Euro 2008: Staff Picks, Full US TV Schedule

Well everyone here at American Soccer Reader is looking forward to Euro 2008 kicking off this Saturday on ESPN. We thought we’d let you know our picks to win the tournament, along with a full view of the upcoming games schedule across the ESPN networks. Enjoy, get those TiVO remotes ready, it’s going to be a tournament to remember!

Staff Picks:

Trevor Hayward: Netherlands

Alex Gutierrez: Undecided

Andrew Weckenmann: Spain

Dave Martinez: Undecided

Dan Thompson: Sweden

Jared DuBois: Germany

Andrew Padgett: France

Ian Martin: Germany

Richard Farley: Spain

Patrick Wood: Germany

Scott Viar: Portugal

Full US ESPN Schedule(all times are Eastern Time):

Saturday 6/07

11:50 a.m.- Switzerland vs. Czech Republic A (ESPN Classic, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Portugal vs. Turkey A (ESPN Classic, ESPN Deportes)

Sunday 6/08

11:50 a.m.- Austria vs. Croatia B (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Germany vs. Poland B (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Monday 6/09

11:50 a.m.- Romania vs. France C (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Netherlands vs. Italy C (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Tuesday 6/10

11:50 a.m.- Spain vs. Russia D (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Greece vs. Sweden D (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Wednesday 6/11

11:50 a.m.- Czech Republic vs. Portugal A (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Switzerland vs. Turkey A (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Thursday 6/12

11:50 a.m.- Croatia vs. Germany B (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Austria vs. Poland B (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Friday 6/13

11:50 a.m.- Italy vs. Romania C (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Netherlands vs. France C (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Saturday 6/14

11:50 a.m.- Sweden vs. Spain D (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Greece vs. Russia D (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Sunday 6/15

2:30 p.m.- Switzerland vs. Portugal A (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Turkey vs. Czech Republic A (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

5 p.m.- Turkey vs. Czech Republic (ESPN Deportes)

Monday 6/16

2:30 p.m.- Poland vs. Croatia B (ESPN Classic)

2:30 p.m.- Austria vs. Germany B (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

5 p.m.- Poland vs. Croatia (ESPN Deportes)

Tuesday 6/17

2:30 p.m.- Netherlands vs. Romania C (ESPN Classic)

2:30 p.m.- France vs. Italy C (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

5 p.m.- Netherlands vs. Romania (ESPN Deportes)

Wednesday 6/18

2:30 p.m.- Greece vs. Spain D (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

2:30 p.m.- Russia vs. Sweden D (ESPN2)

7 p.m.- Russia vs. Sweden (ESPN Deportes)

Quarterfinals Stage:

Thursday 6/19

2:30 p.m.- 1st Group A vs. 2nd Group B (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

Friday 6/20

2:30 p.m.- 1st Group B vs. 2nd Group A (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

Saturday 6/21

2:30 p.m.- 1st Group C vs. 2nd Group D (ABC)

Sunday 6/22

2:55 p.m.- 1st Group D vs. 2nd Group C (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

Semifinals Stage

Wednesday 6/25

2:30 p.m.- Winners (ESPN, ESPN Deportes)

Thursday 6/26

2:30 p.m.- Winners (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

Final:

Sunday 6/29

2:30 p.m. – Euro 2008 Title Match from Vienna (ABC)

I hope all of you are just as excited we are for Euro 2008. A whole month of some of the worlds best playing each other, should be a treat for every soccer/football/futbol fan on the planet. If you haven’t read Andrew Padgett group by group preview series for Euro 2008, make sure to do so, click on the Euro 2008 category!

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