List of current Major League Soccer commentators

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The following is a list of current (entering the 2017 season) Major League Soccer broadcasters for each individual team.

Eastern Conference[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Chicago Fire Dan Kelly Frank Klopas Paul Tenorio CSN Chicago
CSN Chicago+

WGN Sports[1]
Spectrum WI[2]
Roger Twibell (most games)
Judd Sirott (select games where Twibell is working for CBSSN)
Ty Keough Dan Roan WGN (English Radio)
Óscar Guzmán Héctor Lozano WGBO-DT (Spanish TV)
Rodrigo Arana Raquel Ortiz WEBG-HD2 (Spanish Radio)
Columbus Crew SC Neil Sika Dwight Burgess Marisa Contipelli Spectrum Ohio (all)[3]
WWHO (25 matches)
WSYX (4 matches)
WTTE (2 matches)
WWCD (Radio)
Juan Valladares Marcelo Carrera Spectrum Ohio SAP (Spanish TV)
WVKO-FM (Spanish Radio)
D.C. United Dave Johnson
Russ Thaler
Bruce Murray
Devon McTavish
Lindsay Simpson WJLA or NewsChannel 8 via ASN[4]
Frank Hanrahan
Pete Medhurst
WJFK-FM
WJFK (English Radio)
Óscar Burgos Joel Navas
Milton Renderos
WFDC-DT
WMDO-CD (Spanish TV)
WLZL (Spanish Radio)
Montreal Impact
Brendan Dunlop Danny Dichio Chantal Desjardins Sportsnet East
Sportsnet One
Sportsnet 360
City Montreal (English TV)
Rick Moffat
Brian Wilde (when Moffat is working for the Montreal Alouettes)
Grant Needham CKGM (English Radio)
Frédéric Lord Vincent Destouches Nicolas A. Martineau TVA Sports (French TV)
Claudine Douville Jean Gounelle Patrick Friolet RDS/RDS2 (French TV)
Jeremy Filosa Arcadio Marcuzzi CHMP-FM (French Radio)
New England Revolution Brad Feldman Paul Mariner Jessie Coffield CSN New England
WSBK-TV
WBZ-FM (Radio)
Hipólito Gamboa José Manuel Abundis WNEU (Spanish TV)
WAMG (Spanish Radio)
New York City FC Joe Tolleson Ian Joy or Janusz Michallik YES Network
WPIX[5]
Tom Kolker Glenn Crooks WFAN
WFAN-FM
John Rojas Roberto Abramowitz WFUT-DT (Spanish TV)
WADO
WQBU-FM (Spanish Radio)
New York Red Bulls Steve Cangialosi
Jonathan Yardley
Shep Messing Tina Cervasio MSG / MSG Plus
Nelson Rubio Robert Sierra MSG Network SAP
WEPN (Spanish)
Matt Harmon Steve Jolley WEPN-FM
Red Bulls Live Online Radio
Orlando City SC Jeff Radcliffe Lewis Neal Mackenzie Thirkill WRDQ (Television)[6]
Jeff Radcliffe (National TV games)
Adam Schick
Tom Traxler Adam Schick (National TV games) WTKS-FM (Radio)[7]
Israel Herredia Sergio Ruiz WTMO-CD (Spanish TV
WONQ (Spanish Radio)
Philadelphia Union JP Dellacamera
Marc Zumoff
Janusz Michallik (primary)
Matt Kassel (fill-in)
Tommy Smyth (fill-in)
Heather Mitts WCAU
CSN Philadelphia
The Comcast Network
Tony Limarzi Iain Munro WTEL
Luis Márquez Jaime Becerril WWSI (Spanish TV)
WHAT (Spanish Radio)
Toronto FC Luke Wileman Jason de Vos TSN1
TSN2
TSN3
TSN4
TSN5
Gerry Dobson Paul Dolan Danielle Emanuele Sportsnet Ontario
Sportsnet One
Sportsnet 360
Gareth Wheeler (CHUM)
Dan Dunleavy (CJCL)
Terry Dunfield (CHUM)
Bob Iarusci (CJCL)
CHUM
CJCL (Radio)

Western Conference[edit]

