The 2006 FIFA World Cup

Introduction

In 2006, I'll be following the fortunes of both England and the United States of America in the football (soccer) World Cup. Fixtures and results involving the two teams will appear here. Viewers in England will be able to watch the games on BBC1 and ITV. In the United States, games will be shown on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2. All channels in both countries will carry both high and standard definition broadcasts.

England

Official Site: TheFA.com - England » World Cup 2006

USA

Official Site: ussoccer.com » FIFA World Cup

Schedule

Date Teams BST EDT Result
June 10 England vs. Paraguay 1400 0900 1 - 0
June 12 USA vs. Czech Republic 1700 1200 0 - 3
June 15 England vs. Trinidad and Tobago 1700 1200 2 - 0
June 17 Italy vs. USA 2000 1500 1 - 1
June 20 England vs. Sweden 2000 1500 2 - 2
June 22 Ghana vs. USA 1500 1000 2 - 1

Group B Table

Teams Games Wins Draws Losses GD Points
England 3 2 1 0 +3 7
Sweden 3 1 2 0 +1 5
Paraguay 3 1 0 2 0 3
Trinidad & Tobago 3 0 1 2 -4 1

Group E Table

Teams Games Wins Draws Losses GD Points
Italy 3 2 1 0 +4 6
Ghana 3 2 0 1 +1 3
Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 -1 3
USA 3 0 1 2 -4 1

The United States were eliminated from the competition after the group stage.

Final 16 Games

Date Teams BST EDT Result
June 24 Germany vs. Sweden 1600 1100 2 - 0
June 24 Argentina vs. Mexico 2000 1500 2 - 1
June 25 England vs. Ecuador 1600 1100 1 - 0
June 25 Portugal vs. The Netherlands 2000 1500 1 - 0
June 26 Italy vs. Australia 1600 1100 1 - 0
June 26 Switzerland vs. Ukraine 2000 1500 0 - 0 (0 - 3 penalties)
June 27 Brazil vs. Ghana 1600 1100 3 - 0
June 27 Spain vs. France 2000 1500 3 - 1

Quarter Final Games

Date Teams BST EDT Result
June 30 Germany vs. Argentina 1600 1100 1 - 1 (4 - 2 penalties)
June 30 Italy vs. Ukraine 2000 1500 3 - 0
July 01 England vs. Portugal 1600 1100 0 - 0 (1 - 3 penalties)
July 01 Brazil vs. France 2000 1500 0 - 1

Semi Final Games

Date Teams BST EDT Result
July 04 Germany vs. Italy 2000 1500 0 - 2
July 05 Portugal vs. France 2000 1500 0 - 1

Third-Place Playoff Game

Date Teams BST EDT Result
July 08 Germany vs. Portugal 2000 1500 3 - 1

The 2006 World Cup Final

Date Teams BST EDT Result
July 09 Italy vs. France 1900 1400 1 - 1 (5 - 3 penalties)