5 Best Football Apps for 2020
2020 has been weird. Back in March, the novel virus resulted in an indefinite suspension of all European leagues. Some resumed to finish the seasons. Due to the lost months, the break between the seasons was the shortest in living memory. French Ligue 1 and Scottish Premier League seasons started two weeks ago and today marks the beginning of the English Premier League and Spanish La Liga. The games will come thick and fast and you will need the following 5 best football apps to stay on top of all scores, news and rumours.
5 Best Football Apps for 2020
FotMob is hands-down the best football app for checking scores. It covers over 200 competitions including little-known ones from Albania, Qatar, Bahrain and beyond. The UI makes it easy to check scores. Select the leagues and see the fixtures, local TV timings and scores on the app homepage. Select your favourite teams to get personalised news, videos, in-depth analysis and push notifications. The app also offers live text and audio commentaries for several popular leagues. FotMob is also the perfect app to stay on top of all the transfer rumours and confirmed moves. The best part is that almost all the features are free.
Goal is a hybrid of FotMob and Bleacher Report. It provides live scores and text commentaries along with all the latest news and rumours from the footballing world. It covers all the global leagues and its reporting is much better than other media outlets. The news articles are short and sweet, not as rich as the Bleacher Report. You can opt for gamer alerts and stats powered by Opta. Goal is usually on top of all the gossips and rumours. You can also watch videos of your favourite teams within the app. Goal is surely one of the best football apps out there.
Bleacher Report is a reader and a sports fan’s dream come true. It covers all the major European leagues and provides match scores, highlights, predictions and news pieces. It is the news pieces that make it stand out. It publishes both crisp short-form articles and longer analytical pieces. Despite the wide range of sports, it is an easy-to-use app. It provides a good level of customisation. You can select your favourite teams and players and the app accordingly sends alerts, photos, videos, social media buzz and articles.
Enough of news and scores. It’s time for some fantasy football. Premier League app lets you play fantasy football for the English Premier League. The app has a very intuitive interface that makes team management easy. Its Scout section gives useful insights on upcoming matches and player form. You can form private leagues to compete against your friends and colleagues. You can play season-long fantasy football or weekly drafts where you create teams weekly. It also brings all the news from the EPL to your smartphone. It surely deserves to be on the best football apps list.
Why just watch when you can jump into the action. FIFA is the longest-running football game franchise. It has evolved leaps and bounds. It is the closest you can get to playing professional football. FIFA Soccer is the 2020 version of the popular game. Around 6.5 million gamers play the various game modes - Quick Matches, Tournaments, Leagues, Build your Ultimate Team™, train any player to be a superstar. The game has official licenses of almost all the major clubs and national teams ensuring you play with respective superstars. The game is easy to play but has enough dynamic controls to keep you interested. The online multiplayer gameplay is excellent and the graphics are unparalleled. Chances are that FIFA Soccer will turn you into a football fan.
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