Team Play-by-play Analyst Sideline Reporter Flagship Station
Colorado Rapids Richard Fleming Marcelo Balboa Altitude
KKSE
Esdrel Peinado Tomas Menchaca KTFD-DT (Spanish TV)
KXDP-LP (Spanish Radio)
FC Dallas Mark Followill
Bob Sturm
Jonathan Yardley
Daniel Robertson
Bob Sturm
Brian Dunseth
Steve Jolley
KTXA (DFW market)
Spectrum Texas (outside DFW)
(Television)[8]
Steve Davis Bob Sturm
Brian Dunseth
KWRD-FM (Radio)[9]
Carlos Alvarado Rafael Calderon KUVN-DT (Spanish TV)
KFLC
KLNO (Spanish radio)[10]
Houston Dynamo Glenn Davis Eddie Robinson Matt Pedersen ROOT SW
ROOT SW+
[11]
KUBE (3 matches)
Jeremy Branham Mike Chabala KILT (English Radio)
Daniel Mejia Lester Gretsch KFTH-DT[12] (Spanish TV)
KLAT
KQBU-FM (Spanish Radio)
Los Angeles Galaxy Joe Tutino
Samuel Jacobo (Spanish)
Cobi Jones
Martín "El Pulpo" Zúñiga (Spanish)
Kelli Tennant
Elmur Souza (Spanish)
Spectrum SportsNet
Spectrum Deportes
(Spanish)
Fred Roggin
Joe Tutino (national broadcasts)
Ralph Perez Fred Roggin (national broadcasts) KABC
KLOS
lagalaxy.com
Rolando Gonzalez Armando Aguayo KWKW (Spanish Radio)
Portland Timbers Jake Zivin[13] Ross Smith Samantha Yarock KPTV
KPDX
ROOT NW
Jake Zivin (national TV games)
Keith Bleyer
Ross Smith (national TV games)
Brett Jacobs
Keith Bleyer
Brett Jacobs (national TV games)
KXTG
KXL-FM (Radio)
Josue del Castillo KGDD (Spanish Radio)
Real Salt Lake David James Brian Dunseth KMYU, KYUU, KHSV, & KAME via ASN[14]
Bill Riley Jay Nolly
Jeremy Horton
Spencer Warne
KALL (English Radio)
Nelson Moran Fernando Hortal KTUB
KDUT (Spanish Radio)
San Jose Earthquakes Anthony Passarelli Chris Dangerfield Danielle Slaton CSN CA
CSN BA
CSN CA+
KNTV
Ted Ramey Joe Cannon KLIV
Carlos Cesar Rivera Juan Francisco Ramírez Gabriel Sotelo CSN CA/BA SAP
KSTS (Spanish TV)
KZSF (Spanish Radio)
Seattle Sounders FC Keith Costigan[15] Kasey Keller KZJO
KCPQ
ROOT NW
Matt Johnson Kasey Keller (national TV games) KIRO Radio 97.3 FM (Radio)[16]
Jaime Mendez Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar KUNS-TV (Spanish TV)
KDDS-FM (Spanish Radio)
Sporting Kansas City Nate Bukaty Andy Gruenebaum Jake Yadrich KMCI-TV
Spectrum KC (Television)
WHB (Radio)
Raul Villegas Enrique Morales Spectrum KC SAP
(Spanish TV)
KDTD
(Spanish Radio)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Peter Schaad Nick Dasovic TSN1
Scott Rintoul
Peter Schaad (national TV games)
David Norman TSN 1410 (Radio)

National television broadcasts[edit]

Broadcast Play-by-play Analyst Sideline Reporter Studio Host Studio Analyst Network
Soccer Night in America John Strong

JP Dellacamera, Mark Rogondino, or Steve Cangialosi

Alexi Lalas or Brad Friedel

Brad Friedel, Stuart Holden, or Cobi Jones

Julie Stewart-Binks, Grant Wahl, or Katie Witham

Julie Stewart-Binks, Grant Wahl, or Keith Costigan

Rob Stone Stuart Holden, Eric Wynalda, Alexi Lalas, Cobi Jones, & Brad Friedel Fox Sports 1/Fox
Soccer Night in America (Spanish) John Laguna Mariano Trujillo & Claudio Suarez Fox Deportes
ESPN Major League Soccer Adrian Healey, Jonathan Yardley
Jon Champion, Glenn Davis
Max Bretos, Steve Cangialosi, Fernando Palomo or Dan Kelly
Taylor Twellman, Brian Dunseth,
or Alejandro Moreno
Mónica González
Katie Witham
ESPN/ESPN2
ESPN Major League Soccer (Spanish) Richard Méndez, Jorge Pérez Navarro Giovanni Savarese, Robert Sierra Mónica González José del Valle ESPN Deportes
ESPN Major League Soccer (Portuguese) Luiz Carlos Largo, Rafael Ribeiro or Hugo Botelho Thiago Simões ESPN Brasil
Viernes de Fútbol (English) Ramsés Sandoval or Mike Watts Keith Costigan, Gonzalo Pineda, or Alejandro Berry UniMás/UDN
Viernes de Futbol (Spanish) Luis Omar Tapia, Raúl Guzmán or José Luis López Salido Diego Balado, Marcelo Balboa, Hristo Stoitchkov or Jorge Calvo Raúl Guzmán, Marcelo Balboa, Iván Kasanzew, Jorge Calvo, or Xavi Sol UniMás/UDN
MLS on TSN Luke Wileman, Vic Rauter
Nigel Reed, or Peter Schaad
Jason de Vos, Steven Caldwell,
Greg Sutton, Nick Dasovic, or Kristian Jack
Perry Solkowski
Kara Lang
Vic Rauter
TSN/TSN2
MLS à RDS Claudine Douville
Michel Y. Lacroix
Patrick Leduc
Jean Gounelle
RDS/RDS2

