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STLFC Renews Partnership with KTRS 550 AM

February 18, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Saint Louis FC News Release

St. Louis,?MO?- Saint Louis FC has announced?Jim Heuer?and Bill McDermott as the voices of Saint Louis FC on KTRS 550 AM for the?2019?season.?

Jim Heuer?returns for his third season as the play-by-play voice of Saint Louis FC on The Big 550 KTRS.??Jim has been at covering a variety of sports for the past 22 years including the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Rams, and Mizzou Tigers. KTRS has been the home of Saint Louis FC for the last four seasons and is the only radio station in?St. Louis?with a dedicated soccer show on Friday nights called "FC Soccer Weekly."

Bill McDermott, known affectionately as "Mr. Soccer," has been broadcasting soccer both locally and nationally for over 45 years. He was part of the first Major League Soccer broadcast in 1996 as an ESPN sideline reporter, and has been broadcasting Saint Louis FC games for the last three seasons. Bill has also been the public-address announcer for?Saint Louis?University?men's and women's soccer games since 1972.

?"KTRS is excited to again have Jim and Bill handling the broadcasts for the 2019 season.??They are both?highly respected by their peers in our industry," says Mark Dorsey, President & General Manager of KTRS.?"We have a great relationship with the Saint Louis FC staff and we've worked very closely with Patrick Barry and Jeremy Alumbaugh to bring soccer coverage to the great soccer fans of?St. Louis."

"Saint Louis FC is proud to be on the Big 550," said Jeremy Alumbaugh, Vice-President & General Manager of STLFC.?"KTRS has been a proud partner since day-one and we look forward to having Jim and Bill continue to call our games and bring the STLFC experience to listeners across the metro-area."

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