Gold Cup TV - US fans screwed

Discussion in 'USA Men: News & Analysis' started by FirstStar, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. FirstStar

    FirstStar Hustlin' for the USA

    Fulham Football Club
    Feb 1, 2005
    Time's Arrow
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Here's the link to the TV schedule for US Gold Cup:,,OI540660-EI4900,00.html

    Unless this changes, all of the US first round games and likely knockout matches (until the finals) will be on Telefutura. Don't know about where you live, but this is a pretty uncommon channel around here.

    We can't even get an English broadcast of our continent's confederation championship.
  2. Davids26

    Davids26 Member

    May 31, 2000
    No English broadcast is pretty common for this tournament, luckily I have Telefutura through Dish Network...
  3. subbuteo

    subbuteo New Member

    Dec 17, 2002
    DC United
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I am one of the lucky ones, too
  4. roykemper

    roykemper New Member

    Jun 4, 2003
    I'm one of the lucky ones as well.
  5. geordienation

    geordienation Moderator

    Apr 21, 2001
    Newcastle United FC
    You can address your thank you notes to Jack Warner.
  6. sidefootsitter

    sidefootsitter Member+

    Oct 14, 2004
    There should be a Telefutura Channel in DC (if that's where the poster lives).
  7. chayes

    chayes New Member

    Feb 29, 2000
    Raleigh, NC
    Telefutura was added last month to my TWC lineup here in Raleigh, so other TWC subscribes might want to check and see if they get it.
  8. soccrfn

    soccrfn New Member

    Mar 21, 2003
    And you're surprised by this?
  9. US Gooner

    US Gooner New Member

    Jul 12, 1999
    SF, CA
    Does anyone know if they offer Telefutura on DirecTV anymore? I thought I used to have it, but I just checked and I'm not sure it's there anymore. Thanks.
  10. the Next Level

    Mar 18, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    Color me lucky as well! :)

    And FYI anybody in Chicago - it's a local channel here.
  11. TheSlipperyOne

    TheSlipperyOne Member+

    Feb 29, 2000
    Arsenal FC
    Woo hoo!!!

    I'll be watching!!!
  12. _chachi

    _chachi New Member

    Mar 15, 1999
    new jersey, usa
    it's a local channel for me in jersey.
  13. ThreeApples

    ThreeApples Member+

    Jul 28, 1999
    Smurf Village
    San Jose Earthquakes
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Thanks SUM for getting the Gold Cup on a national over-the-air network!
  14. DCM

    DCM New Member

    Dec 2, 1999
    Takoma Park, MD
    WFDC 14 is a Telefutura station, and should be available via broadcast TV in DC. My girlfriend gets it via antenna in Adams Morgan, and I get it via RCN cable in Takoma Park.
  15. Supersuperman99

    Supersuperman99 New Member

    Oct 28, 2004
    Los Angeles
    Most major tv markets in the country carry Telefutura and if you have dish or Dirtectv the you must get through your local channels. FSC might show some games(like theyre doing with the confed cup) but tefutura should avaliable everywhere
  16. AndyMead

    AndyMead Homo Sapien

    Nov 2, 1999
    Seat 12A
    Sporting Kansas City
    I'm unaware of TeleFutura ever having been available nationally on DirecTV. I know folks with local TeleFutura stations get TeleFutura, but I subscribe to Para Todos service and I never recall getting it.
  17. ThreeApples

    ThreeApples Member+

    Jul 28, 1999
    Smurf Village
    San Jose Earthquakes
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Telefutura is on KFSF, channel 66 in the San Francisco area. If you have DirecTV's local channels package, you get this channel.
  18. AndyMead

    AndyMead Homo Sapien

    Nov 2, 1999
    Seat 12A
    Sporting Kansas City
    It's not.

    In fact, several local TeleFutura affiliates are "low power" stations and cable/satellite providers are not required to offer such stations.

    I live in the state with the fastest growing latino population, and the metropolitan area in the state with the fastest growing latino population. We don't have a TeleFutura affiliate (though some lists show low power Durham-26 as begin TeleFutura). As chayes pointed out, TWC recently added TeleFutura and Galavision to their local lineup, but DirecTV does not offer a national feed for TeleFutura. As a DirecTV subscriber, I'm screwed.
  19. m vann

    m vann Moderator
    Staff Member

    Colorado Rapids, Celtic FC, & Louisville City
    Sep 10, 2002
    Denver, CO
    Celtic FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I'm fvcked. We are not privilaged enough in the great state of KY to get such a channel. This blows. I think I get every other spanish speaking network and I don't get this one. This would be my luck. It's early, but any known webcasts?
  20. Jabo

    Jabo Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Washington, DC
    It's on DirectTV as part of the local packages. In DC it's channel 14 on DirectTV. Also, it's one of the few stations that you can pick up fairly well over the air in DC with a rabbit-ear antenna (also channel 14)
  21. bigtimebuck4

    bigtimebuck4 Member

    Oct 10, 2004
    anyone know if time warner or insight carry it in columbus?
  22. Yeehaw!!!!
    Both Telefutura and Univision are basic cable channels for Charter customers in central Mass.
  23. VioletCrown

    VioletCrown Member+

    FC Dallas
    United States
    Aug 30, 2000
    Austin, Texas
    Austin Aztex
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    You're in a black hole for Univision/Telefutura. There's only one station in the entire state according to their website:

    OH Cleveland WQHS-TV 61
  24. GoDC

    GoDC Member

    Nov 23, 1999
    Hamilton, VA
    I get it. I am happy. I get to watch some glorified friendlies in a language I don't understand a word of.
  25. AndyMead

    AndyMead Homo Sapien

    Nov 2, 1999
    Seat 12A
    Sporting Kansas City
    Right. You just reiterated what I said.

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