World Cup - What they should have done: 1966 World Cup Schedule (1)

in #fifa3 months ago (edited)

With multiple games on at the same time, it would not have made viewers happy internationally, it would have not maximised TV times and would not have maximised tv coverage. the 1966 World Cup schedule should have looked like this.

9th July
Group A - England vs Uruguay
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group A - France vs Mexico
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

10th July
Group B - West Germany vs Switzerland
Kickoff: 3.00pm BST

Group B - Argentina vs Spain
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

11th July
Group C - Brazil vs Bulgaria
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group C - Portugal vs Hungary
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

12th July
Group D - Soviet Union vs North Korea
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group D - Italy vs Chile
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

13th July
Group A - England vs Mexico
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group A - France vs Uruguay
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

14th July
Group B - Switzerland vs Spain
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group B - West Germany vs Argentina
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

15th July
Group C - Brazil vs Hungary
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group C - Portugal vs Bulgaria
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

16th July
Group D - Chile vs North Korea
Kickoff: 4.00pm BST

Group D - Italy vs Soviet Union
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

17th July
Group A - England vs France
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

Group A - Uruguay vs Mexico
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

18th July
Group B - Argentina vs Switzerland
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

Group B - West Germany vs Spain
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

19th July
Group C - Brazil vs Portugal
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

Group C - Bulgaria vs Hungary
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

20th July
Group D - Italy vs North Korea
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

Group D - Soviet Union vs Chile
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

22nd July
Quarter Final - England vs Argentina
Kickoff: 3.00pm BST

Quarter Final - West Germany vs Uruguay
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

23rd July
Quarter Final - Soviet Union vs Hungary
Kickoff: 3.00pm BST

Quarter Final - Portugal vs North Korea
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

26th July
Semi Final 1 - Soviet Union vs West Germany
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

27th July
Semi Final 2 - England vs Portugal
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

30th July
Third - Portugal vs Soviet Union
Kickoff: 8.00pm BST

31st July
Final - England vs West Germany
Kickoff: 3.00pm BST