The BBC and ITV have divvied up the games for the group phase of Euro 2016.
For Irish supporters with a serious aversion to watching matches on the Irish channels (they're a small grouping) this could have added significance this time around since UPC are no longer carrying ITV.
ITV hold the rights to the two later Ireland group games, while the BBC will screen our opener against Sweden.
The BBC boast two Northern Ireland games against Poland and Germany while ITV will screen the middle one against Ukraine.
English sport is not so preoccupied with curses as Irish sport (or American sport for that matter) but they have their own 'curse' issues.
Since 1982, England have won just 21% of World Cup matches screened on ITV in comparison to the 64% they have won on BBC.
Given that TV3 has been held responsible for many an Irish failure on the continent, maybe the issue here is private broadcasters.
Teams just seem to perform better when the action is being shown by the state broadcaster.
The bad news for superstitious England fans is that ITV will show both the Slovakia and Russia games while the BBC host the Wales clash. The BBC also have Wales's game against Slovakia while ITV show their match against Russia.
Here's the split:
Euro 2016 – Group stage game split
Friday 10 June
20.00 (ITV) France v Romania
Saturday 11 June
14.00 (BBC) Albania v Switzerland
17.00 (BBC ) Wales v Slovakia
20.00 (ITV) England v Russia
Sunday 12 June
14.00 (ITV) Turkey v Croatia
17.00 (BBC) Poland v Northern Ireland
20.00 (BBC) Germany v Ukraine
Monday 13 June
14.00 (ITV) Spain v Czech Republic
17.00 (BBC) Republic of Ireland v Sweden
20.00 (BBC) Belgium v Italy
Tuesday 14 June
17.00 (ITV) Austria v Hungary
20.00 (BBC) Portugal v Iceland
Wednesday 15 June
14.00 (BBC) Russia v Slovakia
17.00 (ITV) Romania v Switzerland
20.00 (ITV) France v Albania
Thursday 16 June
14.00 (BBC) England v Wales
17.00 (ITV) Ukraine v Northern Ireland
20.00 (ITV) Germany v Poland
Friday 17 June
14.00 (ITV) Italy v Sweden
17.00 (BBC) Czech Republic v Croatia
20.00 (ITV) Spain v Turkey
Saturday 18 June
14.00 (ITV) Belgium v Republic of Ireland
17.00 (BBC) Iceland v Hungary
20.00 (BBC) Portugal v Austria
Sunday 19 June
20.00 (BBC) Romania v Albania
20.00 (BBC) Switzerland v France
Monday 20 June
20.00 (ITV) Russia v Wales
20.00 (ITV) Slovakia v England
Tuesday 21 June
17.00 (BBC) Northern Ireland v Germany
17.00 (BBC) Ukraine v Poland
20.00 (ITV) Croatia v Spain
20.00 (ITV) Czech Republic v Turkey
Wednesday 22 June
17.00 (BBC) Hungary v Portugal
17.00 (BBC) Iceland v Austria
20.00 (ITV) Italy v Republic of Ireland
20.00 (ITV) Sweden v Belgium