Passion for soccer continues on GLR


Hispanic audiences love soccer and Grupo Latino de Radio is proud to announce that the excitement continues on our network after July 11th. Starting July 23rd, GLR Networks will bring coverage of the Mexican 1st Division Soccer games in Torneo Apertura 2010. GLR’s broadcasts include exclusive radio rights to top Mexican soccer team Chivas de Guadalajara’s home games and coverage of six more teams: Pachuca, Cruz Azul, Morelia, Santos, Tecos and Puebla.

The live action will start with three exciting matches:
Tecos vs. Cruz Azul – Friday July 23rd at 8:30pm (ET) / 5:30pm (PT)
Chivas vs. Puebla – Saturday July 24th at 7:30pm (ET) / 4:30pm (PT)
Monarcas vs. Atlas – Sunday July 25th at 12:30pm (ET) / 9:30pm (PT)

Broadcasts are produced specifically for US listeners with narration by renowned expert Samuel Jacobo, commentaries by sports journalist Ricardo Mayorga and the participation of legendary Jorge Campos, with the support of our coverage in Mexico. The team from Estadio W in Mexico, made up of renowned sports persona, is lead by Francisco Javier Gonzalez, one of the most popular and respected sportscasters in the country. Program includes a 30 minute pre-game and a 15 minute post–game with highlights, stats and commentaries, plus in-depth interviews and a look-ahead to the prime time match-ups to be played the following weekend.

Just a few days after that, the thrill continues with of one of the most prestigious soccer tournaments in the Americas. GLR Networks brings exclusive Spanish language radio coverage of the Copa Santander Libertadores semifinals:

Guadalajara vs. U de Chile, July 27th at 8:45pm (ET) / 5:45pm (PT)
U de Chile vs. Guadalajara, August 3rd at 8:45pm (ET) / 5:45pm (PT)

Legendary Jorge Campos Returns in August with “Futbol Mexicano ¡al día!”
After the great success and acceptance achieved by Jorge Campo’s “Rumbo a Sudáfrica” among advertisers, affiliated radio stations and their listeners, Campos – one of the most notable Mexican soccer players of all times – will be back on GLR to host “Fútbol Mexicano ¡al día!”. The show is already available for our network of affiliated stations and advertisers and will start airing in August.

Fútbol Mexicano ¡al día! brings listeners up-to-date coverage of Mexican Soccer – including the First Division League and the National Team (TRI), as well as all the news about Mexican players that succeed all over the world: Highlights, scores and interviews, brought by legendary Jorge Campos, with the support of established and experienced sports journalist, Ricardo Mayorga. Together they will bring the most current news on Mexican soccer every day.