CHICAGO (June 25, 2009) — Fox Soccer Channel has announced that they will provide live, English-language coverage of all U.S. games during the group stage of the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup, along with live coverage of one match from each of the knockout stages. The U.S. will be featured in those matches, should they advance.
Play-by-play will be handled by Max Bretos, while color commentary will be provided by former U.S. Men’s National Team forward Christopher Sullivan.
Additionally, the Univision networks will provide live Spanish-language coverage of non-U.S. Gold Cup matches on Univision, TeleFutura and Galavision, with all of the U.S. matches live on TeleFutura.
All FSC broadcasts will include a half-hour live Gold Cup pregame show and will wrap up their telecasts with a 30-minute postgame show.
Held every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is a tournament that brings together the top-12 teams in the region of North America, Central America and the Caribbean. The U.S. has won four of the previous nine editions, and is the defending champion after coming from behind to defeat Mexico 2-1 at Soldier Field in Chicago on June 24, 2007. They are currently representing the CONCACAF region in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa where they have advanced to the the final for the first time in U.S. history.
2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Broadcast Schedule
|A||July 3||Canada vs. Jamaica||5 p.m. PT||Galavision||Los Angeles|
|A||July 3||Costa Rica vs. El Salvador||7 p.m. PT||TeleFutura||Los Angeles|
|B||July 4||Honduras vs. Haiti||4 p.m. PT||Galavision||Seattle|
|B||July 4||Grenada vs. United States||6 p.m. PT||FSC & TeleFutura||Seattle|
|C||July 5||Panama vs. Guadaloupe||2 p.m. PT||Galavision||San Francisco|
|C||July 5||Nicaragua vs. Mexico||4 p.m. PT||Univision||San Francisco|
|A||July 7||Jamaica vs. Costa Rica||7 p.m. ET||TeleFutura||Columbus|
|A||July 7||El Salvador vs. Canada||9 p.m. ET||Galavision||Columbus|
|B||July 8||Haiti vs. Grenada||7 p.m. ET||Galavision||Washington|
|B||July 8||United States vs. Honduras||9 p.m. ET||FSC & TeleFutura||Washington|
|C||July 9||Guadaloupe vs. Nicaragua||7 p.m. CT||Galavision||Houston|
|C||July 9||Mexico vs. Panama||9 p.m. CT||Univision||Houston|
|A||July 10||Costa Rica vs. Canada||7 p.m. ET||Galavision||Miami|
|A||July 10||El Salvador vs. Jamaica||9 p.m. ET||TeleFutura||Miami|
|B||July 11||United States vs. Haiti||7p.m. ET||FSC & TeleFutura||Boston|
|B||July 11||Honduras vs. Grenada||9 p.m. ET||TeleFutura||Boston|
|C||July 12||Panama vs. Nicaragua||2 p.m. MT||Galavision||Phoenix|
|C||July 12||Mexico vs. Guadaloupe||4 p.m. MT||Univision||Phoenix|
|QTR||July 18||Group A-1 vs.Group B-2 *||5 p.m. ET||TeleFutura||Philadelphia*|
|QTR||July 18||Group B-1 vs. Group A/C-3 *||8 p.m. ET||TeleFutura||Philadelphia*|
|QTR||July 19||Group C-1 vs. Group A/B-3 *||3 p.m. CT||Univision||Dallas*|
|QTR||July 19||Group C-2 vs. Group A-2*||6 p.m. CT||Univision||Dallas*|
|SEM||July 23||Philadephia QTR Winners *||6 p.m. CT||TeleFutura||Chicago *|
|SEM||July 23||Dallas QTR Winners *||9 p.m. CT||TeleFutura||Chicago*|
|Final||July 26||Semifinal Winners||3 p.m. ET||Univision||New York|
Boston: Gillette Stadium; Foxborough, Mass.
Chicago: Soldier Field; Chicago, Ill.
Columbus: Crew Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Dallas: Dallas Cowboys Stadium; Arlington, Texas
Houston: Reliant Stadium; Houston, Texas
Los Angeles: The Home Depot Center; Carson, Calif.
Miami: Florida International University Stadium; Miami, Fla.
New York: Giants Stadium; East Rutherford, N.J.
Philadelphia: Lincoln Financial Field; Philadelphia, Pa.
Phoenix: University of Phoenix Stadium; Glendale, Ariz.
San Francisco: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum; Oakland, Calif.l
Seattle: Qwest Field; Seattle, Wash.
Washington: RFK Stadium; Washington, D.C.
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