FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution announced today that CSN New England will return as the club’s local broadcast partner for the eighth consecutive season. CSN New England will carry up to 32 regular season games, all of which will be followed Revolution Postgame Live, featuring highlights, analysis, and interviews.
Brad Feldman enters his 13th season as the play-by-play voice of the Revolution and his 17th season involved in the team’s television broadcasts. Feldman, a long-time fixture of the club’s broadcasts, brings more than 500 games of experience to the call. He will once again be joined by former Revolution assistant coach, World Cup veteran, and ESPN FC analyst Paul Mariner. The 2017 season will mark the tandem’s fourth campaign together in the booth. Joining the broadcast team is sideline reporter Naoko Funayama, who brings over 10 years of experience covering New England sports and previously served as the Boston Bruins’ rinkside reporter.
CSN New England will continue to provide comprehensive coverage of the Revolution and for the first time will air Revolution Postgame Live after every locally televised Revs game. Hosted by Feldman and Mariner, the postgame program will once again serve as fans’ go-to source for highlights, postgame analysis, and interviews. “State of the Revs,” the bi-weekly show complete with Revolution features and interviews, will also return for another season and will be hosted by Ethan Zohn. Zohn, a former professional soccer player, reported for ESPN during the 2002 FIFA World Cup and has served as an on-air host for various Major League Soccer platforms in recent years. The State of the Revs: Season Preview Special, featuring updates from the Revs’ preseason in Arizona, will air on Thursday, March 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
98.5 The Sports Hub (WBZ Radio) will return to broadcast the club’s games locally on the radio and will also feature a 30-minute live postgame show. The pregame, halftime, and postgame shows will be hosted by Rob “Hardy” Poole of Bertrand and Zolak and club legend Shalrie Joseph, New England’s all-time leader in games played, games started, and minutes played.
Nossa Radio 1570 AM will also return as the Revs’ Brazilian radio broadcast partner, providing the call locally in Portuguese.