In case you didn't have your fill of high definition round-ball football action during the World Cup
on ABC & ESPN, Major League Soccer wants you to remember we play some soccer in HD over here too. They've scheduled 10 of the remaining 15 HDNet broadcast games, 7 of which will be exclusive to the network. All are broadcast in 1080i and 5.1 surround, the list of games scheduled so far follows.
Date / Teams / Time
Sunday, Aug. 6th / New England vs Chivas USA / 7:00pm ET
Sunday, Aug. 6th / Chivas-Guadalajara vs FC Barcelona / 9:30pm ET
Saturday, Aug. 12th / FC Barcelona @ New York / 7:30pm ET
Saturday, Aug. 19th / Houston @ Real Salt Lake / 9:00pm ET*
Saturday, Aug. 26th / Los Angeles @ D.C. United / 7:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 2nd / Houston @ FC Dallas / 8:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 9th / New York @ New England / 7:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 16th / FC Dallas @ Real Salt Lake / 9:00pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 23rd / Los Angeles @ Chicago / 8:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 30th / Chicago @ New York / 7:30pm ET*
* indicates HDNet exclusive
Is it possible the World Cup drummed up enough interest in the beautiful game so that it might one day challenge our football for favorite HD sport
? No, we didn't think so either.