How to Watch Sky Sports on Kodi

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Sky Sports is a British network of sports channels that majorly works in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is a subscription-based streaming service provider and is also available on cable and IPTV broadcasting. 

A sports lover simply can not keep himself up to date with ongoing activities in the sports world without Sky Sports. It provides live coverage of all your favorite sports including football, golf, rugby, cricket, F1, boxing, NFL, NBA, plus all the latest sports news on more than 10 channels. The network of channels includes Sky Sports 1-5, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports News live, Sky Sports F1 and many more.

How to Watch Sky Sports on Kodi through a VPN?

A VPN provides added protection by keeping your IP address anonymous on the Web, particularly from the numerous people trying to monitor your activity on the Kodi software. Moreover, Sky Sports is only available in a select few countries including the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

A VPN is needed when you want to hide your device’s access point or IP address when accessing content blocked in your region on the internet. VPNs grant you access through a third location that you will have chosen and keep your true location, or IP address, hidden. Thus, bypassing any geo-restrictions in place. To install a VPN, refer to the steps below.

  • Download and install a VPN on your device from Google Playstore or the App Store. 
  • Get a VPN subscription.
  • Select the United Kingdom or Ireland as your location.
  • Launch Sky Sports like you normally would. 
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How to Install Sky Sports add-on for Kodi?

To watch your desired content on Kodi you will need to install add-ons just like you install apps on your smartphones. Similarly, you need a Sky Sports add-on to continue watching your favorite sports on Kodi. A good add-on for Sky Sports is Fusion. 

For the add-on installation process follow the steps below. Be sure to use a VPN (discussed ahead) for the entire process. 

  • Launch Kodi > Addons > Settings.
  • Enable Unknown Sources. 
  • From the home page, open Settings > File Manager > Add Source. Here you click on None. 
  • Enter http://fusion.tvaddons.co/ and then Done. In the text box type the name of the media source, in this case, Fusion.
  • Go back to the home page, and click Add-ons > Add-on Browser on the top left of the screen. 
  • Click the Package Installer icon from the top left corner > Install from Zip File > Fusion > Kodi-repos > repository.leopold.x.x.x.zip. 
  • Install from the repository and then Leopold’s add-on. 
  • From Video Add-ons, click Sky Sports Video and install. 
  • Once you receive a notification for complete installation go to the home page >  Videos > Add-ons > Fusion. 
  • Select Sky Sports and you are done. 

Wrapping Up!

If you are looking for a hassle-free media player then Kodi is just the right option for you. Kodi is an open-source platform that has the widest range of content and that too completely free. It can be downloaded on any device with an internet connection from the Web Store, Google Play store or the App Store. As you reach the end of this article you will be able to stream Sky Sports on Kodi. 

Frequently Asked Questions

To sum up, the important areas of this article, refer to the FAQs listed below.

How much is a Sky Sports subscription?

Sky Sports only costs £20 a month. You can get two Sky Sports channels for £22 a month, three for £26 a month, or for £28 a month you can get all seven channels, plus the Sky Sports Main Event roundup channel. 

Can I  get a Sky Sports subscription outside the U.K.?

No. You will need to use a U.K. credit card or have someone you know in the U.K. buy it for you. 

Does Kodi require a paid subscription?

No, Kodi is a free open source media player. 

Are VPNs secure?

A paid VPN service does not sell your personal information to a third party so all your data is secure when connected to a VPN. 

Martin is a sports enthusiast and loves to write about trending events globally. He has also been selected for one of the FIFA World Cup Volunteering in 2014. Moreover, he loves to watch TV Shows and is a die hard Kobe Bryant Fan!