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Hartford Athletic And WTNH News 8 Partner To Broadcast All League Matches in 2020

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All 34 USL Championship matches can be seen on WCTX MyTV9

HARTFORD/NEW HAVEN, CT (2020) — WTNH News 8 and Hartford Athletic, Connecticut’s professional soccer team, have partnered to feature all 34 of the Club’s 2020 USL Championship matches on WTNH News 8’s sister station, WCTX MyTV9. As part of the agreement, all Hartford Athletic matches will also be streamed on WTNH.com.

“We are excited to team up with Hartford Athletic for its second season, building on the momentum and excitement from the first year. Soccer is a beloved sport, part of the fabric for families in local communities throughout Connecticut,” said Rich Graziano, Vice President and General Manager of WTNH and WCTX. “The Athletic have tapped into demand for local, live professional soccer. WCTX MyTV9 will air a full schedule of games on-air and streaming on our wtnh.com website and News 8 app.”

This is the second consecutive season Hartford Athletic and WTNH will partner together. Last season, 18 Hartford Athletic matches were broadcast on MyTV9, including a friendly against the Puerto Rico National Team.

“As the television home of Hartford Athletic, WTNH News 8 is a big part of providing a special experience for our fans,” said Hartford Athletic Chairman & CEO Bruce Mandell. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with WTNH for the 2020 season with expanded coverage that will include the live broadcast of all 34 regular season matches together this season. We can’t wait to get the 2020 season started and to see everyone at our home opener on March 21st.”

Hartford Athletic’s season begins on Friday March 13th at 7 PM against New York Red Bulls II. March 21st will mark the home opener for Athletic, who take on Charleston Battery at 4 PM at Dillon Stadium. For more information and a complete schedule go to hartfordathletic.com.

Click here to see the full season schedule and to buy tickets.

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