Red Bulls 2013 Matches to be Aired Live on ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York 1050 AM
HARRISON, NJ (Feb. 27, 2013) – The New York Red Bulls announced today that their matches in 2013 will be aired live in Spanish on ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York 1050 AM. This announcement follows an agreement made between ESPN 1050 AM and M&E Productions, the company that owns the Spanish-language radio rights for Red Bulls matches.
The transmissions, which will have full 30-minute pre- and post-game shows, will be broadcast to ESPN 1050 AM listeners across the entire metropolitan area including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. ESPN 1050 AM will air the Red Bulls’ MLS opener on Sunday, March 3 against the Portland Timbers at JELD-WEN Field at 7:30 PM ET.
A full broadcast schedule will be released at a later date.
“We are pleased to have our matches aired on ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York 1050 AM,” said Red Bulls General Manager Jérôme de Bontin. “ESPN 1050 AM reaches a large amount of soccer fans across the tri-state area and we are looking forward to working with them and M&E to produce the best broadcast possible for these audiences.”
“We are very excited to be able to expand our soccer programming with complete coverage of the New York Red Bulls,” said David Roberts, General Manager of ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York 1050 AM and ESPN Radio New York 98.7 FM. “The MLS team keeps growing in popularity with Hispanic sports fans in the area, and this acquisition is another step forward in our effort to continue offering content that is relevant to our audience.”
“M&E Productions is very proud to be able to broadcast the New York Red Bulls on ESPN Deportes Radio Nueva York. During the 16 years of the league, we have always looked for the most genuine sports broadcaster and we are excited to finally have found it,” said Robert Sierra, Senior Director of Communications M&E Productions.
The games will be covered by a team of soccer experts. Well-known analyst Robert Sierra will lead the Red Bulls coverage along with Jorge Clara. Nelson Rubio, Wilfredo Campos and Mauricio Rivas will offer additional reporting.