WASHINGTON, D.C. - D.C. United and WMET Radio announced today that Talk Radio WMET 1160 will again be the English radio home of the Black-and-Red. WMET Radio coverage begins on April 2, as United returns to the site of their 2004 MLS Cup Championship, The Home Depot Center in Carson, California. They will face off in the first-ever match played by MLS expansion Club Deportivo Chivas USA. WMET Radio will broadcast all 30 of United's Major League Soccer fixtures during the 2005 campaign. In addition to the radio broadcast, live audio streaming for all MLS matches will be available at www.dcunited.com.
"We're pleased to once again have WMET as our partner in broadcasting United games," said Stephen Zack, Senior Vice President of D.C. United. "Their dedication to D.C. United is fantastic and we appreciate that they allow our fans to follow every game during the season."
"WMET is proud to be working with D.C. United," said Jim Hatch, General Sales Manager of WMET 1160. "One of the fastest ways to get to the top is to surround yourself with winners and WMET is excited to be a part of a winning relationship with the 2004 MLS Champions. We will continue to support United by working together as a team."
Tony Limarzi will once again be the radio voice of D.C. United. The veteran broadcaster has been involved with local soccer for nearly 20 years, and got his start with United as a production assistant for Inside D.C. United, hosted by Dave Johnson. In addition to being the radio voice of United, Limarzi has also called many important soccer matches, including NCAA matches for the University of Illinois and the 1998 Olympic Qualifying tournament. During the winter, Limarzi is the producer and co-host of the Georgetown Men's Basketball television show Hoya Hoops with Craig Esherick. Tony and his wife Meg live in Silver Spring, MD.
WMET Radio, "Talk Radio WMET 1160," is fast becoming the radio station of choice in Washington, D.C. WMET offers an entertaining lineup of hosts, with a compelling mix of information and perspectives designed to engage listeners, rather than shock them. In addition to being the radio home of D.C. United, "Talk Radio WMET 1160" offers extensive coverage of the George Washington University men's basketball team. WMET's programming lineup also includes both the Tony Snow, & the Allen Colmes Radio Shows. WMET Washington's talk radio leader and exclusive Fox News radio affiliate in the Washington region, recently announced, longtime radio and print interviewer Mark Bisnow will broadcast "BISNOW LIVE!," a daily two-hour morning show from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.. Additional Personalities Include Linda Chavez , JD Balart, G. Gordon Liddy & Michael Reagan.