'Chicago Fire Weekly' Soccer Show To Air On ESPN Chicago 1000 AM
March 4, 2014 at 4:21 AM (PT)
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER's CHICAGO FIRE is launching a weekly show on ESPN Sports WMVP-A (ESPN CHICAGO 1000 AM)/CHICAGO. "CHICAGO FIRE WEEKLY," hosted by FRED HEUBNER with contributions from FIRE TV analyst KEVIN EGAN, will air SATURDAYS 7-8a (CT) starting MARCH 8th and running through OCTOBER 18th.
FIRE COO ATUL KHOSLA said, “In 2014, a WORLD CUP year, it’s a great opportunity for the FIRE to launch a weekly English radio show in addition to our existing Spanish-language programming on WLEY FM-107.9. We want to be engaged and part of the soccer discussion in CHICAGO. By partnering with ESPN we will be able to reach an even wider audience of soccer supporters than ever before.”
PD ADAM DELEVITT added, “It is very exciting to bring CHICAGO FIRE WEEKLY to the ESPN CHICAGO audience, a show that will provide in-depth insight to the team, and a place where fans can engage with their favorite CHICAGO FIRE players. This will be the place for soccer fans to consume coverage on multiple platforms that only ESPN CHICAGO can provide.”