Philadelphia Union announced the club’s broadcasting team for the 2019 season today, which will be anchored by play-by-play legend JP Dellacamera and color commentator Tommy Smyth for the fourth consecutive season. All 34 Union matches will be available live on local and national television with PHL17 set to broadcast 28 matches, three games on 6abc and two matches on LiveWell Network.
The voice of Philadelphia Union, Dellacamera has called Union matches for nine seasons. Regarded as the Voice of Soccer, Hall of Famer’s broadcasting career has spanned over 30 years, calling nine men’s FIFA World Cups on TV or radio, along with five women’s World Cups on TV and three Olympic Games on NBC. Along with Philadelphia Union coverage, Dellacamera also serves as a voice on the national level as a play-by-play voice for FS1.
Joining Dellacamera in the booth will be color commentator Tommy Smyth, who joined Philadelphia Union midway through the 2016 campaign. Smyth spent 24 years at ESPN covering and broadcasting soccer. In addition to the UEFA Champions League broadcasts on ESPN, Smyth was a familiar face and voice on ESPN’s coverage, calling over 3,000 international matches from leagues all over the world.