2016 Soul games to air live on 97.5 The Fanatic
Thursday April 7, 2016
Broadcasts set to begin this Monday, April 11 for the Soul Home Opener
PHILADELPHIA– The Philadelphia Soul announce that all remaining 2016 games will be broadcast live on 97.5 The Fanatic. Broadcasts will also include many special guests on the broadcast by Soul owners Ron Jaworski, Dick Vermeil, Marques Colston, Jahri Evans and many other current and former NFL stars.
In 2015, The Fanatic aired Soul playoff games and 2016 will mark the first season they will cover Soul regular season games. Fanatic host Joe Tordy will handle play-by-play responsibilities. Breakfast on Broad host and former Philadelphia Eagles lineman Barrett Brooks will join Joe as part of the broadcast team to provide color commentary. Games will be subject to cancellation for Flyers playoff games if applicable.
“We are really excited to have the opportunity to have our games broadcast on a sports radio powerhouse in Philadelphia,” said Soul Chief Operating Officer John Adams. “There’s no better platform to showcase our run for another ArenaBowl championship.”
97.5 FM The Fanatic is home to both professional and college sports, including the Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers and Temple Football.
“We have a great relationship with Soul owner Ron Jaworski and now we look forward to this opportunity with his team,” 97.5 The Fanatic’s program director Matt Nahigian said.
“This partnership begins with the people involved and I can’t say enough great things about all the people I have had the opportunity to work with at The Fanatic,” said Soul owner Ron Jaworski.
The Soul host the Jacksonville Sharks on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. for their home opener in a re-match of the 2015 American Conference Championship Game. Go to philadelphiasoul.com for the full 2016 Soul schedule.
ABOUT PHILADELPHIA SOUL
The 2015 Eastern Division Champion Philadelphia Soul are in their 11th Season of play. In the first ten seasons, the Soul have won four Division Championships, three Conference Championships and a World Championship. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season memberships and Group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2016 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a Soul representative by filling out the form on www.philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.
ABOUT 97.5 THE FANATIC
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