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When will Emmerdale, Corrie and Eastenders air during World Cup?

Football fans are in their element right now as the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia - but what about the poor forgotten soap fans?

From Thursday, June 14 - Sunday, July 15 EastEnders, Emmerdale, Holby City and Coronation Street viewers will have to navigate a minefield of scheduling changes to accommodate the World Cup coverage on the BBC and ITV.

The broadcasters have now confirmed their changes up until Friday, June 29 for the soaps and here's your handy guide.

Thursday, June 14

  • 7pm: Emmerdale
  • 7pm: EastEnders
  • 8pm: Emmerdale

Friday, June 15

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (hour-long episode)
  • 9.10pm: EastEnders

Monday, June 18

  • 9.25pm: EastEnders (1 hour and 5 minutes)
  • Coronation Street and Emmerdale will not air.

Tuesday, June 19

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (Hour-long episode)
  • EastEnders will not air.

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Wednesday, June 20

  • 8pm: Holby City
  • Coronation Street and Emmerdale will not air.

Thursday, June 21

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (hour-long episode)
  • 9.10pm: EastEnders

Friday, June 22

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (hour-long episode)
  • 9.10pm: EastEnders

Monday, June 25

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (Hour-long episode)
  • 9.10pm: EastEnders (55 minutes)

Tuesday, June 26

  • 7pm: Emmerdale (hour-long episode)
  • 8pm: Coronation Street (hour-long episode)
  • EastEnders will not air.

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Wednesday, June 27

  • 8pm: Holby City
  • Coronation Street and Emmerdale will not air.

Thursday, June 28

  • Emmerdale and EastEnders will not air.

Friday, June 29

  • 7pm: Emmerdale
  • 7.30pm: Coronation Street
  • 8pm: EastEnders
  • 8.30pm: Coronation Street
  • 9pm: EastEnders

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