International television broadcasts[edit]

Broadcast Play-by-play Analyst Sideline Reporter Studio Host Studio Analyst Network
MLS en GOL TV Javier Diaz Gamba
Alejandro Figueredo
Juan Carlos Scelza
Luis Charquero
Martin Charquero Raúl Otero GOLTV Latin America
Futebol - Major League Soccer Nuno Santos
Gonçalo Moreira
Olivier Bonamici
Luis Cristóvão
Nuno Santos Eurosport Portugal
Fútbol - Major League Soccer Eurosport Spain
MLS on Sky Sports Sky Sports (UK and Ireland)
Football - Major League Soccer Eurosport International (except UK and Ireland)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.chicago-fire.com/post/2016/02/23/chicago-fire-and-comcast-sportsnet-chicago-announce-regional-broadcast-plans Chicago Fire and Comcast SportsNet Chicago announce regional broadcast plans
  2. ^ http://www.chicago-fire.com/news/2015/03/fire-continue-partnership-time-warner-cable-sportschannel-air-matches-wisconsin Fire Continue Partnership with Time Warner Cable SportsChannel to Air Matches in Wisconsin
  3. ^ http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2016/02/26/0225-crew-tv.html New TV deal makes Crew games more accessible
  4. ^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/soccer-insider/wp/2015/12/18/d-c-united-matches-to-appear-on-newschannel-8-abc7/ D.C. United matches to appear on NewsChannel 8, ABC7
  5. ^ http://www.nycfc.com/post/2016/02/22/yes-launch-second-season-new-york-city-fc YES launch second season of New York City FC
  6. ^ http://www.themaneland.com/2016/1/6/10723962/orlando-city-announces-wrdq-tv-27-as-new-local-tv-partner Orlando City Announces WRDQ TV 27 as New Local TV Partner
  7. ^ http://www.themaneland.com/2015/3/20/8267351/orlando-city-announces-tv-broadcast-crew-for-2015 Orlando City Announces TV Broadcast Crew for 2015
  8. ^ http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2015/03/03/fc-dallas-txa-21-expand-partnership-for-2015-season/ FC Dallas & TXA 21 Expand Partnership For 2015 Season
  9. ^ http://soccerblog.dallasnews.com/2014/03/fc-dallas-gets-english-broadcast-other-items.html/ FC Dallas gets English broadcast & other items
  10. ^ "FCD Returning TXA 21, 100.7FM, 1270AM 2016". FCDallas.com. FC Dallas. February 25, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016. 
  11. ^ http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/kingwood/sports/mls-dynamo-games-to-be-shown-on-root-sports-southwest/article_e11008c6-c28c-11e4-860c-8f21f1efefd7.html Dynamo games to be shown on ROOT Sports Southwest
  12. ^ http://www.chron.com/sports/dynamo/article/Dynamo-partners-with-UniM-s-in-TV-radio-deal-6871462.php Dynamo announce Spanish-language broadcast partnership
  13. ^ http://www.stumptownfooty.com/2016/2/16/11024326/portland-timbers-announce-broadcast-schedule-for-2016-confirm-jake Portland Timbers Announce Broadcast Schedule for 2016; Confirm Jake Zivin as Play-by-Play Announcer
  14. ^ http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2015/01/kmyukutv-new-home-real-salt-lake KMYU/KUTV: The New Home Of Real Salt Lake; All 26 non-National MLS Regular Season Games Available on Free, Over-the-Air TV
  15. ^ http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/sounders/seattle-sounders-unveil-new-play-by-play-announcers-release-regional-broadcast-details/ Seattle Sounders unveil new play-by-play announcers, release regional broadcast details
  16. ^ http://www.sounderatheart.com/2016/2/8/10938100/sounders-new-play-by-play-announcer Sounders will split radio, TV play-by-play duties