ITV’s World Cup 2010 Plans

Updated on Thursday 27 May 2010 by @TVNewsroom

ITV today announced their World cup 2010 plans.

Adrian Chiles and Matt Smith will front ITV’s coverage of the world cup. They will be joined by experts Marcel Desailly, Patrick Viera, Edgar Davids, Kevin Keegan, Gareth Southgate, Lucas Radebe, Andy Townsend, Robbie Earle, Francois Pienaar and Craig Burley. Matt Smith will also present the highlights programmes.

Clive Tyldesley, Peter Drury and Jon Champion will provide lead commentary live from the match venues, with Andy Townsend, Gareth Southgate, Jim Beglin, and Craig Burley as co-commentators.

Jim Rosenthal, Gabriel Clarke, Ned Boulting and Kelly Cates will report from South Africa. Gabriel will be based with the England Camp, Ned and Kelly will report the latest news throughout the world cup and Jim will be based inside the match venues with special guests.

Ben Shephard will front GMTV’s coverage, and Steve Scott will take care of things for ITV News.

It all kicks off on ITV1 and ITV1 HD from South Africa, with live coverage from the opening game on June 11th through to the World Cup Final on July 11th.

Group stage matches (times are BST)
June 11 1500: South Africa v Mexico (Soccer City, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 11 1930: Uruguay v France (Cape Town) – BBC
June 12 1230: South Korea v Greece (Port Elizabeth) – ITV
June 12 1500: Argentina v Nigeria (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) – BBC
June 12 1930: England v USA (Rustenburg) – ITV

June 13 1230: Algeria v Slovenia (Polokwane) – BBC
June 13 1500: Serbia v Ghana (Pretoria) – ITV
June 13 1930: Germany v Australia (Durban) – ITV
June 14 1230: Holland v Denmark (Soccer City, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 14 1500: Japan v Cameroon (Bloemfontein) – BBC
June 14 1930: Italy v Paraguay (Cape Town) – BBC
June 15 1230: New Zealand v Slovakia (Rustenburg) – BBC
June 15 1500: Ivory Coast v Portugal (Port Elizabeth) – ITV
June 15 1930: Brazil v North Korea (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 16 1230: Honduras v Chile (Nelspruit) – ITV
June 16 1500: Spain v Switzerland (Durban) – BBC
June 16 1930: South Africa v Uruguay (Pretoria) – BBC
June 17 1230: Argentina v South Korea (Soccer City, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 17 1500: Greece v Nigeria (Bloemfontein) – BBC
June 17 1930: France v Mexico (Polokwane) – BBC
June 18 1230: Germany v Serbia (Port Elizabeth) – BBC
June 18 1500: Slovenia v USA (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) – BBC
June 18 1930: England v Algeria (Cape Town) – ITV

June 19 1230: Holland v Japan (Durban) – ITV
June 19 1500: Ghana v Australia (Rustenburg) – BBC
June 19 1930: Cameroon v Denmark (Pretoria) – ITV
June 20 1230: Slovakia v Paraguay (Bloemfontein) – BBC
June 20 1500: Italy v New Zealand (Nelspruit) – ITV
June 20 1930: Brazil v Ivory Coast (Soccer City, Johannesburg) – BBC
June 21 1230: Portugal v North Korea (Cape Town) – BBC
June 21 1500: Chile v Switzerland (Port Elizabeth) – BBC
June 21 1930: Spain v Honduras (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 22 1500: Mexico v Uruguay (Rustenburg) – ITV
June 22 1500: France v South Africa (Bloemfontein) – ITV
June 22 1930: Nigeria v South Korea (Durban) – BBC
June 22 1930: Greece v Argentina (Polokwane) – BBC
June 23 1500: Slovenia v England (Port Elizabeth) – BBC

June 23 1500: USA v Algeria (Pretoria) – BBC
June 23 1930: Ghana v Germany (Soccer City, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 23 1930: Australia v Serbia (Nelspruit) – ITV
June 24 1500: Slovakia v Italy (Ellis Park, Johannesburg) – ITV
June 24 1500: Paraguay v New Zealand (Polokwane) – ITV
June 24 1930: Denmark v Japan (Rustenburg) – BBC
June 24 1930: Cameroon v Holland (Cape Town) – BBC
June 25 1500: Portugal v Brazil (Durban) – BBC
June 25 1500: North Korea v Ivory Coast (Nelspruit) – BBC
June 25 1930: Chile v Spain (Pretoria) – ITV
June 25 1930: Switzerland v Honduras (Bloemfontein) – ITV

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