KUALA LUMPUR, 12 AUGUST 2009: Saturday 15 August 2009 at 7pm will witness a change in the landscape of Malaysian radio, when the Barclays Premier League Season 09/10 hits the airwaves LIVE for the very first time, only on BFM89.9.
With made‐for‐radio commentary LIVE from the UK for all weekend matches, and original local programming supporting the live matches, BFM89.9 are delivering ‘Football Anywhere’ for Malaysian fans, bringing not only the best football league in the world to their listeners, but also introducing a new advent in sports radio programming.
BFM’s local content delivery will focus on the latest Premier League news, hot off the press with exclusive interviews direct to the UK, opportunities for fans to have their say, prematch predictions, energetic and lively discussions, debates and lots of humour!
Extensive fan interaction with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team of presenters provide Malaysian football fans the opportunity to communicate their opinions and predictions on arguably the most well‐known and widely supported football league in the world today.
‘Thank Friday It’s Footie (TFIF)’
Friday night preview show of the weekend’s Premier League action,
7.30pm – 8.30pm only on BFM89.9
‘Live & Kicking Soccer Saturday’
Kicks off at 7pm every Saturday, with football chat and predictions before the
Saturday football action LIVE from the UK
‘Live & Kicking Soccer Sunday’
Kicks off at 7.30pm every Saturday, with football chat and predictions before the
Sunday football action LIVE from the UK
‘Life's a Pitch’
Monday night highlights show with the best goals, interviews and news from the weekend.
Daily News Bulletins
Every morning on the hour, starting at 6.30am through to 9.30am, hourly Barclays
Premier League Bulletins to bring you up to date with the latest news and gossip before you get to the office.
BFM’s Managing Director, Malek Ali commented today, “To bring the Barclays Premier League to Malaysian radio, and more importantly, deliver live sports radio to Malaysians, is part of BFM’s culture of constantly pushing the boundaries.”
He continued, “The opportunity to do something truly unique and irreverent is what we strive for, and taking the Barclays Premier League into a new medium, with an original style of broadcasting, delivers on this promise. At BFM we only go for the best, and the best football in the world is the Barclays Premier League.”
So can’t get to a TV? Now there is NO excuse for missing all the action.
BFM launched in September 2008, and is a 24‐hour independent radio station focused on business news and current affairs. Core programmes include the latest business news and stock market reports from Malaysia and other financial centres, interviews with business personalities, financial analysts, entrepreneurs, technologists and marketers.
BFM also offers business education programmes spanning areas like marketing, finance, technology and business productivity to raise the management proficiency of the Malaysian business and professional community.
BFM targets people who aspire for professional and personal success.
As part of its programming, BFM is also renowned for providing listeners with a timeless music experience, which has rapidly gained a growing fan base. BFM is also embarking on meeting the lifestyle, as well as business, needs of its target group, including health, the arts and now sports, with football spear‐heading the weekend programming.
BFM can be received on frequency 89.9 in Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and parts of Melaka. TonyM was there at the launch, read here.