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James Morgan Apple TV deals, VAR improving and superstars' supercars in the Monday Kick-Off

Apple TV announced a deal last week with Major League Soccer that presented football fans the world over with a glimpse of what the future might look like: every game, every club on one platform. Of course, anyone who has ever watched a game on a dodgy stream will tell you that it is a service that has existed for quite some time, albeit in an imperfect – some might say illegal – form.

PREMIUM Mark Fotheringham on experience of Hertha Berlin's relegation scrap with Hamburg

THE bowels of the Volksparkstadion's away dressing room are rumbling. Overhead an expectant throng of Hamburg supporters flick effortlessly through the greatest hits. High in one of the home stands, supporters packed in like marbles in a box give Home Sweet Home – the Hamburg fan anthem – an airing. There's an official Bundesliga banner that reads 'Relegation 2022' affixed to an awning to signify the importance of this match. But only one team present here can drop into 2.Bundesliga from German football's top flight and that side is Hertha Berlin, the visitors.