The first full weekend of July brings with it plenty of live soccer on US TV. The Gold Cup competition will get started, and the FIFA U-20 World Cup will continue. Multiple Major League Soccer contests will also be featured on television. There is even an "All-Star Game" taking place on Saturday. Don't forget to check the ESPN3/Watch ESPN schedule, as games will be airing on that service on Saturday and Sunday.
All times listed below are ET
Live soccer games on US TV for July 5
NBC Sports Network/UniMas/Univision Deportes: It's a holiday weekend, so staying up late shouldn't be too much of a problem. The United States Men's National Team will host Guatemala in a Gold Cup warmup, and coverage of that match will begin at 11:00 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for July 6
ESPN/ESPN Deportes: Stay inside on Saturday evening for a fun friendly involving some big names in the world of soccer. The Messi & Friends contest will get underway at 7:00 pm.
ESPNU/Univision Deportes: FIFA U-20 World Cup games will air on these stations on Saturday. Uzbekistan will play against France at 10:45 am. Spain will face off with Uruguay at 1:45 pm.
NBC Sports Network: It's another late night for NBCSN. This time, it's because of a MLS game. Vancouver Whitecaps will host Seattle Sounders at 11:00 pm.
Univision Deportes: Chivas Guadalajara will play against UNAM, and that game will begin at 10:30 pm.
Live soccer games on US TV for July 7
FOX Soccer/UniMas/Univision Deportes: Gold Cup games will air on these stations on Sunday evening. Canada will play against Martinique at 5:30 pm. Mexico vs. Panama will begin at 8:00 pm.
GolTV: GolTV joins in on the fun on Sunday. Bahia will play against Corinthians at 3:00 pm. Botafogo vs. Fluminense will kick off at 5:30 pm.
ESPN/ESPN Deportes: Chicago Fire will host Sporting Kansas City at 3:00 pm.
ESPNU/Univision Deportes: More U-20 World Cup contests will be featured on these channels on Sunday. South Korea will play against Iraq at 10:45 am. Chile vs. Ghana will follow at 1:45 pm.
As always, check your local listings for channel availability and also to learn about games that will air via tape-delay and replay on all of the channels that are mentioned in this piece.
Zac has been covering Tottenham Hotspur, USMNT, Holland, New York Red Bulls, Major League Soccer and other soccer leagues for Yahoo! Sports since 2010.
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