Last Updated on January 15, 2023
In this tutorial, we will guide you through a detailed and simple process to Watch Sky Sports on Firestick
Sky Group operates one of the biggest sports networks in the United Kingdom. With a basic Sky TV package, you get access to several Sky channels, which broadcasts not only football, cricket, and golf but also motorsports, MMA, and popular American sports fixtures.
On the Sky Sports Premier League channel, you can watch the English Premier League, covering 128 matches per season till 2023. Football sports fans can also watch UEFA Nations League and Major League Soccer until the 2022-2023 seasons, respectively on the Sky Sports Football channel, which is dedicated to broadcasting non-Premier League games.
Sky also has broadcasting rights to ICC’s main cricket events, including the World Cup, Champions Trophy, T20 World Cup, U19 World Cup, as well as all domestic and overseas matches of the England cricket team. The Sky Sports Cricket channel is dedicated to cricket coverage.
For those who love to watch golf, the Sky Sports Golf channel provides complete coverage of the U.S Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, Wales Open, European Tour, and many more golf events.
On Sky Sports Arena, you can also tune in to live boxing fights from World Championship Boxing, Matchroom Sport, etc.
The Sky Sports Action channel does broadcast American football games. In case you didn’t know, Sky digital tv services have rights to air NBA and WNBA games until 2023.
Last Updated on January 15, 2023
How to Watch Sky Sports on Firestick
Unfortunately, neither Sky nor other television providers officially offer online Sky Sports coverage on Amazon’s Fire TV platform, even though it does provide solutions for Roku and other trending streaming platforms.
If you are searching for a way to watch Sky Sports on your Firestick, then this guide has everything you need to know. Note that not every service mentioned here is viable as a cord-cutting solution.
Watch Sky Sports on Firestick with Sky Go
Sky TV users with a Sky subscription can start watching Sky Sports and the live feed on their Android or iOS devices via the Sky Go app.
Unlike the BT TV app, Sky Go doesn’t require Sky TV users to pay for a separate add-on in order to stream live sports and on-demand content from the Sky Sports app.
If you are a Sky Q customer, then you also get remote access to your personal DVR library, assuming that you do have a Sky Q box and a Sky Q Multiscreen subscription.
Even if you choose to pay to select to watch Sky channels, you can tune in to the live stream from the Sky Go app.
The Sky Go mobile app for Android and iOS does support Chromecast, which means you can technically cast the Sky Sports stream on Firestick using the AllCast app.
The AllCast for Fire TV app establishes a virtual Chromecast and DLNA interface on unsupported FireTV devices. The following steps will show you how to install it on your Firestick:
- First of all, navigate to the top section of the FireTV home screen to select the Search (magnifying glass) option.
- Use the on-screen keys to type in “AllCast” on the search screen. Additionally, the voice search function should also work for you.
- Select AllCast for FireTV from the list of keywords on the search screen.
- Then again, navigate to Apps & Games category in the following results, and click the AllCast for FireTV.
- Now click Get on the AllCast download page. It will take a few minutes to finish up.
Once it’s installed, you can launch AllCast from Your Apps & Channels category on the FireTV home screen.
Now that you have the Chromecast/DLNA feature on your Firestick, proceed to install the Sky Go app on your Android or iOS streaming device, and follow the rest of the steps below to watch Sky Sports on Fire tv stick.
- Start with logging in with your Sky TV ID on the Sky Go app on your mobile device.
- After that, launch the AllCast for FireTV app on Firestick. The app is pre-configured to work without the user setup.
- Make sure that your Android or iOS device and Firestick are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Select your preferred Sky Sports channel from the Sky Go app, then click the cast (TV with three waves) icon on the top-right corner of the player.
If everything goes correctly, the live Sky Sports stream should start playing on the AllCast app on Firestick after a few seconds. You can also watch on-demand highlights and replays from your favorite sports events on your Firestick via the Sky Go app by following the same process.
Watch Sky Sports on Firestick with NOW TV
NOW TV is an over-the-top live and on-demand streaming service from Sky company. Those who don’t have a Sky TV subscription can pay for a NOW TV pass to watch their favorite content on compatible media players in high-definition.
With a NOW TV Sky Sports Pass, you can watch up to 11 Sky channels live on a supported device, including Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event, etc.
It is available in daily, weekly, and monthly options, which costs £9.99, £14.99, and £33.99, respectively. With the NOW TV Boost add-on, you also get 1080p coverage of the channels and two additional simultaneous streams.
