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4 September 2020

Football is (almost) back!

Watch Mark Molesley's men in their first competitive action in six months on iFollow Blues this weekend!

Southend travel to take on Gillingham in Round One of the Carabao Cup with kick-off 1pm at Priestfield Stadium. 

Due to the Government’s COVID-19 restrictions, the tie will take place behind closed doors but fans will be able to watch the match courtesy of iFollow Blues.

Net revenue from Carabao Cup Round One matches generated by Match Pass sales across both clubs will be pooled and distributed on a 50/50 basis.

Southend United supporters in the UK can click HERE to purchase a £10 Video Match Pass (more details below) and you will have access to watch the game on your laptop, computer, tablet or mobile device!

You can purchase your Video Match Pass using your current iFollow Blues login details or by signing up to iFollow Blues. 

Want to watch on your tablet or mobile device? Download the new EFL iFollow App and watch on the go, wherever you are!

How to buy a match pass

1.Visit and scroll down to Match Passes. Select the match you want to watch and click ‘Subscribe Now’

2. If you are an overseas supporter, you will have the option to purchase a Seasonal or Monthly Pass as well as a Match Pass

3. If you already have an iFollow account, sign in using your email address and password. If not, create a free account by clicking ‘Register Now’

4. Enter your payment details on screen and click ‘Pay’. You’re now ready to watch the match on iFollow!

5. Head to the match centre to tune in.


- The match can be viewed on Desktop, on the new App, or on Mobile Web.

- There is no option to register or buy on the new app. The transaction must take place on web and then the credentials used to login via the App.

- If you're buying 90 minutes before kick-off, purchase your match pass from the match centre

- R1 Carabao Cup matches are only available in the UK at £10, and not for any pre-existing subscription accounts. It is not available to view outside of the UK. Fans around the world can listen live on existing premium packages.

- For the match tomorrow fans listening live will need to select either Home or Away Audio (moving forward, the audio will automatically map to the correct Club). This can be done via the settings cog on the video player.

- Production will be single camera coverage (with the usual replays, graphics etc)

- Support for fans is or Live Chat on the website during the match. 

Round One Carabao Cup matches are only available in the UK. They will not be available outside of the Domestic territory for iFollow Seasonal, Monthly or Match Pass Customers.

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