I hope you either saved your vacation days, or that you have a very understanding boss. The 2012 London Olympics continue this week, giving you two full days of live soccer games on TV. Major League Soccer teams are involved in both friendlies and meaningful contests that will air on multiple networks. CONCACAF Champions League games that don't feature MLS teams will also air on TV. Remember that the ESPN3/Watch ESPN service will again be your home for a handful of games that won't be televised in the States.
All times listed below are ET
Live soccer games on US TV for July 30
As crazy as it might be to believe, soccer fans in the US have Monday off. No games are scheduled to air on TV as of the typing of this sentence.
Live soccer games on US TV for July 31
FOX Soccer: Be ready for a late night. CS Herediano will play against Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF Champions League action. That match begins at 10:00 pm.
FOX Deportes: FOX Deportes has four (Yes, four!) Copa Sudamericana games on Tuesday. The action begins at 3:00 pm when Unión Comercio take on Envigado. Dep. Iquique play against Nacional at 6:00 pm. Emelec vs. San Martin follows at 8:00 pm. Dep. Tolima vs. Deportivo Lara ends the night at 10:30 pm.
ESPN2: The ESPN Summer Soccer Series continues on Tuesday. New York Red Bulls host Tottenham Hotspur at 7:00 pm. This match will also air on ESPN Deportes.
ESPN Deportes: Estudiantes Tecos vs. Monarcas, a Copa Mexico match, starts at 9:55 pm.
MSNBC: Women's Olympic soccer returns on Tuesday. Canada vs. Sweden starts at 9:30 am. France take on Colombia at 12:15 pm. Great Britain vs. Brazil will air on the network from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm.
NBC Sports Network: Team USA take on North Korea at 12:15 pm.
NBC Olympic Soccer station: Canada vs. Sweden starts at 9:30 am. The United States vs. North Korea begins at noon. Great Britain vs. Brazil starts at 2:30 pm. Japan vs. Russia begins at 4:30 pm.
Univision Deportes: Two CONCACAF Champions League games will show on Univision Deportes on Tuesday evening. Monterrey vs. Chorrillo FC starts at 8:00 pm. Herediano vs. Real Salt Lake follows at 10:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for August 1
FOX Soccer: Another CCL match airs on FOX Soccer on Wednesday. Toronto FC vs. CD Aguila starts at 8:00 pm.
FOX Deportes: Two more Copa Sudamericana games air on Wednesday. Dep. Quito play against León Huánuco at 6:30 pm. Palmeiras vs. Botafogo takes place at 8:30 pm.
ESPN Deportes: Two Copa Mexico matches take place on Wednesday. Neza vs. Cruz Azul starts at 4:55 pm. Puebla vs. Irapuato begins at 9:55 pm.
NBC Sports: Men's Olympic Soccer action returns on Wednesday. Brazil vs. New Zealand starts at 9:30 am. Mexico vs. Switzerland takes place at noon. Great Britain vs. Uruguay begins at 2:45 pm.
MSNBC: Spain vs. Morocco kicks off at noon. Senegal vs. UAE will conclude on the channel. Coverage of that game begins at 3:50 pm.
NBC Olympic Soccer network: Brazil vs. New Zealand begins at 9:30 am. Spain vs. Morocco starts at 11:45 am. Great Britain vs. Uruguay follows at 2:15 pm. Egypt vs. Belarus starts at 4:30 pm.
Univision Deportes: Toronto FC vs. CD Aguila airs on Univision Deportes at 8:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for August 2
FOX Soccer: Two games will air on FOX Soccer on Thursday. Gomel host Liverpool in a Europa League match at 2:00 pm. Seattle Sounders host Caledonia in CCL play at 10:00 pm.
FOX Deportes. Three more Copa Sudamericana games will air on FOX Deportes on Thursday. Inti Gas vs. Millonarios begins at 3:00 pm. La Equidad play against Mineros at 6:00 pm. Blooming vs. U. Católica starts at 8:30 pm.
ESPN2: LA Galaxy host Real Madrid in a late-night match that begins at 10:30 pm. This game will also air on ESPN Deportes.
Univision Deportes: La Piedad vs. Atlante begins at 5:00 pm. América vs. Veracruz begins at 8:00 pm. Seattle Sounders vs. Caledonia finishes the night off at 10:00 pm.
As always, check your local listings for channel availability, and for any scheduling conflicts and/or changes that occur during the week.