• Cheering for England: The Best Apps for World Cup 2018

    By Samantha Watson , June 8, 2018 - Leave a comment

    The pinnacle of world football is almost upon us. The greatest players on the planet will battle it off for the coveted prize of being named the best international team in the world. Will Messi outshine Ronaldo? Will Harry Kane lead England to victory, or will the Three Lions crash out by another penalty shootout?… Probably! Whatever happens, here are some of the best apps that help to channel that infectious World Cup fever.


    Official World Cup App – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

    wc2018-appKeep up-to-date with every detail of the World Cup in Russia on-the-go with FIFA’s official app.

    Select your favourite team, and you can receive exclusive news, videos, photos and interviews from behind the scenes at your home nation’s training base.

    Real-time coverage of every match is provided through a live blog, whilst real-time stats give detailed match data, tactics and line-ups. You will also be given the chance to vote for your own Man of the Match.


    BBC iPlayer / ITV Hub

    Being able to stream every game whilst on-the-go is essential to those not wanting to miss a moment of the action. Never miss a kick with the BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub apps.

    Every World Cup game will be broadcast in the UK on either BBC and ITV, and both broadcasters allow for live-streaming on their official apps. Both applications are free and are a real World Cup essential.


    FIFA Mobile

    fifa-appBring FIFA 18 to your mobile device, and from now until August 1st, enjoy FIFA’s World Cup edition!

    Choose from 32 qualifying nations and lead your team to the coveted prize. You never know, England might even win a penalty shootout! Earn FIFA Mobile rewards and Player Items as you progress through the competition and go head-to-head with other FIFA Mobile players in VS Attack matches.



    Panini Sticker Album

    panini-appYou’re never too old for Panini stickers!

    Watch your collection grow on your smartphone device and capture the world’s biggest megastars on your very own digital album.

    Use the app to swap your stickers with other users and create a group of collectors with your sticker-collecting friends. Compete in a number of unique challenges and earn badges along the way.



    BBC Sport

    bbcsport-appProviding one of the most comprehensive reports of the World Cup, the BBC Sport app keeps you updated with every kick of the action.

    A live blog of every game is provided to inform you of every kick and event, whilst in game stats allow you to scout every competing country and key players. Exclusive news is reported as soon as it happens, as well as features and behind the scenes interviews with managers and players.


    Samantha Watson


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