The UEFA Champions League has a new home in Australia with Stan sport winning the exclusive broadcast rights to broadcast the world’s best club soccer competition for the next three years.
The Nine Limited-owned streaming service competes with Netflix and Amazon Prime in the entertainment market, but recently diversified its offering to include several sports.
Sports news examines everything you need to know about Stan Sport’s coverage of the 2021-22 UEFA football competitions in Australia – including how to watch, cost, competition dates, signed talents, and content offered on the whole service.
How to watch the UEFA Champions League, the Europa League, the Conference League and the Super Cup in Australia on Stan Sport?
After three years of showing UEFA football on Optus Sport, there will be some change for the next three editions with Stan Sport now the rights holder.
You will need to subscribe to one of Stan’s standard services first, before adding Stan Sport as additional plans (prices listed below).
There are many ways to watch Stan, the most common of which is through apps on smart TVs like Hisense, Sony, Samsung, or LG.
The service also offers desktop, phone, and tablet apps that can be downloaded, and you can either watch content there or use a media streaming device like Chromecast, Apple TV, Fetch TV, or Telstra TV 3 to cast Stan on. your television.
You can also watch through Stan’s website on phones, tablets, or computers through a web browser.
Does Stan offer free trials for their Basic and Stan Sport subscriptions?
Yes, if you are a new Stan customer, you will be eligible for a 30-day free trial for a Stan Basic Membership.
You can also get Stan Sport on a free seven-day trial once you have a basic membership.
If you start your free trials early in football, you can get the first 30 days for just over $ 7.
How much does Stan cost after your free trial to watch European football?
If you want to watch UEFA competitive football through Stan, you will need to subscribe to a basic subscription before adding Stan Sport.
The Stan Sport add-on will cost $ 10 per month on top of the basic subscription, with three different tiers to choose from.
For the cheapest âBasicâ plan, it will cost $ 10 per month for one screen at a time, with non-HD streams ($ 20 per month with Stan Sport added).
If you want the âStandardâ plan, it’ll cost you $ 14 per month for three screens at a time, with HD streams ($ 24 per month with Stan Sport added).
To get the âPremiumâ package, it’ll cost $ 19 per month for four screens at a time, with HD and 4K Ultra HD available ($ 29 per month with Stan Sport added).
You can cancel your basic membership or Stan Sport add-on at any time.
What Champions League content and other European football content will be offered?
While this has not been confirmed, expect Stan Sport to offer similar service for the Champions League, Europa League, Conference League and Super Cup as it provides for its other sporting rights.
All matches will be available to watch live, while there will be a variety of replay options once the match is over, including highlights and mini-matches.
Expect to see a variety of panel shows, documentaries, and classic matches as content outside of the matches themselves.
At this point, Stan hasn’t confirmed what talent they’ve signed on for their cover, but expects announcements in the near future.
When will Stan Sport start broadcasting UEFA competitions?
Stan Sport is expected to start its coverage of UEFA competitions by televising the Super Cup between Champions League winner Chelsea and Europa League champion Villarreal on August 12 (AEST).
While it’s unclear whether they will present the Champions League playoffs in mid-August, the main group stage will start on September 15.
The Europa League group stage kicks off on September 17, while the new competition, the Conference League, kicks off on the same date.
What other sports does Stan Sport broadcast?
Stan offers a variety of different sports and competitions on its streaming service, including Wimbledon, Roland Garros, Super Rugby, and Rugby Union Internationals.
Other sports should be added to the service over time.
What entertainment content is on Stan?
Stan is Australia’s home to hundreds of iconic TV series and movies, such as Breaking Bad, Gossip Girl, Family Guy, Grey’s Anatomy, Sons of Anarchy, and Everybody Loves Raymond.
The service is also the exclusive home of current series such as Better Call Saul, Godfather of Harlem, Yellowstone, and Younger.
See what you can watch on Stan here.