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/ 4 days ago

US Open Cup final stages to air for free on MLS Season Pass

The quarterfinals, semifinals, and final of the 2024 US Open Cup will be available for free on MLS Season Pass from Apple. The tournament only has seven games remaining as we enter the last eight of the competition. This announcement is significant for several reasons. On one hand, the US Open Cup has another streaming […]

TV

/ 27 days ago

MLS Season Pass offers major discount for rest of 2024

Those who have not subscribed to MLS Season Pass for the 2024 season can take advantage of a major discount. Starting Wednesday, May 1, the seasonal option for MLS Season Pass drops to $69. Even though most teams have already played around 11 games in the current MLS season, much of the best action is […]

Podcast

/ 27 days ago

Why aren't fans signing up for MLS Season Pass?

We jump into reading the feedback from soccer fans throughout the United States and our analysis and experience about why soccer fans are not signing up for MLS Season Pass, fifteen months after the service launched on Apple TV. Has MLS moving to Apple left the door wide open for USL, NWSL, and EPL to […]

TV

/ 35 days ago

Where will Apple go next in bids for global streaming rights?

Apple is close to securing a major deal with FIFA to acquire global streaming rights to the 2025 Club World Cup in the United States. If finalized, it would mark Apple's latest high-profile move into live sports broadcasting after inking deals with Major League Soccer, Major League Baseball, and others. But the Club World Cup […]

TV

/ 36 days ago

Apple adding FIFA Club World Cup could help MLS Season Pass

Apple is in talks with FIFA to acquire the global broadcast rights to 2025's FIFA Club World Cup in the United States. If the deal between FIFA and Apple goes through later this month, the FIFA Club World Cup could be the rocket fuel that MLS (Major League Soccer) needs to drive subscriptions to MLS […]

Podcast

/ 47 days ago

MLS Season Pass pros and cons after year one

It's been more than a year since MLS Season Pass has launched, so it's perfect timing to identify the pros and cons of the streaming product and the market conditions impacting it. What has improved, what needs to improve, and what issues are impacting the growth of Major League Soccer's revolutionary streaming product such as […]

TV

/ 48 days ago

How many people are watching MLS on Apple TV?

MLS Season Pass from Apple TV is in its second season as the global streaming home for Major League Soccer. There are plenty of pros and cons about the streaming product, but how many people are watching MLS on Apple TV? We take a closer look to share what has been revealed thus far. Answering […]

TV

/ 68 days ago

MLS, Apple are cannibalizing MLS Season Pass subscriptions

The second full season of MLS Season Pass is already one month old, and it is hard to say how successful Apple is with its mega-investment. Apple is reporting that it is content with the number of subscriptions the $2.5 billion deal that extends for 10 years is pulling in. Yet, the growth from year […]

TV

/ 77 days ago

Apple offers MLS Season Pass free trial to former subscribers

For the first time in the 2024 season, Apple has offered fans a free trial of MLS Season Pass. However, one major caveat limits the number of people who can take advantage. The redemption code is only available for users who subscribed to MLS Season Pass last year. Apple is providing previous subscribers with one […]

TV

/ 80 days ago

No MLS Season Pass on T-Mobile? Best deals available

MLS Season Pass, the global streaming platform for Major League Soccer, is no longer free to T-Mobile users as one of the best deals. That deal allowed soccer fans in the United States to see every game in Major League Soccer at no cost. Now, they will have to pay full price, monthly or annually. […]

News

/ 85 days ago

MLS tells commentators to remain hush on referee issues

Commentators on MLS Season Pass will not be sharing too many opinions on the ongoing referee debacle in the league. As things stand, the Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA) is in a lockout from the Professional Referee Organization (PRO). PRO determines the match officials for MLS contests, but it is not going with any PSRA […]

News

/ 85 days ago

Could Neymar be Apple's MLS Season Pass next star?

Lionel Messi has worked wonders for MLS Season Pass in his brief time with Inter Miami. The Argentine's popularity drove subscriptions when he arrived ahead of the inaugural Leagues Cup. However, Messi's career is nearing its end despite his success and ability. As Messi is turning 37, his contract with Inter Miami expires at the […]

Apple TV

/ 94 days ago

How to get MLS Season Pass without T-Mobile offer

T-Mobile wireless customers no longer have MLS Season Pass for free, but there are other ways to save on the Major League Soccer streaming platform. In the debut season of Apple's service, having free access would have been a major bonus for T-Mobile users. There is no way of telling how many people used T-Mobile's […]

Apple TV

/ 95 days ago

MLS Season Pass may struggle to add casual fans, says expert

Major League Soccer has gained significant public interest since its inaugural season in 1996. There is, however, still work to do to catch other major sports leagues in the United States. Viewership in MLS remains an extremely distant fifth among these top sports leagues here Stateside. MLS is attempting to boost its ratings and broadcasting […]

Apple TV

/ 96 days ago

Apple declines to share MLS Season Pass viewing numbers

Apple is continuing to keep a lid on official viewership numbers regarding MLS Season Pass. The massive tech company previously signed a 10-year deal to become the media home of Major League Soccer. The agreement was in place ahead of the 2023 campaign. As of yet, Apple has not released statistics regarding the streaming service. […]