REVIEW: Best Football Apps For Your Smartphone


By Jean-Philippe Belanger

If you are a dedicated football fan, you want to know that you can keep up with your favorite teams with ease. You might also want to de-stress by engaging in a football game. Fortunately, there are many football apps to choose from. Here are the best ones in 2017:

Forza Football

This is a football app that provides live scores from more than 300 leagues in the world inclusive of international cup matches. The app features a push notification which allows you to get alerts from as many teams as you choose. These alerts include kick-off times and other important match details. This app offers video highlights of before and after the match information, on starting line-ups, information on players and live tables. It also has a built-in widget that gives you all the scores you are interested in without the need to launch the app.
This is a free app available for both Android and iOS.

Stats Zone

If you are prefer detailed information about every game, then stats zone is the app for you. This app was developed by Four Four Two and it gets input from Opta.
There are many reasons why a team may win or lose and Stats Zone tells you why in the form of data. This app offers in-depth game analysis and player tracking of European games and MLS. Stats Zone also provides game alerts, live scores, and line-ups. This app features pitch maps which display player influence and the location of all the shots and passes that were attempted in a game. You can also look at player-specific data showing the player’s pass success rate, fouls, and completed tackles. The app also has a dashboard filter for obtaining the stats of a player from a specific game period.
This is a free app and it is available for Android and iOS.

Team Stream

This app was developed by the online sports publication, Bleacher Report. Team Stream provides details from the football world based on what you love. To get started with this app, you will create a profile of everything in football that intrigues you. This could be teams, leagues, and players. Based on this personal profile, the app will stream content of rumors, live score, line-ups, goals, and news directly to your phone. This app also makes it easy for you to access information about your teams without going to all the available sources. It allows you to filter stories from your writers of choice and turn on push notifications to receive breaking news.
This app is available for Android and iOS.

One Football

This is an app that will provide you with everything you need to know from the world of football. Unlike some other apps that offer details about a range of sports, this app focuses on one sport alone. Therefore, this app provides all-inclusive football coverage from all the global leagues. It will provide you with information from any team in the world. If you want to know about player transfers, tables, social streams and squads, this app has you covered. You can get alerts for your favorite teams from the notifications feature of the app. It also collects all transfer rumors from the internet and streams them to you. This way you can stay up to date on the current deals.
This app is available for Android and iOS.

Score! Hero

This is a gaming app which is popular and addictive. The game involves progressing from a small team bench warmer to a star player in one of Europe’s best teams. In order to progress, you will engage in important match events while guiding your player in making shots and passes.
This is a free app available for Android and iOS.

Football Manager 2017

This is a fun and addictive game that you can play for up to 5 hours. To play the game, you get to choose a club of your choice where you manage transfers, press conferences, and team selections. This is the only app that will you give you a chance to manage your favorite club better than the person running it. This game requires putting everything else aside to play. So be warned that you will forget family, job, and personal hygiene responsibilities once you get started.
This app is available for Android and iOS.

BT Sport

To get full access of what the BT sport app has to offer you have to be a subscriber of BT’s broadcasting services. This app allows you to catch up on any Premier League, national or Champions League game that you missed. You will also get to use great features such as rewinding and pausing a game. You can replay goals from different angles. If there is more than one game going on at the same time, as is often the case, this app will give you notifications of all the games.
This app is available for Android and iOS.

Flick Shoot 2

This is a football app that lets you score with the flick of a finger. It is also simple and fun to use. Additionally, when you apply the right angle and velocity, you can make beat obstacles and make scores.                                                             This app is available for Android and iOS.

Bio: Jean-Philippe Belanger
As a technology manager on Le Meilleur Avis, I have access to various smartphones, PCs, Bluetooth devices, headphones and many other tech products. I do my best to review every aspect of these products and that includes apps such as these football apps that keep one entertained.



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