2020 will be the year of the most matches carried in the home market with over 2 dozen on the YES Network, owned by their 25% partner, NY Yankees. March 1 with the Crew will be the season kickoff and that of the broadcasts from 12:30 p.m.. Each of these games on YES are also streamed on FOX Sports Go app. The talking heads are back from last season as Joee Tolleson handles the play-by-play and Ian Joy provides the analysis.read
Even when away, the team now has a home appliance partner. This will be made known by way of in-stadium signage and a video series for GE & the teams' social and digital channels. Mike McCrea Pres. of GE Appliances Canada stated "As a supporter of the beautiful game in Canada, we're excited to continue the momentum in Western Canada-officially joining the Vancouver Whitecaps family."
'Caps CO, Mark Pannes told "We are thrilled to welcome a preeminent brand such as GE Applinaces Canada to the Whitecaps family."read
As he enters his 3rd year with MLS team New York Red Bulls, Cristian began an extension to his contact as the 2019 team Defensive Player of the Year. Sporting Director Denis Hamlett informed "We are very pleased to reach agreement with Crisitian on a new contract. Cristian showed his importance to our team last season and we look forward to his continued growth and success this year and beyond."read
Chicago has inked a deal with the Serbian mid. Luka by way of a transfer out of FK Cukaricki in the Superliga side in his country, he is on a 2 year deal with an option year in 2022. He blows into the Windy City with 186 pro games overall beginning in 2012, his last trio of years was with Cukaricki of the top league in Serbia. While with them he had 73 games, 4 in the UEFA Europa League of 2019-'20 and had 23 goals overall. His last pair of years there he heated it up with 11 goals and 12 last year with 25 games, a tremendous rate of just under half a goal a game.read
So many upgrades this season, stayed tuned for at least one more as Chicago's WGN now is the carrier of the Fire games for a few years for all locally shown games. The return to Soldier Field will see 24 of the 34 MLS games shown on WGN, 18 of them in prime time, 10 are already set for national broadcast. The first game will be the away game @ the Revs. Sat. March 7 at 12:30 p.m. CT. This partnership is to supplement the one with ESPN+.read