ITV announces World Cup 2018 coverage details

ITV announces World Cup 2018 coverage details
Updated on Tuesday 15 May 2018 by @TVNewsroom

ITV today announced its coverage plans for World Cup 2018.

The month-long football tournament takes place in Russia from 14 June – 15 July 2018.

TV coverage is shared in the UK between the BBC and ITV.

ITV will have a studio base overlooking St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow to bring home to viewers the impact of the tournament in front of one of Russia’s most iconic backdrops

Joining presenter Mark Pougatch to lend their experience and expertise to ITV’s tournament coverage will be Gary Neville and regular pundits Ryan Giggs, Roy Keane, Ian Wright and Lee Dixon as well as England women’s striker Eniola Aluko, former French international Patrice Evra, Celtic and Sweden legend Henrik Larsson, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill, former Croatia and West Ham boss Slaven Bilic, and Euro 2016 final referee Mark Clattenburg.

Presenter Jacqui Oatley, reporters Gabriel Clarke and Seema Jaswal, commentators Clive Tyldesley, Sam Matterface, Jon Champion and Joe Speight as well as co-commentators Glenn Hoddle, Ally McCoist and Iain Dowie will also be on the ground and in the stadia throughout the tournament.

TV Schedule
(kick-offs in UK time)

GROUP STAGE

Thursday, June 14

16.00 (ITV) Russia v Saudi Arabia

Friday, June 15

13.00 (BBC) Egypt v Uruguay

16.00 (ITV) Morocco v Iran

19.00 (BBC) Portugal v Spain

Saturday, June 16

11.00 (BBC) France v Australia

14.00 (ITV) Argentina v Iceland

17.00 (BBC) Peru v Denmark

20.00 (ITV) Croatia v Nigeria

Sunday, June 17

13.00 (ITV) Costa Rica v Serbia

16.00 (BBC) Germany v Mexico

19.00 (ITV) Brazil v Switzerland

Monday, June 18

13.00 (ITV) Sweden v Korea Republic

16.00 (BBC) Belgium v Panama

19.00 (BBC) Tunisia v England

Tuesday, June 19

13.00 (BBC) Colombia v Japan

16.00 (ITV) Poland v Senegal

19.00 (BBC) Russia v Egypt

Wednesday, June 20

13.00 (BBC) Portugal v Morocco

16.00 (BBC) Uruguay v Saudi Arabia

19.00 (ITV) Iran v Spain

Thursday, June 21

13.00 (ITV) Denmark v Australia

16.00 (ITV) France v Peru

19.00 (BBC) Argentina v Croatia

Friday, June 22

13.00 (ITV) Brazil v Costa Rica

16.00 (BBC) Nigeria v Iceland

19.00 (BBC) Serbia v Switzerland

Saturday, June 23

13.00 (BBC) Belgium v Tunisia

16.00 (ITV) Korea Rep v Mexico

19.00 (ITV) Germany v Sweden

Sunday, June 24

13.00 (BBC) England v Panama

16.00 (BBC) Japan v Senegal

19.00 (ITV) Poland v Colombia

Monday, June 25

15.00 (ITV) Uruguay v Russia

15.00 (ITV4) Saudi Arabia v Egypt

19.00 (BBC) Iran v Portugal

19.00 (BBC) Spain v Morocco

Tuesday, June 26

15.00 (ITV) Denmark v France

15.00 (ITV4) Australia v Peru

19.00 (BBC) Nigeria v Argentina

19.00 (BBC) Iceland v Croatia

Wednesday, June 27

15.00 (BBC) Korea Rep v Germany

15.00 (BBC) Mexico v Sweden

19.00 (ITV) Serbia v Brazil

19.00 (ITV4) Switzerland v Costa Rica

Thursday, June 28

15.00 (BBC) Japan v Poland

15.00 (BBC) Senegal v Colombia

19.00 (ITV) England v Belgium

19.00 (ITV4) Panama v Tunisia

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