.  Beginning tomorrow, the matches on ESPN3.com will kick-off a series of 18 match dates through October 2011 for qualifying competition that will determine the 16 teams (from among 51) that will compete in the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine (June 8 – July 1, 2012)

Highlights:

  • Euro 2008 champion and 2010 FIFA World Cup winner Spain will kick-off its defense of the European title at Liechtenstein (also on ESPN Deportes)
  • The top-three teams (Spain, Netherlands and Germany) from the 2010 FIFA World Cup will play their first competitive matches since South Africa
  • Five of the top 10 teams in the FIFA/Coca Cola World Rankings will be competing: Spain (1), Netherlands (2), Germany (4), England (7) and Portugal (8)
  • ESPN3.com and ESPN Deportes will also combine to televise the international friendly between #1 Spain and #5 Argentina Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. ET
  • ESPN Deportes will air select matches on tape delay.

Schedule (Subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Matchup Network
Fri., Sept. 3 11 a.m. Armenia vs. Republic of Ireland ESPN3.com
12 p.m. Kazakhstan vs. Turkey ESPN3.com
12:30 p.m. Andorra  vs. Russia ESPN3.com
1 p.m. Faroe Islands vs. Serbia ESPN3.com
2 p.m. Sweden vs. Hungary ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Slovakia vs. Macedonia ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Estonia vs. Italy ESPN3.com (ESPN Deportes at 7 p.m.)
2:45 p.m. Belgium vs. Germany ESPN3.com (ESPN Deportes at 4:45 p.m.)
2:45 p.m. Greece vs. Georgia ESPN3.com
2:45 p.m. Liechtenstein vs. Spain ESPN3.com / ESPN Deportes
2:45 p.m. San Marino vs. Netherlands ESPN3.com
2:45 p.m. Slovenia vs. Northern Ireland ESPN3.com
3 p.m. France vs. Belarus ESPN3.com
3:45 p.m. Portugal vs. Cyprus ESPN3.com
Tues., Sept. 7 2 p.m. Sweden vs. San Marino ESPN3.com
2:15 p.m. Denmark vs. Ireland ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Serbia vs. Slovenia ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Netherlands vs. Finland ESPN3.com (ESPN Deportes at 8 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. Croatia vs. Greece ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Norway vs. Portugal ESPN3.com
2:45 p.m. Republic of Ireland vs. Andorra ESPN3.com
2:45 p.m. Germany vs. Azerbaijan ESPN3.com
2:45 p.m. Switzerland vs. England ESPN3.com (ESPN Deportes at 6 p.m.)
3 p.m. Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. France ESPN3.com
4 p.m. Argentina vs. Spain (International friendly) ESPN3.com / ESPN Deportes
 
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