Apple and Major League Soccer have recently announced the broadcasters for the upcoming MLS Season Pass. Soccer fans around the world will now be able to enjoy an unprecedented subscription service. Along with live broadcasts and replays of every match of the regular season, playoffs, and Leagues Cup.
Captivating Hosts & Analysts
Leading the charge in the broadcasting booth is Liam McHugh. He is the play-by-play commentator, who played soccer at the University of Buffalo. He will be joined by former MLS players Taylor Twellman and Alejandro Moreno, who will provide analysis for each game.
Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Services, had this to say about the announcers: “The best watching experience MLS fans have ever had will be provided with MLS Season Pass, thanks a lot to these outstanding commentators who will be calling the games and bringing their enthusiasm, vigor, and expertise to this league, these clubs, and this sport each and every week. Today marks a turning point in our relationship with MLS as we start introducing some of the stars of this ground-breaking streaming service. We can’t wait for viewers to begin tuning in the upcoming month.”
Don Garber, MLS’s commissioner, expressed his excitement for the new broadcast team said ” We are happy to have put together a passionate, knowledgeable team of commentators for MLS Season Pass, people who have long been immersed in the game. Over the past ten years, this remarkable group of men and women have participated in the most significant events in soccer and sports, whether as players or as broadcasters. They have been instrumental in developing our sport in North America. We anticipate that their variety of experiences will improve our reporting and storytelling for both our studio and live events, delivering our sport to fans everywhere like never before.”
Diverse Language Options Available
All games included in the MLS Season Pass will have commentary available in either English or Spanish. Games involving Canadian teams will also have French commentary available. Because of this, viewers from all around the world will be able to enjoy the finest viewing experience regardless of their language.
There will be both English and Spanish versions of the pregame shows and the postgame wrap-up. Supporters in the US and Canada will also have the choice of listening to the radio broadcast of their home club on the Apple TV app. This will guarantee that spectators at home can engage in the entire game. This will include the radio commentators of their preferred league’s team.
Availability of MLS Season Pass
The MLS Season Pass will give fans access to more than 250 regular season matches, as well as select MLS Cup Playoff matches. Subscribers will also get access to exclusive content such as behind-the-scenes videos and interviews with players and coaches. The subscription service will be available to fans in over 100 countries and regions. This makes it the most expansive and accessible programming lineup ever.
In addition to the broadcasting team and exclusive content, subscribers will also enjoy access to free away tickets. Moreover, they can enjoy 20% off food trucks, and 20% off merchandise from the team store. Season ticket holders will also benefit from exclusive membership scarves, flexible ticket exchange programs, a rewards program, and complimentary match tickets.
The MLS Season Pass is an exciting new way for fans to experience the game and is sure to be a hit with soccer fans all over the world. With access to every match, no blackouts, and the ability to watch matches on all devices, the MLS Season Pass is a great way to stay connected to the game. Subscriptions start on February 1, 2023, and fans should sign up soon to get the best benefits and experiences.
MLS Season Pass will offer live MLS regular-season matches, the entire playoffs, the Leagues Cup, and hundreds of MLS NEXT Pro and MLS NEXT Academy matches. It will be available on billions of devices through the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, game consoles, and the web at tv.apple.com. The package will also feature pregame shows. A whip-around show that will provide live look-ins from every match and feature every goal, penalty kick, and big save. As well as commentary and discussion from all the critical moments and a postgame wrap-up to close every night.
Follow MLS Clubs on Apple News and the Apple TV App
With the My Sports section on the Apple TV app, fans can easily follow their favorite Major League Soccer clubs. As well as they can get personalized, real-time sports coverage from Apple News. It is available across iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV devices. And gives users the ability to get alerts before upcoming games, follow scores in real-time, and more. My Sports also makes it easy to get the best stories from top publications, live scores, schedules, standings, and highlights. Additionally, fans in the US and Canada can select their home team’s radio for broadcast audio on the Apple TV app where available.
Fanatics can be a member of MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app for $14.99 per month during the season or $99 per season. Apple TV+ subscribers can get the pass at a discounted rate of $12.99 per month or $79 per season. Additionally, one free subscription to MLS Season Pass includes in each full-season ticket account. Fans can cancel and resubscribe at any time. Also, up to six family members can share the subscription using their own Apple ID and password through Family Sharing.