ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - KMOX-AM announced Friday that St. Louis natives Bill McDermott and Ty Keough will team up for the station’s radio broadcast of the English Premier League exhibition match between Europe’s superstar club teams, Chelsea and Manchester City on Thursday, May 23 at Busch Stadium.
Pregame coverage on KMOX-AM starts at 6:30pm with game time at 7:30pm on 1120 AM.
“There are no bigger names in St. Louis soccer than Bill McDermott and Ty Keough,” said Steve Moore, Program Director for KMOX-AM. “We’re thrilled to have them both anchoring our coverage of this unprecedented, sold out sporting event, the first of its kind at the new Busch Stadium. St. Louis loves soccer, and KMOX is devoted to serving area listeners with the best local news and coverage, and this milestone match has been the talk of the town.”
McDermott, who is in his 38th year behind the microphone, holds the title of longest-running U.S. soccer broadcaster and will be doing the play-by-play for the game. Keough, a former U.S. soccer player and coach, has played for the St. Louis Steamers, San Diego Sockers, and the U.S. national team. Keough has covered four World Cups in his broadcasting career, and will be handling color commentary for the game.