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International Fans FAQs

What is iFollow?

Ahead of the 2017/18 season, the EFL has improved the PlayerHD service, which has been relaunched and renamed iFollow. iFollow is a digital live streaming and content platform that will revolutionise the way football fans overseas can follow their EFL teams.

As part of your club's new website iFollow will, for the first time in English football, allow overseas fans to live stream up to 46 live games featuring their club within the regular EFL season. In addition, fans will have access to extended highlights and exclusive behind the scenes videos in HD, across desktop, mobile, tablet and app.

How much does an iFollow subscription cost?

Season passes are available for the equivalent of £110.

Australia - AUD$185

Canada - CAD$190

EU - €130

USA - $140

I’ve seen iFollow advertised for £45. Has the price changed?

Fans in the UK and Republic of Ireland will be paying £45 for iFollow as they do not have access to any live video of streamed games, which is only available to overseas fans.

Can I purchase a pass on a monthly basis or for a single game?

Yes! Passes are available on a yearly, monthly or single game basis.

What devices does iFollow work on?

iFollow is available across desktop, mobile, tablet and app. Users watching matches live on a mobile will have to use the iFollow app, which is available via the App Store and Google Play Store.

 

Why do fans in the UK and Republic of Ireland not have the same access to iFollow as international fans?

Under the EFL’s existing broadcast agreement with Sky Sports clubs are unable to offer fans in the UK or Republic of Ireland the same access to iFollow as international fans.

What games will fans outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland be able to watch live via iFollow?

More than 1,500 matches will be available in HD quality, with iFollow showing every EFL league match live unless that match has been selected, or ‘blacked out’, by the EFL’s overseas broadcast partners.

What games will fans outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland be unable to watch live via iFollow?

Games from Carabao Cup, Checkatrade Trophy and Sky Bet Play-Offs will not be available via iFollow.

When can I subscribe from?

Now! iFollow is now available as part of all EFL Digital clubs’ new websites.

How do I subscribe to iFollow?

Simply click here to visit the subscription page and select to pay via monthly direct debit or on a yearly basis.

If I am subscribed to my club’s PlayerHD service will I automatically join iFollow?

No, your subscription to PlayerHD has now ended and you will need to register for a new season pass to gain access to iFollow. Those supporters whose PlayerHD subscriptions have been terminated early have been issued refunds on a pro rata basis. Please email iFollow@efl.com with any further queries relating to this.

If I live outside the UK or Republic of Ireland and subscribe to iFollow, will I be able to watch games on iFollow when travelling to the UK or Republic of Ireland?

No, when in the UK or Republic of Ireland you will not be able to live stream games on iFollow, however you would be able to listen to live match commentary.

Do I need a local bank account?

Yes, to register for iFollow outside of the UK or Republic of Ireland, you will need a local bank account and local address.

Can you only watch matches live, or will the footage be available on demand?

Full match footage and highlights will be available on iFollow from midday (GMT) the day after a regular season EFL league match.

I have a different question that has not been answered. Who can I contact?

Please email iFollow@efl.com with any other queries.