World Cup 2014 Singapore: Schedules and venues to watch for free

For World Cup 2014, it is ‘Bom Dia Brazil’ (Good Morning) in Singapore as matches mostly kick-off at midnight or 3am / 4am Singapore time. Here’s a useful guide to the schedules and venues in Singapore where you can catch the fixtures for free.

World Cup

Schedules:
There is a straightforward schedule on the official FIFA site, but Yahoo! Sports Singapore has a more useful schedule that links to the latest scores, team news and group table standings.

The English news sites, including BBC, The Guardian and The Telegraph also have previews, stats, team guides, live scores and most importantly live text commentaries for the times you’re heading out or home.

Can’t wait for the World Cup 2014 to start? ESPN FC (Soccernet) runs daily updates to recap 2010 and preview 2014. And this is probably when you read The New Paper most in the past four years.

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Where to watch ‘live’ matches for free:
* People’s Association is screening matches at 30 Community Clubs. Here’s the detailed schedule.
* SAFRA is screening free for members and signed-in guests while offering free beer, food and lots of activities.
* McDonald’s usually screens Premier League matches at these venues and is likely to show World Cup there too.

World Cup SAFRA

Pubs / Bars / Clubs to watch ‘live’ matches
* Trust Time Out and I-S magazine and City Nomads to list the spots open for viewing. Here are some highlights:
* In the CBD, so you can watch then head to work: Prince of Wales (Boat Quay), The Penny Black (Boat Quay) and The Bank Bar + Bistro (Shenton Way).

World Cup Related events
* Check out the World Cup related events, including the World Cup Pool Party Pub Crawl, Vamos Lah Portugal, and the Continental FIFA Fever Party!
* Looking for alternatives while your other half / friends obsess over the beautiful game? Discover things to do.

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