ABC Radio has kicked off its most extensive coverage of the Hyundai A-League with every match live, uninterrupted and commercial free to fans across Australia and the world via the ABC Radio App.
ABC Grandstand’s Francis Leach says this week’s games will showcase some first class football and is the perfect time to introduce fan talkback.
“The Melbourne Derby is a brilliant way for the season to kick into high gear. It has that authentic feel of a big game day about it.
“For the players, it’s the game they’re desperate to play in, for the fans it’s one they don’t want to miss. I just love being in the commentary box on nights like these.”
ABC GRANDSTAND’s Top of the League preview program returns and is available on the ABC Radio App, ABC Grandstand on digital radio and as a weekly podcast.
Listen to the podcast here https://soundcloud.com/abc_grandstand/top-of-the-league-rd-2
Hear Round 2 of the Hyundai A-League Here LIVE & UNINTERRUPTED on the ABC Radio Mobile App, Grandstand Digital Radio & Online .
On Air Coverage
Adelaide United v Western Sydney Wanderers
Friday 16 October 7:40pm AEDT
Reds’ fans listen live with 891 ABC Adelaide and ABC Local Radio SA.
Wanderers’ fans tune in to 702 ABC Sydney, 666 ABC Canberra and ABC Local Radio across NSW and the ACT.
Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC
Saturday 17 October 5:15pm AEDT
Fans can listen live with 1233 ABC Newcastle, 702 ABC Sydney & ABC Local Radio NSW
Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City
Saturday 17 October 7:00pm AEDT
All the derby action live on 774 ABC Melbourne & ABC Local Radio Victoria. Use #ABCAleague to be part of the action online and phone in on 1300 222 774 to join the conversation on air.
Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners
Sunday 18 October 5pm AEDT
Fans tune in 612 ABC Brisbane, 92.5 Central Coast & ABC Local Radio Brisbane
Perth Glory v Wellington Phoenix
Sunday 17 October 7:00pm AEDT
Fans tune in to 720 ABC Perth and ABC Local Radio WA
Throughout the season selected games available on ABC Local Radio and Grandstand on digital radio with every game live on the new look ABC Radio mobile phone app and. For complete Round One broadcast details visit abc.net.au/grandstand .
Not only will this A-League season showcase great talent on the field, but also in the commentary box.
Commentator Ned Hall said ABC GRANDSTAND’s A-League 2015/16 season broadcast has been put together with fans front of mind.
“We’re excited to put the headphones back on, giving fans all games live and weekly access to players, coaches and football experts.
Fans will be able to add their views to the mix across social media using #ABCAleague and hear themselves live on air, online and on mobile after the Melbourne derby by joining ABC GRANDSTAND’s Francis Leach for A-League talkback.”
“This season we’re joined on air by legends of the game including former Socceroos Paul Wade, Steve Horvat and Stan Lazaridis. It’s an exciting time for Football on ABC RADIO.”