National Women’s Soccer League Matches To Air Live On SiriusXM
SiriusXM and the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) today announced a new agreement that will make live broadcasts of NWSL matches available to SiriusXM subscribers on the SiriusXM FC channel and the SXM App.
The NWSL is a premier women’s professional soccer league featuring national team players from around the globe including United States women’s national team stars Megan Rapinoe (OL Reign), Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave FC) and Trinity Rodman (Washington Spirit), as well as reigning league MVP and Welsh international Jess Fishlock (OL Reign).
SiriusXM listeners will have access to the NWSL Game of the Week as the league’s 12 teams compete for one of six playoff berths in the home stretch of the regular season, beginning with this Friday night’s match between Racing Louisville FC and Portland Thorns FC (8 pm ET).
“We are excited to offer our subscribers live NWSL matches every week on SiriusXM FC and the SXM App,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming and Podcasts. “The NWSL is a leading professional soccer league featuring talent from around the world. We are proud to add the NWSL to the growing offering of live women’s sports on SiriusXM.”
“We’re always looking for unique and exciting ways to introduce our game to previously untapped audiences and this programming marks another fantastic step towards reaching those new fans,” said Managing Director and Executive Producer of NWSL Media Brian Gordon. “We’re excited to work alongside SiriusXM as we continue expanding the ways in which fans can access NWSL matches.”
In addition to live play-by-play, SiriusXM FC offers listeners a mix of soccer talk and play-by-play 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The channel features live play-by-play as well as daily soccer talk programming hosted by an expert cast of former players, coaches, executives and journalists from the U.S. and abroad.
SiriusXM FC (channel 157) is available to subscribers nationwide in their car and on the SXM App. The SXM App is available to subscribers on mobile devices and a wide variety of connected platforms in the home including smart speakers, smart TVs and streaming media players. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s audio trials and most popular plans.