The 2021/22 A-League season: Everything you need to know about the commentators

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• The 2021/22 A-League season is kicking into gear from Friday, November 19

The 2021/22 A-League season is kicking into gear from Friday, November 19. Reigning A-League Men Champions Melbourne City are welcoming Brisbane Roar to AAMI Park in the first game of the season. The A-League Women season begins on December 3rd when Wellington Phoenix take on Western Sydney Wanderers. Taking fans through all the action is the A-League commentators.

All the A-Leagues, Matildas, Socceroos and FFA Cup matches will be broadcast live and hosted by sports presenter and journalist Tara Rushton, sports broadcaster Niav Owens, 10 Sport presenter Scott Mackinnon alongside callers and fan favourites Simon Hill and Andy Harper.

Providing expert commentary and analysis are Melbourne Victory legend, Archie Thompson, four-time FIFA World CupTM Socceroo Mark Milligan, Western Sydney Wanderers and former Matildas defender, Georgia Yeoman-Dale, ex-Socceroos and Adelaide United Championship winning striker Bruce Djite, three-time Sydney FC Championship winning forward, Alex Brosque, former Matildas midfielder and Brisbane Roar W- League Championship winner, Amy Chapman and former Socceroo and Sydney FC defender, Luke Wilkshire.

Luke Wilkshire, Mark Milligan, Simon Hill, Georgia Yeoman-Dale, Archie Thompson, Tara Rushton, Bruce Djite, Niav Owens, Amy Chapman, Andy Harper, Alex Brosque, Scott Mackinnon

Host, Tara Rushton, said: “Football is my passion, and I am fortunate to have spent the last decade of my career immersed in the sport.

“I am grateful and excited to continue my work in football with 10 and Paramount+ and the team being assembled. I am really looking forward to the new season ahead.”

Commentator, Archie Thompson, said: “I couldn’t be more excited to start this new role with 10 ViacomCBS, they have some fresh and exciting plans for broadcast that I think the fans are really going to love.

“The A-Leagues competition is set to be epic with some huge player signings. Bring on the new era of Australian football!”

10 ViacomCBS will broadcast one live A-League Men match on Network 10 and two live A-League Men matches on Paramount+ on Saturday nights as part of a landmark five year media partnership deal between ViacomCBS Australia and New Zealand and the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) announced earlier this year.

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