What is iFollow?
The EFL has improved the PlayerHD service, which has been relaunched and renamed iFollow. iFollow is a digital live streaming and content platform that has revolutionised the way football fans overseas can follow their EFL teams.
As part of our new website iFollow, for the first time in English football, allows 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 streamed games, which is only available to overseas fans.
Can I purchase a pass on a monthly basis or for a single game?
You can purchase either. Match by match passes are available for £5 but the order must be placed when the user is outside the UK.
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 will be available prior to the opening fixtures of the 2017/18 season.
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.
How do I subscribe to iFollow?
Simply click here.
If I am subscribed to PlayerHD 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.
What commentary will be used on iFollow?
There isn't any commentary to accompany the pictures at the moment, but we may look to add this to the service in due course.
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 (UK time) 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.