KIRO-F To Air Sounders Soccer
January 15, 2009 at 11:02 AM (PT)
BONNEVILLE Talk KIRO-F (NEWS TALK 97.3)/SEATTLE will be the radio home for the new SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC franchise in MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER. THe station will air all home and away matches under a multi-year agreement. In addition, sister Sports KIRO-A (710 ESPN) will air a weekly 30-minute SOUNDERS FC show.
"A key ingredient to the success of the SOUNDERS FC will be identifying the right partners who share our values and passion about the game and this community," said SOUNDERS FC CEO TOD LEIWEKE. “We have found a proven and truly enthusiastic partner in the BONNEVILLE SEATTLE RADIO GROUP."
"Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, and we’re convinced that the SOUNDERS FC will quickly find a passionate following here in the NORTHWEST," said BONNEVILLE SEATTLE RADIO GROUP VP/Market Manager CARL GARDNER. "We’re delighted to have the chance to bring these games to our listeners."