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New York City FC and ESPN Deportes Radio AM1050 to Bring Spanish-Language Game Coverage to Tri-State Area

April 12, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York City FC News Release

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 12, 2019 - New York City Football Club and ESPN Deportes Radio WEPN-AM 1050 are pleased to announce that all remaining 2019 Regular Season NYCFC games and all postseason play will air in Spanish on the ESPN App in conjunction with ESPN Deportes Radio 1050AM, beginning with tomorrow's game - Saturday, April 13 when NYCFC takes on the Minnesota United at 5 p.m. ET, with the pre-game show starting at 4:30 p.m. ET.

All matches will stream live on the ESPN app, along with the iHeart and Tune-in apps. Select games will air locally on ESPN Deportes Radio 1050AM. Returning to the booth, commentators Roberto Abramowitz and Ariel Judas will give their commentary throughout the season with inside access from NYCFC training sessions. Abramowitz will serve as the play-by-play commentator while Judas will provide color analysis.

CEO of NYCFC, Brad Sims said, "We are excited to have our 2019 matches broadcast in Spanish on ESPN Deportes platforms. We want to give our fans many different ways to follow our Club and this is a terrific alliance that will make our games even more accessible."

"The Hispanic community in New York is extremely passionate about soccer and is an integral part of our fanbase, so it continues to be a priority for us to provide Spanish-language presentations. ESPN is a leader in the sports media landscape and we're looking forward to working together throughout the season."

"We are proud to be associated with a tremendous brand like NYCFC on 1050 ESPN Deportes," said ESPN Radio Group senior vice president Tim McCarthy. "We believe that giving our listeners a choice on quality play by play football has tremendous value and this agreement with NYCFC does just that."

Date Opponent Time Stream Broadcast

Saturday, April 13 at Minnesota United 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app ESPN Deportes Radio AM 1050/New York City ** 

Sunday, April 21 at D.C. United 4:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app ESPN Deportes Radio AM 1050/New York City ** 

Wednesday, April 24 Chicago Fire 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, April 27 Orlando City 1:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, May 4 at Montreal Impact 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, May 11 at LA Galaxy 4:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, May 25 at Chicago Fire 3:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Saturday, June 1 at Columbus Crew 7:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Thursday, June 6 FC Cincinnati 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, June 29 Philadelphia Union 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Wednesday, July 3 Seattle Sounders 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Sunday, July 7 Portland Timbers 6:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Sunday, July 14 at New York Red Bulls 6:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Saturday, July 20 at Colorado Rapids 9:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Friday, July 26 Sporting Kansas City 7:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Saturday, August 3 at Real Salt Lake 10:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Thursday, August 8 Houston Dynamo 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City

Sunday, August 11 at Atlanta United 4:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Saturday, August 17 at FC Cincinnati 7:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Wednesday, August 21 Columbus Crew 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Saturday, August 24 New York Red Bulls 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Saturday, August 31 at Vancouver Whitecaps 10:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Saturday, September 7 New England Revolution 3:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Wednesday, September 11 Toronto FC 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Saturday, September 14 San Jose Earthquakes 12:30 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Sunday, September 22 at FC Dallas TBD ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app TBD

Wednesday, September 25 Atlanta United 7:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app

Sunday, September 29 at New England Revolution 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app AM 1050/New York City **

Sunday, October 6 at Philadelphia Union 4:00 p.m. ET ESPN app, iHeart and Tune-In app TBD

ESPN Deportes Radio AM 1050/New York City ** -- Matches marked with this designation will not run on air in its entirety from pre-game show to post-game show. Every game will be available in its entirety on the ESPN app, ESPN iHeart, ESPN Tune-In and ESPN iTunes platforms.


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