Louisville City FC and WDRB Expand Partnership for 2019 Season
City’s 34-game regular season slate to be shown exclusively on WBKI-CW
LOUISVILLE (February 4, 2019) – Louisville City FC and WDRB are excited to announce an expanded partnership for the 2019 season that will see all USL Regular Season matches shown on WBKI-CW, part of the WDRB Louisville family of networks.
With the announcement, the Club enters into an agreement with Louisville’s FOX and CW network affiliates for a fifth straight season.
Aaron Matas, Sports Director of WDRB, shared his excitement about continuing the partnership:
“We are thrilled to team up with Louisville City once again. Soccer has become a major part of Louisville’s sports scene and we’re excited to have the two-time defending USL champions on our air in 2019.”
Brad Estes, President of Louisville City FC, emphasizes the ease of access this will give fans in Louisville to its back-to-back championship squad:
“First, we’re glad to be back with a great partner in WDRB. With all 34 games planned on the CW, this will give fans unprecedented access to our matches and that is vital to us. We’re excited to improve our visibility across Louisville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.”
LouCity’s 34-game slate begins on Saturday, March 9 with a trip to North Carolina FC, which will be one of all 34 games shown on WBKI-CW. Los Moradoswill open the home portion of their 17 games in Louisville on Saturday, March 23, also to be shown on WBKI-CW.
More details will follow on the USL broadcast package for the 2019 season. For the latest updates, visit LouCity.com/19schedule.
Fans interested in catching LouCity’s home debut and the whole of the full 17 games at Slugger Field can purchase 2019 Season Ticket Member packages by calling (502) LOU-CITY or online at louisvillecityfc.com/seasontickets.
About Louisville City FC
Since its launch in 2014, Louisville City FC has been committed to serving the community of Louisville and state of Kentucky as the lone professional soccer team. The 2017 season marked the third year of play for LouCity in the United Soccer League (USL), a professional soccer league based in the United States and Canada. On October 26, the Louisville Metro Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new soccer-specific stadium in the Butchertown neighborhood with a projected opening slated for March 2020.
Finishing in the top five in average attendance in the USL at Slugger Field since 2015, LouCity’s remarkable 2017 campaign included winning the USL Cup in the club’s first appearance in the final. Get the latest news on LouCity FC at LouisvilleCityFC.com and via the club’s channels on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.