CHICAGO – Once as soon as extra, Channel 9 will most likely be a residence to expert soccer proper right here in the Windy City.
For a second-straight season, WGN-TV will televise Chicago Fire FC video games on the station as the membership begins off their 2021 season on Saturday night at Soldier Field.
— WGNTV (@WGNTV) April 17, 2021
Coverage begins at 7 PM with “Make No Little Plans: Chicago Fire FC 2021 Season Preview” which can most likely be hosted by WGN sports activities actions anchor Jarrett Payton. That will most likely be adopted with the contest in opposition to the New England Revolution at 7:30 PM.
The broadcast gross sales house will attribute two acquainted names to followers of the membership – play-by-play announcer Tyler Terens alongside coloration commentator Tony Meola – who’s been on the broadcast for the 2020 video games.
Arlo White, the lead play-by-play voice for NBC Sports’ Premier League safety, will lastly make his debut on broadcasts at some unspecified time in the future all through the 2021 season. He was initially slated for video video games in 2020, nevertheless, that was positioned on keep due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Best in the business up in our booth 🔥
— Chicago Fire FC (@ChicagoFire) April 15, 2021
Here’s the current broadcast schedule for Chicago Fire FC for 2021, which is subject to change.
They’ll be broadcasting a workforce that returns the majority of their core avid gamers from the unusual 2020 season, whereby the season was broken up into three components. Chicago Fire FC carried out in merely two avenue video games sooner than the pandemic paused the season, then took the pitch for three matches all through the MLS is Back occasion in Orlando.
When the season resumed on August 20th, the Fire carried out 19 video games, collectively with the first at Soldier Field. They’d win 4 residence video games all through that stretch nevertheless ended up missing the playoffs by one degree.
This season they may attempt to make it to the postseason for the first time since 2017, and you might catch most of the Fire video games proper right here on WGN.