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FAQ for iFollow overseas

Ahead of the 2017/18 season, the BladesPlayer service has been replaced with the much improved iFollowBlades service.

iFollow is a digital live streaming and content platform that will revolutionise the way football fans overseas can follow their teams.

Overseas supporters will be able to watch up to 46 live Blades games within the regular EFL season. In addition, supporters will have access to extended highlights and exclusive behind the scenes videos in HD, across desktop, mobile, tablet and app.

Season passes are no longer available to purchase for the 2017/18 season.

Match passes are still available for the equivalent of £5 per game.

These will allow overseas fans to choose specific Sky Bet EFL matches to watch during the regular league season.

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

Match passes are available for the equivalent of £5.
These will allow overseas supporters to choose specific Sky Bet EFL matches to watch during the regular league season.

iFollow is available across desktop, mobile, tablet and app.
Users watching matches live on a mobile will have to use the official Sheffield United app.

  

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

United's Championship games will be available, unless they have been selected to be screened by one of the EFL's overseas broadcast partners.

The following games have been selected, and subsequently will not be available to watch live on iFollow in the majority of overseas territories.
Saturday 2nd December, Millwall v Blades
Friday 8th December, Blades v Bristol City
Saturday 23rd December, Villa v Blades
Friday 12th January, Blades v Wednesday

However, in the following countries, where there are no plans for an international broadcast partner, subscribers can now watch games live even when they are unavailable to the majority of overseas territories:

Albania
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Cambodia
Faroe Islands
Greenland
Hungary
India
Italy
Japan
Korea
Lao
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
Pakistan
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Singapore
Spain
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Timor-Leste
Ukraine
Vatican City
Vietnam


No Cup matches will be available to watch on iFollow.

Not at present.

It has not been possible to marry the UK commentary to the video footage.

Now! iFollow is now available as part of the all new official sufc.co.uk web site.

Simply click here and select your club from the list shown. You'll be directed straight to the iFollow page where you can subscribe.

No, your subscription to BladesPlayer has now ended and you will need to register for a new season pass to gain access to iFollow. Those supporters whose BladesPlayer 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.