NEW YORK – iHeartMedia Wednesday announced a partnership with the National Women’s Soccer League that will make live game day play-by-play audio streams available for free on an all new iHeartRadio digital NWSL Radio station during the 2021 season.

The station will feature two of the biggest league games each week live, with replay available throughout the week leading up to the next live stream. The exclusive deal marks the first live audio partnership in the NWSL’s history.

“As our league continues to grow and attract new audiences, bringing live game audio to fans around the world represents a major next step for the NWSL,” NWSL Chief Revenue Officer Mitch Poll said in a statement. “This first-of-its-kind partnership with iHeartRadio has everyone around the league excited for what’s to come — we can’t wait to get these game broadcasts underway.”

The new station will kick off Saturday with a live audio stream of the NJ/NY Gotham FC against Houston Dash game at 7 p.m. ET followed by the Orlando Pride against Washington Spirit game on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET. Fans nationwide can tune into NWSL Radio on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio app to hear scintillating play-by-play calls featuring the NWSL’s best teams and fiercest rivalries as they happen each week. The full slate of matches to be covered on NWSL Radio can be seen below.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with the National Women’s Soccer League to showcase some of soccer’s finest players and games to fans everywhere,” said Jess Jerrick, EVP of Digital Distribution and Platform Partnerships for iHeartMedia. “It’s also an honor to provide our platform and promotional power to help elevate the incredibly talented women in professional sports and their representation in the media landscape, and to be a part of a historic moment for the NWSL as the league’s first-ever live streaming audio partner. We can’t wait to share a season of high-level competition, amazing goals and rousing in-game action with fans.”

 

Fans can visit iHeartRadio.com/apps to download iHeartRadio on their favorite device and listen to NWSL Radio anywhere they are.

2021 NWSL RADIO BROADCAST SCHEDULE

 

DATE TIME (EST) HOME AWAY PLATFORM
5/15/2021 7:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC Houston Dash NWSL Radio
5/16/2021 6:00 PM Orlando Pride Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
5/22/2021 8:00 PM Chicago Red Stars NJ/NY Gotham FC NWSL Radio
5/23/2021 7:00 PM Houston Dash Kansas City NWSL Radio
5/30/2021 3:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC Portland Thorns FC NWSL Radio
5/30/2021 7:00 PM OL Reign Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
6/5/2021 3:00 PM Chicago Red Stars NC Courage NWSL Radio
6/6/2021 5:00 PM Washington Spirit Orlando Pride NWSL Radio
6/20/2021 3:00 PM Racing Louisville FC Houston Dash NWSL Radio
6/20/2021 6:00 PM Orlando Pride NJ/NY Gotham FC NWSL Radio
6/26/2021 4:00 PM OL Reign NJ/NY Gotham FC NWSL Radio
6/26/2021 7:00 PM NC Courage Portland Thorns FC NWSL Radio
7/3/2021 7:30 PM Racing Louisville FC Portland Thorns FC NWSL Radio
7/4/2021 6:00 PM Orlando Pride NC Courage NWSL Radio
7/10/2021 7:00 PM Washington Spirit NC Courage NWSL Radio
7/11/2021 3:00 PM Portland Thorns FC NJ/NY Gotham FC NWSL Radio
7/17/2021 7:00 PM NC Courage Houston Dash NWSL Radio
7/18/2021 6:00 PM Chicago Red Stars OL Reign NWSL Radio
7/24/2021 8:30 PM Houston Dash Portland Thorns FC NWSL Radio
7/25/2021 3:00 PM Racing Louisville FC Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
7/31/2021 7:00 PM NC Courage Orlando Pride NWSL Radio
8/1/2021 3:00 PM Portland Thorns FC Kansas City NWSL Radio
8/7/2021 7:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC NC Courage NWSL Radio
8/8/2021 3:00 PM Racing Louisville FC Kansas City NWSL Radio
8/14/2021 8:00 PM Kansas City OL Reign NWSL Radio
8/15/2021 5:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC Racing Louisville FC NWSL Radio
8/18/2021 7:30 PM Racing Louisville FC Chicago Red Stars NWSL Radio
8/21/2021 10:00 PM OL Reign NJ/NY Gotham FC NWSL Radio
8/29/2021 5:00 PM Washington Spirit NC Courage NWSL Radio
8/29/2021 7:00 PM Houston Dash Racing Louisville FC NWSL Radio
9/4/2021 7:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC Chicago Red Stars NWSL Radio
9/4/2021 10:30 PM Portland Thorns FC Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
9/11/2021 7:00 PM Orlando Pride Racing Louisville FC NWSL Radio
9/12/2021 5:00 PM Washington Spirit OL Reign NWSL Radio
9/25/2021 3:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC NC Courage NWSL Radio
9/25/2021 8:00 PM Chicago Red Stars Portland Thorns FC NWSL Radio
10/1/2021 7:00 PM NC Courage Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
10/2/2021 10:00 PM Portland Thorns FC OL Reign NWSL Radio
10/9/2021 8:30 PM Houston Dash NC Courage NWSL Radio
10/10/2021 7:00 PM OL Reign Chicago Red Stars NWSL Radio
10/16/2021 7:30 PM Racing Louisville FC Orlando Pride NWSL Radio
10/16/2021 10:00 PM OL Reign Washington Spirit NWSL Radio
10/30/2021 8:00 PM Kansas City OL Reign NWSL Radio
10/31/2021 2:00 PM NJ/NY Gotham FC Racing Louisville FC TBD
10/31/2021 2:00 PM Washington Spirit Houston Dash TBD