There’s no shortage of football fans here in Australia, but while we might not always agree on how the ball should be handled, we can all agree that it makes for good TV! But for those who are fans of the way football is traditionally played (i.e. the proper way), where can you catch the local action of the A-League? Find out in this Canstar Blue guide.
Watch A-League in Australia
To watch the A-League, you can stream live or on-demand via Paramount+, or tune into Channel 10 for free-to-air broadcasts. You can also stream A-League broadcasts via Telstra through the My Football App, which is available for both current and non-Telstra customers.
A-League on Paramount+
The newest streaming platform to hit Australian shores, Paramount+ will add the A-League to its secretive catalogue of content. The service, which will cost $8.99 monthly, will be replacing Ten All Access, with the servicing officially launching on August 11, 2021, with coverage of the A-League expected to start from launch.
A-League on Channel 10
In a recent broadcast deal which has shaken up the dynamic of the A-League, ViacomCBS has taken over the A-League. This means that Fox Sports will not longer have broadcasting rights, and two new contenders will be streaming Australia’s footballing league – the first of which is Channel 10. Football fans will be able to catch at least one 7:30pm Saturday night game on Channel 10, as well as one W-League game being broadcast on 10 Bold every Sunday. Games will also be streamed on 10 Play for those who can’t catch the game live.
A-League on Telstra
Broadcasting a number of sporting codes, Telstra will cover a number of A-League matches throughout the season via its ‘My Football App’, which is free for existing Telstra customers, while non-customers will have to pay a subscription fee of $6.99/month. The app also provides fixture information and the latest news for when you want more than just the game highlights, with the app available on both iOS and Android operating systems.
When does the A-League season start?
Historically, the A-League season begins in October, however the COVID-impacted 2020-21 season was pushed back to a December start. The start date of the 2021-22 season is unknown as of the time of writing, but a start time from October through to December expected.
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Photo Credit: Sydney FC, A-League.com