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Forward Madison FC Announces First Ever Nationally Televised Match

May 9, 2024 - United Soccer League One (USL1)
Forward Madison FC News Release

Madison, WI - Forward Madison FC is excited to announce that the team will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 on June 15th. This will be the first time in club history that the 'Mingos will be on national TV as they take on South Georgia Tormenta FC at historic Breese Stevens Field.

"As we mark a historic milestone in Forward Madison's journey, the announcement of our match being broadcasted on ESPN2 fills us with immense pride," said Forward Madison COO Conor Caloia. "This moment signifies not only the growth and recognition of our Club, but also the passion and dedication of our amazing fans. We are thrilled to showcase our match day atmosphere in Madison on a national stage. It's a testament to the hard work and commitment of everyone involved, and we're excited to share this special moment with fans across the country."

The match time has been moved to a 2pm CT kickoff in Madison from the originally scheduled time of 7pm. ESPN Madison 100.5 FM will also be at the stadium before the match to do a live broadcast of the Rutledge and Hamilton show.

Tickets to the match are available now. Fans can purchase a First National Broadcast Celebration Pack, which includes a Flock-End ticket to the match and an FMFC t-shirt in the ESPN font for $28. For those who have already purchased tickets to the June 15th match and can no longer attend due to the time change, please call 608-204-0855 to exchange your tickets.

The club will be hosting a Family Night filled with tailgating opportunities, a petting farm, and other kid-friendly activities at the match. Families can purchase tickets to the match with our affordable MG&E Family Special offer which includes a ticket, a meal, and a scarf for $25 per ticket.

Next up, FMFC extends their road trip to North Carolina to play Charlotte Independence on Saturday, May 11th. This will be the second round of the Jägermeister Cup and the first time the 'Mingos will play Independence this season. Fans can watch the game on ESPN+ at 12pm CT. There will not be a watch party held in the Forward Club due to scheduling conflicts.

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