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Alejandro Moreno New Color Commentator, TV Broadcast Details Released

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The former Philadelphia Union forward takes over from Bob Rigby on local broadcasts.

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The yearly changing of the guard for the Philadelphia Union's television color commentator has brought back a former player to take over the role from Bob Rigby.

Alejandro Moreno is the latest person to hold he title of Union color commentator, according to a press release on the team's official website. The former Venezualan international is the fourth commentator in franchise history, following the one year stints of Philadelphia soccer legend Rigby (2012), former New England Revolution star Taylor Twellman (2011) and well known former MLS veteran Kyle Martino (2010).

Moreno, 33, has most recently done work for ESPN as an analyst for soccer games, including his guest debut during the 2011 MLS Cup playoffs.

Selected by Philadelphia in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft, Moreno went on to feature 26 times for the Union, scoring twice and assisting on seven other goals. He last played for Chivas USA in 2011, before retiring to pursue his post-soccer career in the broadcasting field.

JP Dellacamera will return for his fourth season as the Union's play by play man, while Tony Limarzi, and former Philadelphia KiXx goalkeeper Peter Pappas will be the on air talent for the pre-game and halftime shows.

The Union revealed that television partners Comcast SportsNet/The Comcast Network, ABC6 and the Live Well Network will once against broadcast games in 2013.

March, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
3/2 4:00PM EST
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Sporting KC 6abc
3/9 6:00PM EST
MLS Regular Season
at Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Colorado Philadelphia The Comcast Network
3/16 5:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia New England The Comcast Network
3/30 3:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Red Bull Arena
New York Philadelphia NBC Sports

April, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
4/6 5:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Crew Stadium
Columbus Philadelphia Live Well Network
4/13 4:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Toronto FC ABC6
4/21 5:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at RFK Stadium
D.C. United Philadelphia ESPN2
4/27 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Gillette Stadium
New England Philadelphia The Comcast Network

May, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
5/4 4:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Seattle ABC
5/11 1:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Toyota Park
Chicago Philadelphia NBC Sports
5/15 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Los Angeles Comcast SportsNet
5/18 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Chicago The Comcast Network
5/25 2:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Saputo Stadium
Montreal Philadelphia Comcast SportsNet

June, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
6/1 TBD
MLS Regular Season
at BMO Field
Toronto FC Philadelphia The Comcast Network
6/5 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Columbus Comcast SportsNet
6/23 5:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia New York ESPN
6/29 5:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia FC Dallas NBC Sports

July, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
7/3 10:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Rio Tinto Stadium
Real Salt Lake Philadelphia The Comcast Network
7/6 9:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston Philadelphia The Comcast Network
7/12 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Chivas USA The Comcast Network
7/20 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Portland Comcast SportsNet
7/27 7:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at BC Place
Vancouver Philadelphia The Comcast Network

August, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
8/3 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Chicago Comcast SportsNet
8/10 8:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia D.C. United NBC Sports
8/17 8:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Red Bull Arena
New York Philadelphia NBC Sports
8/25 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Gillette Stadium
New England Philadelphia Comcast SportsNet
8/31 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Montreal The Comcast Network

September, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
9/8 11:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Buck Shaw Stadium
San Jose Philadelphia ESPN2
9/14 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Houston The Comcast Network
9/27 8:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Sporting Park
Sporting KC Philadelphia Comcast SportsNet

October, 2013

Date Home Team Away Team
10/5 7:30PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Toronto FC Comcast SportsNet
10/12 7:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at RFK Stadium
D.C. United Philadelphia The Comcast Network
10/19 2:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at Saputo Stadium
Montreal Philadelphia The Comcast Network
10/26 3:00PM EDT
MLS Regular Season
at PPL Park
Philadelphia Sporting KC NBC Sports

The team also announced that the bi-weekly "State of the Union" show on CSN and TCN will be back in 2013 and will air at 7 pm on Fridays.