Sky has just released an action-packed upgrade to its popular Sky Go app which will help sports fans catch up on the biggest moments from live football games. Since 2020, Sky Q users have been able to watch the clever “Recap” feature which brings instant access to every goal, foul and shot that comes close to hitting the back of the net.
Now, “Recap” has launched on mobile with Sky confirming that iPhone users can catch up on the action if they join a match late. And don’t worry if you have an Android phone in your pocket as this upgrade will arrive next month.
Announcing the news, Sky said: “We know how much you love Sky Sports Recap on Sky Q, so we’ve launched the same feature on Sky Go to make the Sports experience even more immersive.
“From now, you will be able to use Sky Sports Recap on Sky Go to catch up on the best football moments.”
So how does it work? As long as you have a subscription to Sky Sports you can simply head to the Go app then play a compatible live Premier League or EFL Championship match.
Once the live-action has loaded on your mobile you’ll then see the “Recap” button on the side of the screen.
If you tap this option a row of boxes will then appear at the bottom of the app showing some of the key moments that have taken place so far.
Simply tap on the clip you fancy watching with a replay then popping up on the screen.
To exit Sky Sports Recap, you can watch the final clip available or press the “Watch Live” button to return to the live game.
Sky says that you can access Recap as many times as you want to when the game is on.
Although this recap mode is only available for top-flight football right now, it’s been confirmed that other sports are being looked at in the future including highlights from F1 races.
To give it a go you need to install Sky Go Version 21.6.1 or 21.7.1 on your iOS device. More details on the Android version are expected soon.
News of this upgrade comes as it’s thought that Sky is finally readying the release of its TV service without the need for a dish.
Telly sent through a broadband connection was announced a number of years ago with users in Germany already getting this option.
Now it seems Sky is gearing up to launch a similar service in the UK. Speaking to Express.co.uk, our source claims Sky is testing the new kit with a number of customers nationwide right now. Feedback from the trial will allow Sky to determine minimum broadband speeds.