Once you sign up for a NOW TV account and get your NOW TV Sky Sports Pass from nowtv.com, download the official NOW TV app on your Android [Play Store] or iOS [App Store] device, and log in with your account.
You can now use the app’s Chromecast feature to cast live Sky Sports channel streams on Firestick with the AllCast for FireTV. You can follow the steps in the previous section of this guide to do it.
Watch Premier League on Firestick with Prime Video
If you are looking to stream Sky Sports on Firestick (see web browsers for Firestick) just for the English Premier League coverage, then you can opt for alternative services as well, such as the Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Prime Video has streaming rights to 20 Premier League matches until the 2023 season. It will simulcast Sky Sport’s coverage, so you will get the same experience as others watching on television.
To watch the Premier League matches on Prime Video, you won’t have to pay for an Amazon Prime subscription. As long as you are logged into your Amazon account, you will be able to watch the Premier League stream on the Prime Video app on Firestick.
Watch Other Sports Channels and Sports Streaming Services on Firestick
Watch BT Sport
BT Sport is a British sports television channel. It was the first broadcast in 2013 and offers coverage of the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, and EFL Championship. To watch BT Sports on a Firestick, you need to download the Live TV app.
Stream beIN Sports
As one of the biggest global sports channel networks, beIN Sports has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast major football leagues, FIFA World Cup qualification rounds, as well as motorsports events from MotoGP and World Superbike, and many more events. You can stream all these channels on the go via streaming devices and TV mobile apps available for iOS and Android devices.
See CBS Sports
As one of the most significant television networks in the United States, a big part of its programming also covers live sports. CBS Sports broadcasts the Sunday Afternoon Football games with AFC teams and the network also offers broad coverage of college sports games and championships. Besides, CBS shares coverage of the PGA Tour.
Check Out Fox Sports
It doesn’t matter what Fox Sports TV Channel you’re interested in watching, you will have complete access to the network at no extra cost at all. The Fox Sports app on FireStick provides exclusive streaming of various sport events and matches that takes place all around the world. It provides coverage of a wide range of sports such as Tennis, Soccer, NFL, Basketball, Golf, etc.
Install Sports TV IPTV
As cheaper alternatives, third-party IPTV services can be found everywhere on cord-cutting forums and websites. Sportz TV offers more than 6000 premium entertainment, news, movies, kids, lifestyle, and infotainment tv channels with all of its IPTV plans. When it comes to sports, they cover traditional sports networks, along with premium channels and sports content that you can only get with sports add-on packages.
Install Vola Sports
This app mostly offers soccer and cricket streams, but it does also have other sports content, including basketball, football, rugby, boxing, MMA, wrestling, motorsports, and many more. Vola Sports is a third-party app, and it is unavailable in the Amazon Appstore for FireTV devices. The only way to install Vola Sports on Firestick is via sideloading.
In this guide, we have shown you different ways to watch Sky Sports on Firestick, with and without a TV set-top box connection. If you have a Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (Gen 3), JVC Fire TV Edition smart TV, or a Fire TV Edition Nebula/TCL soundbar instead, then the step-by-step instructions in this guide will still apply to your Fire TV streaming device.
1. How can I watch live sports on my Fire Stick for free?
There are many different ways to watch live sports on your Amazon Fire Stick device. One way is to use the ESPN app, which can be downloaded from the Amazon App store. You can also download a free trial of Sling TV and watch games through that service.
2. How many channels do Sky Sports have?
Satellite television service Sky Sports has ten channels, including a special Sky Sports News channel and a separate Sky Sports F1 channel.
3. Can you choose which Sky Sports channels you want?
Yes, you can choose which Sky Sports channels you want to watch. You may also be able to change your package at any time by contacting Sky customer services.
4. What’s the difference between Sky Sports and Sky Sports Extra?
Sky Sports is a package of sports channels, which includes football, cricket, and golf. Sky Sports Extra is an extra package of sports channels that includes more live games and events than the standard Sky Sports package
Sky Sports Extra has been around for 10 years as it was launched in 2007. It’s available on top of your Skysport subscription if you want to watch more live sport than what’s included in the basic pack.
5. What do you get with Sky Sports package?
The Sky Sports Complete Pack includes access to Sky’s exclusive range of live sports, highlights, and Sky News across all 8 Sky Sports channels. Sports fans love these dedicated channels, and they offer an exciting selection of different sports from all over the world.