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World Cup: ESPN TV and radio announcers for Round of 16


The group stage at the 2014 World Cup has come to an end and the tournament advances to the “Round of 16.” We already have the pairings for all eight games and we have the layout of the knockout round to the finals in one nifty bracket.

ESPN has already assigned television and radio assignments for the next round as well. The game between Belgium and the United States is the last of the group round, and it will be called by Ian Darke and Taylor Twellman.

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From ESPN:

Date Time (ET) Network Matchup Site Match #
Sat, Jun 28 11:30 a.m. ABC Brazil vs. Chile
TV: Ian Darke, Steve McManaman
Radio: Ross Dyer, Shep Messing
Belo Horizonte 49
  3:30 p.m. ABC Colombia vs. Uruguay
TV: Jon Champion, Stewart Robson
Radio: Mark Donaldson, Tommy Smyth
Rio de Janeiro 50
Sun, Jun 29 11:30 a.m. ESPN Netherlands vs. Mexico
TV: Fernando Palomo, Alejandro Moreno
Radio: Dyer, Messing
Fortaleza 51
  3:30 p.m. ESPN Costa Rica vs. Greece
TV: Daniel Mann, Kasey Keller
Radio: Donaldson, Smyth
Recife 52
Mon, Jun 30 11:30 a.m. ESPN France vs. Nigeria
TV: Derek Rae, Efan Ekoku
Radio: JP Dellacamera, Smyth
Brasilia 53
  3:30 p.m. ESPN Germany vs. Algeria
TV: Champion, Robson
Radio: Dyer, Messing
Porto Alegre 54
Tue, Jul 1 11:30 a.m. ESPN Argentina vs. Switzerland
TV: Adrian Healey, Moreno
Radio: Dyer, Messing
Sao Paulo 55
  3:30 p.m. ESPN Belgium vs. United States
TV: Darke, Taylor Twellman
Radio: Dellacamera, Smyth
Salvador 56

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