Here’s the England football teams full World Cup 2014 fixture list for the group stages, along with the UK (British Summer Time) match kick-off times:
All details correct at time of publication.
Saturday, 14 June: Uruguay v Costa Rica – Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza. KO: 8:00pm
Saturday, 14 June: England v Italy – Arena Amazonia, Manaus. KO: 11:00pm – BBC
Thursday, 19 June: Uruguay v England – Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo. KO: 8:00pm – ITV
Friday, 20 June: Italy v Costa Rica – Arena Pernambuco, Recife. KO: 5:00pm
Tuesday, 24 June: Italy v Uruguay – Arena das Dunas, Natal. KO: 5:00pm
Tuesday, 24 June: Costa Rica v England – Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte. KO: 5:00pm – ITV
England’s opening game of what looks set to be a very tough group, was originally scheduled to be played against fellow Europeans Italy at 2 o’clock in the morning UK time. As expected though, due to pressure from British and Italian television companies and possibly advertisers, the England vs Italy game was rescheduled to the more suitable European viewing time of 23:00 BST on 14 June.
As if the opposition wasn’t tough enough, the weather conditions will do England no favours either, with the tropical location of Manaus, Brazil boasting a massive 99% humidity.
The opening game of the Football World Cup will be the Group A match that see’s hosts Brazil play Croatia in Sao Paulo, at 9:00pm BST on Thursday, 12 June, 2014.