The Premier League is the most liked part of European football, bringing in over three billion viewers from all around the globe. Now that English football has returned with the 2023-24 EPL season well underway, it’s time you figure out how to watch the matches on an Apple TV, whether in the UK or another country.
Last season, Manchester City won the Premier League, Champions League, and FA Cup titles. They’ve won three times in a row and four out of the last five seasons, making them a strong team this time too. Other EPL regulars like Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Tottenham are also in good form for the current season.
This year, Burnley and Sheffield United have moved up to the higher league, with Luton Town also making a comeback after more than 30 years. They’re taking the places of the demoted teams, Leeds United, Southampton, and Leicester City.
Whether you’re cheering for a top team or hoping for a surprise win from an underdog, there are a few ways to stay updated on your favourite clubs, including streaming platforms. Let’s see how fans can watch the Premier League on Apple TV.
Where to Watch Premier League on Apple TV?
If you were hoping for one subscription in the UK that would’ve let you tune in to all 200 out of the 380 Premier League games on Apple TV, sadly, it’s quite the opposite. Instead, you’re now looking at three different services: Prime Video, NOW, and Discovery+, with minimal overlap in which matches are airing on each platform. Here’s more in detail:
Stream Premier League on Prime Video
Amazon’s video streaming platform, Prime Video, which we’re sure most of you are familiar with, is set to show two rounds of the Premier League LIVE, including the Boxing Day fixture. That’s 20 games in total.
With the monthly Prime Video subscription, you can enjoy these matches in up to 4K on your Apple TV alongside its ever-growing library of films, TV shows, and acclaimed originals.
Full match replays are streamable on-demand for up to seven days after the live broadcast, with options to toggle captions and switch between alternate stadium audio tracks.
It’s worth mentioning that existing Amazon Prime members (also available as a 30-day trial for new users) should already have access to Prime Video on top of all its other perks, such as free shipping and exclusive discounts on Amazon’s shopping site and Amazon Music.
Watch Premier League on NOW
Sky Sports, the premier UK sports broadcaster, covers 128 matches throughout the EPL season. With a Sports Month Membership on NOW that offers streaming access to all Sky Sports channels, you can treat yourself to a sizeable portion of the Premier League live on Apple TV.
Besides Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football, the Sports Membership allows watching Sky Sports Formula 1, Cricket, Arena, Racing, and Golf, as well as its Main Event, Mix, and News channels. Therefore, you get to enjoy a lot more than just football action.
The Membership includes a limited-time trial for the NOW Boost add-on, unlocking Full HD (1080p@50 FPS) playback and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio for the live Premier League streams on Apple TV.
Alternative Option for Sky TV Subscribers
With the Sky Go app available for Apple TV boxes (running tvOS 13.0 and above), Sky TV customers can log in with their ID and tune in to Premier League broadcasts live, provided they pay for the Sky Sports package alongside the Sky Q Multiscreen or Sky Whole Home add-on.
|While Sky airs all its Premier League coverage in 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos, neither NOW nor Sky Go allows streaming the games over 1080p on Apple TV.|
Catch Premier League on Discovery+
The remaining 52 out of 200 Premier League matches are being shown on TNT Sports (formerly BT Sport), now streaming on the Discovery+ app. Subscribing to Discovery+ Premium on Apple TV gives you access to all four core TNT Sports channels.
TNT Sports is also home to UEFA Champions League and Europa League, besides other big-ticket sporting events. The plan even includes Eurosport, the official UK broadcaster of the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics. That’s on top of all the non-sporting, on-demand content and live channels Discovery+ offers.
|Existing TNT Sports subscribers on BT, EE, and Sky, as well as former BT Sport Monthly Pass customers, should be getting Discovery+ Premium at no extra cost. Contact your respective provider for details on how to redeem it.|
Where to Watch Premier League on Apple TV Outside the UK?
For Premier League viewers in the Republic of Ireland, NOW offers the Sports + Sports Extra Bundle, which enables streaming access to all Sky Sports and TNT Sports channels. This bundle even includes the Premier Sports channels, home to 53 EPL fixtures.
Watching the Premier League in the US is much simpler than in the UK, with Peacock being the most affordable and viable choice. Its Premium plan lets you stream 175 out of 380 EPL games throughout the season, including those unavailable in the UK due to blackout laws. The rest of the matches are to air across various NBC Sports-related channels, including USA Network, CNBC, and your local NBC affiliate station.
Even if you don’t have a traditional pay cable or satellite TV connection, you can pick up the following channels on your Apple TV via various streaming TV services, including FuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV. You’ll find our dedicated guide to NBC Sports on Apple TV handy.
Soccer enthusiasts in Canada have the opportunity to watch every Premier League match of the season, either live or on-demand, through FuboTV. On a related note, it also offers Serie A soccer games. While the plans begin at CA$ 25 a month, it’s more cost-effective to go with the quarterly and annual tiers.
For Aussie socceroos willing to tune in at antisocial hours, Optus Sport is the go-to platform in Australia for live-streaming every Premier League game on Apple TV. Its $25/mo plan also covers the Champions League and Europa League, among other sporting events. It provides the option to view game replays and highlights on demand.
Here’s where you can stream Premier League on Apple TV live in other parts of the world:
- New Zealand: Sky Sport Now
- Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay: Star+
- Andorra, Spain: DAZN
- Czech Republic, France: Canal+
- Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden: Viaplay
- Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama: Paramount+
- India: Disney+ Hotstar
With everything we’ve discussed so far, you should have a good understanding of which streaming app to get from the App Store alongside the respective subscription plan to pay for watching the Premier League on Apple TV, regardless of whether you’re in the UK or somewhere else.
Feel free to refer back to this guide if someone you know needs help, so they too can enjoy the action-packed journey of the Premier League from the comfort of their living room. Still have some questions? Ask away in the comments section below!