MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Twenty-eight of Memphis 901 FC’s regular-season matches in 2020 will be televised live on WLMT CW30 -Official Broadcast Home of Memphis 901 FC, in the Memphis market, beginning with Saturday’s opening match against the Indy Eleven. An additional 4 matches will air live on CW30 sister stations Local 24 and MeTV.
“We are excited and proud to partner with CW30 for another two seasons,” 901 FC President Craig Unger said. “This agreement will provide access to 901 FC matches throughout the Mid-South and allow us to continue to grow our brand throughout the region. We are pleased that out-of-town fans will be able to follow the action through the USL Championship’s continued agreement with ESPN.”
“We are thrilled to partner with 901 FC to air the clubs matches on CW30 and its sister stations. The passion for 901 FC and the excitement around their matches continues to surge in the Mid-South, and as one of the leading CW stations in the country, our goal is to bring this type of dynamic local programming to our community,” said Rick Rogala, President and General Manager of WLMT-TV.
In addition to the 28 home and away matches on CW30, Memphis 901 FC will be on national television on ESPN2 on Wednesday, April 29 and on ESPNews on Wednesday, June 3. Every USL Championship regular-season match is also broadcast on ESPN+. A subscriber can watch ESPN+ in the Watch tab of the latest version of the ESPN App, available on the web, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV (Generation 3 & 4), Android Handset, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, XBOX One, PlayStation 4, Oculus Go and Tizen devices.
901 FC now joins Memphis Redbirds baseball, University of Memphis basketball and coaches shows, University of Tennessee and Ole Miss football shows, high school state football and basketball championships, the Liberty Bowl High School Football All-Star Game, and Tennessee Titans preseason football games, on the CW30 sports programming roster.
2020 Memphis 901 FC Television Schedule
Memphis 901 FC hopes to build on a successful inaugural season where they averaged over 6,500 fans per game—the ninth highest attendance in the league, second among expansion teams.
For the latest information on the team, visit www.memphis901fc.com and follow the club on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. To secure season tickets for the 2020 season, visit www.memphis901fc.com/seasontickets or call a 901 FC representative at (901) 721-6000.
About Memphis 901 FC
Memphis 901 FC is an American professional soccer team embarking on its second season in the United Soccer League Championship. 901 FC, led by Principal Owner Peter Freund, Minority Owner Tim Howard, President Craig Unger and Head Coach Tim Mulqueen, represents a market that includes over 8,000 youth soccer players, an established American Outlaws chapter and strong collegiate programs.