SBS to broadcast ALL World Cup group stage matches LIVE

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SBS will now be broadcasting the entire FIFA World Cup group stage LIVE, FREE and in HD.

Following further discussions with Optus today, it has been mutually agreed that SBS will continue simulcasting the 2018 FIFA World Cup until the end of the Group Stage on Friday 29 June, bringing more football to Australian audiences.

“The FIFA World Cup is the absolute pinnacle of football, a sport that Australians are deeply passionate about. SBS looks forward to continuing to simulcast the games, together with Optus over the next ten days," Michael Ebeid AM, CEO and Managing Director, SBS said.

 

LIVE MATCH BROADCAST SCHEDULE (All times in AEST):

WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE

Portugal v Morocco               LIVE from 9.30pm on SBS (kick-off 10pm

 

THURSDAY 21 JUNE

Uruguay v Saudi Arabia   LIVE from 12.30am on SBS (kick-off 1am)    NEW

Iran v Spain                     LIVE from 3.30am on SBS (kick-off 4am)       NEW

Denmark v Australia       LIVE from 9.30pm on SBS (kick-off 10pm)

 

FRIDAY 22 JUNE

France v Peru                  LIVE from 12.30am on SBS (kick-off 1am)     NEW

Argentina v Croatia        LIVE from 3.30am on SBS (kick-off 4am)        NEW

Brazil v Costa Rica          LIVE from 9.30pm on SBS (kick-off 10pm)

 

SATURDAY 23 JUNE

Nigeria v Iceland             LIVE from 12.30am on SBS (kick-off 1am)     NEW

Serbia v Switzerland       LIVE from 3.30am on SBS (kick-off 4am)        NEW

Belgium v Tunisia           LIVE from 9.30pm on SBS (kick-off 10pm)

 

SUNDAY 24 JUNE

Korea Republic v Mexico    LIVE from 12.30am on SBS (kick-off 1am)    NEW

Germany v Sweden             LIVE from 3.30am on SBS (kick-off 4am)     

England v Panama              LIVE from 9.30pm on SBS (kick-off 10pm)

 

MONDAY 25 JUNE – previously unconfirmed

Japan v Senegal           LIVE from 12.30am on SBS (kick-off 1am)  NEW

Poland v Colombia      LIVE from 3.30am  on SBS (kick-off 4am)  NEW   

Uruguay v Russia        LIVE from 11pm on SBS (kick-off 12am Tues)  NEW

Saudi Arabia v Egypt   LIVE from 11.30pm on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 12am Tues)  NEW

 

TUESDAY 26 JUNE

IR Iran v Portugal          LIVE from 3am on SBS (kick-off 4am  NEW

Spain v Morocco           LIVE from 3.30am on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 4am)     NEW

Australia v Peru            LIVE from 11pm on SBS (kick-off 12am Wed)

Denmark v France        LIVE from 11.30pm on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 12am Wed)  NEW

 

WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE – previously unconfirmed

Nigeria v Argentina          LIVE from 3am on SBS (kick-off 4am)   NEW

Iceland v Croatia              LIVE from 3.30am on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 4am)  NEW

Korea Republic v Germany   LIVE from 11pm on SBS (kick-off 12am)   NEW

Mexico v Sweden              LIVE from 11.30pm on VICELAND (kick-off 12am)   NEW

 

THURSDAY 28 JUNE – previously unconfirmed

Serbia v Brazil                  LIVE from 3am on SBS (kick-off 4am)  NEW

Switzerland v Costa Rica  LIVE from 3.30am on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 4am) NEW

Senegal v Colombia         LIVE from 11pm on SBS (kick-off 12am)  NEW

Japan v Poland                 LIVE from 11.30pm on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 12am) NEW

 

FRIDAY 29 JUNE – previously unconfirmed

England v Belgium      LIVE from 3am on SBS (kick-off 4am) NEW

Panama v Tunisia        LIVE from 3.30am on SBS VICELAND (kick-off 4am)   NEW

  

SBS’s existing 2018 FIFA World Cup™ programming schedule including FIFA World Cup Today highlights show at 5.30pm (AEST) daily and the SBS Match of the Day replay at 6.30am (AEST) daily will remain in place.

Source SBS The World Game