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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: 12 June – 13 July, 2014

• Choose your second team here
• An Australian’s guide to World Cup 2014

• Every team, every group analysed

Don’t miss a minute of the 2014 FIFA Brazil with our complete World Cup TV guide.

SBS will show every Australian and international match during the four week championship.

Whether you want to get lost in the fever of the pitch or would rather saturate yourself in South American culture, there’s something for every soccer and travel lover on during the month that the World Cup plays.

Here’s our World Cup 2014 Australian TV guide to the best of the box during this ultimate soccer carnaval.

Note: All games kick off 30 minutes after SBS broadcast starts.

Live: Australia’s first round Group B matches:

The Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiaba, the capital of the western Brazilian state Mato Grosso state. Photo: Getty
The Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiaba, the capital of the western Brazilian state Mato Grosso, is where Australia will play its first 2014 FIFA World Cup game. Photo: Getty

Australia v Chile: Saturday, June 14 – SBS One 7:30am (AEST)
Arena Pantanal
Cuiaba

Australia v Netherlands: Thursday, June 19 – SBS One 1:30am (AEST)
Estadio Beira-Rio
Porto Alegre

Australia v Spain: Tuesday, June 24 – SBS One 1:30am (AEST)
Arena da Baixada
Curitiba

The 10 group matches you cannot miss live:

The official FIFA 2014 World Cup football. Photo: Getty
The official FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazuca ball in use at the French team’s pre-cup training. Photo: Getty

Brazil v Croatia:  Friday, June 13 – SBS One 5:30am (AEST)

Spain v Netherlands: Saturday, June 14 – SBS One 4:30am (AEST)

England v Italy: Sunday, June 15 – SBS One 7:30am (AEST)

Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina: Monday, June 16 – SBS One 7:30am (AEST)

Germany v Portugal: Tuesday, June 17 – SBS One 1:30am (AEST)

Brazil v Mexico: Wednesday, June 18 – SBS One 4:30am (AEST)

Spain v Chile: Thursday, June 19 – SBS One 4:30am (AEST)

Uruguay v England: Friday, June 20 – SBS One 4:30am (AEST)

Belgium v Russia: Monday, June 23 – SBS One 1:30am (AEST)

USA v Portugal: Monday, June 23 – SBS One 7:30am (AEST)

In-depth coverage:

 

Every aspect of the Socceroos Brazil performance will be dissected on The Socceroos Show on SBS. Photo: Getty
Every aspect of the Australian team’s Brazil performance will be dissected on The Socceroos Show on SBS One nightly during the World Cup. Photo: Getty

The FIFA World Cup Show
When: Nightly at 9:30pm during the World Cup
Where: SBS 2
What: Hosted by Australian soccer legends Les Murray and Craig Foster, the World Cup Show will have in-depth analysis, match previews, interviews and special guests.

The Socceroos Show
When: Nightly at 6:30pm during the World Cup
Where: SBS One
What: David Basheer is behind the news desk on this show dedicated to the Socceroos performances at this year’s World Cup.

Samba Shootout
When: Each Tuesday (8.30pm) and Thursday (9.30pm) throughout the World Cup
Where: Fox Sports
What: Panelists Andy Harper and Adam Peacock will be joined by a rotating team of soccer experts in this 30-minute show.

Offside: The not to be missed lifestyle TV during the cup:

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Comedian Jimeoin will host a nightly show, The Full Brazilian, during the the 2014 World Cup. Photo: Supplied

The Full Brazilian
When: nightly, 7:30pm from Friday, June 13
Where: SBS One
What: Hosted by Irish/Australian comedian Jimeoin, this is the full monty of funny during the World Cup.

This is Brazil
When: Fridays 7:30pm
Where: SBS One
What: Host Fernanda de Paula takes viewers on an insider’s tour of the heart of Brazil.

Cheese Slices Brazil
When: Monday, June 16 at 8:30pm
Where: Foxtel’s LifeStyle FOOD channel
What: Cheese connoisseur Will Studd visits Brazil’s cheesemaking centres in this hour long special.

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