Step-by-step guide to watching the Euro online
There are a few different ways to catch the Euro online, but your best bets for watching a free live stream will be either ITV or BBC, both of which have live broadcast rights for matches on their respective websites and apps
Here’s how you can watch:
- Sign up for an ExpressVPN account.
- Install ExpressVPN on any device that you want to watch the 2016 Euro on.
- Connect to a VPN server location in the United Kingdom.
- Head to the BBC iPlayer website or download the BBC iPlayer desktop app, iOS app, or Android app OR go to the ITV Player website or download the ITV Player app on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, game console, smart TV or set-top box.
- Navigate to the Euro 2016 live stream and watch the tournament as it happens!
Other ways to stream the 2016 UEFA Euro online
In France, only beIN Sports gets a broadcasting license for all 51 matches of the Euro 2016. Watching on beIN Sports Connect website requires either a cable/satellite subscription or a separate paid subscription to its online viewing service. Make sure you connect to a VPN server in France and are using a browser that supports Microsoft Silverlight: either Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge.
In the United States, ESPN will broadcast the entire tournament. With a cable subscription or paid ESPN Go subscription, you can stream UEFA Euro matches online on the ESPN Go website or app.
You can also find an aggregated list of streams on LiveSoccerTV as game day approaches. The process for each will be similar to the above steps. Connect to the respective country’s VPN server, go to the appropriate broadcaster’s website, and then watch the matches. Most, however, will require some sort of paid subscription, which is why the UK may be easiest for you.
And if you’re interested, you can find the full match schedule here (PDF).
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The first match kicks off at 9 p.m. on June 10 (UTC+2). The Euro 2016 will increase the number of teams from 16 to 24 for the final tournament, which means a total of 51 matches–20 more than the last championship in 2012. The final match takes place on July 10 at 9 p.m.
See which team will return home with the Henri Delaunay Trophy. Spain will be looking for a hat-trick after becoming the only team in history to have won two consecutive Euros in 2008 and 2012.
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