Gotham FC Announces MSG Networks as Home for Local Broadcasts 

Gotham FC Announces MSG Networks as Home for Local Broadcasts 

A slate of eight Gotham FC home matches to air on MSG Networks, beginning with
the Home Opener on Saturday, April 1 (7:30 p.m. ET)

HARRISON, NJ (April 1, 2023)NJ/NY Gotham FC today announced that MSG Networks will serve as the local broadcast home for eight Gotham FC home matches during the 2023 regular season.

Showcasing an exciting roster of soccer-versed talent, Gotham FC’s first home broadcast of the year will feature host and sideline reporter Eduarda “Duda” Pavão, color analyst Renee Washington, and play-by-play announcer Evan Weston, with more announcers to be revealed in the near future.


Day                       Date Opponent Time
Saturday April 1 OL Reign 7:30 p.m.
Saturday April 22 NC Courage 7:30 p.m.
Sunday May 14 Orlando Pride 5:30 p.m.
Sunday June 4 San Diego Wave 5:30 p.m.
Sunday June 25 Chicago Red Stars 5:30 p.m.
Sunday July 2 Angel City FC 5:30 p.m.
Sunday July 9 Portland Thorns 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 16 Washington Spirit 7:30 p.m.


“Gotham FC is proud to announce MSG Networks as our local broadcast partner to deliver the energy and excitement of our games to current fans and new audiences during the 2023 NWSL season,” said Christa Mann, Gotham FC Senior Vice President of Communications. “In collaboration with MSG Networks production and executive teams, we are thrilled to kick off the season with a talented, diverse, and experienced group of announcers to tell the stories of the club and Gotham FC players in an environment that attracts avid supporters, soccer fans, and those watching a game for the very first time.”

Host/Sideline Reporter –  Eduarda “Duda” Pavão
Over the last year, Pavão has hosted numerous FIFA events, including the Men’s World Cup and Club World Cup, and has created content for the NWSL at tentpole events. Multi-lingual, including English, Spanish and Portuguese, Pavão is also host for the Orlando Pride of the NWSL.

Color Analyst –  Renee Washington
A New Jersey native and former NWSL player with Sky Blue FC (now Gotham FC), Washington was a three-time Division I All-American at La Salle University. She helped lead La Salle to its first-ever conference championship and an NCAA tournament appearance, and she was inducted into the La Salle Hall of Fame. In her media and broadcasting career, she has covered almost every major league and sport, and currently works as a sideline reporter and analyst for ESPN, as well as a sports reporter for the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia.

Play-by-Play – Evan Weston
A versatile on-air talent from New Jersey with extensive experience in play-by-play, studio hosting, writing, and reporting, Weston has been a play-by-play announcer for Orlando City SC of MLS for the last six years. He has also been the voice of Stetson University since 2015, calling football, women’s and men’s basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, and women’s lacrosse on ESPN+. In addition, Weston has been the voice of the UCF Women’s Soccer team since 2021.

“MSG Networks is proud to partner with Gotham FC, and we look forward to producing dynamic home broadcasts on our networks this season,” said Kevin Marotta, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Content, MSG Networks.

The eight-match schedule for Gotham FC on MSG Networks complements the club’s national coverage from NWSL partner CBS Sports’ multiplatform coverage, presented by CarMax, which includes one match on the CBS Television Network (July 18 at Racing Louisville), two matches on CBS Sports Network, and eight on Paramount Plus. In addition, all 2023 regular season and Challenge Cup matches will be streamed live internationally for free on

Representing New Jersey and New York, Gotham FC plays its home matches in the National Women’s Soccer League at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. The club, which rebranded as Gotham FC in 2021, has been part of the NWSL since the league launched in 2013. The team won the inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer championship in 2009. Most recently, Gotham FC advanced to the 2021 Challenge Cup Final – the club’s first-ever championship appearance in NWSL competition.

About MSG Networks
MSG Networks, a pioneer in sports media, owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks and a streaming service that serve the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The networks feature a wide range of compelling sports content, including exclusive live local games and other programming of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, as well as significant coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. This content, in addition to a diverse array of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming, has established MSG Networks as the gold standard in regional sports. MSG Networks is a subsidiary of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: MSGE).