TSN is Home to Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s MLS CUP PLAYOFFS Push Tonight (October 29) at 8:30 p.m. ET

— October 29, 2014

 

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TORONTO (October 29, 2014) – TSN has live coverage of Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s MLS CUP PLAYOFFS push when the team travels to Texas to take on FC Dallas in the single-elimination game Western Conference Knockout Round tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 29) at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT on TSN1 (see below for MLS CUP PLAYOFFS Knockout Round and Conference Semifinals broadcast schedule).

 

As the official broadcaster of MLS in Canada, TSN delivers exclusive Canadian coverage of the MLS CUP PLAYOFFS, which culminates with the MLS CUP on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. ET.

 

MLS ON TSN play-by-play commentator Luke Wileman is joined by analysts Jason deVos and Kristian Jack at Toyota Stadium in Dallas to call the game. Reporting from the sidelines is CTV Vancouver’s Perry Solkowski. The network’s live coverage of the MLS CUP PLAYOFFS is also available live and on demand to TSN subscribers via TSN GO.

 

TSN Radio 1040 in Vancouver also has live coverage of the Whitecaps FC-Dallas FC matchup beginning with pre-game coverage at 5 p.m. PT. TSN 1040’s Peter Schaad and David Norman are in the booth to call the action. Fans can listen live on 1040 AM in Metro Vancouver, online at TSN1040.ca, and also on their smartphones and tablets via the TSN GO app.

 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC secured the Western Conference’s final playoff spot in their last game of the regular season, which was led by the explosive attack of Chilean international Pedro Morales. If the Whitecaps secure a victory tonight, the team will advance to the Western Conference Semifinal and face off against their Cascadia Cup rival Seattle Sounders.

 

Broadcast schedule*

Wednesday, Oct. 29

  • Western Conference Knockout Round: Vancouver vs. Dallas – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on TSN1

     

    Thursday, Oct. 30

  • Eastern Conference Knockout Round: New York vs. Sporting KC – 8 p.m. ET on TSN1

     

    Saturday, Nov. 1

  • Western Conference Semifinal Leg #1: Los Angeles vs. Real Salt Lake – 9 p.m. ET on TSN2 (joined in progress)

     

    Sunday, Nov. 2

  • Western Conference Semifinal Leg #1: TBD vs. Seattle – 9 p.m. ET on TSN2

     

    Sunday, Nov. 9

  • Western Conference Semifinal Leg #2: LA vs. Real Salt Lake – 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2

 

TSN will confirm additional MLS CUP PLAYOFFS matchups in the coming weeks

*Schedule subject to change

 

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